There are 5 ways to get from Kinkaku-ji to Gion-Shijō Station by bus, train, subway, taxi or foot

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Line 102 bus, train  •  39 min

  1. Take the line 102 bus from Waratenjin-mae to Demachiyanagi 102
  2. Take the train from Demachiyanagi to Gion-Shijo Keihan Main/Nakanoshima Local / ...

$3 - $4

Cheapest option

Line 101 bus  •  49 min

  1. Take the line 101 bus from Kinkakuji Temple to Shijo 101

$3

3 alternative options

Line 102 bus, subway  •  46 min

  1. Take the line 102 bus from Kinkakuji Temple to Kitaoji 102 / ...
  2. Take the subway from Kitaoji to Shijo Kyoto Subway Karasuma

$4 - $5

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kinkaku-ji to Gion-Shijō Station 5.1 miles

$25 - $31

Walk  •  1 h 30 min

  1. Walk from Kinkaku-ji to Gion-Shijō Station 4.7 miles

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kinkakuji Temple and arriving at Shijo. Services depart every 20 minutes. The journey takes approximately 28 min.

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The distance between Kinkaku-ji and Gion-Shijō Station is 6 km.

The best way to get from Kinkaku-ji to Gion-Shijō Station without a car is to line 102 bus and train which takes 39 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 39 min to get from Kinkaku-ji to Gion-Shijō Station, including transfers.

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Kinkaku-ji to Gion-Shijō Station bus services, operated by Raku bus, depart from Kinkakuji Temple station.

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Kinkaku-ji to Gion-Shijō Station bus services, operated by Raku bus, arrive at Shijo station.

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There are 2163+ hotels available in Gion-Shijō Station. Prices start at $58 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kinkaku-ji to Gion-Shijō Station.
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  • Distance: 3.5 miles
  • Duration: 39 min

What companies run services between Kinkaku-ji, Japan and Gion-Shijō Station, Japan?

Raku bus operates a bus from Kinkaku-ji to Gion-Shijō Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 and the journey takes 28 min.

Train operators
Keihan Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Demachiyanagi to Gion-Shijo
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kyoto Subway
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Subway from Kitaoji to Shijo
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Raku bus
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Bus from Waratenjin-mae to Demachiyanagi
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Bus from Kinkakuji Temple to Kitaoji
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Bus from Kinkakuji Temple to Shijo
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Kinkaku-ji to Gion-Shijō Station
Ave. Duration
9 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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