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Easy to use, but sometimes very crowded

The Kyoto City Bus brings you everywhere you want. It is easy as nearly all the buses do have Kyoto... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Cheap and Convenient

If you are doing temple hops in Kyoto, taking the bus is a great option as not all temples are near... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
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Kyoto 600-8216, Kyoto Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 days ago

First visit to Kyoto for sight seeing and did not care for the bus simply because they packed them so full that it was very uncomfortable. The cost was very cheap and would take you just about anywhere in Kyoto ,but not worth the hassle,...More

Thank jfurukaw
Reviewed 22 May 2018

The Kyoto City Bus brings you everywhere you want. It is easy as nearly all the buses do have Kyoto Station as their terminus. Just purchase a day pass (you can do this easily in your hotel) and with the busmap you will find your...More

1  Thank Over-en-Naar
Reviewed 15 May 2018

This is a must have if you are visiting the sites in Kyoto. For approximately $6 USD receive a day pass for unlimited bus travel throughout the city. The bus systems routes are extremely easy to us, especially if you are using Maps or a...More

1  Thank Kevin L
Reviewed 1 May 2018

I bought my one-day pass for 600 Yen at the bus information centre, just North of the Main Kyoto railway station. The information centre also gave me an English map covering all the routes that the pass covers and it showed me how to get...More

2  Thank platypus150
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

If you are doing temple hops in Kyoto, taking the bus is a great option as not all temples are near JR or subway stations. And also get the full pass which makes it even more cost efficient if you need to take buses a...More

1  Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Kyoto is not very tram/subway friendly.kyoto station has amazing number of buses connecting the whole city.BUS+TRAIN passes are 1200 yen/day and 2000 yen for 2 days but ONLY BUS passes can be purchased onboard the bus and cost 600 yen per adult,250 yen for 12...More

4  Thank gkal1972
Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile

A darts board, good people watching, open to the street. Very good Kirin, fresh and cold. Close to our hotel and on our way to a good sushi place. Would go back and recommend

Thank ggtirevite
Reviewed 8 April 2018

It is easy to use a bus in Kyoto. Unfortunately, the subway does not get anywhere, so you need to consider using the bus. In this case, check if it makes sense to buy a daily pass for subway and city bus (900 yen). The...More

1  Thank good-living-montreal
Reviewed 7 April 2018

I'm more of a subway and train person and taking a bus is always a bit of an obstacle for me because I feel have to pay more attention to planning the bus ride / bus schedule / etc. So, I was first reluctant to...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 16 March 2018

Without a doubt, the 500 yen per day all day bus pass is the best option for seeing most of the sights of Kyoto. In addition to the Raku routes, 100, 101, and 102, the bus pass allows transportation on all other city buses. This...More

2  Thank Peeter P
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