Monday, July 28, 2014

Buses and trains from JR Kyoto station (Central station) to major hotels.


Many trains and buses are running in Kyoto.
However, it is very difficult to find the best route to go to the destination.
In this page, the optimal routes to go to the main hotels from JR Kyoto Station which is the central station and the terminal of airport limousines.
Some hotels operate the shuttle bus from/to the Kyoto Station.



Now, please look for the way to your hotel.


From JR Kyoto station (Central station and the terminal of airport limousine) 
to:
  • ANA Crowne Plaza Hotel Kyoto: Take free shuttle bus from Hachijo (South) entrance of JR Kyoto Station.
  • Apa Hotel Kyoto Station: Walking distance from Central (North) entrance of JR Kyoto Station.
  • Apa Hotel Kyoto Station Horikawa Street: Walking distance from Central (North) entrance of JR Kyoto Station.
  • El-inn-Kyoto: Walking distance from Hachijo (South) entrance of JR Kyoto Station.
  • Grand Prince Hotel Kyoto: Take Subway to Kokusai-kaikan Station.
  • Herton Hotel Kyoto:  Take Subway to Karasuma-Oike Station.
  • Hotel Granvia Kyoto: In the station building.
  • Hotel Keihan Kyoto:  Walking distance from Hachijo (South) entrance of JR Kyoto Station.
  • Hotel Monterey Kyoto:  Take Subway to Karasuma-Oike Station.
  • Hotel New Hankyu Kyoto: Walking distance from Central (North) entrance of JR Kyoto Station.
  • Hotel Nikko Princess Kyoto:  Take Subway to Shijo Station.
  • Hyatt Regency Kyoto:  Take City bus No. 100/ 206/ 208 to Higashiyama-Nanajo.
  • Karasuma Kyoto Hotel:  Take Subway to Shijo Station.
  • Kyoto Brighton Hotel:  Take Subway to Karasuma-Oike Station and take free shuttle bus.
  • Kyoto Century Hotel: Walking distance from Central (North) entrance of JR Kyoto Station.
  • Kyoto Dai-ni Tower Hotel:  Walking distance from Central (North) entrance of JR Kyoto Station.
  • Kyoto Hotel Okura: Take Subway to Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station.
  • Kyoto Kokusai Hotel: Take Subway to Nijojo-mae Station.
  • Kyoto Royal Hotel and Spa: Take Subway to Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station.
  • Kyoto Tokyu Hotel: Take free shuttle bus from Hachijo (South) entrance of JR Kyoto Station.
  • Kyoto Tower Hotel: Walking distance from Central (North) entrance of JR Kyoto Station.
  • Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Shijo: Take Subway to Shijo Station.
  • Mitsui Garden Hotel Kyoto Sanjo: Take Subway to Karasuma-Oike Station.
  • New Miyako Hotel: Walking distance from Hachijo (South) entrance of JR Kyoto Station.
  • Rihga Royal Hotel Kyoto: Take free shuttle bus from Hachijo (South) entrance of JR Kyoto Station.
  • The Ritz-Carlton Kyoto: Take Subway to Kyoto Shiyakusho-mae Station.
  • Westin Miyako Hotel: Take free shuttle bus from Hachijo (South) entrance of JR Kyoto Station. 




Sunday, July 27, 2014

Buses and trains from JR Kyoto station (Central station) to major sightseeing spots. 2014

In this page, the optimal routes to go to major sightseeing spots including UNESCO world heritages from JR Kyoto Station which is the central station.



Buses and trains from JR Kyoto station (Central station)

to:
Ohara, Sanzenin Temple: take Kyoto bus No.17/ 18.
Kamigamo Shrine (world heritage): take Subway to Kitayama Station and take City bus No4.
Shimogamo Shrine (world heritage): take City bus No. 4.
Ginkaku-ji Temple (world heritage): take City bus No.5/ 17/ 100.
Heian Shrine: take City bus No.5/ 100.
Gion Yasaka Shrine: take City bus No.100/ 206.
Kiyomizu-dera Temple (world heritage): take City bus No. 100/ 206.
Kyoto National Museum, Sanju sangen-do Temple: take City bus No. 100/ 206/ 208.
Nijyo Castle (world heritage): take City bus No. 9/ 50/ 101.
Kikano Temmangu Shrine: take City bus No. 50/ 101.
Shijo Kawaramachi (city center): take City bus No. 4/ 17/ 205.
Kinkaku-ji Temple (world heritage): take City bus No. 101/ 205.
Ryoan-ji Temple (world heritage): take City bus No. 101/ 205 to Kitano Hakubaicho and take Keifuku Railways.
Ninna-ji Temple (world heritage): take City bus No. 101/ 205 to Kitano Hakubaicho and take Keifuku Railways.
Arashiyama, Tenryu-ji Temple (world heritage): take JR Sagano line.

Timetables of above routes can be searched by Kyoto-navi.
http://www.kyoto-navi.info/indexE.html

Public Transportation of Kyoto, Japan 2014

 

We introduce the public transportation of Kyoto city in this page, especially for the international visitors.
 
Most of Kyoto's famous spots including UNESCO World Heritage sites can be accessed by public transportation.
 
As the official English guide by municipal government shows only the guideline, international visitors need more information about the routes of buses and trains.
 
We will introduce more details of the public transportation of this historical city.
 

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Kyoto World Heritage Tour Bus
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A new bus system was born in Kyoto!
Easy route, easy timetable, no need for transfers.
The first bus system of its kind in Kyoto, the World Heritage Tour Bus allows you the freedom to enjoy World Heritage sites and other important cultural spots at your own pace.
Enjoy audio guidance while travelling between stops.
Unlimited hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus.
Visit Kyoto's cultural and UNESCO World Heritage listed spots.
Travel between spots in comfort - seating for every passenger!
http://www.kyoto-lab.jp/mk_k_whtb/index_e.html

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

from Shijo Kawaramachi (City center)

Public transportation from "Shijo Kawaramachi (City center) "to major sightseeing spots.

To:
Kyoto Station: take City bus No. 4, 17, 205 or Yoru Bus
Ohara, Sanzenin Temple: take Kyoto bus No. 16, 17
Kamigamo Shrine (world heritage): take City bus No. 4
Shimogamo Shrine (world heritage): take City bus No. 4
Ginkaku-ji Temple (world heritage): take City bus No. 17 or Kyoto bus No. 55
Heian Shrine: take City bus No. 5, 32, 46
Gion Yasaka Shrine: walk 10 min. or take City bus No. 31, 46, 201, 203, 207
Kiyomizu-dera Temple (world heritage): take City bus No. 207
Kyoto National Museum, Sanju sangen-do Temple: take Keihan Railways from Gion Shijo station to Shichijo station
Nijyo Castle (world heritage): take City bus No. 12
Kikano Temmangu Shrine: take City bus No. 10, 51
Kinkaku-ji Temple (world heritage): take City bus No. 12, 59, 205
Ryoan-ji Temple (world heritage): take City bus No. 59
Ninna-ji Temple (world heritage): take City bus No. 59
Arashiyama, Tenryu-ji Temple (world heritage): following options
a; take City bus No. 11 or Kyoto bus No. 61, 62, 63
b; take Hankyu Railways from Kawaramachi station to Katsura station and transfer to Arashiyama line
c; take Hankyu Railways from Kawaramachi station to Omiya station and transfer to Keifuku Railways

Sunday, June 20, 2010

from JR Kyoto station

Public transportation from JR Kyoto station (Central station) to major sightseeing spots.

To:
Ohara, Sanzenin Temple: take Kyoto bus No.17,18
Kamigamo Shrine (world heritage): take Subway to Kitayama Station and take City bus No4.
Shimogamo Shrine (world heritage): take City bus No. 4
Ginkaku-ji Temple (world heritage): take City bus No.5,17,100
Heian Shrine: take City bus No.5,100
Gion Yasaka Shrine: take City bus No.100,206
Kiyomizu-dera Temple (world heritage): take City bus No. 100,206
Kyoto National Museum, Sanju sangen-do Temple: take City bus No. 100, 206, 208
Nijyo Castle (world heritage): take City bus No. 9,50,101
Kikano Temmangu Shrine: take City bus No. 50,101
Shijo Kawaramachi (city center): take City bus No. 4,17,205
Kinkaku-ji Temple (world heritage): take City bus No. 101,205
Ryoan-ji Temple (world heritage): take City bus No. 101,205 to Kitano Hakubaicho and take Keifuku Railways
Ninna-ji Temple (world heritage): take City bus No. 101,205 to Kitano Hakubaicho and take Keifuku Railways
Arashiyama, Tenryu-ji Temple (world heritage): take JR Sagano line

Saturday, June 19, 2010

Public Transportation of Kyoto, Japan

We introduce the public transportation of Kyoto city in this page, especially for the visitors from foreign countries.

Most of Kyoto famous spots including UNESCO World Heritage sites can be accessed by public transportation.

Official guide by prefecture government:
http://www.pref.kyoto.jp/visitkyoto/en/info_required/transportation/bus&taxis/

For the first visitor, bus tours that have English narration:
http://www.kyoto-lab.jp/kanko/kyoto_nightbus_eng.html

This page will introduce more details of the public transportation of this this historical city.