How much is a train ticket from Osaka to Kyoto?

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How much is a train ticket from Osaka to Kyoto?

The Shinkansen service which runs from Shin-Osaka Station to Kyoto Station is the fastest way and it’s covered by the JR Pass. The bullet train time is only 15 minutes. If you don’t have a JR Pass, the Shinkansen price for this journey is 1,420 yen.

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

The high speed shinkansen service (also called the bullet train) will get you from Shin-Osaka Station to Kyoto Station in 15 minutes for 1,420 yen. This is the fastest and most comfortable route from Osaka to Kyoto, and might be worthwhile if you have a Japan Rail Pass to cover the cost.

How much is the Haruka express ticket?


Service area HARUKA service section ICOCA & HARUKA (ICOCA card + HARUKA discount ticket)
OSAKA Umeda Namba Kansai-airport – Tennoji 3,200YEN
Kansai-airport – Shin-Osaka 3,600YEN
KYOTO Saga-Arashiyama Kansai-airport – Kyoto 3,800YEN

Can I use JR Pass from Kansai airport to Kyoto?

The JR Haruka Limited Express takes around 70 minutes to get from Kansai Airport to Kyoto and there are departures every 30 minutes. It is the quickest way and it’s covered by the Japan Rail Pass. The earliest Haruka service from Kansai Airport is 6:30 am (or 6:40 on weekends and holidays) and the latest is at 22:16.

How many days should I spend in Kyoto?

Five days in Kyoto is the perfect amount of time to spend in Kyoto. You can explore the main sightseeing districts and take a daytrip to Nara. This itinerary allows you to get the best out of five full days in the city.

How much is the train ticket from Kansai airport to Osaka?

Rapid trains connect the airport with Tennoji Station (50 minutes, 1080 yen) and Osaka Station (70 minutes, 1210 yen). “Rap:t” limited express trains take about 35 minutes and cost 1450 yen (all reserved) from Kansai Airport to Namba Station, while express trains do the same trip in about 45 minutes and for 930 yen.

What is the difference between Suica and ICOCA?

Suica is the prepaid IC card by JR East for JR trains in the Greater Tokyo, Niigata and Sendai regions. Icoca is the prepaid IC card of JR West for JR trains in the Kansai (incl. Osaka and Kyoto), Chugoku and Hokuriku regions.

Where is better to stay Osaka or Kyoto?

Osaka or Kyoto. Osaka and Kyoto are not that far apart (30 minutes by train), but Osaka is more centrally located in the region. I recommend staying all 8 days in Osaka. That way, you can decide as you go if you want one more or one less day in Kyoto, or want to visit other places in the area.

How to get from Kyoto to Osaka by train?

Take the Limited Express Haruka train to Kyoto Station. Take the JR Kansai Airport Rapid Service train (for Kyobashi) to JR Osaka Station. From JR Osaka Station, transfer to JR Special Rapid Service train (for Nagahama) to JR Kyoto Station. Alight at JR Kyoto Station. At the arrival lobby, purchase a limousine bus ticket bound for Kyoto.

How much does it cost to travel from Kyoto to Kansai?

The ICOCA card can be used on a lot of the railways and buses in the Kansai area. You can find out more about it at the official JR West website. The normal fare for the journey between Kyoto Station and Kansai Airport Station is 2,850 yen.

Is there a train from Osaka Airport to Kansai Airport?

Trains depart at 16 and 46 minutes past the hour from 6 am to 9 am, and also 4 pm to 8 pm. Outside peak hours, the Haruka only operate hourly. The first train from the Airport is 6:30am and the last train is at 10:16pm, so if you miss it, then the airport hotel is straight after the train station, or get the slower normal express.

Which is the best airport to go to Osaka?

There are two airports in Osaka, Itami Domestic airport (often called Osaka Airport), and Kansai International Airport. Make sure you are getting the bus to Kansai.

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