From Kinkakuji to Fushimi-Inari Shrine
1. Ride Buses at Kinkakuji-michi Bus Stop B.
For Fushimi Inari Shrine via JR Enmachi Sta., take Kyoto City Bus No. 204 or 205 .
No.204 and No.205 run the same route for Enmachi station from Kinkakuji-michi.
2. Get off at Nishinokyo-Enmachi Bus Stop.
In 9 minutes, buses arrive at Nishinokyo-Enmachi bus stop.
Bus No.204 and No.205 stop the different locations of the bus stop.
After getting off the bus No.204 , please walk to the backward direction.
(The picture : Nishinokyo-Enmachi bus stop B for Bus No.204)
After getting off the bus No.205 , please walk to the forward direction.
(The picture : Nishinokyo-Enmachi bus stop A for bus No.205)
Bus No. 204 arrive at Nishinokyo-Enmachi bus stop B.
Bus No. 205 arrive at bus stop A.
JR Enmachi station is located southwest direction from those stops.
Firstly, head for the big intersection near the stops, then the station is diagonally across from you.
It takes about 3 minutes from these bus stops.
By JR train to Fushimi Inari Shrine from Enmachi station, firstly take JR Sagano line train for Kyoto station.
At Enmachi station, both local and rapid type trains are available.
The followings are the details.
1. Take Any Trains Departing from Track No.1
Please ride on any type of trains (local or rapid), departing from track No.1 (bound for Kyoto Station) at Enmachi station.
2. Change Trains at Kyoto Station
In 10 minutes by local trains, trains arrive at Kyoto station (by rapid train, taking 7 minutes).
Kyoto station is the last stop, so it’s easy when get off.
Trains from Enmachi 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 picture : 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.