There are 4 ways to get from Kobe to Arashiyama by train, taxi or car

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  53 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Sagaarashiyama JR Sagano / ...

$28 - $43

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Train Hankyu Railways  •  1 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Hanakuma to Juso Hankyu Kobe Ltd Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Juso to Katsura Hankyu Kyoto Semi-Exp / ...

$7 - $11

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kobe to Arashiyama 48.6 miles

$220 - $270

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Kobe to Arashiyama 48.6 miles

$8 - $12

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No, there is no direct train from Kobe to Arashiyama. However, there are services departing from Shin-Kobe and arriving at Sagaarashiyama via Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 53 min.

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The distance between Kobe and Arashiyama is 58 km. The road distance is 77.7 km.

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The best way to get from Kobe to Arashiyama without a car is to train which takes 53 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 53 min to get from Kobe to Arashiyama, including transfers.

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Kobe to Arashiyama train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shin-Kobe station.

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Kobe to Arashiyama train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Sagaarashiyama station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kobe to Arashiyama is 78 km. It takes approximately 57 min to drive from Kobe to Arashiyama.

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There are 2163+ hotels available in Arashiyama. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kobe to Arashiyama.
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  • Distance: 36.1 miles
  • Duration: 53 min

What companies run services between Kobe, Japan and Arashiyama, Japan?

You can take a train from Kobe to Arashiyama via Kyoto in around 53 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 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 Hanakuma to Juso
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Juso to Katsura
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Kobe to Arashiyama
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$220 - $270
Kobe Sogo Taxi
Phone
+81 78-451-0818
Website
kobesogo.co.jp
Kobe MK Taxi
Phone
+81 78-303-6001
Website
mk-group.co.jp

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