How do the different ways of getting from Tokyo to Kyoto stack up? Should you go with the Shinkansen (bullet train), buy a JR rail pass, go by bus or book a flight?
Our 3-day Tokyo to Kyoto itinerary breaks down the ancient capital by area (northwest, east & south Kyoto) so you can easily see all of the best sights.
Save money on your transport so that you have more to spend on your trip!
You can see a whole lot of Japan in 7 days with this handy itinerary for JR Pass holders.
Too broke to make it to Kyoto? Here are 5 lovely spots reminiscent of the ancient capital in Tokyo — bamboo forest, temples, canals, torii gates and all!