Kyoto to Tokyo Train

Taking the Kyoto to Tokyo train will provide you with breathtaking views you'll never forget.A train ride along this route is highly recommended if you want to enjoy beautiful landscapes while riding the train.Moreover, the timetable and prices of train tickets can be found below. Start your journey now!
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Kyoto to Tokyo Trains Information

Departure/Arrival Stations
Travel time


by train

475 km (295 mi)
Trains per day


Travel Time

2 hours
Reverse route


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Kyoto to Tokyo Trains Schedule

Shinkansen trains from Kyoto to Tokyo are definitely among the top choices when it comes to discoveringJapan wonders. Within 475 kilometers (295 miles) of each other, the cities are connected by one of the country's most scenic railroad routes, ideal for admiring the country's breathtaking landscapes, and served by the record-breaking Nozomi trains.

Kyoto to Tokyo Train Map

An undeniable advantage of taking a Kyoto to Tokyo Shinkansen is, of course, unparalleled comfort during the journey, as Nozomi trains serving the route are famous for their great onboard amenities. There have three travel classes, offering various levels of comfort, so you can easily choose an option that works best for you. What is more, these trains are astonishingly fast! Kyoto to Tokyo train time is just 2 hours, can you believe it? A broad departure schedule with up to 31 departures every day is basically an acing on a cake. As you can see, taking a train is the smartest choice when you need to travel from Kyoto to Tokyo. Unsurprisingly, train tickets are always in high demand, so make sure to book yours in advance (we recommend using Rail Ninja).

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