1Check the route number, the destination, and the bus stops.
The route timetable may not list every single bus stop of the given route. Some stops may be omitted.
2Check the day. Whether the day is a,b,c.
aRest Days & Holidays (Right Column):
Japanese National Holidays
Obon (August 14th - 16th)
New Year (December 29th - January 3rd)
bSaturday (Middle Column): Saturdays that are not rest days or holidays.
cWeekdays (Left Column): Days that are not Saturday, rest days, or holidays.
3Check the times of departure.
The times listed are the departing times.
The bus may arrive late at times due to heavy traffic.
A row displays how many times the bus will arrive in that specified hour. It also informs you of the expected departure time of the bus. For example, the image above displays that in the 5 am row the bus will depart at 5:33. For the 6 am row, the bus will depart at 6:11, 6:23, and etc.
Some of the times listed may have a symbol next to it. These symbols are explained on the bottom portion of the timetable.