Kyoto Station

Luggage Storage Kyoto Station

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How it works

  • Book online

    Find the location closest to you - we have locations all around the city.

  • Drop off items

    Head to the store and show your booking receipt and you're good to go.

  • Enjoy the city

    Go about your day without lugging around your things. Live Life Light!

Kyoto Station Luggage Storage Guide 2020

Are you wondering, "Where can I store my luggage near Kyoto Station?" Perhaps you just arrived in Kyoto and need a place to store your bags near Kyoto Station before you check into your hotel or AirBnB -- or maybe you just checked out and don't want to drag your bags around with you for the rest of the day.

Perhaps, you're planning on shopping at Nishikikoji-dori, Ninenzaka & Sannenzaka Neigbourhood, or Yamato-shi Paper Shop and need a place to store your bags. Or, you're planning on sightseeing in the Kyoto Station area at Fushimi Inari-taisha, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, or Nishikikoji-dori and don't want to be burdened by your baggage.

Don't worry, there are plenty of options for luggage storage near Kyoto Station!

Luggage storage nearby Kyoto Station with Bounce

Bounce is one of the largest luggage storage networks in Kyoto with multiple locations near Kyoto Station.

Featured in The Boston Globe, Techcrunch and Forbes, Bounce is present in more than 100 cities. We partner with local hotels and shops to open up space for you to drop off your bags in essentially any major neighborhood.

Our team vets each location and provides all the security measures including insurance, security seals, and well-trained staff.

Bounce is the #1-rated bag storage network with thousands of 5-star reviews. Many of our shops are open for luggage storage 24/7 but this varies by location… we strategically open new spots so you can find the closest location to temporarily store your bags. Our prices in the Kyoto Station area start at just $5.90/day.

Book through our or mobile app (required) so that we can cover you with insurance, space availability, and our 24/7 customer support. We love to travel as much as you so we make it as easy as possible! There are no size limits for suitcases or backpacks stored with Bounce. For less than a cup of coffee per bag, you can enjoy your entire day without dragging your bags with you!

Here are some ideas for making the most of your time in the Kyoto Station area now that you are free from your baggage. Some notable places to relax before a flight are Maruyama Park, Shoseien, and Kyusho-in Precincts. You can also go for a hike around 栗東市自然観察の森, 路上喫煙禁止区域, and Maruyama Park. And if you’re looking for a night on the town, check out Crafthouse Kyoto, London Pub, and Zima Bar.

Why is Bounce the best luggage storage provider in the Kyoto Station area?

Multiple locations near Kyoto Station

$5,000 Bounce Guarantee on each booking to protect your belongings

Vetted store locations to ensure trust and safety

2 minute booking process online or via mobile app, then just walk in and check your bags in

Thousands of 5 star reviews, hundreds of thousands of bags stored



How do I store luggage near Kyoto Station with Bounce?

You can find the closest luggage storage location to Kyoto Station really easily. Simply select a location here. Find the shop that meets your preferences in terms of location & hours. Once you’ve chosen a location, you can book in under 2 minutes. We’ll ask for payment details upfront, but you can cancel your reservation if you end up not needing it.

Space does fill up so booking before you go there is required, but you can show up right away. With your booking confirmation in hand, we’ll give you the exact details and directions to the shop. Once there, all you have to do is show your booking confirmation and we’ll tag and check in your bags.

You’re now free to enjoy Kyoto Station and Kyoto without your things!

See all luggage storage spots in Kyoto!

About Kyoto Station

Kyoto Station is Japan’s second-largest station, the first being Nagoya, and has existed in some form since 1887. Upon arriving in Kyoto Station, the structure that you see is not the first one built in this location, but rather, it is the fourth complex to house the station. This building process that resulted in this ultra-modern 60-meter structure began in the 1990s, took three years and seven months to complete. Its opening in September 1997 celebrated the 1200 years of the founding of the city of Kyoto. The city’s principal railway station, it houses shops, restaurants, a theater, a museum, and a “sky garden” that provides some amazing views of the city. There are some impressive views and exciting things to do and see in or near Kyoto Station. Nearby Bounce partner businesses will happily store your bags while you enjoy the atmosphere.

Fun Fact: There are two sides to the Kyoto Station: Karasuma and Hachijo. Karasuma, the busier side, faces North and is named for the main downtown street, while the Hachijo, facing the South, is calmer and gives better access to more hotels and attractions.

Things to Do in or near Kyoto Station

Kyoto Station occupies 60-meters of space and is multiple stories high. It houses many shopping, dining, and entertainment options. There are so many that you may not even want to leave the station. If you choose to wander through the area surrounding Kyoto Station, you’ll find even more exciting and enticing things to do and see. We've got some great suggestions to help you make a decision.

  • Visit the Kyoto Tower, which can’t be missed since it is the tallest building in the city. The views are exceptional and, it’s only about one-half mile away.

  • Toji Temple (meaning East Temple), founded in the 700s, is steeped in the history surrounding Kyoto Station, and only about one mile away.

  • Visit Nijo Castle, the home of the first shogun of the Edo Period (1603-1867), and see how it played into the history of Kyoto. 

  • If you’re into shopping, try the Isetan Department Store, located inside the Kyoto Station.

  • For more shopping opportunities, be sure to visit Porta Underground Mall, also located inside the Kyoto Station.

  • In the basement of the Kyoto Station, you’ll find still another shopping mall. Be sure to check out The Cube Shopping Mall.

  • Indulge your inner foodie at the Restaurant Matsukiya, Kyoto Shijo, if you’re a fan of steakhouses. This amazing Japanese steakhouse is located about 2 miles from the Kyoto Station.

  • Eat lunch or dinner in Japanese and Asian style at the Tajimaya, Kyoto Yodobashi.

  • Try another eatery designed with ambiance in mind when you eat in Japanese and Asian style at the Hokuto, Kyoto, located about half a mile from the Kyoto Station.

Transit Options near Kyoto Station

  • Japanese Railways and Kintetsu Railways

  • Karasuma Subway Line

  • City buses

Luggage Storage near Kyoto Station

You won't stand still for long in this bustling station and city. Take a walk to see the temples and palaces the city is known for. Marvel at the numerous outstanding gardens and whet your appetite with Japanese cuisine. To experience all of this and more, leave your bags with Bounce. Then you can easily make your way through the neighborhoods near the Kyoto Station. 

Luggage Storage Options near Kyoto Station

  • Kyoto Tower: This modernistic landmark is as unique as it is tall. Completed in 1964, the viewing platform, 100 meters up, offers 360-degree majestic views of the city. Bounce nearby partner businesses can store your bags while you explore.

  • Toji Temple:  The temple, founded in the 700s, is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites. Toji’s five-storied pagoda, constructed in 826, is 57 meters tall and the tallest wooden pagoda in Japan. Let Bounce stash your stuff while you tour.

  • Nijo Castle: Originally constructed in 1603, this was the residence of the first shogun of the Edo Period, Tokugawa Ieyasu. It became an imperial palace after the fall of the shogunate in 1867.  

  • Isetan Department Store: This “store” occupies 10 stories in the Western part of the station, with a small art museum on the 7th floor and restaurants on the 11th floor. Shop here, while Bounce partner businesses ease your load by storing your bags. 

  • Porta Underground Shopping Mall: Located under the bus terminal and plaza on Karasuma side, there’s access to over 100 shops and restaurants as well as the Karasuma Subway Line. Bounce partner can stash your stuff while you shop and eat.

  • The Cube Shopping Mall: Located in the basement of the station, you’ll find souvenirs, local sweets and snacks, fashions and accessories, and restaurants on the 11th floor. Be sure to book with nearby Bounce partner businesses to store your stuff while you peruse.

  • Restaurant Matsukiya, Kyoto Shijo: If you love steak, you’ll adore this Japanese steakhouse’s food, service, and ambiance. The beef they serve melts in your mouth! Let Bounce stash your stuff to reduce complications while you savor the steaks.

  • Tajimaya, Kyoto Yodobashi: Be sure to try lunch or dinner Japanese and Asian style for amazing food, service, and ambiance. Since bags can create confusion and complications in many restaurants, let Bounce keep your bags while you relax and enjoy. 

  • Hokuto, Kyoto: This eatery can accommodate large parties as well as smaller ones. Enjoy dinner in Japanese and Asian ambiance and Kyoto-style traditional Sukiyaki charcoal-grilled iron-pot courses. 

Reviews

Andie Haddad

Local Guide

Convenient to the Met, which does not allow luggage at coat check. Very easy check in and check out process, with lovely people at the front!

Ariel A

This was so cool!!!! Great service, extremely easy to use, and totally affordable! I didn't know where I'd leave my luggage while we explored San Fran, so I easily Googled luggage storage and found this company. At first it was a little odd dropping my bag off at a chocolate store, but the lady at the register was able to immediately pull up my reservation without any problems and then she put a lock on my suitcase and gave me a card to get it back with. She pushed the bag to the back of their storage room and I came back about 6 hours later to pick it up. Great service, I will definitely be using this again when I travel!

Hayley Hewitt

Local Guide

Can’t believe I haven’t used this service until now. So easy & convenient. I 100% recommend.

Isabel B.

I used Bounce during a recent trip to NYC, and I was pleasantly surprised at the ease and convenience of the process. To be honest, at first, I was very apprehensive. The thought of leaving your stuff at a random store, in a place where you are not from and you don't know whether is safe or not, it doesn't matter if anyone gives it a seal of approval, its difficult to be completely comfortable with the idea. However, I was very glad to be proven wrong. The place I chose was a great, clean bodega/deli in Soho and they were very responsive and the whole process felt very seamless. It was our last day in NYC and we had the full day before leaving the city, however our Airbnb was on the upper east side so we did not want to have to go back and forth. I would definitely recommend Bounce for travelers, especially when you need a place to just store your luggage for the day. The price could not be beat (since its for the whole day) and I will definitely be using this again!

Ciara C

Fantastic experience with Bounce! Stored a bag at the Grand Central location and on my last day at the 9/11 Memorial location. Both locations had friendly, efficient staff that were helpful and made everything very easy. Such a great option if your hotel isn't ready or you don't want the hassle of a bag in the city. Great, safe option. Thanks Bounce!

Ching Yuan Y.

Local Guide

Bounce is the best luggage storage service provider in the New York. I sent an email at midnight , and I got an email back in 10 mins. They are not only solve my issue but also provide solutions. You have to try Bounce !!

Frequently asked questions

  • How much does luggage storage cost near Kyoto Station?

    The price for luggage storage near Kyoto Station is just $5.90/bag for the entire day.

  • Is it safe to store your bags near Kyoto Station?

    Yes. Every bag is tagged with a security seal and comes with the $5,000 Bounce Guarantee. Every location is required to uphold tight security precautions. You may be asked to show ID and you will be required to use a credit card to book through Bounce in advance. With hundreds of thousands of bags stored, you can count on Bounce to handle your baggage near Kyoto Station.

  • Are there storage lockers near Kyoto Station?

    Yes, there are storage lockers and many other luggage drop off points in the Kyoto Station area. Bounce has multiple luggage storage locations nearby Kyoto Station and in the broader Kyoto area where you can conveniently store your luggage with full security and the $5,000 safekeeping gurantee.

  • Where are the best hotel accommodations near Kyoto Station?

    The top-ranked middle to high-range hotels near Kyoto Station are Sakura terrace the gallery, THE THOUSAND KYOTO, and Hotel Seiki Kyoto Station. When traveling on a budget, the best hostels near Kyoto Station are The lower east nine hostel , Hostel, and Mosaic Hostel Kyoto.

  • Where are the best restaurants near Kyoto Station?

    The most popular restaurants to visit when near Kyoto Station are Honke Daiichiasahi, Sushi Musashi, and Sushi iwa.

  • Where are the best parks and nature attractions near Kyoto Station?

    Check out the nearby Maruyama Park, Inari Park, and Umekoji Park.

  • Where can I find tourist information and guideposts near Kyoto Station?

    You can find local tourist information at 清水寺 (Kiyomizu-dera Temple)ヘ500m道案内, 史跡 教王護国寺境内, and Tourist office. Additionally, guideposts can be accessed at 清水寺 (Kiyomizu-dera Temple)ヘ500m道案内 to make the most of your trip.

  • What are the best museums near Kyoto Station?

    While nearby, you can check out Samurai and Ninja Museum, Ukiyoe Small Museum, and Sumiya Pleasure House.

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