By Train

the Direction from the Major Airports in Japan
  • the Kansai International Airport (KIX)

    1. Take JR(Japan Railway) Limited Express "Haruka" from the Kansai International Airport to the JR Kyoto Station. The traveling time is approx. 73 min.

      Go to the JR Kyoto Station Page

      JR Limited Express Haruka

      Train Fees

      1. Non-Reserved Seat:  2980 yen
      2. Reserved Seat:  3490 yen
      3. Special Seat:  4220 yen


    2. Take the JR Sagano Line to the JR Hanazono Station. It is about 10-15 min..

      JR Sagano Line and Hanazono Station

      JR Sagano Line departures from Truck 32 and 33. Please do NOT take rapid service trains of the Sagano Line because the rapid service trains do not stop at the JR Hanazono Station.

      Train Fee JR Kyoto - JR Hanazono:  190 yen



    3. 2 min. to the Sounth Gate of Myoshinji-Temple on foot.

      The South Gate of Myoshinji

    4. 2 min. from the Sounth Gate of Myoshinji-Temple to Shunkoin-Temple.

      On the Way to Shunkoin



  • the Tokyo-Narita International Airport (NRT)

    1. Take JR Narita Express (N'EX) to the JR Tokyo Station. The traveling time is approx.60 min.

    2. Take the Tokaido/Sanyo Shinkansen (Bullet trains) from the JR Tokyo Station to the JR Kyoto Station. There are three types of the trains operation on the Tokaido/Sanyo Shinkansen.
      Shinkansen Sign

      "Nozomi"

      Nozomi trains reach from Tokyo Station to Shin-Osaka Staion in approx. 2.5 hours and stop only at Shinagawa, Shin-Yokohama, Nagoya, and Kyoto between Tokyo and Shin-Osaka.

      "Hikari"

      Hikari trains' traveling time is approx. 3 hours to reach from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka because these trains stop at more stations than Nozomi between Tokyo and Shin-Osaka.

      "Kodama"

      Kodama is the slowest among these three types of the trains.Kotama stops every station on the Tokaido-Shinkansen.

      Shinkansen Express

    3. Take the JR Sagano Line to the JR Hanazono Station. It is about10-15 min..

      Go to the JR Kyoto Station Page

      See the Picture of JR Sagano Line

    4. 2 min. to the Sounth Gate of Myoshinji-Temple on foot.

      See the Picture of the Sounth Gate of Myoshinji

    5. 2 min. from the Sounth Gate of Myoshinji-Temple to Shunkoin-Temple.

      Shunkoin Temple


Also Get the Direction by Bus