3. By Bus
From Kyoto station to Nijo Castle, Kyoto City Bus No. 101 , 50 , 111 and 9 are available.
It takes about 15 – 20 minutes by any route. So, please ride any early bus.
The followings are the details.
Bus No. 111 had been called Nijojo-Kinkakuji Express bus before.
On schedule, how long each bus route take to Nijo Castle and how often they operate are usually about…
No.101 : 19 minutes & almost every 15 minutes (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. only)
No.50 : 17 minutes & at least every 10 minutes
No.111 : 14 minutes & 2 or 3 times per hour (9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. only)
No.9 : 16 minutes & at least every 15 minutes
Those four buses do not have much difference in time, so, please use any early bus you can ride.
Please note that…
it may takes 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 Nijo Castle ?
Please find out the bus stops displayed…
B1 for Bus No. 9
B2 for Bus No. 101 , 111 and 50
Those bus stops are located in north side of Kyoto station, between Kyoto Tower and Kyoto station.