Getting to Kyoto
AirportKansai International airport (KIX) is Japan’s second largest airport. It can be easily reached from Kyoto by an 80-minute train ride.
AirlinesThere are three airlines that fly direct between the U.S. and Kansai International; US Airways, United Airways and ANA. All of them leave from San Francisco.
Flight TimesDirect flights from San Francisco to Kansai International (KIX) take around 12 hours. Expect to tack on another 8 hours if you’re flying from New York.
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