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There are 4 ways to get from Arashiyama to Nijō Castle by train, subway, taxi or foot

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Train  •  29 min

  1. Take the train from Sagaarashiyama to Nijo(Kyoto) JR Sagano / ...

$1 - $2

3 alternative options

Train, subway  •  33 min

  1. Take the train from Arashiyama(Tramway) to Randen-Tenjingawa Randen Arashiyama
  2. Take the subway from Uzumasatenjingawa to Nijojomae Kyoto Subway Tozai

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  8 min

  1. Take a taxi from Arashiyama to Nijō Castle 5.3 miles

$25 - $31

Walk  •  1 h 37 min

  1. Walk from Arashiyama to Nijō Castle 5.1 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Arashiyama to Nijō Castle is to train which costs ¥130 - ¥200 and takes 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Arashiyama to Nijō Castle is to taxi which costs ¥2900 - ¥3500 and takes 8 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Sagaarashiyama and arriving at Nijo(Kyoto). Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Arashiyama and Nijō Castle is 6 km.

The best way to get from Arashiyama to Nijō Castle without a car is to train which takes 29 min and costs ¥130 - ¥200.

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The train from Sagaarashiyama to Nijo(Kyoto) takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Arashiyama to Nijō Castle train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Sagaarashiyama station.

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Arashiyama to Nijō Castle train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Nijo(Kyoto) station.

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There are 2193+ hotels available in Nijō Castle. Prices start at $60 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Arashiyama to Nijō Castle.
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  • Distance: 4 miles
  • Duration: 29 min

What companies run services between Arashiyama, Japan and Nijō Castle, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Arashiyama to Nijō Castle every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 9 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 Nijo(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Randen Arashiyama
Website
randen.keifuku.co.jp
Train from Arashiyama(Tramway) to Randen-Tenjingawa
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kyoto Subway
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Subway from Uzumasatenjingawa to Nijojomae
Ave. Duration
6 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Arashiyama to Nijō Castle
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
$25 - $31
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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