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Getting to Kyoto


Kansai International airport (KIX) is Japan’s second largest airport. It can be easily reached from Kyoto by an 80-minute train ride.


There 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 Times

Direct 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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