There are 5 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.

Recommended option

Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  48 min

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

$20 - $30

Cheapest option

Train Hankyu Railways  •  52 min

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

$5 - $6

3 alternative options

Train  •  53 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

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

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 48 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
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
hyperdia.com
Train from Umeda(Hankyu) to Katsura
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Osaka to Arashiyama
Ave. Duration
45 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Tokyo MK Taxi
Phone
+81 50-3786-6001
Website
mktaxi-japan.com
Kokusai Kogyo
Phone
+81 120-5931-08
Website
kkg-osaka.jp
Sakura Taxi
Phone
+81 6-6452-0055
Website
sakurataxi.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Osaka and Arashiyama is 39 km. The road distance is 58 km.

The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Arashiyama is to train which costs ¥550 - ¥700 and takes 52 min.

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

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 48 min.

It takes approximately 48 min to get from Osaka to Arashiyama, including transfers.