Kyoto

By | 16th January 2018

Do you need a car in Kyoto?

Do you need a car in Kyoto > Should you rent a car in Kyoto Japan > Kyoto ( ITM )

Do you need a car in Kyoto? Introduction

Why? Why not? Ratings Comments
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Why should you rent a car in Kyoto?

In terms of factors like the cost of the hire itself, fuel costs, road tolls and parking charges, is it worth hiring a car in Kyoto?

Kyoto Car hire summary


Overall drive rating

10%

 

Cheapest rate for one week

€260

 #247/300

 

How much should I expect to pay in the peak season?

 

 €425

232/300

 

Free parking score

Total 958 - of which 103 have free parking. [full notes - parking]

11%

#275/300

 
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Why not? Visiting Kyoto without a car

Why? Why not? Ratings Comments

Kyoto public transport quick facts

Train score

 

90%

Water travel score

80%

Overall public transport score

90%

Walking and Cycling Overview

Active travel score

(walking + cycling)

90%

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Ratings

Car rental in - Kyoto Need v worth & should!

Do you need a car in Kyoto?

Based on comparison with transit, walking and cycling.
 

Is it worth hiring a car in Kyoto?

Based on value for money
 

Should you rent a car in Kyoto?

Weighing up the above, if you are asking about hiring a car, is it a good idea?
 

Who is travelling?

Is it worth renting a car in Kyoto if I am a solo / budget traveller?

What about for 2 people travelling together?

For families?

 

Where are you staying?

Do you need a car in Kyoto if we are staying in a central area?

What if we are staying on the edge of the city/resort?

Or in a rural area?

 

What is your attitude towards driving?

Should I hire a car in Kyoto if I prefer not to drive?

If I am easy either way?

If I prefer to drive?


 

Verdict

Final score:

2

Go back up to:
Why? Why not? Ratings Comments
 

Do you need a car in Kyoto? No! If you want to hire a car for any trip around this part of Japan, pick it up in Osaka instead.

Would you hire a car in Kyoto?

Have you driven in Kyoto? Do you agree with our advice on whether or not it's worth hiring a car in Kyoto?
Tell us what you think using the comments section below:
 

 

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