Tokyo to Kyoto

Tokyo to Kyoto Kyoto to Tokyo
Between Tokyo and Kyoto we found over 50 bus departures, including over 50 night buses. There are also 38 train departures. The earliest bus departure from Tokyo is at 08:40 arriving to Kyoto at 17:15 the same day. While the latest bus departure is at 23:55 and arrives at 06:40 the following day. The prices for the cheapest one way adult tickets range from €18 to €84.

Traveling by bus from Tokyo to Kyoto

The shortest travel distance between Tokyo and Kyoto is 454 km. The fastest bus which departs at 23:25 has a travel time of 06:05h. The longest travel time on the route is 09:30h. Depending on the selected departure, the following amenities are available: air condition, wifi and toilet.

Overnight buses

If you want to travel overnight and save money on accommodation or arrive in Kyoto earlier, there are over 50 night buses from Tokyo to Kyoto. The overnight buses depart between 21:10 and 23:55 and arrive between 05:00 and 07:00 the following day. Below are the most popular night departures to Kyoto:

Bus companies

There is a total of 8 bus companies operating the routes. These bus companies have not been rated yet by the clients. Here you can see the most popular bus companies operating this route and their overall rating.

Sakura Kanko Bus
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VIP Tour
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Heisei Community Bus
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Fuji Kotsu
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Grace Liner
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Sakura Kotsu
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Yamaichi Service
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Departure and arrival stations

If you're wanting more detailed information about either Tokyo or Kyoto, including general information, station and stop information and other popular routes, you can follow the links below.
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You can see information about the arrival station and stops Kyoto here

Cheapest ticket prices

Adult ticket: €18 (One-Way) or €36 (Return).

Trip reviews from Tokyo to Kyoto

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Other popular destinations from Kyoto

If you're looking for inspiration as to where to travel next once you've reached Kyoto, here is the list of the most popular travel combinations that our clients have previously purchased their tickets for:

Other ways of traveling between Tokyo and Kyoto

In case that you feel safer taking other forms of transportation, you can find alternative ways of reaching Kyoto below.

Trains from Tokyo to Kyoto

Another transportation option is taking a train from Tokyo to Kyoto. You can find the details about the departure times and ticket prices by clicking one of the routes in the search results.

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