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Thursday, December 01, 2011

Fukuchiyama Station

福知山駅

Fukuchiyama in Kyoto Prefecture may seem like a town whose best days are behind it, but Fukuchiyama's sparkling new station gives an impression of modernity and drive. The modern Fukuchiyama Station connects the city by train with both Osaka and Kyoto, Kansai's two biggest cities.

Fukuchiyama Station Kyoto

Fukuchiyama Station is on the San'in Main Line from Kyoto and Nijo Station and Sonobe and eventually on to Shimonoseki. From Fukuchiyama Station there are San'in Main Line trains to Kinosaki Onsen, Tottori, Yonago, Matsue, Izumo, Yunotsu, Kuromatsu, Gotsu, Masuda, Hagi and Shimonoseki.

Fukuchiyama Station Kyoto

Journey time from Kyoto to Fukuchiyama is around 70 minutes. There are also connections from Fukuchiyama Station to Osaka on the Fukuchiyama Line via Amagasaki, Itami, Takarazuka and Sanda.

The Kitakinki Tango Railway operates the 30km Miyafuku Line from Fukuchiyama to Miyazu via Oe. From Miyazu change to the Miyazu Line to reach the beauty spot of Amanohashidate.

Fukuchiyama Tourist Information Office is just outside the main station entrance to your right.

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1 comment:

  1. Always a pleasure reading about Japan. I hope to one day visit there and your posts surely keep me up to date with the "go to" places when that day comes that I finally visit Japan.

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