almost 2 years ago
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I'm planning to travel to Tokyo to kawaguchiko, to kyoto, to osaka then back to tokyo..
I understand that the best way to get to kawaguchiko is to take the train from shinjuku to otsuki then take the fujikyu line for the otsuki - kawaguchiko section.. But I'm wondering if it is possible to go straight to kyoto from otsuki? I've read many threads that says I have to go back to tokyo to get a train to kyoto but I don't want to do that. so does anyone know if its possible to travel to kyoto from otsuki?


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almost 2 years ago
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Hi there,

It's not possible to travel directly from Kyoto to Otsuki, mostly because there's a big volcano between both places, called Fuji-San.

Getting to Otsuki does mean going nearly all the way to Tokyo first before taking a train to Otsuki.

Here is an example route.

Hope this helps,

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