Takayama to Kyoto

Takayama to Kyoto

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Takayama to Kyoto Schedule

Takayama to Kyoto Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Kintetsu Bus ZKN18 Intercity 07:16 - 11:07¥ 5,492
Kintetsu Bus ZKN18 Intercity 13:56 - 18:05¥ 5,492
Kintetsu Bus ZKN18 AC Seater 18:16 - 22:20¥ 7,980

Transportation from Takayama to Kyoto

How to get from Takayama to Kyoto

When you want to get from Takayama 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 Taxi+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+Train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about USD 510.01. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as USD 42.20.

How far is Takayama from Kyoto?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Takayama to Kyoto. Your trip will be a total of 112 miles (179 km). The flying distance is 112 miles (179 km).

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

The travel time from Takayama to Kyoto can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 4 to 5 hours.

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

The cost of the trip from Takayama to Kyoto varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Kintetsu Bus ZKN18: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as USD 42.20 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a taxi+Train - a one-way taxi+Train ticket can cost as much as USD 510.01.

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

  • Bus tickets - USD 42.20 to USD 42.20;
  • taxi+Train price: USD 432.62 - USD 510.01. From Gifu to Kyoto starting from 00:00 Takayama until 00:00 Takayama

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

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

  • Buses start plying the route from 07:16 - you can also take a bus as late as 13:56. There are 2 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?


Taking a bus from Gifu 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.

The most popular transport from Takayama to Kyoto

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Takayama 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.