Kansai Airport → Kyoto
This article presents easy-to-understand for traveling from Kansai Airport to Kyoto Station!
You should be able to find the perfect way to get there!
First, let’s understand its position on the map!
KIX to Kyoto Map
Kansai Airport is a bit distant from major cities in Kansai, taking 1 to 2hour by train or car.
It takes 1h20min～2hour to Kyoto Station.
Four-Ways of Access
▼ This is a characteristic of each mode of transportation.
Please choose transportation based on price and destination.
Here’s the summary of actual fares and travel times▼
Next, access methods for each transportation.
How to get by Train
There are two train lines at the airport: the “JR Line” and the “Nankai Line”.
If you’re going to Kyoto Station, it’s recommended to use the “JR line”!
If you want to get there quickly or ensure a seat, it’s recommended to take the express train!
Kansai Airport Station
Kansai Airport Station is directly connected to the 2nd floor of “Terminal 1” or “Aeroplaza” Building.
If you arrive at “Terminal 2”, you will need to use the free shuttle bus to move “Terminal 1”. (about 7～9min)
How to buy a ticket
Tickets can be purchased by Ticket vending machines.
When purchasing an express ticket, you can specify your seat and departure time!
You can easily purchase tickets at the vending machines by selecting English, Chinese, or Korean for display!
At this ticket machine, you can also purchase transportation IC card “Icoca.”
There is a 500 yen charge for purchasing an IC card, but you can get a refund at the ticket counter after use.*Refund handling fee of 220 yen.
Take a Train！
From Kansai Airport to Kyoto station, please take the train like this▼
If you want to keep costs down, it’s recommended to take a train!
How to get by Bus
“KATE Bus(Kansai Airport Transportation Enterprise)” operates from Kansai Airport to various places in Kansai.
If you’re going to Kyoto Station, it’s recommended to use the bus!
How to buy a ticket
There are “Ticket Window” in front of each terminal’s bus stop.
The ticket window has both ”ticket machines” and “service counters”.
If you want to purchase with a credit card, please buy at the counter. (Counter operating hours: 7:30 AM to 10:00 PM) *Credit cards cannot be used at the vending machine.
- Choose a language
- Select a destination*
- Choose the number of people
- Choose a departure time
- Pay the fee
- Tickets will be issued
*Please choose “Kyoto Station” .
You can board the bus from each terminal.
★Terminal 1 (1F)★
Buses bound for Kyoto depart from bus stop “No.8”.
★Terminal 2 (1F)★
Buses bound for Kyoto depart from bus stop “No.2” .
★The bus drop-off point★
If you want to go comfortably, it’s recommended to take a bus！
How to get by Taxi
There is 【fixed-rate taxi】 from Kansai airport to each place of Kansai. *Advance reservation required
“KIX ⇔ Kansai” has a fixed rate of ￥23000, but you need to pay a highway toll in addition to the fixed-rate fare and pickup fee.
The highway toll is not fixed, and the actual toll is not known in advance.
It is estimated to be approximately ￥28000.
A taxi waiting at the airport (Local taxi) also cost about the same price or more.
Affordable Airport Shuttle Taxi!
If you need airport transportation, I recommend airport shuttles taxi.
Because they have a higher passenger capacity and are affordable!
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And you can specify destination as you wish!
If you have a large group and want to travel comfortably, It’s recommended airport shuttle services！
Airport Shuttle Taxi ★BOOK
That’s how to get to from Kansai Airport to Kyoto.
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