Where to Buy Bus One Day Pass in Kyoto
2. Where to Buy if you are not at Kyoto Station
2-1 At Subway Stations
2-2 Other ways
Note : on October, 2021, the price of Bus One -day Pass was changed into ¥700 for an adult, and ¥350 for a child. (Unfortunately, this One-day pass will be discontinued at the end of September 2023!)
1. Where to Buy Bus One-Day Pass at Kyoto Station
At Kyoto station, you can buy Bus One-Day Pass at City Bus & Subway Information or Vending Machines.
Both are located at bus terminal, in the north side of the Kyoto station where you can see the Kyoto Tower.
If you arrive by Shinkansen (the bullet train), please head for Kyoto Tower side.
If by JR local line, Central Exit is convenient to the bus terminal.
City Bus & Subway Information (inside the Bus Ticket Center building)
Vending Machines in front of the Bus Ticket Center building
City Bus & Subway Information and the vending machines in front of the Information are often crowded, a long line to get the pass especially on peak season (cherry blossom in spring or autumn leaves in fall).
In that case, try other vending machines located at bus platform A, B or C. It may be less crowded.
Other Vending Machines at bus terminal
Or, on peak season, city bus staff often set special counter and sell the pass near Bus Information Board.
2. Where to Buy Bus One-Day Pass if you are NOT at Kyoto Station
Where to buy the Bus One-Day Pass ohter than Kyoto station is…
1. any subway stations
2. discount ticket shops
3. certain hotels if you stay
4. a driver on the bus (Kyoto City Bus and Kyoto Bus)
2-1 At Subway Stations
At subway stations, you can buy from a station attendant at ticket gate. But, only adult passes are sold.
Some stations have City Bus & Subway Information or Commuter Pass Office, where you can buy both adult and child passes.
The followings are the details.
♦ City Bus & Subway Information : (open 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.)
Uzumasa-tenjingawa station 1st fl., near the EXIT 2
Kitaoji station B3 level , near the south ticket gate
Karasuma-oike station B3 lvel, near the north ticket gate
♦ Commuter Pass Office : (open 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., sunday & holiday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Shijo Station B1 level, on a passageway between north and south ticket gates
Sanjo-Keihan Station B1 level, near Exit 1
Yamashina Station B1 level, get out of ticket gate ant turn right
Takeda Station 1st fl., east side, in front of a bus stop (0:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Nijo Station 1st fl. , near Exit 2 (0:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., sunday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)