There are 7 ways to get from Tokyo to Arashiyama by train, night bus, car or plane

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  •  2 h 41 min

  1. Shinkansen Nozomi

$96 - $135

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  8 h 10 min

$56 - $58

5 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. 293.2 miles

$45 - $75

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train  •  4 h 3 min

  1. HND - ITM

$104 - $355

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe, train  •  4 h 46 min

  1. HND - UKB

$90 - $298

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka  •  4 h 31 min

  1. NRT - ITM

$146 - $491

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya, train  •  4 h 35 min

  1. HND - NGO

$108 - $301

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Tokyo to Arashiyama every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 17 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $470
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $270
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Night bus from Tokyo to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
7 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tokyo and Arashiyama is 378 km. The road distance is 469 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Arashiyama is to night bus which costs ¥6100 - ¥6400 and takes 8 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Arashiyama is to train which takes 2 h 41 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000.

No, there is no direct train from Tokyo to Arashiyama. However, there are services departing from Tokyo and arriving at Sagaarashiyama via Kyoto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 2 h 41 min to get from Tokyo to Arashiyama, including transfers.