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Recommended option

Train, subway  •  22 min

  1. Keihan Main Ltd Exp / ...
  2. Kyoto Subway Tozai

$2 - $5

Cheapest option

Subway  •  23 min

  1. Kyoto Subway Tozai

$1 - $3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  3 min

  1. 2.2 miles

$14 - $18

Walk  •  41 min

  1. 2.1 miles

What companies run services between Gion-Shijō Station, Japan and Nijō Castle, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Gion-Shijō Station to Nijō Castle. However, you can take the train to Sanjo(Kyoto), take the walk to Sanjokeihan, take the subway to Nijojomae, then take the walk to Nijō Castle. Alternatively, Kyoto Subway operates a vehicle from Gion-Shijō Station to Nijō Castle every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $3 and the journey takes 5 min.

Train operators
Keihan Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Gion-Shijo to Sanjo(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
2 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kyoto Subway
Website
city.kyoto.jp
Subway from Sanjokeihan to Nijojomae
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Gion-Shijō Station to Nijō Castle
Ave. Duration
3 min
Estimated price
$14 - $18
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Gion-Shijō Station and Nijō Castle is 3 km.

The cheapest way to get from Gion-Shijō Station to Nijō Castle is to subway which costs ¥210 - ¥240 and takes 23 min.

The quickest way to get from Gion-Shijō Station to Nijō Castle is to taxi which takes 3 min and costs ¥1600 - ¥1900.

It takes approximately 22 min to get from Gion-Shijō Station to Nijō Castle, including transfers.