Osaka and Kyoto are two big cities connected by many train lines :
Shinkansen and JR lines( covered by a Japan Rail Pass), Keihan lines and Hankyu lines.
Recently the Hankyu Railways, a private company
, announced that starting from march
, a new beautiful train will be added, the new Kyotrain Garaku. You will have the feeling that you are in Kyoto as soon as you ride the train in Osaka.