///Raku Bus 101

Useful Bus for Visitors : Raku Bus No.101

Contents

1. Operation Routes / Hours

 The map below is the route of Raku Bus No.101 in whole Kyoto city.

Raku Bus No.101 connects Kyoto Station and Subway Kitaoji station by way of Nijo castle, Kinkakuji temple (golden pavilion).

The bus operating hours is about …

From Kyoto station :
8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

From Kinkakuji-michi bus stop to Kyoto station :
7:15 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.

This bus is operated about every 15 min.

If your destination is Nijo castle or Kinkakuji temple,
Nijojo-Kinkakuji-Express bus is also available at Kyoto station, operated between 9:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.

2. Attractions along the Route of Raku Bus N0.101 with Bus Stop Map

What attractions can you visit by Raku Bus No.101 ?

The map below shows the bus stops and attractios accesible.

You can go to…

Nijo castle, Kitano Tenmangu shrine, Kinkakuji temple, Daitokuji temple and so on.

How long dose it take to attractions by Raku Bus No.101 ?

The followings are the main sections.

Kyoto Station  Nijo castle : 

at least 20  min
(bus ride 19 min, get off at Nijojo-mae bus stop, walk 1 min)

Kyoto Station  Kitano Tenmangu shrine :

at least 31 min
(bus ride 30 min, get off at Kitano-Tenmangu-mae bus stop, walk 1 min)

Kyoto station  Kinkakuji temple (golden pavilion) : 

at least 42 min
(bus ride 37 min, get off at Kinkakuji-michi bus stop, walk 5 min)

Nijo castle  Kinkakuji temple :

at least 24 min
(bus ride about 18 min, between Nijojo-mae and Kinkakuji-michi bus stop, walk 6 min in total)

Subway Kiotaoji station Kinkakuji temple :

at least 14 min
(bus ride about 9 min, Get off at Kinkakuji-michi  bus stop, walk 5 min)

Please note that…

on peak season such as cherry blossoms (from the end of March to the beginning of April) or autumun leaves (November), it takes more time to get to each attractions becouse of heavy traffic jam.

3. Bus Stop Guide at Kyoto Station

The bus stop for Raku Bus No.101 at Kyoto station is platform B2.

If your destination is Nijo castle or Kinkakuji temple, you can take Nijojo-Kinkakuji-Express bus (the picture below) that departs from the same bus stop, B2.

Nijojo-Kinkakuji-Express bus is also called Bus No.111 from March 16, 2019.

The fare is ¥230 for an adult / ¥120 for a child (6 – 11 yares old) per ride.

No matter where you get off, the fare is the same.

If you ride a bus∗ 3 times a day, you should get Bus One-Day Pass.
(¥600 for an adult / ¥300 for a child)
∗including Kyoto City Bus or Kyoto Bus

You can buy the Bus One-Day Pass from vending machines in the Kyoto station bus terminal.

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