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 "Subway, Bus One-Day (Two-Day) Pass" is available for 900 yen (adult). This ticket will allow you to ride the Kyoto City Bus(all routes), the Kyoto City Subway(all lines), the Kyoto bus(excluding certain routes) and the Kehihan bus(excluding certain routes) as many times as you want for a duration of the day.Subway, Bus One-Day (Two-Day) Pass
  • The "Kyoto City Bus & Kyoto Bus One-Day Pass" is available for 600 yen (adult). This ticket will allow you to ride the Kyoto 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
    • 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.