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There are 4 ways to get from Arashiyama (Station) to Ginkaku-ji by train, subway, bus, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train, subway, line 102 bus  •  1h 19m

  1. Take the train from Sagaarashiyama to Kyoto
  2. Take the subway from Kyoto to Imadegawa
  3. Take the line 102 bus from Karasuma Imadegawa to Ginkakuji Temple 102

$6 - $7

Cheapest option

Train, line 100 bus  •  1h 26m

  1. Take the train from Sagaarashiyama to Kyoto JR Sagano / ...
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Kyoto Station to Ginkakuji-mae 100

$4

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  18m

  1. Take a taxi from Arashiyama (Station) to Ginkaku-ji 9.6 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  18m

  1. Drive from Arashiyama (Station) to Ginkaku-ji 9.6 miles

$1 - $3

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arashiyama (Station) to Ginkaku-ji is to drive which costs ¥180 - ¥270 and takes 18m.

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The quickest way to get from Arashiyama (Station) to Ginkaku-ji is to taxi which costs ¥4700 - ¥6000 and takes 18m.

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The distance between Arashiyama (Station) and Ginkaku-ji is 12 km. The road distance is 15.4 km.

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The best way to get from Arashiyama (Station) to Ginkaku-ji without a car is to train and subway and line 102 bus which takes 1h 19m and costs ¥650 - ¥850.

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It takes approximately 1h 19m to get from Arashiyama (Station) to Ginkaku-ji, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arashiyama (Station) to Ginkaku-ji is 15 km. It takes approximately 18m to drive from Arashiyama (Station) to Ginkaku-ji.

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Map of how to get from Arashiyama (Station) to Ginkaku-ji.
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  • Distance: 7.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 19m

What companies run services between Arashiyama (Station), Japan and Ginkaku-ji, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Arashiyama (Station) to Ginkaku-ji. However, you can take the walk to Sagaarashiyama, take the train to Kyoto, take the walk to Kyoto, take the subway to Imadegawa, take the walk to Karasuma Imadegawa, take the line 102 bus to Ginkakuji Temple, then take the walk to Ginkaku-ji. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Arashiyama (Station) to Ginkaku-ji via Sagaarashiyama, Kyoto, Kyoto Station, and Ginkakuji-mae in around 1h 26m.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sagaarashiyama to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
16m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kyoto Subway
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Subway from Kyoto to Imadegawa
Ave. Duration
9m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Raku bus
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Bus from Karasuma Imadegawa to Ginkakuji Temple
Ave. Duration
12m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station to Ginkakuji-mae
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Arashiyama (Station) to Ginkaku-ji
Ave. Duration
18m
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Miyako Taxi
Phone
+81 75-661-6611
Website
117385.com
Ecolo Taxi
Phone
+8 75-803-2228
Website
ecolo21.com

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