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Sightseeing Express Bus

First of its kind in Japan! Sightseeing express buses" that stop only at the nearest bus stops of tourist attractions are now in operation in Kyoto.

In order to solve the problem of congestion on some city bus routes in Kyoto, the "Sightseeing Express Bus" began service on Saturday, June 1. One route runs from Kyoto Station to Gojozaka near Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and the other route runs from Kyoto Station to Ginkaku-dera Temple via Gojozaka, Gion, and other sightseeing spots, in order to separate the use of the buses by citizens and tourists.
It operates only on Saturdays, Sundays, and national holidays, and the fare is 500 yen for adults and 250 yen for children. Subway and bus one-day passes are also available, but are not covered by the Keiro Pass or commuter passes.

EX No. 100 (Rakuraku sightseeing limited express, Kiyomizu-dera, Gion, Ginkaku-dera line)
Route: Kyoto Station - Gojozaka (Kiyomizu Temple) - Kiyomizu Road (Kaeri-no-Michi) - Gion - Okazaki Park Museum of Art, Heian Jingu Mae - Ginkakuji Mae

EX No. 101 (Rakuraku Kiyomizu-dera line, limited express for sightseeing)
Route: Kyoto Station - Gojozaka (Kiyomizu Temple)

Sightseeing Express Bus

  • tourist express bus
  • Yuki/Kyoto Sta.
    9:00 - 12:00 p.m.
    Kyoto Station-mae - [every 7-8 min] → Gojozaka (Kiyomizu Temple) - [every 15 min] → Ginkakuji-mae
    The buses run every 30 minutes from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Return / Ginkakuji-mae (departure), Shimizu-michi (departure)
    9:00-17:00 platform
    Ginkakuji-mae-[every 15-30 min] → Kiyomizu-michi -[every 15 min] → Kyoto Sta.
  • Advance boarding and pre-paid fares.
    Subway and bus one-day pass
    Cash, transportation system IC card (1 ride: 500 yen for adults / 250 yen for children)
    Kyoto School Trip 1 Day Ticket
  • https://www2.city.kyoto.lg.jp/kotsu/webguide/ja/bus/limited_express.html
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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