There are 5 ways to get from Arashiyama to Ginkaku-ji by bus, train, taxi, car or foot

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Recommended option

Line 102 bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the line 102 bus from Kitano Hakubaicho to Ginkakuji Temple 102

$2 - $3

4 alternative options

Train, line 100 bus  •  1 h 8 min

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

$4

Taxi  •  15 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arashiyama to Ginkaku-ji 9.2 miles

$40 - $50

Drive  •  15 min

  1. Drive from Arashiyama to Ginkaku-ji 9.2 miles

$1 - $3

Walk  •  2 h 32 min

  1. Walk from Arashiyama to Ginkaku-ji 7.9 miles

Questions & Answers

The distance between Arashiyama and Ginkaku-ji is 11 km. The road distance is 14.8 km.

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The best way to get from Arashiyama to Ginkaku-ji without a car is to line 102 bus which takes 43 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 43 min to get from Arashiyama to Ginkaku-ji, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arashiyama to Ginkaku-ji is 15 km. It takes approximately 15 min to drive from Arashiyama to Ginkaku-ji.

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There are 2156+ hotels available in Ginkaku-ji. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arashiyama to Ginkaku-ji.
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  • Distance: 6.9 miles
  • Duration: 43 min

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

Raku bus operates a bus from Arashiyama to Ginkaku-ji every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $2 and the journey takes 23 min.

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
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Raku bus
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Bus from Kitano Hakubaicho to Ginkakuji Temple
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station to Ginkakuji-mae
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Arashiyama to Ginkaku-ji
Ave. Duration
15 min
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Ecolo Taxi
Phone
+8 75-803-2228
Website
ecolo21.com
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Miyako Taxi
Phone
+81 75-661-6611
Website
117385.com

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