Airport Transfer Kyoto - Haruka Express Train

Why choose the Haruka Airport Transfer to Kyoto?

  • Takes 80 minutes from Kansai International Airport (KIX) to JR Kyoto station
  • More affordable than taking a taxi
  • Free Wifi, USB charger, toilet, comfortable seat and space for your luggage
  • All the Haruka trains are decorated with the Hello Kitty logo! (due to copyright we cannot display the logo on our page)

What is the Haruka Airport Transfer to Kyoto?

  • Our airport transfer Kyoto - Haruka connects Kansai International Airport (KIX) and JR Kyoto station by train. This ticket is one way only, from KIX to Kyoto station.
  • The train always stops JR Tennoji station, JR Osaka Station, JR Shin-Osaka Station (Shinkansen station) and JR Kyoto Station. You can get off at any of these stations between KIX and JR Kyoto station.
  • If you want to travel from Kyoto station to KIX airport, please use the airport transfer Kyoto bus.

Useful information

Journey time:

  • About 80 minutes from Kansai International airport(KIX) to JR Kyoto station
  • About 50 minutes from Kansai International airport(KIX) to JR Osaka station

Train frequency: 2 trains per hour bound for JR Osaka & Kyoto stations

  • The first train from Kansai Airport to Osaka City leaves at 06:31 am, and the last train leaves at 22:16 pm.

How can I use the Haruka Airport Transfer Kyoto ticket?

1. We will send the e-voucher to your email address within 5 business days of your order being confirmed.

2. Please go to a "HARUKA e-Ticket Machine" in front of ticket gates in Kansai International Airport and collect your physical ticket(s) by scanning the QR code on the e-voucher and your passport. (Machine menus can be displayed in Japanese, English, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, or Korean)

3. The screen will show you the latest departure time. Please check the departure and arrival times. You can  choose either a reserved seat, or a non-reserved seat  

※ If all the reserved seats are taken, you can use an unreserved seat, or take a later train.

Who can use this ticket?

You may be asked to show your passport and the "Temporary Visitor" sticker inside it while on the train. Japanese passport holders and foreigners with long term visas cannot use this ticket, as it's only for foreign tourists.

Cancellation Terms

  • Before redeeming the physical ticket, you can contact us to request a refund minus a handling fee (15% of the purchase price)
  • After using the QR code and receiving the physical ticket, no refund from us is possible. However the ticket can be refunded or modified at the ticket window inside the train station (subject to handling fees).



Airport Transfer Kyoto - Haruka Express Train

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