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Results from Kyoto to Nagoya on Saturday, 01 April 2023
How to get from Kyoto to Nagoya
There are two ways to travel from Kyoto to Nagoya: by train and by bus.
How far is Kyoto from Nagoya?
The travel distance between Kyoto and Nagoya is 130 km. There are two options to travel from Kyoto to Nagoya: taking a train or taking a bus.
How long does it take to get from Kyoto to Nagoya?
It takes 30 to 50 minutes by train and 2-3 hours by bus to get from Kyoto to Nagoya.
What types of trains operate the route Kyoto to Nagoya?
There is one railway company operating trains on the route Kyoto to Nagoya.
JR: Japan Railways operates the Tokaido Shinkansen high-speed train 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 carry 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.
For more information about travelling by train, please read our Train Guide in Japan.
Where does the train from Kyoto to Nagoya depart?
Trains on the Tokaido Shinkansen line depart from Kyoto Station located in Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto.
Passengers are requested to arrive at 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 located in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya.
What types of buses operate the route Kyoto to Nagoya?
There is one bus company running the route Kyoto to Nagoya.
Osaka Bus operates single-deck coaches with seats for 30-40 passengers.
For more information about travelling by bus, please read our Bus Guide in Japan.
Where does the bus from Kyoto to Nagoya depart?
Most buses from Kyoto to Nagoya depart from JR Kyoto Station located in Minami-ku, Kyoto.
Passengers are requested to arrive at the point of departure at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time.
Where does the bus from Kyoto to Nagoya arrive?
Most buses from Kyoto to Nagoya arrive at JR Nagoya Station located in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya.
Where to travel next from Nagoya?
From Nagoya, you can go by train to Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka on the Tokaido Shinkansen, or go to Kobe, Himeji, Hiroshima and Fukuoka on the Sanyo Shinkansen, or fly to Sapporo, Sendai, Niigata, Fukuoka and Naha in Okinawa.