1. Buses in Kyoto
In Kyoto city, bus services are operated by mainly 4 bus companies, such as Kyoto City Bus, Kyoto Bus, Keihan Bus and West JR Bus.
Kyoto City Bus colored green covers all over the Kyoto city except for upper north area (Ohara, Kurama) and east side area (Yamashina).
Kyoto Bus colored brown covers west side area (Arashiyama), upper norh area (Ohara, Kibune, Kurama) from Kyoto station or downtown area (Shijo-Kawaramachi / Hankyu railway Kawaramachi station).
Keihan Bus colored red covers east side area (Yamashina) from the downtown area and Kyoto station.
West JR Bus colored blue has only one route operated from Kyoto station to Takao, Shuzan (upper northwest area).
The map below shows the each bus operation area in Kyoto, please check!