RESERVATION

ACCESS

From Kyoto to other cities, from other cities to Kyoto

As the world's top-class tourist city, Kyoto offers major means of transportation.Visitors can travel smoothly to Kyoto from other cities, and from Kyoto to other cities around Japan.

595-1, Higashishiokojicho, Shimogyo-ku Kyoto, 600-8216, Japan
Approx. 3 min. walk from JR Kyoto Station Karasuma Central Gate

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From Tokyo Station
Approx. 135 min. from Tokyo Station by JR Tokaido Shinkansen
From Nagoya Station
Approx. 35 min. from Nagoya Station by JR Tokaido Shinkansen
From Osaka Station
Approx. 30 min. from Osaka Station by JR Special Rapid Service
From Kyoto-minami Interchange
Head for Kyoto/Otsu on Route 1. After passing through JR's elevated tracks, turn right at the crossing "Horikawa Shiokoji."
From Kamitoba Interchange
Turn right at Jujo-dori street, then turn left at the crossing "Kawaramachi Jujo." After passing through JR's elevated tracks, turn left at the crossing "Kawaramachi Shiokoji."
From Kansai International Airport
Approx. 1 hour and 15 min. by JR Limited Express "Haruka" / Approx. 1 hour and 25 min. by Airport Limousine Bus
From Osaka International (Itami) Airport
Approx. 60 min. by Airport Limousine Bus

FOR KYOTO
STATION

  1. West Gate

    After getting off the train, head for the West Gate. Exit through the ticket gate and walk to the right.

  2. JR Kyoto Isetan

    You will find the department store named JR Kyoto Isetan. Go straight with Isetan on your left, and go down the escalator.

  3. Porta and the Post Office

    Please head toward the "Kyoto Central Post Office" that you can see directly on your left.

  4. Kansai Electric Power Building

    Once you reach the post office you will see the Kansai Electric Power Building on your right.

  5. Kansai Electric Power Building traffic lights

    At the traffic lights, please cross over to the Kansai Electric Power Building side of the road.

  6. LAWSON

    With the Kansai Electric Power Building on your right, please head toward LAWSON and then turn right.

  7. The outside of Kyoto Tower Hotel Annex

    You will then see Kyoto Tower Hotel Annex.

  1. Shinkansen Central Exit

    After getting off the Shinkansen train, head for the Shinkansen Central Exit. (Don't go to Hachijo Exit or Hachijo East Exit.)

  2. Platform of Kintetsu Railway

    Exit through the ticket gate at the Shinkansen Central Exit, and you will find the platform of Kintetsu Railway in front of you. Turn right at this point.

  3. Escalator for the North-South Pedestrian Walkway

    Go up the escalator and walk straight.

  4. West Gate

    After getting off the train, head for the West Gate. Exit through the ticket gate and walk to the right.

  5. JR Kyoto Isetan

    You will find the department store named JR Kyoto Isetan. Go straight with Isetan on your left, and go down the escalator.

  6. Porta and the Post Office

    Please head toward the "Kyoto Central Post Office" that you can see directly on your left.

  7. Kansai Electric Power Building

    Once you reach the post office you will see the Kansai Electric Power Building on your right.

  8. Kansai Electric Power Building traffic lights

    At the traffic lights, please cross over to the Kansai Electric Power Building side of the road.

  9. LAWSON

    With the Kansai Electric Power Building on your right, please head toward LAWSON and then turn right.

  10. The outside of Kyoto Tower Hotel Annex

    You will then see Kyoto Tower Hotel Annex.

FOR OSAKA AREA

Kyoto offers convenient access to Universal Studios Japan®, Osaka!

Access to Osaka
Approx. 30 min. from Kyoto Station to Osaka Station by JR Special Rapid Service

Access to Universal Studios Japan®
Approx. 30 min. from Kyoto Station to Osaka Station by JR Special Rapid Service.
Approx. 15 min. from Osaka Station to Universal City Station via JR Osaka Loop Line.
(* Transfer to JR Yumesaki Line may be necessary.)