faq japan

Q. Day trip to Kyoto from Tokyo.

Is it possible to plan a day return to Kyoto from Tokyo with rail pass? How far?

faq Although we recommend you to stay in Kyoto for few nights as there is so many beautiful sites to visit… but yes, the day trip is possible if you are on a tight schedule.

Sample train schedule,


08:03 Tokyo
[164min] Shinkansen HIKARI 463
10:47 Kyoto



19:29 Kyoto
[164min] Shinkansen HIKARI 534
22:10 Tokyo