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How to get from Kyoto to Nagoya
The easiest way to travel from Kyoto to Nagoya is by train.
How far is Kyoto from Nagoya?
The travel distance between Kyoto and Nagoya is 130 km. There is no direct flight from Kyoto to Nagoya, the only option to travel is by train.
How long does it take to get from Kyoto to Nagoya?
It takes 30 to 50 minutes to get from Kyoto to Nagoya by train, depending on the train service.
What types of trains operate the route from Kyoto to Nagoya?
The Tokaido Shinkansen high-speed train runs between Osaka and Tokyo, stopping in Kyoto and Nagoya.
There are three types of services on the Tokaido Shinkansen: Nozomi is the fast service stopping only at key stations, Hikari is the semi-fast service stopping at the major stations and Kodama is the local service stopping at all stations.
Shinkansen trains can carry up to 16 cars per train, arranged in Green Cars with business class seats and Ordinary Cars with standard class seats distributed in Reserved and Non-reserved. In total, the Shinkansen trains offer three passengers classes: Reserved Seat (Green Car), Reserved Seat (Ordinary Car) and Non-reserved Seat.
Travellers with Reserved Seat tickets are required to take their numbered seat in the Green Cars or the Ordinary Cars. Travellers with Non-reserved Seat tickets are allowed to take any seat available only in the Ordinary cars designated as Non-reserved. On these cars, seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. When all the seats are full, passengers must travel standing.
For more information about travelling by train, please read our Train Guide in Japan.
How much does it cost to get from Kyoto to Nagoya by train?
The train ticket with JR costs 5,170 JPY for Non-reserved Seat on all Shinkansen trains, 5,700 JPY for Reserved Seat (Ordinary Car) on Hikari and Kodama trains, 5,910 JPY for Reserved Seat (Ordinary Car) on Nozomi trains, 7,970 JPY for Reserved Seat (Green Car) on Hikari and Kodama trains, and 8,180 JPY for Reserved Seat (Green Car) on Nozomi trains.
For trains operated by JR, travellers can book online and pick up the tickets at the station by scanning the QR code included in the electronic ticket at the ticket vending machines. For more information, please read the instructions to use the train e-ticket.
Where does the train from Kyoto to Nagoya depart?
Trains on the Tokaido Shinkansen line depart from Kyoto Station, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto.
Please arrive to the station 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time to complete the boarding procedures or risk missing the train.
Where does the train from Kyoto to Nagoya arrive?
Trains on the Tokaido Shinkansen line arrive at Nagoya Station, Nakamura-ku, Nagoya.
Where to travel next from Nagoya?
From Nagoya, you can go by train to Matsumoto, Nagano, Gifu, Takayama, Fukui and Kanazawa on Limited Express, or continue to Shizuoka, Yokohama and Tokyo on the Tokaido Shinkansen, or fly to Sapporo, Sendai, Niigata, Fukuoka, Kumamoto, Kagoshima or Naha in Okinawa.