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Kyoto City Travel

Getting Around

Transportation System Overview

•The City of Kyoto has well-developed public transport, with municipal subways and buses available, as well as JR trains, and privately operated railways and bus lines. There are plentiful routes for municipal buses in particular.
• There are many taxis operating in the city, and they can be used without reservations. Tipping is unnecessary.
• There are various money-saving 1-day passes and IC cards for tourists using public transportation.
• The major sightseeing spots are concentrated in a compact area of about 10 square km that is easy to navigate by taxi, and rental cycles are also popular.
• As the name “Kyoto, the Walkable City” suggests, walking around the city’s various areas is also enjoyable.

Subways and Trains
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Tickets & Useful Info
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Kyoto Route Planner App

Map of Streets and Train Routes in Kyoto

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Subways and Trains

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Taxis

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Bicycles

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Kyoto Route Planner App

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Getting to Major City Sightseeing Spots From Kyoto Station

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Other routes to these sightseeing spots are also available. Please refer to each railway company's page here.