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From Kyoto to Okayama by train

07:00
Kyoto
08:30
Okayama
1h 30m
09:00
Kyoto
10:30
Okayama
1h 30m
11:00
Kyoto
12:30
Okayama
1h 30m
13:00
Kyoto
14:30
Okayama
1h 30m
15:00
Kyoto
16:30
Okayama
1h 30m
17:00
Kyoto
18:30
Okayama
1h 30m
19:00
Kyoto
20:30
Okayama
1h 30m
21:00
Kyoto
22:30
Okayama
1h 30m

From Kyoto to Okayama by bus

09:15
Kyoto
13:30
Okayama Akaiwa
4h 15m
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09:15
Kyoto
13:30
Kurashiki, Okayama
4h 15m
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12:10
Kyoto
16:25
Kurashiki, Okayama
4h 15m
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12:10
Kyoto
16:25
Okayama Akaiwa
4h 15m
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14:15
Kyoto
18:35
Okayama Akaiwa
4h 20m
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14:15
Kyoto
18:35
Kurashiki, Okayama
4h 20m
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15:35
Kyoto
19:50
Okayama Akaiwa
4h 15m
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15:35
Kyoto
19:50
Kurashiki, Okayama
4h 15m
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17:10
Kyoto
21:25
Okayama Akaiwa
4h 15m
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17:10
Kyoto
21:25
Kurashiki, Okayama
4h 15m
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18:30
Kyoto
22:40
Okayama Akaiwa
4h 10m
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18:30
Kyoto
22:40
Kurashiki, Okayama
4h 10m
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19:45
Kyoto
23:55
Okayama Akaiwa
4h 10m
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19:45
Kyoto
23:55
Kurashiki, Okayama
4h 10m
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Kyoto to Okayama Schedule

Kyoto to Okayama Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 07:00 – 08:30¥ 10,502
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 09:00 – 10:30¥ 10,502
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 11:00 – 12:30¥ 10,502
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 13:00 – 14:30¥ 10,502
Shimotsui Dentetsu ZSM1 Intercity 12:10 – 16:25¥ 3,980
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 15:00 – 16:30¥ 10,502
Shimotsui Dentetsu ZSM1 Intercity 14:15 – 18:35¥ 3,980
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 17:00 – 18:30¥ 10,502
Shimotsui Dentetsu ZSM1 Intercity 17:10 – 21:25¥ 3,980
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 19:00 – 20:30¥ 10,502
Shimotsui Dentetsu ZSM1 Intercity 18:30 – 22:40¥ 3,980
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 21:00 – 22:30¥ 10,502

Popular Routes in Japan

How to get from Kyoto to Okayama

When you want to get from Kyoto to Okayama, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Train. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about JPY 10,502. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as JPY 3,980.

How far is Kyoto from Okayama?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Kyoto to Okayama. Your trip will be a total of 132 miles (212 km). The flying distance is 134 miles (214 km).

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

The travel time from Kyoto to Okayama can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 5 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Kyoto to Okayama varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Shimotsui Dentetsu ZSM1: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as JPY 3,980 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a train - a one-way train ticket can cost as much as JPY 10,502.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Kyoto to Okayama:

  • Bus tickets - JPY 3,980 to JPY 3,980;
  • Train tickets - JPY 10,502 to JPY 10,502;

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

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Buses start plying the route from 09:15 - you can also take a bus as late as 19:45. There are 14 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 8 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Kyoto to Okayama is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Kyoto to Okayama

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Kyoto to Okayama? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 1000 decided to go for a bus.