Kitano Hakubaicho Station in west Kyoto is located at the crossroads of the west-east Imadegawa Dori that runs north of the Imperial Palace (Gosho) to Ginkakuji past Demachiyanagi, Hyakumenban and the north-south Nishioji Dori that runs down from Kinkakuji, where it joins the west-east Kitaoji Dori, and then way down south to Nishioji Station on the Tokaido Main Line.
Kitano Hakubaicho Station is a terminus of the Keifuku Electric Railway (Randen) out further west to Arashiyama.
Hakubaicho Station is within walking distance of Ritsumeikan University Kinugasa campus, Kyoto Butsuryu Museum, Hirano Jinja, Kitano Tenmangu Shrine, Waratenjin and at a pinch Kinkakuji Temple.
There are a few places to eat and drink late on around Kitano Hakubaicho Station and it is a good place to find a taxi. Adjacent to the station is a branch of the Izumiya department store.
Kyoto buses to Kitano-Hakubaicho include the #10, #26, #50, Raku #101, Raku #102, #203, #204 and #205.
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