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Kyoto and osaka in 5days

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Kyoto and osaka in 5days

Hi guys, I'm decide to buy haruka icoca 2ways pass for4k yen and there few questions I would like to ask.

My route will be KIX airport - kyoto - osaka (perhaps day trip to Nara) . Will be staying 2nights in osaka and kyoto respectively

I'm going to use haruka icoca from KIX to kyoto 1way but how about from kyoto to tennoji? Since I'm staying near douboutsuenma station perhaps kyoto to tennoji is more worth from tennoji to airport? Is it doable?

Any cheap and faster options for the route tennoji to KIX airport?any train options? Namba ocat to airport by limosine?


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1. Re: Kyoto and osaka in 5days

Kyoto to Tennoji : 890yen by ordinary train

Tennoji to KIX : 1030yen by ordinary JR train, 890yen by ordinary Nankai train

So the cheapest is One way Haruka ICOCA and return back to the airport with ICOCA card

the fast and comfortable is return Haruka ICOCA and travel from Kyoto to Tennoji with ICOcA card.

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2. Re: Kyoto and osaka in 5days

Meaning using haruka from kyoto to tennoji is doable? As I can't view it fro hyperdia

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3. Re: Kyoto and osaka in 5days

Yes, it is doable, your Haruka ticket from Kyoto toward KIX is collected at Tennoji station, though.

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4. Re: Kyoto and osaka in 5days

thanks for your reply! here is my travel iternary, pls give your opinion thx!

Pls advise on my iternary

Osaka + Kyoto ( 5D4N)


Reach KIX airport late evening around 5.30

Buy ICOCA + Haruka (return) 4000yen

Check in Kyoto Gion Hostel near Gion Shijo stn

Geisha/Maiko di Gion

Shijo Street,Kawaramachi Street?


Arashiyama->Togetsukyo Bridge, Bamboo Forest, Tenryu-ji Temple

Romantic Scenic Train->Kyoto Station

From Kyoto Station->Kinka-kuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) Kitaoji Station

Gion again? or can suggest any night happening place?


Fushimi Inari (Fushimini Inari Keihan Line)

Back hostel sleep for a while...lol (near Gion Shijo line)

Kiyomizudera Temple (Kiyomizu-gojo station then walk for 20 mins)

souvenirs shopping di Shinkyogoku


Take Haruka line from Kyoto to Tennoji

Check in Hotel Taiyo (near Dobutsuemae station)

Take Kintetsu line to Kintetsu nara Station

Nara Park, Todaiji Temple, Kofukuji Temple and etc

Osaka Castle

Namba, Shinshabashi

Day 5

Take early train from tennoji to KIX airport

Is bus needed from my trip in Kyoto? I prefer train than bus

I guess this route need bus (Kinka-kuji Temple (Golden Pavilion) Kitaoji Station)->so 1 day city pass for bus not applicable right?

What do you guys think about my iternary? Am i spending too much in kyoto? (3 N in kyoto 1 night in Osaka)

I prefer Kyoto, Nara more than Osaka as Osaka is more to city life

Or should i forget about Nara trip and spend more in Osaka?


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