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There are 5 ways to get from Kyoto station to Kyoto University by train, subway, bus, taxi or foot

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Train

  1. Take the train from Shichijo to Demachiyanagi

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Subway, line 102 bus

  1. Take the subway from Kyoto to Imadegawa
  2. Take the line 102 bus from Karasuma Imadegawa to Hyakumanben

Line 100 bus

  1. Take the line 100 bus from Kyoto Station to Ginkakuji-michi

Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Kyoto station to Kyoto University

Walk

  1. Walk from Kyoto station to Kyoto University
Kyoto station → Kyoto University
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  • Face masks are mandatory
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Kyoto University is 0120-565653.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Kyoto University is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Kyoto University is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0120-565653.

Last updated: 24 Nov 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Kyoto station to Kyoto University is to line 100 bus which costs ¥230 and takes 55 min.

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The fastest way to get from Kyoto station to Kyoto University is to taxi which takes 8 min and costs ¥3000 - ¥3600.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kyoto Station station and arriving at Ginkakuji-michi. Services depart every 10 minutes. The journey takes approximately 40 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shichijo and arriving at Demachiyanagi. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 8 min.

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The distance between Kyoto station and Kyoto University is 5 km.

The best way to get from Kyoto station to Kyoto University without a car is to train which takes 36 min and costs ¥190 - ¥270.

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The train from Shichijo to Demachiyanagi takes 8 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.

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Kyoto station to Kyoto University bus services, operated by Raku bus, depart from Kyoto Station.

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Kyoto station to Kyoto University train services, operated by Keihan Railways, depart from Shichijo station.

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The best way to get from Kyoto station to Kyoto University is to train which takes 36 min and costs ¥190 - ¥270. Alternatively, you can line 100 bus, which costs ¥230 and takes 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto station to Kyoto University.
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  • Distance: 5 km
  • Duration: 36 min

What companies run services between Kyoto station, Japan and Kyoto University, Japan?

Keihan Railways operates a train from Shichijo to Demachiyanagi every 10 minutes. Tickets cost ¥190 - ¥270 and the journey takes 8 min. Alternatively, Raku bus operates a bus from Kyoto Station to Ginkakuji-michi every 10 minutes. Tickets cost ¥230 and the journey takes 40 min.

Train operators
Keihan Railways
Website
keihan.co.jp
Train from Shichijo to Demachiyanagi
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥190 - ¥270
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kyoto Subway
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Subway from Kyoto to Imadegawa
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥230 - ¥270
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Raku bus
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Bus from Karasuma Imadegawa to Hyakumanben
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥230
Schedules at
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station to Ginkakuji-michi
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
¥230
Schedules at
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Kyoto station to Kyoto University
Ave. Duration
8 min
Estimated price
¥3000 - ¥3600
Miyako Taxi
Phone
+81 75-661-6611
Website
117385.com
Kyoto MK
Phone
+81 75-778-4145
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Hankyu Taxi
Phone
+81 57-008-9800
Website
hankyu-taxi.co.jp

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Kyoto station to Kyoto University bus services, operated by Raku bus, arrive at Ginkakuji-michi station.

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Kyoto station to Kyoto University train services, operated by Keihan Railways, arrive at Demachiyanagi station.

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