Regional Information Kyoto city

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488 Kami-honnojimae cyou, Oike agaru, Teramachi St. Nakagyo-ku 630-8201 Kyoto-city
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Kyoto city

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The information below is as of November 2017.

Kyoto Station is one of Japan's premier transportation hubs, featuring a convergence of JR lines (including Shinkansen lines, which form the backbone of long-distance transportation in Japan), private train lines, and subway lines.
Tokyo is only 2 hours 15 minutes away by Shinkansen. Kansai International Airport, a key air gateway, can be reached in about 75 minutes (using the “Haruka” special express).
The Meishin Expressway and the Second Meishin Expressway directly connect Kyoto with logistics points throughout Japan, and work is underway to build a more expansive network of trunk line roads in the city such as the Kyoto Expressway (Hanshin Expressway No. 8 Kyoto Line).

Land

The Meishin Expressway directly connects Kyoto with logistics points throughout Japan, and work is underway to build a more expansive network of trunk line roads in the city such as the Kyoto Expressway (Hanshin Expressway Route 8 Kyoto Line).

Air

  • From Kansai International Airport by JR “Haruka” special express: approx. 75 minutes
  • From Osaka International Airport by limousine bus: approx. 55 minutes
  • From Chubu Centrair International Airport by Tokaido Shinkansen/Meitetsu Nagoya Main Line: approx. 90 minutes

Sea

Directly linked with key ports via the Meishin Expressway

Railway

The Tokaido Shinkansen and JR lines (JR Kyoto Line, JR Kosei Line, etc.), Kyoto municipal subway lines, and private train lines (Keihan Main Line, Hankyu Kyoto Line, Kintetsu Kyoto Line, etc.) all serve the Kyoto area.
From Tokyo on the Tokaido Shinkansen (“Nozomi” express): approx. 140 minutes
From Osaka on the JR Tokaido Main Line (Special Rapid Service): approx. 30 minutes