Express Bus <Kyoto>

日本語

Kurashiki/Okayama ⇔ Kyoto

Express Bus  (Local Bus)
Total mileage
(occupied)
223~224km
Required time 
(estimated)
 4hrs.07mins.~4hrs.27mins.
Resting-place on the way ※To Kyoto:MikiSA
To Okayama:Tatsuno-nishi SA
Voluntary insurance Unlimited bodily injury liability insurance
Joint Operation Company Ryobi-holdings,
Shimoden Bus、Keihan Kyoto Kotsu
Drivers 1 driver on board

※May change due to road conditions.

 Lavatory in the bus

Timetable

Okayama→KyotoAs of December 15, 2016
Company S / R R/ S R / S R / S S / R R / S Keihan
Kurashiki Sta. North Gate 5:30 6:15 7:30 9:20 11:00 13:20 17:00
Okayama Sta. West Gate(24) 6:10 7:00 8:30 10:10 11:50 14:10 18:00
Tsudaka 6:25 7:15 8:45 10:25 12:05 14:25 18:15
Sanyo IC 6:43 7:33 9:03 10:43 12:23 14:43 18:33
Kyoto Station(Hachijoguchi) F3 9:37 10:27 11:57 13:37 15:17 17:37 21:27
Kyoto→Okayama
Company Keihan S/ R R / S R / S R / S S / R R / S
Kyoto Station(Hachijoguchi) F3 9:15 12:10 14:15 15:35 17:10 18:30 19:45
Sanyo IC 12:09 15:04 17:09 18:29 20:04 21:24 22:39
Tsudaka 12:27 15:22 17:27 18:47 20:22 21:42 22:57
Okayama Sta. West Gate 12:42 15:37 17:42 19:02 20:37 21:57 23:12
Kurashiki Sta. North Gate 13:27 16:22 18:32 19:47 21:22 22:37 23:52

Fares

As of April 1, 2014
Section Kyoto Station
One-way Round-trip Student Ticket Booklets
(4 tickets)
Kurashiki Sta. ¥3,900
(Child ¥1,950)
¥7,000 ¥2,900 ¥13,400(¥3,350×4)
Okayama Sta.  ¥3,600
(Child  ¥1,800)
¥6,500 ¥2,600 ¥12,400
(¥3,100×4)
Tsudaka ¥3,500
(Child  ¥1,750)
¥6,500 ¥2,600 ¥12,400
(¥3,100×4)
Sanyo IC ¥3,200
(Child  ¥1,600)
¥6,100 ¥2,600 ¥11,200
(¥2,800×4)
  • Child fare : Half price of the one way fare for adults (any amount under 10 yen are rounded up) There are no round trip discounts
  • Round trip discount tickets : Valid for 10 days including the out-bound route.
  • Ticket booklets are valid for 6 months from the date of purchase.
  • Student discounts applies to junior high school students, high school students, university students, and vocational school students.There are no round trip discounts for the student fare. 
  • Please show your student card or any other documents that proves you are a student, if you request a student discount. If you do not show the document, the normal fare will be applied.

Bus Stops Location

Please be aware that the bus to Kyoto does not stop at Okayama IC (close to the Yokoi Koban).

Okayama

Kyoto

Notification to the passengers

  • This is an express bus line.
  • Reservations can be made from on month  prior to the date of departure.
  • All seats are reserved seats. Please make a reservation in advance.
  • You can get on the bus without reservations if there is a seat available on the day for all lines above.
  • Please make a reservation on the internet of mobile website, and purchase the ticket before the deadline.
  • Please purchase the round trip ticket at the ticket sales counter or affiliated convenience store after you have made the reservation, and before you board the bus.
  • After purchasing a ticket, or if you are using a book of tickets, there will be no charge of fee limited to the first change only.However, second changes are not accepted. 
  • Change of service and refunds are not accepted if you miss the bus.
  • For tickets that were canceled before the time of departure, please start the refund procedure within a month at the counter of purchase. During this time, a predetermined refund fee will be charged.
  • The parking lots are controlled under reservations. Please make a request during the seat reservation process.
  • All buses are lavatory-equipped. However, in some cases, it is not available due to maintenance or other reasons. Besides, some buses of our joint operating company do not have lavatory.
  • The buses may arrive late due to the traffic conditions, so please make sure you have plenty of time.
  • All buses are lavatory-equipped. However, in some cases, it is not available due to maintenance or other reasons. Besides, some buses of our joint operating company do not have lavatory.
  • When acquiring personal information, we will clarify the purpose and use the information only according to its purpose. Although we will not generally use the information beyond its intended purpose, if we do so, we will acquire individual consent except in cases permitted by laws or regulations.
  • Please fasten your seat belts for safety reasons.

    Purchase

    Ryobi bus Purchasing counter for tickets