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Kyoto Tokyo
Th, 01/12
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How to get from Kyoto to Tokyo

There are two ways to travel from Kyoto to Tokyo: by train and by bus.

How far is Kyoto from Tokyo?

The travel distance between Kyoto and Tokyo is 450 km. There are two options to travel from Kyoto to Tokyo: taking a train or taking a bus.

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

It takes 2-3 hours by train and 7-8 hours by bus to get from Kyoto to Tokyo.

What types of trains operate the route Kyoto to Tokyo?

There is one railway company operating trains on the route Kyoto to Tokyo.

JR: Japan Railways operates the Tokaido Shinkansen high-speed train between Osaka and Tokyo stopping in Kyoto.

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 Tokyo 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 Tokyo arrive?

Trains on the Tokaido Shinkansen line arrive at Tokyo Station located in Chiyoda, Tokyo and Shinagawa Station located in Minato, Tokyo.

What types of buses operate the route Kyoto to Tokyo?

There is one bus company running the route Kyoto to Tokyo.

Willer Express 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 Tokyo depart?

Most buses from Kyoto to Tokyo 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 Tokyo arrive?

Most buses from Kyoto to Tokyo arrive at Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal located in Shinjuku, Tokyo.

Where to travel next from Tokyo?

From Tokyo, you can go by train to Nagoya, Kyoto and Osaka on the Tokaido Shinkansen, or fly to Sapporo, Kobe, Hiroshima, Fukuoka and Naha in Okinawa.