Nagoya to Kyoto

Nagoya to Kyoto

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Refundable Fastest
07:00
Nagoya
40m ride in train, Standard Seat
07:40
Kyoto
¥8,490 per adult
Refundable Fastest
19:00
Nagoya
40m ride in train, Standard Seat
19:40
Kyoto
¥8,490 per adult
Osaka Bus ZOS2
eTicket Instant Refundable Cheapest
09:35
Nagoya City
3h 5m bus ride in Express
12:40
Kyoto city
¥1,902 per adult

From Nagoya to Kyoto by train

Refundable Fastest
07:00
Nagoya
40m ride in train, Standard Seat
07:40
Kyoto
¥8,490 per adult
Refundable Fastest
19:00
Nagoya
40m ride in train, Standard Seat
19:40
Kyoto
¥8,490 per adult

From Nagoya City to Kyoto by bus

Osaka Bus ZOS2
eTicket Instant Refundable Cheapest
09:35
Nagoya City
3h 5m bus ride in Express
12:40
Kyoto city
¥1,902 per adult

Nagoya to Kyoto Schedule

Nagoya to Kyoto Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Syoei Bus SY AC Seater 04:20 - 06:30¥ 2,994
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 06:20 - 06:54¥ 5,786
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 08:33 - 09:07¥ 5,786
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 10:32 - 11:06¥ 5,786
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 12:32 - 13:06¥ 5,786
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 14:32 - 15:06¥ 5,786
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 16:32 - 17:06¥ 5,786
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 18:32 - 19:06¥ 5,786
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 19:00 - 19:40¥ 8,490
Osaka Bus ZOS2 Express 18:20 - 20:50¥ 1,996
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 20:33 - 21:07¥ 5,786
Shinkansen JR Central Standard 22:33 - 23:07¥ 5,786

Transportation from Nagoya to Kyoto

How to get from Nagoya to Kyoto

When you want to get from Nagoya to Kyoto, 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 8,490. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as JPY 2,994.

How far is Nagoya from Kyoto?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Nagoya to Kyoto. Your trip will be a total of 85 miles (136 km). The flying distance is 66 miles (105 km).

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

The travel time from Nagoya to Kyoto can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 3 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Nagoya to Kyoto varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Syoei Bus SY (昌栄バス): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as JPY 2,994 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 8,490.

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

  • Bus tickets - JPY 2,994 to JPY 3,498;
  • Train tickets - JPY 5,786 to JPY 8,490;

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

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 04:20 - you can also take a bus as late as 04:20. There are 1 available bus trips every day.
  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 1 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Nagoya to Kyoto 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 Nagoya to Kyoto

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

  • 100% decided to go for a bus.