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Transportation from Airports

Transportation from Airports

    From Airport

    Thanks to Japan's small land area, you're never very far away from Kyoto regardless of where you touch down in Japan. Suggested routes to Kyoto Station from airports throughout Japan are listed below. By air, you can easily access Kyoto from further areas of Japan including Okinawa and Hokkaido, and you can even book trips with multiple destinations.

    Kansai Area

    From KIX(Kansai International Airport), Osaka

    <About 75 min. via JR Haruka Airport Express>
    These Kyoto-bound trains run every half hour in the morning and evening, and every hour during daytime hours.
     
    <About 120 min. via Airport Limousine Bus>
    Airport limousine buses will drop you off at selected destinations in Kyoto for a fairly low price.
     
    <About 120 min. via Shuttle Taxi Service>
    Reservations are usually required at least two days in advance. For a fixed fee of a few thousand yen, they will drop you off anywhere in Kyoto.
     
    *For more information about transportation to Kansai International Airport, please inquire to the KIX Information Counter or in Kyoto at Tourist Information.

    KIX (Kansai International Airport) Website

    From Itami (Osaka International Airport) (ITM), Osaka

    <About 60 min. via Airport Limousine Bus>
    Airport limousine buses leave regularly to Kyoto Station and selected hotels in Kyoto.
     
    <About 60 min. via Shuttle Taxi Service>
    Reservations are usually required at least two days in advance. For a fixed fee of a few thousand yen, they will drop you off anywhere in Kyoto.

    From Kobe Airport (UKB), Hyogo

    <About 90 min. via Train>
    From Kobe Airport take the Port Liner to Sannomiya Station. Transfer there to a New Rapid JR train on the Tokaido Main Line to Kyoto Station.
     

    Via Tokyo

    From Narita International Airport (NRT), Tokyo

    <About 3 hours 15 min. via Train>
    From Narita Airport, take the Narita Express to Tokyo Station and change to a Shinkansen bullet train for Kyoto Station.
     
    <About 70 min. via Airplane>
    From Narita, fly to Osaka International Airport (ITM). From Osaka International Airport, take the airport limousine bus to Kyoto.
     

    From Haneda (Tokyo International Airport) (HND), Tokyo

    <About 3 hours. via Train>
    From Tokyo International Airport, take the Keihin Electric Express going toward Shinagawa Station, and get off at Tokyo Station, and change to a Shinkansen bullet train for Kyoto Station.
     
    <About 60 min. via Airplane>
    From Tokyo International Airport, fly to Osaka International Airport (ITM). From Osaka International Airport, take the airport limousine bus to Kyoto.