From Arashiyama area to Fushimi-Inari Shrine
1. Take any Trains bound for Kyoto Station
Local and rapid type of trains are available at Saga-Arashiyama station on JR Sagano line.
Because Kyoto station is the last stop of this line, please take any type of trains bound for Kyoto Station.
Normaly, the trains depart from track No.1 or 2.
Only trains that start from Saga-Arashiyama station depart from track No.4.
So, check the track by an electric noticeboard before riding.
(Electric Noticeboard of Track No. 1, 2 showing the train type, departure time and track)
2. Change Trains at Kyoto Station
In 17 minutes by local trains, trains arrive at Kyoto station (by rapid train, taking 11 minutes).
Kyoto station is the last stop, so it’s easy when get off.
Trains from Saga-Arashiyama arrive at Kyoto station track No.31, 32 or 33 (Sagano line).
Then, trains for Fushimi-Inari Shrine depart from track No.8, 9 or 10 (Nara linte).
JR Kyoto station is huge, it takes at least 5 minute to change trains form Sagano line to Nara line.
The followings show the recommended way.
1. After getting off, Head for the Overpass ahead.
When you get off trains, please head for forward direction, following the “Nara line” track sign.
Go up the escalator on your right, then you come to the overpass.
2. Walk on the Overpass
Walk on the overpass until you come to the platform No.8 and 9.
3. Go down stairs or escalator
At the platform No.8 and 9 on the overpass, go down stairs or escalator, then you come to the platform of JR Nara line.
You can also go to track No.10 from there.
Local and Rapid type trains also run on the JR Nara line.
Usually only local trains stop Inari Station. (on peak season such as New Year holidays, cherry blossom or autumn leaves, Rapid train sometimes may stop Inari station)
1. Take local Trains on JR Nara line
For Fushimi-Inari Shrine, take local trains departing from track No.8, 9 or 10.
The local trains are usually operated about 4 times per hour.
2. Get off at Inari Sta., the 2nd station from Kyoto Sta.
In 5 minutes’ ride, trains arrive at Inari station.
At Inari station, please head for the exit located the center of the platform (No.2) where you just get off.
(The Exit of Inari Station)
1. Head for the Torii Gate on your left.
After getting out of the Inari Station, walk torward the Torii gate on your left.
2. Through the Approach, You Come to the Main Gate of Fushimi-Inari Shrine
Walk on the approach, soon, you come to the main gate of Fushimi Inari Shrine.