Airport Transfer Kyoto - Bus

  • Comfortable bus
  • Easy access between Kansai airport and Kyoto

The Kyoto Airport Transfer Bus runs between :

  • Kansai International Airport (KIX)
  • Kyoto Central Station (JR, Shinkansen and Kintetsu railway lines)

Why buy the Kansai Airport transfer to/from Kyoto ?

  • More affordable than a cab and more convenient than a train with connections and luggage
  • Direct access between KIX and central Kyoto station
  • Comfortable ride: soft seats, legroom, air conditioning
  • Up to two pieces of luggage per person without extra fees
  • The ticket we send is ready to use (no need to exchange a voucher/coupon)
  • Ticket is shipped to your home address before departure, or to your hotel in Japan

Where can I use this airport transfer to Kyoto ?

What are the departure and arrival points?

The buses run between:

  • Kansai International Airport (KIX): with stops at Terminal 1 (International and Domestic) and Terminal 2 (Domestic low-cost).
  • JR Kyoto station: all the buses stop at Kyoto station South Hachijo exit.
  • On the way, some buses may also stop at Highway Kyotanabe.

How long is the trip between KIX airport and Kyoto?


  • The journey takes about 1.5 hours between JR Kyoto station  <->  Kansai International Airport (KIX)

Frequency: 1 or 2 buses per hour, in both directions

  • The first bus from Kansai Airport Terminal 1 to Kyoto Station leaves at 6:52am, and the last bus leaves at 23:05pm.
  • The first bus from Kyoto Station to Kansai Airport leaves at 4:30am, and the last bus leaves at 21:10pm.

How do I get the ticket?

When ordering, enter the address where you want it to be delivered: to your home before departure or to your hotel in Japan. You will receive your ticket by post. 

Terms of use

  • Reservations for the bus are not required (first-come-first-served basis). In case the bus is full, the next and subsequent bus will be offered in order.
  • Only one-way tickets are available. Please purchase 2 one-way tickets per person for a round trip.
  • The bus ticket is discounted for children between the ages of 6 and 11 (included). A young child between the ages of 1 and 5 will not be charged if they do not occupy a seat, otherwise the child fare applies. Children under 1 year of age can travel for free.

NOTE: There are two airports in Osaka: this bus serves the major airport in the Kansai region, KIX (Kansai International Airport). Itami Airport (ITM "Osaka Airport") is NOT served by this bus.


More about your Airport Transfer Kyoto Bus


Once sent to the address you provided at the time of purchase, if you decide not to use it, you can return the unused ticket to us by post. We will refund 85% of the purchase price. 

Shipping costs will not be refunded.


Airport Transfer Kyoto - Bus

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