3. Only By Bus
From Kyoto station to Ginkakuji temple, Kyoto City Bus No.100, 17 and 5 are available.
(Bus No.5 by way of Gojo street is also OK)
Bus No.100 is one of “Raku Bus“, meaning special express bus for visitors to go sightseeing in Kyoto easily. (Attention! No.100 is crrently out of service for an undetermined period. So, take other bus services!)
It takes about 40 minutes by any bus route.
Please note that…
it takes much more time on peak season∗ because of heavy traffic jam.
∗ Peak season : cherry blossam (the end of March to the beginning of April), autumn leaves (November) and consecutive holidays in Japan (the end of April to the beginning of May)
3-1 Bus Stops Information at Kyoto Station
There ara many bus stops in Kyoto Station.
When you ride, which bus stop in Kyoto Station can you ride those buses for Ginkakuji temple ?
Please find out the bus stop displayed…
D1 for Bus No.100
A2 for Bus No.17
A1 for Bus No. 5
3-2 Bus Stops Information near Ginkakuji Temple
When you get off, there ara 2 different bus stops near Ginkakuji temple.
One is Ginkakuji-mae, the other is Ginkakuji-michi.
At Ginkakuji-mae, the nearest, bus No.100 stops, and 4 min walk to the temple.
At Ginkakuji-michi, the second nearest, Bus No.5 and 17 stop, just 7 minutes walk to the temple, so not so far.
On the way to Ginkakuji temple after getting off the bus, there is the Philosopher’s Walk, famous for its rows of cherry trees.
3-3 Bus Route Maps & Eikando Ginkakuji Express Bus
If you want to know the route or ride time of the Bus No.100, 17 and 5 , please check the maps below.