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Results from Nagoya to Kyoto on Tuesday, 14 February 2023
How to get from Nagoya to Kyoto
There are two ways to travel from Nagoya to Kyoto: by train and by bus.
How far is Nagoya from Kyoto?
The travel distance between Nagoya and Kyoto is 130 km. There are two options to travel from Nagoya to Kyoto: taking a train or taking a bus.
How long does it take to get from Nagoya to Kyoto?
It takes 30 to 50 minutes by train and 2-3 hours by bus to get from Nagoya to Kyoto.
What types of trains operate the route Nagoya to Kyoto?
There is one railway company operating trains on the route Nagoya to Kyoto.
JR: Japan Railways operates the Tokaido Shinkansen high-speed train between Tokyo and Osaka stopping in Nagoya and Kyoto.
There are three types of services on the Tokaido Shinkansen: Nozomi is the fast service stopping only at key stations, Hikari is the semi-fast service stopping at the major stations and Kodama is the local service stopping at all stations.
Shinkansen trains carry Green Cars with business class seats and Ordinary Cars with standard class seats distributed in Reserved and Non-reserved. In total, the Shinkansen trains offer three passengers classes: Reserved Seat (Green Car), Reserved Seat (Ordinary Car) and Non-reserved Seat.
Travellers with Reserved Seat tickets are required to take their numbered seat in the Green Cars or the Ordinary Cars. Travellers with Non-reserved Seat tickets are allowed to take any seat available only in the Ordinary Cars designated as Non-reserved.
For more information about travelling by train, please read our Train Guide in Japan.
Where does the train from Nagoya to Kyoto depart?
Trains on the Tokaido Shinkansen line depart from Nagoya Station located in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya.
Passengers are requested to arrive at the station 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time to complete the boarding procedures or risk missing the train.
Where does the train from Nagoya to Kyoto arrive?
Trains on the Tokaido Shinkansen line arrive at Kyoto Station located in Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto.
What types of buses operate the route Nagoya to Kyoto?
There is one bus company running the route Nagoya to Kyoto.
Osaka Bus operates single-deck coaches with seats for 30-40 passengers.
For more information about travelling by bus, please read our Bus Guide in Japan.
Where does the bus from Nagoya to Kyoto depart?
Most buses from Nagoya to Kyoto depart from JR Nagoya Station located in Nakamura-ku, Nagoya.
Passengers are requested to arrive at the point of departure at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time.
Where does the bus from Nagoya to Kyoto arrive?
Most buses from Nagoya to Kyoto arrive at JR Kyoto Station located in Minami-ku, Kyoto.