Published On: Wed, Dec 31st, 2014

Tokyo to Kyoto Bullet Train

Shinkansen at Niigata Depot

Shinkansen at Niigata Depot

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Exploring Japan is not that difficult. This country has amazing transportation system. You can choose any types of transportation. It starts from bullet train or shinkansen, bus, taxi, or a plane. Of course, each transportation offers different experience. In addition, you do not have to worry about the fare. Everything has fixed price and controlled by system. You only have to pay based on the fare and no hidden fares. See? It is as simple as that to visit different cities in Japan. Now, you have to know how to go from Tokyo to Kyoto Bullet Train. Let’s take a look.

Mountfujijapan

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Kyoto is the beautiful city in the western part of Japan. It has its own charm that attracts many visitors to go there. In Kyoto, we are able to see and feel the traditional atmosphere. The old buildings are well maintained and mixed well with the modern ones. Moreover, there are numerous shrines of Shinto and Buddha to visit. If you are lucky, you can meet beautiful geishas with their stunning appearance. Do not wait anymore. You can start your journey from Tokyo. JR Tokaido Shinkansen connects Tokyo and Kyoto. Therefore, it is easy to travel between two cities.

It is not difficult to find information about Tokyo to Kyoto Bullet Train. Basically, there are three trains that can be chosen. The first is named Nozomi. It takes about 140 minutes to reach Kyoto by using this train. This train is perfect for those who are in hurry and want the fastest train to go to Kyoto. The next train is named Hikari. You need about 160 minutes to reach Kyoto. The last train is named Kodama. If you are not in hurry, you can use Kodama. You can choose any trains to reach Kyoto based on your needs, right?

Inside Shinkansen

Inside Shinkansen

photo: japantravelmate.com

What about the fare of Tokyo to Kyoto Bullet Train? Basically, the regular ticket fare from Tokyo to Kyoto is 13,080 yen by non-reserved seat on any train. Meanwhile, the ticket fare of reserved seat on Hikari or Kodama is around 13,500 yen. If you choose Nozomi train, you need to pay 14,000 yen by reserved. The cost of Japan Rail Pass on 7 day is the same as regular round trip tickets. The Japan Rail Pass is valid on Hikari and Kodama but it is not valid for Nozomi. What do you think? Are you ready to visit the amazing Kyoto?

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