Keifuku Randen Tram - Kyoto, Japan

Keifuku Randen Tram is operated by Keifuku Electric Railroad. Tram is an alternative for travelling in Kyoto. There are 2 lines; Arashiyama Line and Kitano Line. Arashiyama Line runs between Shijo Omiya and Arashiyama. Kitano Line runs between Katabiranotsuju and Kitano-Hakubaicho. JR Pass does not covers Keifuku Randen Tram but covered by Kansai Thru Pass. IC Card is available.


1. Randen One Day Pass: Adult 500 yen, Child 250 yen  (Unlimited ride for one day)
You can also get savings on shrines, temples and facilities such as Tenryuji, Toei Kyoto Studio Park, Ryoan Ji 

2. Kyoto Subway and Randen One-day Pass: 1,000 yen (Adult pass only)
Give unlimited rides on Randen (both 2 lines) and Kyoto Municipal Subway.
Sales Location: Main Randen Stations and Kyoto Municial Transportation Bureau Stations 

3. Randen and Toei Kyoto Studio Park Set Pass:
- Adult 2,300 yen
- Junior high school student 1,400 yen
- Child 1,200 yen
*This is for visitor who want to go to Toei Kyoto Studio Park
Admission Ticket + Two train tickets (round trip)

4. Randen and Sagano Pass: Adult 700 yen, Child 350 yen
Give you Randen One Day Pass and unlimited rides of Kyoto buses (route in the direction of Arashiyama)
Sales locations: Main Randen Stations, Kyoto Bus Arashiyama Sales Office and Kyoto Station Bus Ticket Center 

Route Map

Map from Keifuku Randen website

Fare: Flat rate - Adult 210 yen, Child 110 yen
Pay fare when you get off (IC Card is acceptable)
If you use Kansai Thru Pass, insert the card in the fare machine.
If you don't have exact fare, use changing machine. 
Get on the tram either at the front or the rear but get off at the front door only.
If you get off at terminal station i.e. Arashiyama, get off the tram first. Staff will bring the fare machine near the exit gate, then pay the fare. 


From JR Kyoto Station 
 - Kyoto Bus/Kyoto City bus  >    Shijō-Ōmiya Station (A1)
 - Subway / Hankyu Lines     >     Shijō-Ōmiya Station (A1)
 - Subway Karasuma Line / Tozai Line     >     Randen-Tenjingawa Station (A5)
 - JR / San-in Main Line(Sagano Line)     >     Satsueisho-mae Station (B1)

From Osaka
- Umeda Station (Hankyu Kyoto Line) > Sai (A2) 

Sightseeing Areas near Tram Station

Arashiyama Line 

1. Arashiyama / Sagano
Get off at Randen Arashiyama Station (A13)

2. Tenryuji

Get off at Randen Arashiyama Station (A13)

3. Kimono Forest
Get off at Arashiyama Station (A13)

4. Kyoto Uzumasa Eigamura
Get off at Randen Uzumasa Koryuji Station (A7)

Please follow my review soon.

Kitano Line

1. Ryoanji
Get off at Randen Ryoanji Station (B7)

2. Ninnaji
Get off at Randen Omuro-Ninnaji Station (B5)

3. Kinkakuji
Get off at Kitano-Hakubaicho Station, walk 15 minutes (B9)

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