Nagoya to Kyoto

Nagoya to Kyoto

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Nagoya to Kyoto Schedule

Nagoya to Kyoto Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Syoei Bus SY AC Seater 04:20 - 06:30¥ 3,675
Shinkansen JR Central Green Car 07:06 - 07:40¥ 8,379
Osaka Bus ZOS2 Express 09:15 - 11:45¥ 1,785
Shinkansen JR Central Green Car 10:32 - 11:06¥ 8,379
Shinkansen JR Central Unreserved seat 12:32 - 13:06¥ 5,429
Shinkansen JR Central Green Car 15:32 - 16:06¥ 8,379
Shinkansen JR Central Green Car 16:32 - 17:06¥ 8,379
Shinkansen JR Central Unreserved seat 18:32 - 19:06¥ 5,429
Shinkansen JR Central Unreserved seat 21:33 - 22:07¥ 5,429
Shinkansen JR Central Green Car 22:58 - 23:32¥ 8,379

Transportation from Nagoya to Kyoto

Nagoya to Kyoto Destination Reviews

The meeting point is not correct, you have to be more specific.
Bus Express, Osaka Bus ZOS2 (大阪バス ZOS2), Mar 26, 2020
Great experience. Thank you.
Bus Express, Osaka Bus ZOS2 (大阪バス ZOS2), Mar 23, 2020
Bus on time. 12go provide map of bus stop is error that make us difficult to find. Bus name on confirmation not same as actually. We have asked driver for make sure.
Bus Express, Osaka Bus ZOS2 (大阪バス ZOS2), Feb 20, 2020
4 customer reviews

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 USD 62.36. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 13.29.

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 Osaka Bus ZOS2 (大阪バス ZOS2): travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 13.29 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 USD 62.36.

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

  • Bus tickets - USD 13.29 to USD 14.85;
  • Train tickets - USD 40.41 to USD 62.36;

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

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 54 trains per day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


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.


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.
  • 1% Other