Visual Guide to Kyoto University: Directions from Kyoto Station to Kyoto University

 

Kyoto University

Yoshida-Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan

京都大学

京都府京都市左京区吉田本町
Kyoto University Kyoto University's main campus (Yoshida Campus) is in Yoshida-honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, about 6.5km away from Kyoto Station. The Clock Tower is in Yoshida Campus. There are two ways to go to Yoshida Campus of Kyoto University from Kyoto Station; 1. by subway and bus (it takes about 30 minutes), 2. by bus only (it takes about 40 minutes.)
京都大学のメインキャンパス、吉田キャンパスは、京都駅から約6.5kmはなれた、京都市左京区に位置します。百周年時計台記念館は吉田キャンパスにあります。 京都駅から京都大学・吉田キャンパスに行くには、大きく2つの方法があり、バスだと40分、途中地下鉄を使うと30分です。

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Arrive in Kyoto Station by Shinkansen. For more information about access to Kyoto, see Access Info @ City of Kyoto and Kyoto Convention & Visitors Bureau Website.

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Transfer to the subway line (Karasuma Line.)


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Follow the sign "Subway."

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Go down these stairs.


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Go down these stairs.


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Pass through this ticket gate.

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Go down these stairs.


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Find ticket vending machines.

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Touch the button for English.


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Ticket fare is 260 yen. Touch "260" button.


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Insert money.

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Touch "260" button.


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Take your ticket (and change.)

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Pass through this ticket gate.


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Go down these stairs.


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Get on the subway bound for "Shijo, Karasuma Oike, Kokusaikaikan." (DO NOT get on the subway going towards "Kujo, Takeda", as this will take you towards the opposite direction.)

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Get off at “Imadegawa” station.


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Go up these stairs.

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Pass through this ticket gate.


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Follow the direction of "Exit 3."

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Go up these stairs.

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Turn left and walk Imadegawa Street to the bus stop.

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Take Bus No. 102 (bound for Ginkakuji Temple Via Demachiyanagi Sta), or Bus No. 201 (bound for Hyabumanben, Gion), or Bus No. 203 (bound for Ginkakuji Temple, Kinrin Shako.)

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Board on the bus from the rear door.


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At “Hyakumanben” stop, pay 230 yen and get off the bus from front door.

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Go straight to the intersection.


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Turn right at this intersection.


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Go straight.


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Turn left at this intersection.

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Go straight (about 80 meters).


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Welcome to Kyoto University!

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Arrive in Kyoto Station by Shinkansen. For infomation about arriving in Kyoto, see Access Info @ City of Kyoto and Kyoto Convention & Visitors Bureau Website.

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Follow the sign "Exit"


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Go down these stairs.


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Follow the direction of "Shinkansen Central Exit"

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Pass through this ticket gate.


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Follow the direction of "Bus."

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Go up this escalator.

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Go straight to the stairs.


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Go down these stairs.

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Take Bus No. 206 (bound for Gion Via Kiyomizu-dera Temple) at Bus Stop D2.

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Board on the bus from the rear door.

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At “Kyodai Seimon-mae (Kyoto Univ.)” stop, pay 230 yen and get off the bus from front door.


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Walk south to the intersection.

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Turn left at this intersection.

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Go straight (about 80 meters).


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Welcome to Kyoto University!

Kyoto City Bus

Kyoto City Bus

•Please enter the bus from the back door, and exit at the front. The bus fare is paid as you get off the bus.
•To use the bus within the city centre, the fare is \230 for adults, and \110 for children (aged 6 to 12 years). The fare for traveling outside of the city center is dependent upon the distance traveled.
•Information about the route the bus will take is indicated by the bus number and main destination displayed on the front, back, and side of the bus near the door.

How to Ride the Bus

1. Looking at the Route Map, search for the bus number which goes from the place you are now, to the place you want to go. Determine the name of the bus stop from where you will ride, and your destination. (The route map can be found at information sites at train and subway stations)


2. Please wait at the bus stop for the bus.

Kyoto City Bus
3. On arrival of the bus you want to ride, enter the bus (for ticket buses, please take a ticket). The fare will depend on the number printed on the ticket.

Kyoto City Bus
4. When the name of your destination is announced, please press the button to stop the bus.


Kyoto City Bus
5. As the bus arrives at your stop, please drop your fare and ticket into the opening at the top of the payment box (1) by the side of the driver.
6. If you used a card, please enter it into the card reader (4). The fare is displayed on the chart near the exit.