2. By Kyoto City Subway
If you take Kyoto City Subway for Eikando temple, it will save time to move and beat the traffic jam.
It takes 17 minutes from Kyoto station to the nearest station, Keage.
From Keage station, it takes about 10 minutes’ walk to Eikando Temple.
There is Nanzenji Temple on the way, so that you can visit there, too.
The fare is ¥260.
The followings are the detail.
2-1 From Kyoto Station to Keage Station via Karasuma-Oike
At Kyoto station, take Subway Karasuma line train (departing from track 2) bound for Kokusai-kaikan.
In 5 miutes, the train arrive at Karasuma-Oike station (the third station from Kyoto station), so, please get off.
At the Karasuma-Oike station, transfer to Subway Tozai line train.
Please wait at track 2 on the Tozai line platfrom.
The destinations of the train are Rokujizo or Biwako-Hamaotus, but all trains departing from track 2 go to Keage station.
In 7 minutes, the train arrive at Keage station (the fourth station from Karasuma-Oike station), so plese get off.
2-2 The Way to Eikando Temple from Keage Station
From Keage station, it takes about 10 minutes’ walk to Eikando temple.
I’ll show you one of the shorter ways from Keage station.
1. Get out of the Exit 1 at Keage Station
2. Walk down along the Street
3. Walk through the tunnel on your right, and Follow the street.
4. Before the gate, turn right.
5. Walk along the Nanzenji temple, Turn Right.
6. Follow the street.
7. Eikando Temple on your Right !
2-3 Route Map for Eikando Temple by Subway
The map below is the route map from Kyoto station to Eikando Temple by Kyoto City Subway plus walk.
Please check, if necessary.