80 Tayucho, Nishishinyashiki,
Shimogyoku, Kyoto 600-8827
3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., closed Tuesday
Note: When using Google Maps, please search for "Kinse Ryokan Inn" to get our location in Kyoto. If you use our street address, it will usually send you one block too far south.
TRAIN (5 minutes from Kyoto Station, 140 yen)
From Kyoto Station go to the JR Sagano Line platform (usually platform number 32 or 33) and take the local train (not the express). Get off at the first stop, Tanbaguchi Station.
After coming out through the ticket gates, turn right to go out of the building and immediately right again to walk south down Senbon-dori street. You'll pass some of the central wholesale market buildings, and a small hourly parking lot. After about a 5 minute walk, you'll see a small shrine on your left with a stone fence and stone torii gate. Turn left here to come into our neighborhood. Keep following the paved street as it takes a couple of jogs, and watch for our building on the right hand side of the street. The entire walk takes about 10 minutes.
TAXI (7 minutes from Kyoto Station, 800--1,000 yen)
Please print out these instructions to give the driver (the bigger the font, the better) :
きんせ旅館 600-8827 京都市下京区西新屋敷太夫町80
and give them our phone number: 075-351-4781.
BUS (10 minutes from Kyoto Station, 230 yen)
We do not recommend taking the bus if you are traveling with a lot of luggage.
From the bus terminal in front of Kyoto Station take Bus #206 and get off at the Shimabaraguchi stop. From the bus stop walk south and turn right at the first street you come to, Hanayacho-dori. Keep following the road, pass through one stop light and then go through the big old gate to the neighborhood, and watch for our building on the left hand side of the street. The entire walk takes about 10 minutes.
From Kansai International Airport (KIX) to Kyoto Station
By Train (Approx. 75 minutes, 3,490 yen) Kansai International Airport (JR Tokkyu Haruka Line) to JR Kyoto Station
By Bus (Approx. 105 minutes, 2,300 yen) Kansai International Airport (Airport Limousine Bus) to JR Kyoto Station
From Itami (Osaka International) Airport (ITM) to Kyoto Station
By Train (Approx. 55 minutes, 1,180 yen) Itami Airport (Monorail. Approx. 12 min. 320 Yen ) to Senrichuo Stn (Kita Osaka Kyuko Line. Approx. 13 min. 320 Yen) to JR Shin Osaka Stn (JR Tokaido Shinkaisoku Line. Approx. 29 min. 540 Yen) to JR Kyoto Station.
By Bus (Approx. 55 minutes, 1,280 yen) Itami Airport (Airport Limousine Bus) to JR Kyoto Station
From Chubu Centrair International Airport (NGO) to Kyoto
By Train (Approx. 74 minutes, 6,290 yen) Chubu Centrair International Airport (Kyuko Express train of Meitetsu Kuko Line. Approx. 28 min / 850 yen) to Meitetsu Nagoya Stn. (transfer on foot, Approx. 3 min) to JR Nagoya Station (JR Shinkansen Line Bullet Train - Approx. 43. min. / 5,440 yen )
From Narita International Airport (NRT) to Kyoto
By Train (Approx. 4.5 hours, 14,600 yen) Narita International Airport (JR Sobu Honsen (Kaisoku Line. Approx. 100 min. / 1,280 yen) to JR Tokyo Station (JR Shinkansen Line Bullet Train - Approx. 2 hours 40 min. / 13,320 yen) to JR Kyoto Station
ACCESS FROM OSAKA AND TOKYO
From Osaka to Kyoto by Train (Approx. 29 minutes, 540 yen) JR Shin-Osaka Station (JR Tokaido Shinkaisoku Line) to Kyoto Station
From Tokyo to Kyoto by Train (Approx. 2.5 hours, 13,320 yen) JR Tokyo Station (JR Shinkansen Bullet Train) to Kyoto Station