0Taking the Kyoto City Bus

Thank you for using the Kyoto City Bus.

How to Get on & off the Bus

  • Get on the bus through the rear door and get off the bus through the front door. The fare is paid when getting off the bus.
  • Change will not be given. Please prepare small coins before getting on the bus.
  • Kyoto City Buses are generally light green in color. (some buses may have special paint jobs)

Operational Hours

  • The operational hours and the number of operating buses will differ depending on the route. For further information, please look at the timetable of each route.
  • Kyoto City Bus Timetable

Fare

  • Flat Fare Zone: Adult 230 yen (Child 120 yen)
    Non-Flat Fare Zone: Fare will differ depending on the route.
  • The "Kyoto City Bus & Kyoto Bus One-Day Pass" is available for 500 yen (adult). This ticket will allow you to ride the city bus and the Kyoto bus as many times as you want for a duration of the day (flat fare zones only). Kyoto City Bus & Kyoto Bus One-Day Pass
  • The fare is paid when getting off the bus.

    Aside from cash, the following methods of payment are available:

    • One-Day Ticket (such as the Kyoto City Bus & Kyoto Bus One-Day Pass)
    • IC Card (such as PiTaPa, ICOCA, Suica, & PASMO)
    • Traffica-Kyo Prepaid Card, Surutto KANSAI Prepaid Card
    • Discount Tickets (Pack)
    • Other Tickets

    About Tickets

    Notice

    • Change will not be given. Please prepare small coins before getting on the bus.
    • Credit, debit, and cash cards cannot be used.
    • JAPAN RAIL PASS cannot be used.