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Travelling between Tokyo and Kyoto is possible by Flight, bus and train. Train guarantees the fastest travel on this route. Bus is the slowest option.
The most expensive ticket will cost you JPY 14,867 if you go by Train; to keep it budget-friendly, opt for a bus which will set you back mere JPY 3,483.
It can take you anywhere between 3 and 9 hours to travel between Tokyo and Kyoto depending on the means of transport you choose.
Train is the fastest way to travel between Tokyo and Kyoto. Train will bring you to your destination in 2h 15m. Bus does a much slower job and take about 8h 40m to reach Kyoto.
Travelling between Tokyo and Kyoto can be as cheap as JPY 3,483 if you opt for a Heisei Enterprise HE0 (株式会社平成エンタープライズ) bus and as expensive as JPY 14,867 if you buy a Shinkansen JR Central Train ticket.
Here is the list of how much you can expect to pay travelling by each means of transport available for this route.
Check above for a bus, train, flight and ferry timetable from Tokyo to Kyoto.
Travelling from Tokyo to Kyoto overland will inevitably take longer but in many cases it is the cheapest option if you opt for a bus.
Things to remember: For a more comfortable ride opt for a higher-class bus wherever possible. These buses usually have soft reclining seats and are equipped with air-conditioning and on-board toilets.
They often include water, snacks or a light lunch into your ticket price and make bathroom stops en-route.
Heisei Enterprise HE0 (株式会社平成エンタープライズ), Osaka Bus ZOS4 (大阪バス ZOS4), Sakura Kanko Bus CJ (さくら観光バス株式会社), Willer Express WL12
Train is a often a great choice for long-haul travel especially if you opt for a night sleeper train with berths which will allow you to sleep all your journey through. To make the most of your train journey, choose the class of your ticket wisely.
Note that there are air-conditioned and fan-only carriages; private compartments for 2 or 4; hard and soft seats.
Though the upper class you get the smoother is your journey, often second class air-conditioned or fan-only sleepers are a good money saving alternative.
There is a choice of transportation means any time of the day with Bus remaining the most popular option due to their reasonable pricing and comfort.
Out of 1000 travellers who bought tickets for this route