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You can enjoy the beautiful view of Hozugawa Ravine from season to season while you take Sagano Romantic train. In spring, approximately 7.3km of the ways is lined with elegant wild cherry blossoms. In summer, enjoy the Hozukyo panorama while being cooled by the river breeze and wrapped in a chorus of cicadas. In autumn, a 25-minute journey of wonder in which glorious fall colors cloak the landscape as far as the eye can see. In winter, be enchanted by the fantastic experience of moving through a serene, white winter wonderland.
|Time||(one way):25 minutes||(round trip):1 hour|
|Fare||(one way):Adult 620||Child 310|
|You can pay by cash and Japanese domestic transportation system IC card (E-money),
but not include PiTaPa.And sorry,We don't accept JR PASS,Seishun 18,credit card and debit card.
We only accept cash at Hozugawa river boat ride ticket office.
|Days of Operation||March 1 to December 29
(We are out of service in January and February)
|Out of service||Wednesday
(If Wednesday is a national holiday, we will operate.)
However, during the spring vacation, Golden week, summer vacation and the autumn colors season, we will operate on Wednesdays.
- You can buy the advance ticket from 10:00am one month before of the day when you take the train at JR Ticket Office(Midori-no-madoguchi) of West Japan Railway , main travel agencies of the all over Japan , and the Central Japan Travel Center of Chubu Centraire International Airport.To see the location map , please click the follow links.
JR Ticket Office(Midori-no-madoguchi) of Kansai International Airport.
JR Ticket Office(Midori-no-madoguchi) of JR Kyoto station.
Central Japan Travel Center(Chubu Centrair International Airport)
Kansai Tourist Information center Daimaru-Shinsaibashi
Kansai Tourist Information center kyoto
- How to buy Same-day tickets
- You can buy same-day tickets at Saga, Arashiyama, and Kameoka Torokko Stations.
This is the table of today's available seats.
We appreciate your understanding if the tickets are all sold out.
The train No.81, No.82, No.91 and No.92 are specially-scheduled trains which do not run all of the time.
Please check Today’s Available Seat Information.
|Saga Torokko Station||AM 8:35|
|Arashiyama Torokko Station||AM 8:40|
|Kameoka Torokko Station||AM 8:50|
During the busy season ,we may be open before the regular business hours .It will be depended on the customers who line up at the morning.
This station is right next to JR Saga-Arashiyama station. There is a free rest area in this station. At our free rest area, we sell noodle dishes, rice balls and more that you can enjoy as you wait for your train.
There are also 19th Century Hall, Diorama Kyoto Japan and Bicycle Rental shop in this station.
There is a monument made from steam locomotive driving wheels, as well as a full Class D51 steam locomotive on display at the entrance. Inside the hall, more historical locomotives are exhibited, including a Class D51, a Class D51 and a Wakataka. As historical heritage that played a role in the development of musical art, the exhibit also includes a Bösendorfer piano, which was the piano of choice of Chopin and Liszt, an Allen Organ and a cembalo. In the Hall’s café, you can take an elegant break listening to the music of a player piano.
One of the largest model railway dioramas in Japan. This layout boasts faithful and detailed representations of ‘Kyoto-esque’ scenery such as Kiyomizudera Temple, Kinkakuji Temple, Kyoto Imperial Palace, and the Gozen-Okuribi(Daimonji festival/Mountain Bonfire).With an area of 285.15m² and 2.7 kilometers of track, it truly is big. A popular attraction is the chance to sit in the driver’s seat of a real Class EF66 and use the master controller to run a train on the layout.
The best way to explore the Saga and Arashiyama areas is by bicycle. Railwayman Bicycle Rental is conveniently located near the station. In addition to regular bicycles, you can rent pedal-assist electric bicycles that make going up hills a snap.
The station is conveniently located between Jojakkoji Temple and the Sagano Bamboo Forest, both popular points along walking tours of the area. You can rest or enjoy a light meal in a beautiful setting. You can also buy Arashiyama specialties and Sagano Scenic Railway goods over here.
A suspension footbridge crossing the Hozugawa River connects to this unmanned station.
You can enjoy the natural beauty-cherry blossoms, fresh green foliage, autumn leaves-in any season .There are numerous excellent spots for taking landscape photography. This station has been selected as one of “Kinki’s Best 100 Stations”
This station is the terminal station of Sagano Romantic train. You can get on the train to Arashiyama and Saga stations. There are a coffee shop and a souvenir shop in this station. You also can buy our original railway goods here. If you want to take Hozugawa River Boat ride or Kyobasha(carriage), please get off the train at this station.The nearest station is JR UMAHORI Station. From JR UMAHORI Station to Kameoka Torokko Station on foot about 10 minutes.
The JR Haruka limited express takes about 80 minutes from Kansai Airport to Kyoto.
It is 15 minutes away from JR Kyoto station to JR Saga-Arashiyama station by the JR Sagano line train.
Get on the train of JR Sagano line from JR Kyoto Staiton Get off the train at JR Saga-Arashiyama Station Buy tickets at Saga Torokko Station（right next to JR Saga-Arashiyama Station） Get on Sagano Romantic train to enjoy the beautiful view of Hozugawa Ravine Get off Sagano Romantic train at Kameoka Torokko Station
Walk about 10 minutes to JR Umahori Station. Take the train of JR Sagano line to JR Kyoto Station.
Take Sagano Romantic train to Saga Torokko Station or Arashiyama Torokko Station
(If you want to take Sagano Romantic train to come back, please buy the tickets at Saga Torokko Station before you get on the train)
Take Hozugawa River Boat Ride to come back Arashiyama area. (If you want to take Hozugawa River Boat Ride to come back, please buy the tickets at Saga Torokko Station)
Get on the train of JR Sagano line from JR Kyoto Station Get off the train at JR Umahori Station Walk to Kameoka Torokko Station about 10 minutes Buy the tickets of Sagano Romantic train Get on Sagano Romantic train to enjoy the beautiful view of Hozugawa Ravine
Get off at Arashiyama Torokko Station.
This station is right next to the Sagano Bamboo Forest. And this station is near Jojakkoji Temple , Tenryuji Temple.
Get off at Saga Torokko Station.
You can drink a cup of coffee and take a rest in 19th Century Hall before you go to other popular points at Arashiyama.
- The tickets for Car No.5 [The Rich] and standing room tickets are sold on the day at our station(Saga, Arashiyama, and Kameoka Torokko Stations) at the same day only.
- Your tickets are no longer valid once you exit the train.
- All cars are non-smoking.
- If you want to cancel or change your tickets, please ask the place where you buy the tickets or ask our staff when you come to our station at the same day.
- If you want to change your seat to Car No.5, you don’t need to pay more. But please change your ticket before the train departs. And you can change your ticket one time only.