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From Kyoto to Osaka by train

07:00
Kyoto
07:30
Shin Osaka
30m
09:00
Kyoto
09:30
Shin Osaka
30m
10:00
Kyoto
10:30
Shin Osaka
30m
11:00
Kyoto
11:30
Shin Osaka
30m
12:00
Kyoto
12:30
Shin Osaka
30m
13:00
Kyoto
13:30
Shin Osaka
30m
15:00
Kyoto
15:30
Shin Osaka
30m
16:00
Kyoto
16:30
Shin Osaka
30m
17:00
Kyoto
17:30
Shin Osaka
30m
18:00
Kyoto
18:30
Shin Osaka
30m
19:00
Kyoto
19:30
Shin Osaka
30m
20:00
Kyoto
20:30
Shin Osaka
30m
21:00
Kyoto
21:30
Shin Osaka
30m
23:00
Kyoto
23:30
Shin Osaka
30m

From Kyoto to Osaka by bus

06:50
Kyoto
08:50
Namba Tennoji, Osaka
2h
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07:00
Kyoto
08:10
Namba Tennoji, Osaka
1h 10m
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From Kyoto any hotel to Osaka by taxi

Any
Kyoto any hotel
Time
Osaka Downtown
1h 10m
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Kyoto to Shin Osaka Schedule

Kyoto to Shin Osaka Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
BB Trip Comfort Plus 00:00 – 01:10¥ 24,358
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 07:00 – 07:30¥ 4,777
Keihan bus ZKH4 Express 06:50 – 08:50¥ 904
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 09:00 – 09:30¥ 4,777
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 10:00 – 10:30¥ 4,777
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 12:00 – 12:30¥ 4,777
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 15:00 – 15:30¥ 4,777
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 16:00 – 16:30¥ 4,777
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 18:00 – 18:30¥ 4,777
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 20:00 – 20:30¥ 4,777
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 23:00 – 23:30¥ 4,777

Popular Routes in Japan

How to get from Kyoto to Shin Osaka

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

  • Bus
  • Train
  • Taxi

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 taxi ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about JPY 24,368. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as JPY 904.

How far is Kyoto from Shin Osaka?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Kyoto to Shin Osaka. Your trip will be a total of 63 miles (100 km). The flying distance is 26 miles (41 km).

How long does it take to get from Kyoto to Shin Osaka?

The travel time from Kyoto to Shin Osaka can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 2 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Kyoto to Shin Osaka?

The cost of the trip from Kyoto to Shin Osaka varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Keihan bus ZKH4: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as JPY 904 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi - a one-way taxi ticket can cost as much as JPY 24,368.

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

  • Bus tickets - JPY 904 to JPY 904;
  • Train tickets - JPY 4,777 to JPY 4,777;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from JPY 24,368 to JPY 24,368.

How many trips per day are there between Kyoto and Shin Osaka?

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 14 trains per day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 06:50 - you can also take a bus as late as 07:00. There are 2 available bus trips every day.

Taxis are a good option to consider for this route, too. Book a cab to take you from Kyoto to Osaka any time of the day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Kyoto to Osaka 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.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Kyoto to Osaka. It allows you to tailor-make your trip, plan all the detours and see all the places you want. You can choose the type and the size of your car as well to be as comfortable as you'd like to.

Depending on the route, it might cost as much as JPY 24,368.

Things to remember: It's a good idea to follow the route on Google Maps or any other GPS navigator.

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 Shin Osaka

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Kyoto to Shin Osaka? 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:

  • 600 users enjoyed a train ride.
  • 400 decided to go for a bus.