Kyoto to Osaka Train

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Kyoto to Osaka Trains Information

Departure/Arrival Stations
Travel time


by train

38 km (23 mi)
Trains per day


Travel Time

15 min
Reverse route


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Kyoto to Osaka Trains Schedule

It's rather hard to find a seasoned globetrotter who doesn't have the cities of Kyoto and Osaka on their Japan travel bucket list. Considering that they are set less than 50 km (31 mi) apart, visiting them during one trip seems like a logical solution. Luckily, the amazing destinations are connected by the famous high-speed railway, which makes planning a trip as easy as ABC.

Kyoto to Osaka Train Map

A Kyoto to Osaka Shinkansen train can take you between the cities in less than 15 minutes, a perfect solution for travelers who value their time. The best way to get Kyoto - Osaka train tickets is by booking them online in advance (we recommend doing it via Rail Ninja).

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