Kyoto Transportation

  • Shinkansen
    by Ewingjr98
  • Shinkansen
    by Ewingjr98
  • Shinkansen
    by Ewingjr98

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  • 1. Trains

    The easiest way to get from Kyoto Station to Arashiyama is to take the JR Sagano Line to Saga-Arashiyama. This is a direct train taking only about 15 minutes, so it is easy, but the station is not...

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  • 2. City Buses

    We used local buses to travel to some of the temples and sights in Kyoto. We found the buses from the Central Bus Station (right opposite the railway station) to be very convenient, and the terminal...

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  • 3. Shinkansen

    We arrived in Kyoto on a bullet train from Osaka, a journey of just 15 minutes - but around an hour by regular train! The station is on the southern edge of the main downtown area and is very modern...

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  • 4. Taxis

    Taxis are a good option for some journeys at least if like us you're trying to pack a lot of sights into a too-brief visit to Kyoto. We used them to get around on our first day in order to visit two...

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  • 5. Subway

    The Randen Streetcars, also known as the Keifuku train, has two lines, the Arashiyama line and the Kitano line, which intersect at Katabiranotsuji. The streetcar primarily serves the western area of...

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  • 6. Highway Bus

    Shinkansen costs too much? Do consider taking the overnight Highway bus! Cheap and convenient way to get to and from Kyoto via Tokyo., saving you 1 night's accomodation cost. Willer Bus company...

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  • 7. Rickshaws

    a 3000 en for 20 mins ride .... a healthy young man wearing speciall clothes pulling a car along the bamboo grooves road......... well when i just think of it 3000en or 30 dollars are agood price for...

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  • 8. Bicycle

    Kyoto offers so much to see and explore that you have to find the best way of transportation not to hurt your budget. Bicycle is a cheap and convenient way to travel around Kyoto. You can rent...

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  • 9. Air Travel

    Itami (ITM) is closer to Kyoto based on the experiences of myself and my fellow tour group members this past November. Until Kansai (KIX) opened it was the main airport in the region. Most flights...

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  • 10. Passes

    If bicycle is not a good option for you, then you need to use metro and bus combinations to reach your destination in Kyoto. Traffica Kyo Card is available from Kyoto City Transport vendors and subway...

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  • 11. Hiking and Walking

    By no means I do not mean that you can go everywhere and see all this city only by foot. But being more of a traditional city and not such industrial center Kyoto is very nice city to see by foot....

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  • 12. I'm here

    Already shared a few of my insights of getting to Kyoto... so all that's left to show you in this transportation tip, is this photo was taken at the point that...

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  • 13. Train Station

    Kyoto, as any other big city in Japan, is very well connected by an efficient railway network. When you arrive, you just wonder what will you find outside: the...

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  • 14. Web Resources.

    JAPAN SHINKANSEN MAP: Jin.JCIC.or.jp.SHINKANSEN ROUTE MAP: Neweb. e.jp.MAP OF SUBWAY OF KYOTO: Kippo.or.jp.KYOTO CITY BUS & SUBWAY GUIDE: City.Kyoto.jp

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  • 15. From Going from Osaka ~ Kyoto...

    From Going from Osaka ~ Kyoto we took the bus which took about 1 hr 30. We took the shinkansen (Bullet Train) from Kyoto ~ Tokyo which takes about 2 hours. You...

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