There are 3 ways to get from Kyoto to Kiyomizu-dera by subway, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Subway  •  24 min

  1. Take the subway from Nijojomae to Keage Kyoto Subway Tozai

$2 - $3

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  7 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kyoto to Kiyomizu-dera 3.8 miles

$20 - $25

Walk  •  1 h 5 min

  1. Walk from Kyoto to Kiyomizu-dera 3.4 miles

What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Kiyomizu-dera, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan?

Kyoto Subway operates a vehicle from Kyoto to Kiyomizu-dera every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $2 - $3 and the journey takes 9 min.

Train operators
Kyoto Subway
Subway from Nijojomae to Keage
Ave. Duration
9 min
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
Other operators
Taxi from Kyoto to Kiyomizu-dera
Ave. Duration
7 min
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Tokyo MK Taxi
+81 50-3786-6001
Miyako Taxi
+81 75-661-6611
Ecolo Taxi
+8 75-803-2228

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kyoto and Kiyomizu-dera is 4 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Kiyomizu-dera is to subway which costs ¥230 - ¥270 and takes 24 min.

The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Kiyomizu-dera is to taxi which takes 7 min and costs ¥2200 - ¥2700.

The subway from Nijojomae to Keage takes 9 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.