How to get to Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine in Kyoto by bus

There are several means of transportation when you go to Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine.

This post will explain how to go to Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine by bus.

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How to get to Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine by bus

You can also go to Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine by bus.

However, I don’t recommend that means. Because buses are only operated twice per hour. Besides, you have a choice of train to go to Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine.

Nevertheless, if you go by bus, you can ride the “South No.5 line” of Kyoto city bus.

There are 28 bus stops in total in “South 5 lines”.

  1. Kyotoeki-mae: Bus station of “C4” at Kyoto station
  2. Shiokoji-takakura
  3. Shichijo-keihan-mae
  4. Shiokoji-bashi
  5. Tofukuji-michi: Bus stop close to Tofukuji(famous for its beautiful autumnal leaves)
  6. Tsukinowa
  7. Jujo-aibukacho
  8. Inaritaisha-mae: Bus stop close to Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine
  9. Keisatsu-gakko-mae
  10. Ryukoku-daigaku-mae
  11. Fukakusa-nishiura-cho
  12. Seishonen-Kagaku-center-mae
  13. Takeda-debashi
  14. Takedaeki-higashiguchi
  15. Takeda-debashi
  16. Nanasegawa-cho
  17. Taketa-jonangumichi
  18. Nishi-sumizomedori
  19. Bobana
  20. Sumiyoshi
  21. Nishi-tambabashi
  22. Nishi-itabashi
  23. Higo-cho
  24. Nishi-ohtesuji: Bus stop close to sake brewery of Fushimi
  25. Kyobashi
  26. Chushojima: Bus stop near Teradaya famous for Sakamoto Ryoma
  27. Shimomisu
  28. Yokoohji-shako-mae

Route from bus stop to Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine

The nearest bus stop of Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine is located on the west side of Keihan electric railway “Fushimi Inari station”. It’s “South No.5” line of Kyoto city bus.

This is the road with the bus stop “Inaritaishamae” of the “South No.5” line of the Kyoto city bus.

The bus stop “Inaritaishamae”

After you get off the bus, please walk in the route of Keihan electric railway station.

In the middle of this picture is the railway railroad crossing.

The way to the station

After you cross the railroad crossing, you’ll go up the slope. The way to Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine is a gradual slope.

Go up a gentle slope

When you cross the bridge and cross the second railroad crossing, you’ll see the torii of Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine.

Beyond the railroad crossing

The road ahead from this torii is called “ura-sando”. Many restaurants and souvenir shops are lined up on this road. Surely you’ll want to go there. But, you should not go straight and turn to the right.

Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine “ura-sando”

After you turn to the right, please walk this road about 100m.

Go on this road 100m

Then you will see a big torii above the torii you saw on the left side of you.

The torii of Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine

Summary of this article

This post will explained how to go to Fushimi Inari Taisha shrine by bus.

  • “Inaritaisha-mae” of the Kyoto city bus “Southern No.5 line” is the nearest bus stop
  • Train is more convenient than bus
  • The bus stop is located on the west side of Keihan electric railway “Fushimi Inari station”

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