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There are 6 ways to get from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Arashiyama by train, taxi, car or foot

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Train  •  8m

  1. Take the train from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Nishikyogoku Hankyu Kyoto Semi-Exp / ...

$1 - $2

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Train via Arashiyama(Hankyu)  •  28m

  1. Take the train from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Katsura Hankyu Kyoto Semi-Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Katsura to Arashiyama(Hankyu) Hankyu Arashiyama

$3 - $4

Train Randen Arashiyama  •  32m

  1. Take the train from Sai to Arashiyama(Tramway) Randen Arashiyama

$3

Taxi  •  10m

  1. Take a taxi from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Arashiyama 5.9 miles

$28 - $35

Drive  •  10m

  1. Drive from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Arashiyama 5.9 miles

$1 - $2

Walk  •  1h 57m

  1. Walk from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Arashiyama 6.1 miles

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Arashiyama is to drive which costs ¥110 - ¥170 and takes 10m.

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The quickest way to get from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Arashiyama is to train which costs ¥160 - ¥180 and takes 8m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) and arriving at Nishikyogoku. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8m.

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The distance between Kawaramachi(Kyoto) and Arashiyama is 8 km. The road distance is 9.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Arashiyama without a car is to train which takes 8m and costs ¥160 - ¥180.

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The train from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Nishikyogoku takes 8m including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Arashiyama train services, operated by Hankyu Railways, depart from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) station.

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Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Arashiyama train services, operated by Hankyu Railways, arrive at Nishikyogoku station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Arashiyama is 9 km. It takes approximately 10m to drive from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Arashiyama.

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There are 2367+ hotels available in Arashiyama. Prices start at $54 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Arashiyama.
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  • Distance: 5.2 miles
  • Duration: 8m

What companies run services between Kawaramachi(Kyoto), Japan and Arashiyama, Japan?

Hankyu Railways operates a train from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Arashiyama every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $1 - $2 and the journey takes 8m.

Train operators
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Nishikyogoku
Ave. Duration
8m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Katsura
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Katsura to Arashiyama(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
7m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Randen Arashiyama
Website
randen.keifuku.co.jp
Train from Sai to Arashiyama(Tramway)
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kawaramachi(Kyoto) to Arashiyama
Ave. Duration
10m
Estimated price
$28 - $35
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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