Transportation

Bus in Kyoto

Kansai International Airport Limousine Bus

Departs from the Hachijo-guchi exit (in front of the Avanti department store and Keihan Hotel) of Kyoto Station every 20 to 40 minutes and does the roughly 1½-hour journey to KIX airport. Also has pickup points at S…
Bicycle Rental in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Kyoto Cycling Tour Project

A great place to hire a bike. These folk hire bikes (¥1000 per day) that are perfect for getting around the city. KCTP also conducts a variety of bicycle city tours with English-speaking guides, which are an excelle…
Bicycle Hire in Northern Higashiyama

Rent a cycle EMUSICA

Conveniently located right outside the Keihan Demachinayagi Station and with access to the river and sightseeing areas, this place has bikes for as little as ¥700 per day. A ¥2000 deposit is required and you'll need…
Taxi in Kyoto

Yasaka Taxi

This door-to-door shuttle service runs between Kansai airport and hotels in Kyoto. One piece of luggage is allowed per person, and one extra piece costs ¥1000. Reserve at least two days in advance.
Bus in Kyoto

Osaka Airport Transport

Runs frequent airport limousine buses between Itami airport and Kyoto Station (55 minutes) and between Kansai airport and Kyoto Station (90 minutes).
Car Hire in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Toyota Rentacar Kyoto Eki Shinkansen-guchi Branch

Conveniently located near the south exit of Kyoto station. It has some cars available with English GPS guide.
Taxi in Kyoto

MK Taxi Sky Gate Shuttle Limousine Van Service

Door-to-door shuttle from Kansai or Itami airport to hotels in Kyoto. Reserve at least two days in advance.
Bus in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Kyoto Bus Information Centre

Provides info and maps for JR and city buses. You can buy the city bus day pass here.
Bicycle Hire in Arashiyama & Sagano

Hankyu Rent-a-cycle Arashiyama

Opposite the Hankyu Arashiyama station. Passport required for ID.
Car Hire in Kyoto Station & South Kyoto

Nissan Rent-a-Car

Rental cars available with English GPS guide.