3. By Bus
From Kyoto station to Nijo Castle, Kyoto City Bus No. 9 and 50 are available. (Note: Bus No.101 used to be operated, but currently out of service for an undetermined period!)
It takes about 20 minutes by any route. So, please ride any early bus.
The followings are the details.
On schedule, how long each bus route take to Nijo Castle and how often they operate are usually about…
No.9 : 16 minutes & at least every 15 minutes
No.50 : 17 minutes & at least every 10 minutes
These two 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. 50
These bus stops are located in north side of Kyoto station, between Kyoto Tower and Kyoto station.