Koyasan and Kumano Sanzan Discovery by Bus

Your exploration of the ancient Buddhist complex of Koyasan and the Kumano Sanzan—the grand shrines of the Kumano Kodo Pilgrimage Route—just got much easier. Unlimited ride bus passes connecting the Koyasan area and the Kumano Sanzan are now available. allowing for stress-free and smooth travel between the world heritage sites giving you more time to focus on heightening your spiritual state.
The pass arrives at a fitting time as the world’s gaze turns to the Kii Peninsula. The area has been included in trusted global travel commentator Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2018: Top Regions selection.

Daily between April 1 and November 30, 2018
* Pass not available for use on June 10th

Koyasan Station to Hongu Taishamae
Daily Weekends & Holidays
Koyasan Station 9:45 14:00
Gomadanzan (transfer) 11:05 15:15
Ryujin Onsen 12:18 15:53
Hongu Taishamae 14:17 17:52
Hongu Taishamae to Koyasan Station
Daily Weekends & Holidays
Hongu Taishamae 8:05 12:40
Ryujin Onsen 10:11 14:46
Gomadanzan (transfer) 11:05 15:35
Koyasan Station 12:10 16:40

SERVICE PERIOD

Daily between April 1 and November 30, 2018

ONE-WAY FARES

Koyasan Station to Hongu Taishamae
Adults ¥5,000/Children ¥2,500

Koyasan Station to Ryujin Onsen
Adults ¥2,900/Children ¥1,450

Ryujin Onsen to Hongu Taishamae
Adults ¥2,500/Children ¥1,250

Make use of the Kumano Kotsu Bus Pass for three-day unlimited bus rides between the spots marked on the map. This convenient pass provides a smooth travel option between the spiritual sites of significance.

Be aware that purchase of this pass is only available for Koyasan&Kumano Access Bus ticket holders.


SERVICE PERIOD

Daily between April 1 and November 30, 2018

FARES

Adults ¥3,000/Children ¥1,500

PLACE OF PURCHASE

Koyasan Nankai Rinkai Bus Office [Google Map]
Kumano Kotsu Kii-Katsuura Station Ticket Office [Google Map]
Kumano Kotsu Shingu Station Ticket Office [Google Map]

TIMETABLE

Hongu Taisha-mae to Shingu Station
Shingu to Kii-Katsuura Station
Kii-Katsuura Station to Nachisan Area