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There are 9 ways to get from Yamagata to Kyoto by train, night bus, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5h 22m

  1. Take the train from Yamagata to Tokyo Shinkansen Tsubasa
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$178 - $246

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Night bus  •  10h 39m

  1. Take the night bus from Yamagata Yamako Bldg to Kyoto

$90 - $120

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Bus, night bus  •  13h 39m

  1. Take the bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Sendai
  2. Take the night bus from Sendai-eki to Kyōto

$108 - $111

Drive  •  8h 13m

  1. Drive from Yamagata to Kyoto 430.8 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Yamagata to Osaka Itami, train  •  4h 17m

  1. Fly from Yamagata (GAJ) to Osaka Itami (ITM) GAJ - ITM
  2. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$105 - $518

Fly Yamagata to Nagoya Airfield, train  •  3h 51m

  1. Fly from Yamagata (GAJ) to Nagoya Airfield (NKM) GAJ - NKM
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto

$161 - $432

Bus to Sendai, fly to Osaka Itami, train  •  5h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Sendai
  2. Fly from Sendai (SDJ) to Osaka Itami (ITM) SDJ - ITM
  3. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$99 - $628

Train, train to Fukushima, fly to Osaka Itami  •  6h 1m

  1. Take the train from Yamagata to Koriyama(Fukushima)
  2. Take the train from Koriyama(Fukushima) to Kagamiishi
  3. Fly from Fukushima (FKS) to Osaka Itami (ITM) FKS - ITM
  4. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)

$206 - $357

Bus to Sendai, fly to Kobe, train  •  6h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Sendai
  2. Fly from Sendai (SDJ) to Kobe (UKB) SDJ - UKB
  3. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto

$141 - $412

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Yamagata to Kyoto is to drive which costs ¥8000 - ¥12000 and takes 8h 13m.

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The quickest way to get from Yamagata to Kyoto is to fly and train which costs ¥18000 - ¥49000 and takes 3h 51m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Yamagata Yamako Bldg and arriving at Kyoto. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 10h 39m.

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The distance between Yamagata and Kyoto is 545 km. The road distance is 689.2 km.

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The best way to get from Yamagata to Kyoto without a car is to train which takes 5h 22m and costs ¥20000 - ¥28000.

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It takes approximately 5h 22m to get from Yamagata to Kyoto, including transfers.

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Yamagata to Kyoto bus services, operated by Yamako Bus, depart from Yamagata Yamako Bldg station.

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The quickest flight from Yamagata Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Yamagata to Kyoto bus services, operated by Yamako Bus, arrive at Kyoto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Yamagata to Kyoto is 689 km. It takes approximately 8h 13m to drive from Yamagata to Kyoto.

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  • Distance: 340.5 miles
  • Duration: 5h 22m

What companies run services between Yamagata, Japan and Kyoto, Japan?

You can take a train from Yamagata to Kyoto via Tokyo, Kyoto, and Kyoto in around 5h 22m.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Yamagata to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Yamagata to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
Flights from Sendai to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Sendai to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $550
Flights from Sendai to Osaka Itami via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $600
Flights from Fukushima to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $330
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Sendai to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $340
Flights from Fukushima to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $240
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Yamagata to Nagoya Airfield
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $310
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Sendai to Kobe
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $350
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Yamagata to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$75 - $100
Reserved seat
$85 - $110
Green seat
$110 - $150
Train from Tokyo to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Yamagata to Koriyama(Fukushima)
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Omiya(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
42m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Koriyama(Fukushima) to Kagamiishi
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Night bus from Yamagata Yamako Bldg to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
10h 39m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $120
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Sendai
Ave. Duration
59m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Sendai-eki to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
11h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$98
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Yamagata Airport to Osaka Itami Airport.

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There are 2366+ hotels available in Kyoto. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Yamagata to Yamagata Airport is to bus which takes 31m and costs ¥980.

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