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From Osaka to Kyoto by train

06:30
Osaka
06:59
Kyoto
29m
07:00
Osaka
07:29
Kyoto
29m
07:40
Osaka
08:09
Kyoto
29m
08:40
Osaka
09:09
Kyoto
29m
09:42
Osaka
10:11
Kyoto
29m
10:42
Osaka
11:11
Kyoto
29m
11:42
Osaka
12:11
Kyoto
29m
12:42
Osaka
13:11
Kyoto
29m
13:42
Osaka
14:11
Kyoto
29m
14:42
Osaka
15:11
Kyoto
29m
15:42
Osaka
16:11
Kyoto
29m
16:42
Osaka
17:11
Kyoto
29m
17:42
Osaka
18:11
Kyoto
29m
19:12
Osaka
19:41
Kyoto
29m
20:54
Osaka
21:23
Kyoto
29m

From Osaka to Osaka by train

06:30
Osaka
06:34
Shin Osaka
4m
07:00
Osaka
07:04
Shin Osaka
4m
07:40
Osaka
07:44
Shin Osaka
4m
08:40
Osaka
08:44
Shin Osaka
4m
09:42
Osaka
09:46
Shin Osaka
4m
10:42
Osaka
10:46
Shin Osaka
4m
11:42
Osaka
11:46
Shin Osaka
4m
12:42
Osaka
12:46
Shin Osaka
4m
13:42
Osaka
13:46
Shin Osaka
4m
14:42
Osaka
14:46
Shin Osaka
4m
15:42
Osaka
15:46
Shin Osaka
4m
16:42
Osaka
16:46
Shin Osaka
4m
17:42
Osaka
17:46
Shin Osaka
4m
19:12
Osaka
19:16
Shin Osaka
4m
20:54
Osaka
20:58
Shin Osaka
4m

From Shin Osaka to Kyoto by train

06:34
Shin Osaka
06:59
Kyoto
25m
07:00
Shin Osaka
07:30
Kyoto
30m
Refund 
07:04
Shin Osaka
07:24
Kyoto
20m
07:04
Shin Osaka
07:29
Kyoto
25m
07:44
Shin Osaka
08:09
Kyoto
25m
08:44
Shin Osaka
09:09
Kyoto
25m
08:44
Shin Osaka
09:04
Kyoto
20m
09:00
Shin Osaka
09:30
Kyoto
30m
Refund 
09:46
Shin Osaka
10:11
Kyoto
25m
10:16
Shin Osaka
10:36
Kyoto
20m
10:46
Shin Osaka
11:11
Kyoto
25m
11:00
Shin Osaka
11:30
Kyoto
30m
Refund 
11:46
Shin Osaka
12:11
Kyoto
25m
12:00
Shin Osaka
12:30
Kyoto
30m
Refund 
12:16
Shin Osaka
12:36
Kyoto
20m
12:46
Shin Osaka
13:11
Kyoto
25m
13:46
Shin Osaka
14:11
Kyoto
25m
14:00
Shin Osaka
14:30
Kyoto
30m
Refund 
14:46
Shin Osaka
15:11
Kyoto
25m
15:16
Shin Osaka
15:36
Kyoto
20m
15:46
Shin Osaka
16:11
Kyoto
25m
16:00
Shin Osaka
16:30
Kyoto
30m
Refund 
16:46
Shin Osaka
17:11
Kyoto
25m
17:00
Shin Osaka
17:30
Kyoto
30m
Refund 
17:46
Shin Osaka
18:11
Kyoto
25m
17:46
Shin Osaka
18:06
Kyoto
20m
18:00
Shin Osaka
18:30
Kyoto
30m
Refund 
19:00
Shin Osaka
19:30
Kyoto
30m
Refund 
19:16
Shin Osaka
19:41
Kyoto
25m
19:16
Shin Osaka
19:36
Kyoto
20m
19:31
Shin Osaka
19:51
Kyoto
20m
20:00
Shin Osaka
20:30
Kyoto
30m
Refund 
20:58
Shin Osaka
21:23
Kyoto
25m
21:00
Shin Osaka
21:30
Kyoto
30m
Refund 
23:00
Shin Osaka
23:30
Kyoto
30m
Refund 

From Shin Osaka to Osaka by train

09:34
Shin Osaka
09:38
Osaka
4m
10:54
Shin Osaka
10:58
Osaka
4m
11:51
Shin Osaka
11:55
Osaka
4m
13:45
Shin Osaka
13:49
Osaka
4m
14:13
Shin Osaka
14:17
Osaka
4m
15:03
Shin Osaka
15:07
Osaka
4m
16:09
Shin Osaka
16:13
Osaka
4m
17:46
Shin Osaka
17:50
Osaka
4m
18:49
Shin Osaka
18:53
Osaka
4m
20:20
Shin Osaka
20:24
Osaka
4m
21:31
Shin Osaka
21:35
Osaka
4m
21:57
Shin Osaka
22:01
Osaka
4m
23:36
Shin Osaka
23:40
Osaka
4m

From Namba Tennoji to Kyoto by bus

09:35
Namba Tennoji, Osaka
10:43
Kyoto city
1h 8m
Instant  Refund 
18:25
Namba Tennoji, Osaka
20:28
Kyoto city
2h 3m
Instant  Refund 
20:05
Namba Tennoji, Osaka
21:56
Kyoto city
1h 51m
Instant  Refund 

From Umeda Shin Osaka to Kyoto by bus

17:40
Umeda Shin Osaka
19:35
Kameoka, Kyoto
1h 55m
Instant  Refund 
17:40
Umeda Shin Osaka
19:35
Kameoka, Kyoto
1h 55m
Instant  Refund 
19:30
Umeda Shin Osaka
21:55
Kameoka, Kyoto
2h 25m
Instant  Refund 
19:30
Umeda Shin Osaka
21:55
Kameoka, Kyoto
2h 25m
Instant  Refund 

From VIP Villa Namba to Nara Prefecture by bus

08:00
VIP Villa Namba, Osaka
19:00
Nara, Nara Prefecture
11h
Refund 

From Osaka Downtown to Kyoto by taxi

Any
Osaka Downtown
Time
Kyoto any hotel
1h 10m
Instant  Refund 
  vehicle, all incl

From Osaka Downtown to Nara Prefecture by taxi

Any
Osaka Downtown
Time
Nara Downtown, Nara Prefecture
1h
Instant  Refund 
  vehicle, all incl

Osaka to Kyoto Schedule

Osaka to Kyoto Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
BB Trip Comfort Plus Any time¥ 23,866
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 18:00 – 18:30¥ 4,777
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 23:00 – 23:30¥ 4,777

Osaka to Kyoto destination reviews

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Popular Routes in Japan

How to get from Osaka to Kyoto

When you want to get from Osaka to Kyoto, 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 23,865. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a train as a train ticket costs as low as JPY 4,777.

How far is Osaka from Kyoto?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Osaka to Kyoto. Your trip will be a total of 32 miles (51 km). The flying distance is 28 miles (44 km).

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

The travel time from Osaka to Kyoto can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 1 to 11 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Osaka to Kyoto varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Shinkansen Train: travelling by train expect to pay as low as JPY 4,777 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 23,865.

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

  • Train tickets - JPY 4,777 to JPY 4,777;
  • Bus tickets - JPY 6,694 to JPY 6,694;

You can order a taxi, too - an estimated cost of the ride is from JPY 23,865 to JPY 23,865.

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

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 12 trains per day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 08:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 08:00. There are 1 available bus trips every day.

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

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Osaka 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.

Taxi

Catching a cab is the easiest way to get from Osaka to Kyoto. 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 23,865.

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 Osaka to Kyoto

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Osaka 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% users enjoyed a train ride.