There are 6 ways to get from Osaka to Arashiyama by train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  49 min

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

$24 - $39

Cheapest option

Train Hankyu Railways  •  51 min

  1. Take the train from Umeda(Hankyu) to Katsura Hankyu Kyoto Ltd Exp

$5 - $6

4 alternative options

Train  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Kyoto JR Special Rapid Service / ...
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Sagaarashiyama JR Sagano / ...

$8 - $12

Train Hankyu Railways #2  •  1 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Umeda(Hankyu) to Saiin Hankyu Kyoto Ltd Exp / ...
  2. Take the train from Sai to Arashiyama(Tramway) Randen Arashiyama

Taxi  •  45 min

  1. Take a taxi from Osaka to Arashiyama 36.3 miles

$170 - $210

Drive  •  45 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Arashiyama 36.3 miles

$6 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Arashiyama is to train which costs ¥550 - ¥700 and takes 51 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Arashiyama is to taxi which costs ¥19000 - ¥23000 and takes 45 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Arashiyama is 39 km. The road distance is 58.1 km.

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It takes approximately 49 min to get from Osaka to Arashiyama, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka to Arashiyama. However, there are services departing from Osaka and arriving at Sagaarashiyama via Shin-Osaka and Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 49 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Arashiyama.
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  • Distance: 24.5 miles
  • Duration: 49 min

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

You can take a train from Osaka to Arashiyama via Shin-Osaka and Kyoto in around 49 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
Train from Osaka to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Umeda(Hankyu) to Katsura
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Umeda(Hankyu) to Saiin
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Randen Arashiyama
Website
randen.keifuku.co.jp
Train from Sai to Arashiyama(Tramway)
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Osaka to Arashiyama
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp

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