There are 6 ways to get from JR Namba to Arashiyama by subway, train, bus, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Subway, train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  1 h 11 min

  1. Take the subway from Namba(Subway) to Shin-Osaka
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kyoto
  3. Take the train from Kyoto to Sagaarashiyama

$24 - $40

Cheapest option

Subway, train Hankyu Railways  •  1 h 18 min

  1. Take the subway from Namba(Subway) to Umeda(Subway)
  2. Take the train from Umeda(Hankyu) to Katsura
  3. Take the train from Katsura to Arashiyama(Hankyu)

$6 - $9

4 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 49 min

  1. Take the bus from JR Namba Station to Osaka Itami Airport
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Kyoto Station Hachijou gate

$17 - $24

Train  •  1 h 58 min

  1. Take the train from Minamikata(Osaka) to Saiin Hankyu Kyoto Semi-Exp
  2. Take the train from Sai to Arashiyama(Tramway) Randen Arashiyama

$7 - $9

Taxi  •  47 min

  1. Take a taxi from JR Namba to Arashiyama 38.2 miles

$180 - $220

Drive  •  47 min

  1. Drive from JR Namba to Arashiyama 38.2 miles

$6 - $10

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from JR Namba to Arashiyama is to subway and train which costs ¥650 - ¥1100 and takes 1 h 18 min.

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The quickest way to get from JR Namba to Arashiyama is to taxi which costs ¥20000 - ¥24000 and takes 47 min.

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The distance between JR Namba and Arashiyama is 42 km. The road distance is 61.2 km.

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The best way to get from JR Namba to Arashiyama without a car is to subway and train which takes 1 h 11 min and costs ¥2700 - ¥4600.

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It takes approximately 1 h 11 min to get from JR Namba to Arashiyama, including transfers.

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The best way to get from JR Namba to Arashiyama is to bus which takes 1 h 49 min and costs ¥1800 - ¥2800. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥800 - ¥1100 and takes 1 h 58 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between JR Namba to Arashiyama is 61 km. It takes approximately 47 min to drive from JR Namba to Arashiyama.

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There are 2109+ hotels available in Arashiyama. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from JR Namba to Arashiyama.
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  • Distance: 26.3 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 11 min

What companies run services between JR Namba, Japan and Arashiyama, Japan?

You can take a bus from JR Namba to Arashiyama via Osaka Itami Airport, Kyoto Station Hachijou gate, and Kyoto in around 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from JR Namba to Arashiyama via Namba(Subway), Nishinakajimaminamigata, Minamikata(Osaka), Saiin, and Sai in around 1 h 58 min.

Train operators
Osaka Metro
Website
kotsu.city.osaka.lg.jp
Subway from Namba(Subway) to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Subway from Namba(Subway) to Umeda(Subway)
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 Kyoto to Sagaarashiyama
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Umeda(Hankyu) to Katsura
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Katsura to Arashiyama(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Minamikata(Osaka) to Saiin
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Randen Arashiyama
Website
randen.keifuku.co.jp
Train from Sai to Arashiyama(Tramway)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from JR Namba Station to Osaka Itami Airport
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Kyoto Station Hachijou gate
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Nihon Kotsu
Phone
03-5755-2151
Website
nihon-kotsu.co.jp
Bus from Nanba Station, Osaka to Osaka Airport
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Schedules at
nihonkotsu.co.jp
Other operators
Taxi from JR Namba to Arashiyama
Ave. Duration
47 min
Estimated price
$180 - $220
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp

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