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There are 6 ways to get from Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train, line 100 bus  •  1 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Osaka to Kyoto JR Special Rapid Service / ...
  2. Take the line 100 bus from Kyoto Station to Gojozaka 100

$8 - $11

Cheapest option

Train via Shichijo  •  1 h 12 min

  1. Take the train from Yodoyabashi to Shichijo Keihan Main Ltd Exp / ...

$4 - $6

4 alternative options

Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Yodoyabashi to Gion-Shijo Keihan Main Exp / ...

$5 - $6

Bus  •  2 h 5 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

$17 - $22

Taxi  •  43 min

  1. Take a taxi from Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera 34.1 miles

$160 - $190

Drive  •  43 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera 34.1 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera is to train which costs ¥550 - ¥650 and takes 1 h 12 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera is to taxi which costs ¥18000 - ¥22000 and takes 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera. However, there are services departing from Osaka Daiichi Hotel and arriving at Gojozaka via Osaka Itami Airport and Kyoto Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 5 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Yodoyabashi and arriving at Shichijo. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 46 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Kiyomizu-dera is 42 km. The road distance is 54.5 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera without a car is to train and line 100 bus which takes 1 h 1 min and costs ¥900 - ¥1300.

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It takes approximately 1 h 1 min to get from Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera, including transfers.

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Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, depart from Osaka Daiichi Hotel station.

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Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera train services, operated by Keihan Railways, depart from Yodoyabashi station.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera is to train which takes 1 h 12 min and costs ¥550 - ¥650. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1800 - ¥2500 and takes 2 h 5 min.

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Map of how to get from Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera.
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  • Distance: 26.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 1 min

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

Keihan Railways operates a train from Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera every 15 minutes. Tickets cost $4 - $6 and the journey takes 46 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera via Osaka Airport, Osaka Itami Airport, Kyoto Station Hachijou gate, Kyoto Station, and Gojozaka in around 2 h 5 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
Keihan Railways
Website
keihan.co.jp
Train from Yodoyabashi to Shichijo
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Yodoyabashi to Gion-Shijo
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Raku bus
Website
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station to Gojozaka
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp
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 Kiyomizu-dera
Ave. Duration
43 min
Estimated price
$160 - $190
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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Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera bus services, operated by OKK Airport Bus, arrive at Kyoto Station Hachijou gate.

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Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera train services, operated by Keihan Railways, arrive at Shichijo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera is 55 km. It takes approximately 43 min to drive from Osaka to Kiyomizu-dera.

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