Getting to Hakuba from Kyoto

In general the quickest method will be to get the Hakuba /Nagano bus and then the Nagano/Kyoto train, but the cheapest is to get the Matsumoto/Kyoto express bus.
Option 1. Bus to Nagano and then train

Costs ¥4,900 - ¥6,200

Three times a day Booking required

Costs ¥2,000 each way

Every 60-90 minutes

Costs ¥1,800 each way

Every hour No need to book

Costs ¥5,500 - ¥7,000

Twice daily only

Costs ¥1,200 each way

About every 2 hrs No need to book
Train/Bullet Train Kyoto Nagano 3 1/2 - 4 hrs
Bus Nagano Hakuba 1 hr
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Option 2. Bus to Nagano and then Express bus

Bus Nagano Hakuba 1 hr
Express bus Kyoto Nagano 6 hrs
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Option 3. Train to Matsumoto then Express bus

Ltd Express Train Hakuba Matsumoto 1 & 1/2 hrs
Express bus Kyoto Matsumoto 5 hrs
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Getting to Hakuba from Kyoto

In general the quickest method will be to get the Hakuba /Nagano bus and then the Nagano/Kyoto train, but the cheapest is to get the Matsumoto/Kyoto express bus.
Option 1. Bus to Nagano and then train

Costs ¥4,900 - ¥6,200

Three times a day Booking required
Train/Bullet Train Kyoto Nagano 4 1/2 - 5 hrs
Bus Nagano Hakuba 1 hr

Costs ¥2,000 each way

Every 60-90 minutes
Express bus Kyoto Nagano 6 hrs

Costs ¥1,800 each way

Every hour No need to book

Costs ¥5,500 - ¥7,000

Twice daily only
Ltd Express Train Hakuba Matsumoto 1 & 1/2 hrs
Express bus Kyoto Matsumoto 5 hrs

Costs ¥1,200 each way

About every 2 hrs No need to book
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2. Bus to Nagano and then Express bus

3.

Train to Matsumoto then Express bus

Bus Nagano Hakuba 1 hr
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