Kitaōji Station (北大路駅, Kitaōji-eki, station number: K04) is a railway station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line in Kita-ku, Kyoto, Japan.

Kitaōji Station

北大路駅
Kitaoji-Town-01.jpg
Kitaōji Town commercial complex above the station
LocationKita-ku, Kyoto
Japan
Operated byKyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau
Line(s)Karasuma Line
Platforms1 island platform
Tracks2
ConnectionsBus terminal
Other information
Station codeK04
History
OpenedMay 29, 1981 (1981-05-29)
Traffic
Passengers (FY2016)30,328 daily[1]
Location
Kitaōji Station is located in Kyoto city
Kitaōji Station
Kitaōji Station
Location within Kyoto city
Kitaōji Station is located in Japan
Kitaōji Station
Kitaōji Station
Kitaōji Station (Japan)

HistoryEdit

The station opened on May 29, 1981 when the Karasuma Line started operation between Kitaōji and Kyoto. Until October 24, 1990, the station was the terminus of the line.[2]

LayoutEdit

This station has an island platform with two tracks under Karasuma Street.

PlatformsEdit

1  Karasuma Line for Kyoto, Takeda and Kintetsu Nara
2  Karasuma Line for Kitayama and Kokusaikaikan

SurroundingsEdit

Kyoto City Kitaōji Bus TerminalEdit

  • Bus Platform A for Kyoto Sangyo University
    • Route 北3 for Kamigamo Shrine and Kyoto Sangyo University
    • Non-stop buses to Kyoto Sangyo University
  • Bus Platform B for Higashiyama Street and Takano
  • Bus Platform C for Kawaramachi Street
  • Bus Platform D for Takano and Shugakuin-michi
    • Route 北8 for Takano and Shugakuin-michi
  • Bus Platform E for Sembon Kitaoji and Bukkyo University
    • Route 1 for Daitoku-ji and Bukkyo University
    • Extra route for Bukkyo University
    • Route 北1 for Bukkyo University and Gentaku
    • Route 37 for Nishigamo Depot via Horikawa Street
    • Route 特37 for Omiya Kotsu-koen and Nishigamo Depot
  • Bus Platform F for Sembon and Nishioji
    • Route 101 Raku Bus for Daitoku-ji, Kinkaku-ji, Kitano Tenman-gu, Nijō Castle and Kyoto Station
    • Route 102 Raku Bus for Daitoku-ji, Kinkaku-ji, Kitano Tenman-gu and Ginkaku-ji
    • Route 205 for Daitoku-ji, Kinkaku-ji and Nishioji Shijo via Nishioji Street
    • Route M1 for Haradani
    • Route M1 for Ritsumeikan University
    • Route 北8 for Bukkyo University and Matsugasaki
  • Bus Platform G for Sembon and Nishioji
    • Route 204 for Daitoku-ji, Kinkaku-ji and Nishinokyo Emmachi via Nishioji Street
    • Route 206 for Shijo-Omiya and Kyoto Station via Sembon Street

Karasuma Kitaōji IntersectionEdit

  • Kyoto City Bus (Karasuma Kitaōji)
    • Route 1 for Demachiyanagi via Shimogamo Shrine / for Bukkyo University and Nishigamo Depot
    • Route 37 for Shijo Kawaramachi and Sanjo Keihan via Kawaramachi Street / for Kitaoji Bus Terminal and Nishigamo Depot
    • Route 204 for Takano and Ginkaku-ji via Shirakawa Street / for Daitoku-ji, Kinkaku-ji and Nishinokyo Emmachi via Nishioji Street
    • Route 205 for Shijo Kawaramachi and Kyoto Station via Kawaramachi Street / for Daitoku-ji, Kinkaku-ji and Nishioji Shijo via Nishioji Street
    • Route 206 for Chion-in, Gion, Kiyomizu-dera and Kyoto Station via Higashiyama Street / for Shijo-Omiya, Kyoto Aquarium and Kyoto Station via Sembon Street
    • Route 北3 for Kyoto Sangyo University
    • Route 北8 for Takano and Shugakuin-michi
  • Kyoto Bus (Kitaōji Ekimae)
    • Route 30 and Express Route 36 for Demachiyanagi via Izumojibashi
    • Route 32 for Hirogawara via Kibuneguchi, Kurama and Hanasetoge / for Demachiyanagi via Takanobashi-higashizume
    • Route 34 for Shizuhara and Shiroyama via Kyoto Sangyo University / for Demachiyanagi via Takanobashi-higashizume
    • Route 35 for Ichihara via Kyoto Sangyo University / for Demachiyanagi via Takanobashi-higashizume
    • Route 45 for Kyoto Station via Karasuma Street / for Iwakura-Muramatsu via Rakuhoku University and Midorogaike
    • Route 46 for Iwakura-Muramatsu via Rakuhoku University and Midorogaike
  • Kumogahata Bus Mokumoku-go (Kitaōji Ekimae)
    • for Kumogahata (2 round-trips per day, between Kitaoji Ekimae and Kumogahata Iwayabashi)

Adjacent stationsEdit

« Service »
Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line (K04)
Kitayama (K03) - Kuramaguchi (K05)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "産業交通水道委員会資料 陳情第81号" (PDF) (in Japanese). Kyoto City Assembly. 25 October 2017.
  2. ^ Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau (May 29, 2015). "京都市交通局のあゆみ~年表(沿革)~". Archived from the original on October 11, 2008. Retrieved February 7, 2016.

Coordinates: 35°02′42″N 135°45′32″E / 35.0449°N 135.7589°E / 35.0449; 135.7589