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There are 6 ways to get from Osaka to Arashiyama by train, bus, 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 (JR)  •  54 min

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

$7 - $12

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Train Hankyu Railways  •  1 h 27 min

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

$6 - $7

4 alternative options

Train Keihan Railways  •  1 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Yodoyabashi to Sanjo(Kyoto) Keihan Main Ltd Exp / ...

$9 - $11

Bus  •  1 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Osaka Daiichi Hotel to Osaka Airport
  2. Take the bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Kyoto Station Hachijou gate

$16 - $23

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 ¥690 - ¥740 and takes 1 h 27 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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No, there is no direct train from Osaka to Arashiyama. However, there are services departing from Osaka and arriving at Sagaarashiyama via Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 54 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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The best way to get from Osaka to Arashiyama without a car is to train which takes 54 min and costs ¥800 - ¥1400.

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Osaka to Arashiyama, including transfers.

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Osaka to Arashiyama train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Osaka station.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Arashiyama is to train which takes 54 min and costs ¥800 - ¥1400. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1700 - ¥2700 and takes 1 h 57 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Arashiyama is 58 km. It takes approximately 45 min to drive from Osaka to Arashiyama.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Arashiyama.
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  • Distance: 24.5 miles
  • Duration: 54 min

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

You can take a train from Osaka to Arashiyama via Kyoto in around 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Osaka to Arashiyama via Osaka Airport, Osaka Itami Airport, Kyoto Station Hachijou gate, and Kyoto in around 1 h 57 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 Osaka to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
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 Umeda(Hankyu) to Saiin
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Every 15 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
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Keihan Railways
Website
keihan.co.jp
Train from Yodoyabashi to Sanjo(Kyoto)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
OKK Airport Bus
Website
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Daiichi Hotel to Osaka Airport
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $7
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
Bus from Osaka Itami Airport to Kyoto Station Hachijou gate
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
okkbus.co.jp
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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