The Kyoto Subway Karasuma Line connects northern Kyoto and southern Kyoto between Kokusaikaikan Station (K01) and Takeda Station (K15). The trains operate from approximately 5:30 am to 11:50 pm. The minimum fare is ¥210 for adults and ¥110 for children (as of April 2018).
KARASUMA LINE STATIONS
HOW TO BUY A TICKET
Find your destination and check the fare on the large map/board above the ticket vending machine.
Most ticket machines have buttons for English instructions. Press this button and the menu will appear in English.
Insert cash into the ticket vending machine.
Choose the number of passengers and the correct fare for your destination.
You can buy as many tickets as you need to at the same time if you are traveling in a group.
Take the ticket and enter the gate.
HOW TO ENTER/EXIT
Insert the ticket into the slot on the turnstile, and proceed through the gate. Take your ticket from the slot after you pass the gate.
This procedure is the same for exiting, but the ticket will not come out.
If your ticket has the incorrect fare, the gate will not open when you try to exit and a buzzer will sound. Don't be alarmed, just go to a nearby fare adjustment machine. Insert your ticket and pay the remaining amount, then receive a new adjusted fare ticket and proceed through the ticket gate.
If you need any help, please ask the station staff.
If you need any help, you can ask the station staff by pushing the "Call" button on the ticket vending machine.