Getting around Kyoto

Often referred to as the 30 minute city, Kyoto has city subway lines as well as a large bus network allowing you to travel around the city with ease. All subway stops are marked in English, Chinese and Korean as well as Japanese.

There are two subway lines: north-south and east-west with travel end-end taking a total of 25 minutes. The ICC Kyoto is a 5-minute walk from Kokusaikaikan Station on the green Karasuma Subway Line.

Kyoto subway map

Taxis are also plentiful with taxi stands scattered around the city or easily hailed from anywhere.