There are 5 ways to get from Arashiyama to Kiyomizu-dera by train, subway, bus, taxi, car or foot

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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  1 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Sagaarashiyama to Nijo(Kyoto) JR Sagano / ...
  2. Take the subway from Nijo(Kyoto) to Keage Kyoto Subway Tozai

$3 - $5

4 alternative options

Train, line 100 bus  •  48 min

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

Taxi  •  13 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arashiyama to Kiyomizu-dera 7.6 miles

$35 - $45

Drive  •  13 min

  1. Drive from Arashiyama to Kiyomizu-dera 7.6 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  2 h 17 min

  1. Walk from Arashiyama to Kiyomizu-dera 7.2 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arashiyama to Kiyomizu-dera is to drive which costs ¥140 - ¥210 and takes 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arashiyama to Kiyomizu-dera is to taxi which costs ¥3900 - ¥4700 and takes 13 min.

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The distance between Arashiyama and Kiyomizu-dera is 10 km. The road distance is 12.2 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 3 min to get from Arashiyama to Kiyomizu-dera, including transfers.

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Map of how to get from Arashiyama to Kiyomizu-dera.
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  • Distance: 6.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 3 min

What companies run services between Arashiyama, Japan and Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Arashiyama to Kiyomizu-dera. However, you can take the train to Nijo(Kyoto), take the subway to Keage, then take the walk to Kiyomizu-dera. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Arashiyama to Kiyomizu-dera via Kyoto, Kyoto Station, and Gojozaka in around 48 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sagaarashiyama to Nijo(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sagaarashiyama to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kyoto Subway
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Subway from Nijo(Kyoto) to Keage
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Raku bus
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station to Gojozaka
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Schedules at
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Arashiyama to Kiyomizu-dera
Ave. Duration
13 min
Estimated price
$35 - $45
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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