There are 9 ways to get from Tokyo to Arashiyama by train, night bus, car, plane or bus

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  •  2 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Kyoto Shinkansen Nozomi

$102 - $138

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Night bus  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo to Kyōto

$69 - $145

7 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 3 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Arashiyama 293.2 miles

$45 - $75

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka, train  •  4 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka (ITM) HND - ITM
  2. Take the train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Katsura

$87 - $330

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Osaka  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Osaka (ITM) NRT - ITM

$128 - $466

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe, train  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) HND - UKB
  2. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
  3. Take the train from Kyoto to Sagaarashiyama

$94 - $302

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya, train  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Nagoya (NGO) HND - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Kyoto
  3. Take the train from Kyoto to Sagaarashiyama

$108 - $305

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima, bus, train  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Tokushima (TKS) HND - TKS
  2. Take the bus from Kousoku Naruto to Shin-Kobe Station
  3. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto

$179 - $517

Train to Ibaraki, fly to Osaka Kobe, train  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Ishioka
  2. Fly from Ibaraki (IBR) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) IBR - UKB
  3. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto

$152 - $331

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Arashiyama is to drive which costs ¥5500 - ¥8000 and takes 5 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Arashiyama is to train which costs ¥11000 - ¥16000 and takes 2 h 42 min.

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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 42 min.

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The distance between Tokyo and Arashiyama is 378 km. The road distance is 469.2 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Arashiyama without a car is to train which takes 2 h 42 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 42 min to get from Tokyo to Arashiyama, including transfers.

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Tokyo to Arashiyama train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Tokyo station.

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Osaka Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Tokyo to Arashiyama train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Kyoto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Arashiyama is 469 km. It takes approximately 5 h 3 min to drive from Tokyo to Arashiyama.

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Osaka Airport.

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There are 2109+ hotels available in Arashiyama. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 236.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 42 min

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 $100 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 17 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $650
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 Narita to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $420
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
Flights from Ibaraki to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
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
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$27 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Train from Nagoya to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Minamiibaraki(Hankyu) to Katsura
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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
Bus operators
Eagle Bus
Email
ops@new-wing.co.jp
Website
new-wing.co.jp
Night bus from Tokyo to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
8 h 58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kousoku Naruto to Shin-Kobe Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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