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There are 4 ways to get from Ōbaku-eki to Kyoto University by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train

  1. Take the train from Obaku(Keihan) to Chushojima
  2. Take the train from Chushojima to Demachiyanagi

3 alternative options

Train, line 100 bus

  1. Take the train from Obaku(Jr) to Kyoto
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Kyoto Station to Ginkakuji-michi

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Ōbaku-eki to Kyoto University

Drive

  1. Drive from Ōbaku-eki to Kyoto University

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The cheapest way to get from Ōbaku-eki to Kyoto University is to drive which costs ¥200 - ¥290 and takes 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from Ōbaku-eki to Kyoto University is to taxi which costs ¥6000 - ¥7500 and takes 18 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Ōbaku-eki to Kyoto University. However, there are services departing from Obaku(Keihan) and arriving at Demachiyanagi via Chushojima. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 47 min.

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The distance between Ōbaku-eki and Kyoto University is 13 km. The road distance is 16.7 km.

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The best way to get from Ōbaku-eki to Kyoto University without a car is to train which takes 47 min and costs ¥430 - ¥600.

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It takes approximately 47 min to get from Ōbaku-eki to Kyoto University, including transfers.

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Ōbaku-eki to Kyoto University train services, operated by Keihan Railways, depart from Obaku(Keihan) station.

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Ōbaku-eki to Kyoto University train services, operated by Keihan Railways, arrive at Demachiyanagi station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Ōbaku-eki to Kyoto University is 17 km. It takes approximately 18 min to drive from Ōbaku-eki to Kyoto University.

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Map of how to get from Ōbaku-eki to Kyoto University.
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  • Distance: 12.8 km
  • Duration: 47 min

What companies run services between Ōbaku-eki, Japan and Kyoto University, Japan?

You can take a train from Ōbaku-eki to Kyoto University via Chushojima and Demachiyanagi in around 47 min.

Train operators
Keihan Railways
Website
keihan.co.jp
Train from Obaku(Keihan) to Chushojima
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥200 - ¥270
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Chushojima to Demachiyanagi
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥230 - ¥310
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Obaku(Jr) to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥240 - ¥360
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Raku bus
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station to Ginkakuji-michi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥230
Schedules at
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Ōbaku-eki to Kyoto University
Ave. Duration
18 min
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥7500
Miyako Taxi
Phone
+81 75-661-6611
Website
117385.com
Kyoto MK
Phone
+81 75-778-4145
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Hankyu Taxi
Phone
+81 57-008-9800
Website
hankyu-taxi.co.jp

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