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Kyoto-Koyasan Direct Highway Bus

Getting from Kyoto to Koyasan is now much easier. Board a highway bus from Kyoto and go direct to Wakayama's spiritual heartland in just 2 hours and 40 minutes. By riding the bus, you can avoid tricky transfers in Osaka or complicated train routes. There are two departures per day, one in the morning and one in the early afternoon.

Features:
● 42 comfortable seats
● luggage storage space under the bus
● toilet
● 10-minute break at Kushigakinosato service area
Kyoto-Koyasan Direct Highway Bus

SERVICE PERIOD


Daily from September 20, 2019, to November 24, 2019.*
*This route will be offered for a limited time. After November 24, 2019, the service period may be extended or suspended depending on demand.

PLACE OF PURCHASE


Seats are non-reserved and are allocated on a first come, first serve basis. Purchase your ticket from the bus company ticket center near the bus stop or on the bus from the bus driver.

FARES


One-way

From Kyoto Station Hachijoguchi:

2,500 yen - one-way ticket
3,000 yen - one way ticket & 2-day free pass for unlimited bus travel around Koyasan

From Highway Kyotanabe:

2,200 yen - one-way ticket
2,700 yen - one way ticket & 2-day free pass for unlimited bus travel around Koyasan

Round trip

From Kyoto Station Hachijoguchi:

4,500 yen - round trip ticket
5,000 yen - round trip ticket & 2-day free pass for unlimited bus travel around Koyasan*

From Highway Kyotanabe:

3,960 yen - round trip ticket
4,460 yen - round trip ticket & 2-day free pass for unlimited bus travel around Koyasan*

Note:
Elementary school-age children are half price. One child below elementary school age can travel for free. All other children in the party are half price.
The 2-day free pass starts on the first day you ride the Kyoto-Koyasan bus.

ROUTE


The route starts at Kyoto Station Hachijoguchi with a pick up at Highway Kyotanabe Bus Stop. The bus drops you at Okunoin-mae in Koyasan.

Kyoto-Koyasan Direct Highway Bus
Kyoto Station to Koyasan
Keihan Bus Nankai Rinkan Bus
Kyoto Station Hachijoguchi 9:20 13:40
Highway Kyotanabe Bus Stop 9:40 14:00
Kushigakinosato Rest Area 11:00 - 11:10 15:20 - 15:30
Okunoin-mae (Koyasan) 12:00 16:20
Koyasan to Kyoto Station
Nankai Rinkan Bus Keihan Bus
Okunoin-mae (Koyasan) 9:20 14:40
Kushigakinosato Rest Area 10:10 - 10:20 15:30 - 15:40
Highway Kyotonabe Bus Stop 11:40 17:00
Kyoto Station Hachijoguchi 12:00 17:20

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