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osaka-kyoto_tokyo 7 days christmas holiday

Osaka-Kyoto_tokyo 7 days Christmas holiday

Our family of 9 is planning a trip from the Philippines as follows:

Dec 26 arrive Osaka
Dec 29 move to Kyoto
Dec 31 Move to Tokyo
Jan 4 back to Philippines

We may include trips to Nara and Kobe in between depending on the ticket see buy but we're a bit worried that it might be difficult travelling from Kyoto to Tokyo on 31st december.

Can you recommend the best way to travel and something we can be sure of considering it is peak travel season.


monica climaco
monica climaco

Hi Monica,

Travel between Osaka, Kyoto and Kobe is very easy and trains depart every 10 minutes. So you won't have to worry at all about tickets here.

Only Kyoto - Tokyo is where I would advise buying tickets. I would recommend buying them a day or two in advance, just to be sure of seating. You can do so at any JR Station.

For the rest, it all looks fine and I don't expect any trouble.

Hope this helps!


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