There are 4 ways to get from Arashiyama to Kyoto Imperial Palace by train, subway, taxi, car or foot

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Train, subway  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Sagaarashiyama to Kyoto JR Sagano / ...
  2. Take the subway from Kyoto to Imadegawa Kyoto Subway Karasuma

$4 - $6

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Taxi  •  11 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arashiyama to Kyoto Imperial Palace 6.8 miles

$30 - $40

Drive  •  11 min

  1. Drive from Arashiyama to Kyoto Imperial Palace 6.8 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  1 h 48 min

  1. Walk from Arashiyama to Kyoto Imperial Palace 5.6 miles

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The cheapest way to get from Arashiyama to Kyoto Imperial Palace is to drive which costs ¥120 - ¥190 and takes 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arashiyama to Kyoto Imperial Palace is to taxi which costs ¥3500 - ¥4300 and takes 11 min.

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The distance between Arashiyama and Kyoto Imperial Palace is 8 km. The road distance is 10.8 km.

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The best way to get from Arashiyama to Kyoto Imperial Palace without a car is to train and subway which takes 44 min and costs ¥420 - ¥650.

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It takes approximately 44 min to get from Arashiyama to Kyoto Imperial Palace, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Arashiyama to Kyoto Imperial Palace is 11 km. It takes approximately 11 min to drive from Arashiyama to Kyoto Imperial Palace.

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There are 2111+ hotels available in Kyoto Imperial Palace. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 4.9 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

What companies run services between Arashiyama, Japan and Kyoto Imperial Palace, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Arashiyama to Kyoto Imperial Palace. However, you can take the train to Kyoto, take the subway to Imadegawa, then take the walk to Kyoto Imperial Palace. Alternatively, you can take the taxi to Kyoto Imperial Palace.

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
Kyoto Subway
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Subway from Kyoto to Imadegawa
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Arashiyama to Kyoto Imperial Palace
Ave. Duration
11 min
Estimated price
$30 - $40
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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