There is no airport at Kyoto and you should take flight to neighbor cities and then move to Kyoto.
To move inside Kyoto city, there is no train/subway direct to RIMS from Kyoto station. It is recommended to take the subway and then the local bus.
For detailed access information, please visit the page of RIMS:
- Access to RIMS: http://www.kurims.kyoto-u.ac.jp/en/access-01.html
Here is the route searching service provided by Google map:
- From Kyoto station to RIMS: LINK
Around the Kyoto station, there are many hotels for selection. It takes about 45 miniutes from Kyoto station to RIMS.