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from jr namba to kyoto

From Jr Namba to Kyoto


What would be the best route for me to get from JR Namba station to Kyoto station using my JR pass?


Hi there,

From JR Namba take a local train to Shin-Imamiya, from there a local train to Osaka station. From Osaka you can take a special rapid service (Shinkaisoku) to Kyoto.

Alternatively you can use a local train to Shin-Osaka and use a Shinkansen to Kyoto. This is way more fancy but not always faster.

All covered by the JR Pass.

Hope this helps,

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