From Ikebukuro Sunshine Terminal to Kyoto by Buses

Bus #WP152007001 by New Prince Highway Bus WL08
21:30
Ikebukuro Sunshine Terminal, Tokyo
10h bus ride in Express
07:30
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #WP152007101 by New Prince Highway Bus WL08
21:30
Ikebukuro Sunshine Terminal, Tokyo
10h bus ride in Express
07:30
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #GR10101 by Grace Liner GR2
21:45
Ikebukuro Sunshine Terminal, Tokyo
8h 35m bus ride in Express
06:20
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #WS153001001 by Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02
21:50
Ikebukuro Sunshine Terminal, Tokyo
7h 35m bus ride in Express
05:25
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #WS153000901 by Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02
21:50
Ikebukuro Sunshine Terminal, Tokyo
7h 35m bus ride in Express
05:25
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #WS153001501 by Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02
21:50
Ikebukuro Sunshine Terminal, Tokyo
7h 35m bus ride in Express
05:25
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #HT2-104A501 by Shinki Bus HT2
23:00
Ikebukuro Sunshine Terminal, Tokyo
7h 40m bus ride in Intercity
06:40
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #HT2-102A101 by Shinki Bus HT2
23:10
Ikebukuro Sunshine Terminal, Tokyo
7h 10m bus ride in AC Seater
06:20
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #HT2-103D201 by Shinki Bus HT2
23:30
Ikebukuro Sunshine Terminal, Tokyo
7h 20m bus ride in Express
06:50
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit

From Akihabara to Kyoto by Buses

Bus #EGMS001001201 by Eagle Bus EG
22:50
Akihabara, Tokyo
7h 30m bus ride in AC Seater
06:20
+1
Kyoto Yodobashi Main Entrance

From JR Oji South Exit to Kyoto by Buses

Bus #HC101502 by Heisei Community Bus HC
22:25
JR Oji South Exit, Tokyo
9h 5m bus ride in AC Seater
07:30
+1
Kyoto VIP Lounge
Bus #HE000502 by Heisei Enterprise HE0
22:50
JR Oji South Exit, Tokyo
8h bus ride in AC Seater
06:50
+1
Kyoto VIP Lounge
Bus #HE000302 by Heisei Enterprise HE0
23:00
JR Oji South Exit, Tokyo
7h 40m bus ride in Express
06:40
+1
Kyoto VIP Lounge

From Marunouchi Kajibashi Parking to Kyoto by Buses

Bus #CJ10902 by Sakura Kanko Bus CJ
00:00
Marunouchi Kajibashi Parking, Tokyo
8h 20m bus ride in Express
08:20
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #SK4-TK31D01 by Sakura Kotsu SK4
00:10
Marunouchi Kajibashi Parking, Tokyo
7h 40m bus ride in AC Seater
07:50
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #WP6351000201 by New Prince Highway Bus WL08
21:20
Marunouchi Kajibashi Parking, Tokyo
7h 30m bus ride in Express
04:50
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #SS2-SG20501 by Sugisaki Kanko Bus SS2
22:10
Marunouchi Kajibashi Parking, Tokyo
7h 30m bus ride in Express
05:40
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #LR004!a02 by Chuo Kotsu Bus LR3
22:40
Marunouchi Kajibashi Parking, Tokyo
7h 50m bus ride in Intercity
06:30
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #HC101502 by Heisei Community Bus HC
23:20
Marunouchi Kajibashi Parking, Tokyo
8h 10m bus ride in AC Seater
07:30
+1
Kyoto VIP Lounge
Bus #SN50501 by Sunshine Tour SN5
23:30
Marunouchi Kajibashi Parking, Tokyo
7h 10m bus ride in Express
06:40
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #SN0601 by Sunshine Tour SN5
23:40
Marunouchi Kajibashi Parking, Tokyo
6h 20m bus ride in AC Seater
06:00
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit

From Osaki Station West Gate to Kyoto by Buses

Bus #WP6351000201 by New Prince Highway Bus WL08
22:05
Osaki Station West Gate, Tokyo
6h 45m bus ride in Express
04:50
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit

From Shinjuku Expressway Terminal to Kyoto by Buses

Bus #CJ10902 by Sakura Kanko Bus CJ
00:40
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
7h 40m bus ride in Express
08:20
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #SK1-12302 by Sakura Kotsu SK1
08:40
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
8h 35m bus ride in Intercity
17:15
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #WS102000101 by Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02
09:10
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
9h 35m bus ride in Express
18:45
Nagaokakyo Nishiyama Tennozan, Kyoto
Bus #WJ156000201 by Nihon Highway Bus WL07
21:05
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
8h 35m bus ride in Express
05:40
+1
Kyoto Station Bus Stop No 4
Bus #ZKN2005320101010001 by Kintetsu Bus ZKN2
21:10
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
7h 50m bus ride in Intercity
05:00
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo
Bus #XNTK69251112681001 by Nishi Tokyo Bus XNTK6
21:10
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
7h 50m bus ride in Intercity
05:00
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo
Bus #HE001103 by Heisei Enterprise HE0
21:50
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
8h 35m bus ride in Express
06:25
+1
Kyoto VIP Lounge
Bus #HE007901 by Heisei Enterprise HE0
22:00
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
8h 5m bus ride in Intercity
06:05
+1
Kyoto VIP Lounge
Bus #EGMS001001201 by Eagle Bus EG
22:10
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
8h 10m bus ride in AC Seater
06:20
+1
Kyoto Yodobashi Main Entrance
Bus #KB5-70101 by Sanei Kotsu KB Liner KB5
22:15
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
7h 45m bus ride in Express
06:00
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #ZKN2005120101010001 by Kintetsu Bus ZKN2
22:20
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
7h 35m bus ride in AC Seater
05:55
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo
Bus #XNTK4920111825001 by Nishi Tokyo Bus XNTK4
22:20
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
7h 35m bus ride in AC Seater
05:55
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo
Bus #HE007101 by Heisei Enterprise HE0
22:30
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
8h 25m bus ride in AC Seater
06:55
+1
Kyoto VIP Lounge
Bus #WS158000101 by Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02
22:35
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
8h 20m bus ride in Express
06:55
+1
Gion Shijo Station, Kyoto
Bus #GR10101 by Grace Liner GR2
22:35
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
7h 45m bus ride in Express
06:20
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #SK5-AT21001 by AT LINER SK5
22:35
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
8h 5m bus ride in Express
06:40
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #NT3005B02 by Tokyo Fuji Kotsu NT3
22:40
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
7h 20m bus ride in AC Seater
06:00
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #SN50501 by Sunshine Tour SN5
22:45
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
7h 55m bus ride in Express
06:40
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #WW165000301 by Willer Express WL09
23:05
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
8h bus ride in Express
07:05
+1
Kyoto Station Bus Stop No 4
Bus #SN0601 by Sunshine Tour SN5
23:05
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
6h 55m bus ride in AC Seater
06:00
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #WS164000401 by Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02
23:05
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
8h bus ride in Express
07:05
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #WS164000301 by Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02
23:05
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
8h bus ride in Express
07:05
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #YT50102 by Yutaka YT
23:25
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
6h 5m bus ride in Express
05:30
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #LR004!a02 by Chuo Kotsu Bus LR3
23:30
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
7h bus ride in Intercity
06:30
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #HE000302 by Heisei Enterprise HE0
23:40
Shinjuku Expressway Terminal, Tokyo
7h bus ride in Express
06:40
+1
Kyoto VIP Lounge

From Tokyo to Kyoto by Buses

Bus #HE008102 by Heisei Enterprise HE0
21:30
Tokyo
8h 25m bus ride in AC Seater
05:55
+1
Kyoto VIP Lounge
Bus #NT3003A02 by Tokyo Fuji Kotsu NT3
22:10
Tokyo
7h 10m bus ride in AC Seater
05:20
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #HE001501 by Heisei Enterprise HE0
22:15
Tokyo
7h 45m bus ride in Express
06:00
+1
Kyoto VIP Lounge
Bus #HE000702 by Heisei Enterprise HE0
23:00
Tokyo
8h 25m bus ride in AC Seater
07:25
+1
Kyoto VIP Lounge
Bus #HE000502 by Heisei Enterprise HE0
23:45
Tokyo
7h 5m bus ride in AC Seater
06:50
+1
Kyoto VIP Lounge

From Tokyo Disneyland Bus Terminal to Kyoto by Buses

Bus #WW151000201 by Willer Express WL09
20:15
Tokyo Disneyland Bus Terminal
9h 40m bus ride in Express
05:55
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #WW151000101 by Willer Express WL09
20:15
Tokyo Disneyland Bus Terminal
9h 40m bus ride in Express
05:55
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #WW151000301 by Willer Express WL09
20:15
Tokyo Disneyland Bus Terminal
9h 40m bus ride in Express
05:55
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #WS153001001 by Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02
21:00
Tokyo Disneyland Bus Terminal
8h 25m bus ride in Express
05:25
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #WS153000901 by Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02
21:00
Tokyo Disneyland Bus Terminal
8h 25m bus ride in Express
05:25
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #WS153001501 by Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02
21:00
Tokyo Disneyland Bus Terminal
8h 25m bus ride in Express
05:25
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #WK154000701 by Willer Express WL01
21:15
Tokyo Disneyland Bus Terminal
8h 35m bus ride in Express
05:50
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #WS158000101 by Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02
21:30
Tokyo Disneyland Bus Terminal
9h 25m bus ride in Express
06:55
+1
Gion Shijo Station, Kyoto
Bus #WS160000101 by Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02
21:45
Tokyo Disneyland Bus Terminal
10h 25m bus ride in Express
08:10
+1
Kyoto Station Bus Stop No 4
Bus #WS160000501 by Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02
21:45
Tokyo Disneyland Bus Terminal
8h 25m bus ride in Express
06:10
+1
Kyoto Station Bus Stop No 4
Bus #WS160000601 by Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02
21:45
Tokyo Disneyland Bus Terminal
10h 25m bus ride in Express
08:10
+1
Kyoto Station Bus Stop No 4
Bus #LR004!a02 by Chuo Kotsu Bus LR3
21:45
Tokyo Disneyland Bus Terminal
8h 45m bus ride in Intercity
06:30
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #HT2-101A1001 by Shinki Bus HT2
22:30
Tokyo Disneyland Bus Terminal
7h 40m bus ride in Intercity
06:10
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit

From Tokyo DisneySea to Kyoto by Buses

Bus #WS164000401 by Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02
21:45
Tokyo DisneySea, Chiba
9h 20m bus ride in Express
07:05
+1
JR Kyoto Hachijo Exit
Bus #WW165000301 by Willer Express WL09
22:00
Tokyo DisneySea, Chiba
9h 5m bus ride in Express
07:05
+1
Kyoto Station Bus Stop No 4
Bus #WW165000401 by Willer Express WL09
22:00
Tokyo DisneySea, Chiba
9h 5m bus ride in Express
07:05
+1
Kyoto Station Bus Stop No 4
Bus #HT2-101A1001 by Shinki Bus HT2
22:00
Tokyo DisneySea, Chiba
8h 10m bus ride in Intercity
06:10
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #HT2-102A801 by Shinki Bus HT2
22:15
Tokyo DisneySea, Chiba
8h 5m bus ride in AC Seater
06:20
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit
Bus #HT2-103C01 by Shinki Bus HT2
22:30
Tokyo DisneySea, Chiba
8h 20m bus ride in Express
06:50
+1
Kyoto Station Hachijo Exit

From Tokyo to Kyoto by Trains

Train by Shinkansen Train
06:00
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
08:20
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
06:30
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
08:50
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
07:00
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
09:20
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
07:30
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
09:50
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
08:00
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
10:20
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
08:30
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
10:50
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
09:00
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
11:20
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
09:30
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
11:50
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
10:30
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
12:50
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
11:00
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
13:20
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
11:30
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
13:50
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
12:30
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
14:50
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
13:00
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
15:20
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
13:30
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
15:50
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
14:00
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
16:20
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
14:30
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
16:50
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
15:00
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
17:20
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
15:30
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
17:50
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
16:00
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
18:20
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
16:30
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
18:50
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
17:00
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
19:20
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
17:30
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
19:50
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
18:00
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
20:20
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
18:30
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
20:50
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
19:00
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
21:20
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
19:30
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
21:50
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
20:00
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
22:20
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
20:30
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
22:50
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
21:00
Tokyo
2h 20m ride in train, Standard Seat
23:20
Kyoto

From Shinagawa to Kyoto by Trains

Train by Shinkansen Train
07:00
Shinagawa, Tokyo
2h 10m ride in train, Standard Seat
09:10
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
09:00
Shinagawa, Tokyo
2h 10m ride in train, Standard Seat
11:10
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
11:00
Shinagawa, Tokyo
2h 10m ride in train, Standard Seat
13:10
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
13:00
Shinagawa, Tokyo
2h 10m ride in train, Standard Seat
15:10
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
15:00
Shinagawa, Tokyo
2h 10m ride in train, Standard Seat
17:10
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
17:00
Shinagawa, Tokyo
2h 10m ride in train, Standard Seat
19:10
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
19:00
Shinagawa, Tokyo
2h 10m ride in train, Standard Seat
21:10
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
20:30
Shinagawa, Tokyo
2h 10m ride in train, Standard Seat
22:40
Kyoto
Train by Shinkansen Train
21:00
Shinagawa, Tokyo
2h 10m ride in train, Standard Seat
23:10
Kyoto

Popular Routes in Japan

How to get from Tokyo to Kyoto

Travelling between Tokyo and Kyoto is possible by bus and train. Train guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.

The most expensive ticket will cost you JPY 16,959 if you go by train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere JPY 2,132.

How long does it take to get from Tokyo to Kyoto?

It can take you anywhere between 3 and 11 hours to travel between Tokyo and Kyoto depending on the means of transport you choose.

Train is the fastest way to travel between Tokyo and Kyoto. Train will bring you to your destination in 2h 10m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 10h 25m to reach Kyoto.

How much does it cost to get from Tokyo to Kyoto?

Travelling between Tokyo and Kyoto can be as cheap as JPY 2,132 if you opt for a Sanei Kotsu KB Liner KB5 bus and as expensive as JPY 16,959 if you buy a Shinkansen Train (Shinkansen Train) train ticket.

Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.

How many trips per day are there between Tokyo and Kyoto ?

  • 59 from Tokyo to Kyoto starting from 00:00 Marunouchi Kajibashi Parking until 23:45 Tokyo
  • 40 from Tokyo to Kyoto starting from 06:00 Tokyo until 21:00 Shinagawa

Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Tokyo to Kyoto.

What mode of transportation is the best one for my route?

Bus

Travelling from Tokyo to Kyoto overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.

Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.

They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.

Companies operating bus routes between Tokyo and Kyoto

AT LINER SK5, Chuo Kotsu Bus LR3, Eagle Bus EG, Grace Liner GR2, Heisei Community Bus HC, Heisei Enterprise HE0, Kintetsu Bus ZKN2, New Prince Highway Bus WL08, Nihon Highway Bus WL07, Nishi Tokyo Bus XNTK4, Nishi Tokyo Bus XNTK6, Osaka Sayama Kotsu WL02, Sakura Kanko Bus CJ, Sakura Kotsu SK1, Sakura Kotsu SK4, Sanei Kotsu KB Liner KB5, Shinki Bus HT2, Sugisaki Kanko Bus SS2, Sunshine Tour SN5, Tokyo Fuji Kotsu NT3, Willer Express WL01, Willer Express WL09, Yutaka Kotsu UR3, Yutaka YT

Train

Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.

Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.

What is the most popular transport to get from Tokyo to Kyoto?

There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with train remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.

Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route

  • 741 took a train
  • 259 opted for a bus