Shizuoka to Kyoto by bus, train

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From Shin Fuji to Kyoto by train

07:00
Shin Fuji, Shizuoka
09:30
Kyoto
2h 30m
09:00
Shin Fuji, Shizuoka
11:30
Kyoto
2h 30m
11:00
Shin Fuji, Shizuoka
13:30
Kyoto
2h 30m
12:00
Shin Fuji, Shizuoka
14:30
Kyoto
2h 30m
13:00
Shin Fuji, Shizuoka
15:30
Kyoto
2h 30m
15:00
Shin Fuji, Shizuoka
17:30
Kyoto
2h 30m
16:00
Shin Fuji, Shizuoka
18:30
Kyoto
2h 30m
17:00
Shin Fuji, Shizuoka
19:30
Kyoto
2h 30m
18:00
Shin Fuji, Shizuoka
20:30
Kyoto
2h 30m
19:00
Shin Fuji, Shizuoka
21:30
Kyoto
2h 30m
20:00
Shin Fuji, Shizuoka
22:30
Kyoto
2h 30m
21:00
Shin Fuji, Shizuoka
23:30
Kyoto
2h 30m
22:00
Shin Fuji, Shizuoka
00:30
Kyoto
2h 30m

From Shizuoka to Kyoto by train

07:00
Shizuoka
09:00
Kyoto
2h
09:00
Shizuoka
11:00
Kyoto
2h
11:00
Shizuoka
13:00
Kyoto
2h
12:00
Shizuoka
14:00
Kyoto
2h
13:00
Shizuoka
15:00
Kyoto
2h
15:00
Shizuoka
17:00
Kyoto
2h
17:00
Shizuoka
19:00
Kyoto
2h
19:00
Shizuoka
21:00
Kyoto
2h
21:00
Shizuoka
23:00
Kyoto
2h

From Shizuoka City to Kyoto by bus

20:47
Shizuoka City
07:37
Kyoto
10h 50m
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20:47
Shizuoka City
07:37
Kyoto
10h 50m
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22:25
Shizuoka City
06:30
Kyoto
8h 5m
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22:25
Shizuoka City
06:30
Kyoto
8h 5m
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22:25
Shizuoka City
06:30
Kyoto
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Shizuoka to Kyoto Schedule

Shizuoka to Kyoto Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 07:00 – 09:30¥ 13,671
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 09:00 – 11:30¥ 13,671
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 11:00 – 13:30¥ 13,671
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 12:00 – 14:30¥ 13,671
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 15:00 – 17:30¥ 13,671
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 16:00 – 18:30¥ 13,671
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 18:00 – 20:30¥ 13,671
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 20:00 – 22:30¥ 13,671
Kintetsu Bus ZKN16 Intercity 20:47 – 07:37¥ 6,888
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 22:00 – 00:30¥ 13,671
Willer Express WL09 Express 22:25 – 06:30¥ 3,392

Popular Routes in Japan

How to get from Shizuoka to Kyoto

When you want to get from Shizuoka 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 13,671. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as JPY 5,986.

How far is Shizuoka from Kyoto?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Shizuoka to Kyoto. Your trip will be a total of 337 miles (542 km). The flying distance is 188 miles (301 km).

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

The travel time from Shizuoka to Kyoto can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 2 to 11 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Shizuoka to Kyoto varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Willer Express WL09: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as JPY 5,986 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 13,671.

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

  • Bus tickets - JPY 5,986 to JPY 8,884;
  • Train tickets - JPY 11,736 to JPY 13,671;

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

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

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 22 trains per day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 20:47 - you can also take a bus as late as 22:25. There are 3 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Shizuoka 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 Shizuoka to Kyoto

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Shizuoka 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:

  • 1000 decided to go for a bus.