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Hotel Granvia Kyoto is located in the heart of the world renowned international tourist destination of Kyoto and is within walking distance to many popular sites and facilities and a short bus, train or taxi ride to many others:

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From Airports

Osaka / Kansai International Airport ( KIX )

( Distance: 97km/60 miles South West of the Hotel )

  • Terminal-to-terminal train ride of 80 min. by Haruka Express Train from Kansai Airport Station to Kyoto Station.
  • Ticket: JPY4,130 for Green Car ( premier reserved ), JPY3,370 for standard reserved, JPY2,850 for non-reserved one way
  • 90 min. by Airport Limousine from Kansai Airport to Kyoto Station ( Hachijo-guchi, on the south side of the station ).
    Fare: JPY2,550 one way, or JPY4,810 round trip
  • 90 min. by taxi approx. at JPY20,000

Please refer to the PDF for the details PDF

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Osaka/Itami International Airport ( ITM )

( Distance: 56km/35 miles South West of the hotel )

  • 50-55 min. by Airport Limousine from Itami Airport to Kyoto Station
    ( Hachijo-guchi, on the south side of the station ). Fare: JPY1,280 one way

Tokyo/Narita International Airport ( NRT )

( Distance: 540km/338 miles )

  • 50-55 min. by the Narita Express ( operated by JR ) to Tokyo Station, and then 2h. 35 min by Tokaido Shinkansen ( bullet train ) to Kyoto station.
  • 1h. connecting flight to Osaka / Kansai International Airport ( KIX ) or 50 min. Osaka/Itami International Airport ( ITM )
  • 75min. by the Airport Limousine to Tokyo Haneda International Airport, and then 1h. domestic flight to Osaka/Kansai International Airport; or 50 min. to Osaka/Itami Int’l Airport. For the access onward to Kyoto, please refer to the above Osaka / Kansai International Airport (KIX) and Osaka/Itami International Airport (ITM)

Please refer to the PDF for the details PDF

From other major cities

From Tokyo

  • 2h 35 min. from Tokyo Station to Kyoto Station by Shinkansen bullet train

From Osaka

  • 30 min. from Osaka Station to Kyoto Station by Super rapid commuter train
  • 15 min. from Shin-Osaka Station to Kyoto Station by Shinkansen bullet train

From Hiroshima

  • 2 hours from Hiroshima Station to Kyoto Station by Shinkansen bullet train

By Train

Access from Kyoto Station to the Hotel

When using the Shinkansen bullet train:
exit via the Shinkansen Main Exit, turn right and walk straight through Nanboku-Jiyu-Tsuro (North-to-South main corridor) until you reach the escalator to the hotel entrance on your right.

Access from Kyoto Station ( SHINKANSEN / Central Gate ) to the Hotel grootoVIEW

When using the Haruka Express from Kansai International Airport:
exit via the JR Chuo Main Exit and take the escalator on your right to the Lobby on the 2nd floor of the hotel.

For making effective use of time :
Transportation -

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By Car

From Tokyo or Nagoya

Leave the Meishin Expressway at Kyoto Higashi (East) Interchange to Route 1 and drive towards Kyoto city. Driving time - approx. 30 minutes from the interchange.

From Osaka or Hiroshima

Leave the Meishin Expressway at Kyoto Minami (South) Interchange to Route 1 and drive towards Kyoto city. Driving time - approx. 20 minutes from the interchange.

Access to the Carpark

Hotel guest can use either the East or West parking lot of the JR Kyoto Station Bldg complex. The East parking lot is located right beneath the hotel building (basement 3F). Access only through Higashi-no-toin-dori street is Open 24 hours.
The West parking lot is on the Isetan Department store side, which is also a part of the JR Kyoto Station Bldg. Access through Nishi-no-toin-dori street is Open 06:00 - 24:00 to the West Parking Lot No. 1 and Open 24 hours to the West Parking Lot No. 2

Charge

Privileged parking charge of JPY1,000 per night is available for the hotel’s staying guests.

Others

Size restriction on vehicles is 2.1m high and 5.0m long.

Hotel Granvia Kyoto is located in the heart of the world renowned international tourist destination of Kyoto and is within walking distance to many popular sites and facilities and a short bus, train or taxi ride to many others:

Hotel Granvia Kyoto Original Sightseeing Map

Kyoto 1 Day Tour

Morning - Saga, Arashiyama Area

( A stroll through history and the glories of nature )

Afternoon - Teramachi-dori & Nishiki Market Area

( The fascinating merchant quarters of old Kyoto) PDF

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Gion, Pontocho and Shijo Kawara-machi area

a mere 5 minute subway ride will bring you to this major shopping and nightlife district

JR Kyoto Station Complex

The hotel is located within this unique architectural structure. The extensive selection of commercial and cultural outlets include:

  • Museum Eki Kyoto - let the exquisite art inspire you
  • Kyoto Theater - for a perfect entertaining and cultural experience

Nishi and Higashi Hongan-ji Temples

Only a 5 minute walk away, these two major temples in the center of Kyoto are definitely worth visiting

Shoseien Garden

One of the spectacular gardens of the Heian aristocracy featuring a large pond and beautiful landscapes located a mere 5 minute walk away, adjacent to the Higashi Hongan-ji Temple

Nijo Castle

A short 5 minute drive will take you to this grand castle built by Shogun Tokugawa Ieyasu where he took residence

Toji Temple

Take a 7 minute bus ride to see the tallest pagoda in Japan standing 57 meters

Kiyomizudera Temple

This famous temple offers a full view of the city that is just a 15 minute bus ride away

Kyoto Tower

Venture just a few steps from the hotel to take in a bird’s eye view of the breathtaking sights of Kyoto

Shopping

The hotel has retail boutiques offering a selection of souvenir and luxury items. Other facilities nearby include:

Isetan Department Store (JR Kyoto Station Complex)

Takashimaya Department Store Shijo (downtown) area

Famous Japanese department store

The Cube and Porta Shopping Malls

Rain or shine, one can spend all day at these underground shopping malls

Conference

Access to the major meeting and conference halls

ICC Kyoto ( Kyoto International Conference Center)

20 minutes by metro from Kyoto Station to Kokusai Kokusai Kaikan Subway Station or approx. 30 minutes by taxi

KRP ( Kyoto Research Park )

5 minutes by rail from Kyoto station to Tanbaguchi station (JR Sagano line) and then 5 minutes on foot, or 15 minutes by taxi

Kyoto Terrsa

15 minute walk from the hotel or 5 minutes by taxi

See Kyoto Terrsa Area Map PDF

Mielparque Plaza

Located in the adjoining building, Mielparque Plaza