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Transportation Tickets & Passes

Transportation Tickets & Passes

Using these discount tickets and passes is recommended to get to your destinations.

KANSAI ONE PASS

This card will let you use all train and bus lines in the Kansai region, which includes cities Kyoto, Osaka, and Kobe.
It can be recharged at train stations and convenience stores.
*Buses do not offer unlimited rides.
3,000 JPY (500 JPY for deposit included.)
*Please be aware that some transit IC cards may have restrictions on where the deposit may be used.
 
KANSAI ONE PASS Website: (Languages: English, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Korean, Japanese)

Kansai Area Pass

This is an unlimited pass to use Haruka, the express train linking Kansai Airport to Kyoto, and JR and other lines in the area around Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Kobe, and Himeji. There are passes available for between 1 and 4 days.

As a bonus, you get a 1-day pass to use the Kyoto City Subway and Keihan Railway (excludes certain areas), so this pass is perfect for exploring Kyoto.

Click here for more details about Kansai Area Pass.

Subway, Bus One-Day Pass, Two-Day Pass

1-day Price: 900 JPY (Child 450 JPY) / 2-day price: 1,700 JPY (Child 850 JPY)

These passes will let you visit almost all the major sightseeing spots within the city (a wider bus area compared with the Bus One-Day Pass), and are more reasonable (25% off) than buying only the Bus One-Day Pass and Subway One-Day Pass individually.

  • Can be used for subways, municipal buses, Kyoto Bus (some routes), and Keihan Bus (some routes).
  • Cannot be used for privately-operated railways.
Click here for more details about Subway, Bus One-Day Pass, Two-Day Pass (Languages: English, Chinese (Simplified), Japanese)

Subway One Day Pass

Price: Adults 600 JPY (Children 300 JPY)
  • Can be used for the Kyoto subway.
  • Cannot be used for privately-operated railways.

Bus One-Day Pass

Price: Adults 600 JPY (Children 300 JPY)
  • Can be used for municipal buses and Kyoto Bus (some routes).
  • Cannot be used for privately-operated railways.
Click here for more details about Bus One-Day Pass. (Languages: English, Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), Korean, Japanese)

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