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The type of One-Day transport pass in Kyoto

2017.5.22

When you go on a sightseeing in Kyoto, don’t you buy an one-day pass without thinking much? You may think all of one-day passes are beneficial or economical. However, sometimes one-day passes are uneconomical depending on where you are going. Because there are many kinds of transport passes in Kyoto, it would be better for you to choose the best pass for your plan.

Now, we are going to introduce about the types of the transport passes in Kyoto and the areas where you can use them.

 

The type of One-Day pass

There are many kind of transport pass in Kyoto; a pass that can be used throughout Kyoto and a pass that can be used in a limited area.  

Even if the pass can be used throughout Kyoto, you may encounter some problems like ”I can’t go to the place I want to go…” and  “It is hard to arrive at the destination… “. due to restriction such as “Bus ONLY” or “Subway ONLY”

To avoid such cases, we recommend that you decide the place you want to go or what you will do specifically before you buy the one-day pass.  

Well, let’s check the types of the transport passes in Kyoto!

※This data for 2016

 

【Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau】

 Ticket type Price Area Sales place
City bus and Kyoto bus One-Day Pass 600Yen With in a uniform fare section Kyoto City bus or Subway information office, Commuter pass sales booth,  

Kyoto City bus management center, On any Kyoto City bus, Subway station ticket window

Kyoto City Subway One-Day Pass 600Yen All Subway lines City bus office, City bus or Subway information office, Commuter pass sales booth,, Subway ticket window
Kyoto Tourist One-Day or Two-Day Pass 1 day:900Yen  2day:1700Yen All City bus sections, All Subway lines  and All Kyoto bus sections  (Except

some sections)

Ticket vending machine in the subway stations, City bus or Subway information office
Ticket books are usable for buses within the Kyoto City area 1000Yen (120Yen ticket ×12 ) , 2000Yen (230Yen ticket ×12)etc.. The ticket can be used on most bus companies (City bus, Kyoto bus, Keihan bus and so on) City bus or Subway information office, Some convenience stores [*It isn’t sold on buses ]
Books of discounted tickets commonly usable in the daytime 1000Yen (230Yen ticket ×4 and 180 Yen ticket ×1) etc.. The ticket can be used on most bus companies (City bus, Kyoto bus, Keihan bus and so on)

・Using time:10:00 ~ 16:00 [ *arrival time] on Weekdays or Saturday [*Unavailable: Sunday and National holiday]

City bus or Subway information office, Some convenience stores [*It isn’t sold on buses]

 

【Randen (Keifuku Railway) 】

Ticket type Price Area Sales place
Randen One-Day pass 500Yen All Randen lines <Randen>Sijo-Omiya Station, Katabiranotsuji Station, Arashiyama Station, Kitanohakubaicho Station ,etc. /Some hotels in Kyoto City
Kyoto Subway and Randen One-Day pass 1000Yen All Subway lines and All Randen lines <Subway >Ticket window / <Randen>Sijo-Omiya Station, Katabiranotsuji Station, Arashiyama Station, Kitanohakubaicho Station ,etc. /Some hotels in Kyoto City

 

【Keihan Railway】

Ticket type Price Area Sales place
Arashiyama and Higashiyama One-day pass 1000yen ~1300yen [*Ticket prices vary depending on the getting-on station] <Keihan>Getting-on station~ Fushimi inari Station (1 round trip) ,Fushimi inari ~ Demachi yanagi (Unlimited rides)  / <Randen> All Randen lines (Unlimited rides ) Each Keihan Station (Except: Stations on Otsu line)
Kurama and Kifune One-day pass 1600yen All Keihan lines (Except: Otsu line and Otokoyama cable car) and All Eizan lines Each Keihan Station (Except: Stations on Otsu line)

 

【Hankyu Railway】

Ticket type Price Area Sales place
Hankyu and Hanshin One-day pass 1200Yen All Hankyu lines , All Hanshin lines and All Kobe rapid transit railway Each Hankyu Station (Except: Tenjinbahisuji Rokuchome Station)

 

【Kintetsu Railway】

Ticket type Price Area Sales place
Kyo-Meguri pass 1820Yen  *Kyomrguri ② is the extended area ride ticket ( 2,130 yen) [Nara Area] <Kintetsu>Ikoma Station ~ Kintetsu Nara Station (Unlimited rides), Kyoto Station ~ Tsutsui Station (Unlimited rides),

[Kyoto Area] All City bus sections, All Subway lines and All Kyoto bus sections (Except some sections)

The major Kintestu Stations; Kyoto Station, Tanbabashi Stations, etc

(Except the Year-End/New Year holidays)

 

※Prices listed only adult fare.There may be changes made to these contents

 

Lastly…

You can be more enjoyed beneficially, if you use these tickets wisely referencing this article.

Please explore Kyoto in the best way for you!!

 

 

 

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