Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

    Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Koyasan

    Koyasan

  • Ryujin Onsen

    Ryujin Onsen

  • Kawayu Onsen

    Kawayu Onsen

  • Kumano Hongu Taisha

    Kumano Hongu Taisha

  • Yunomine Onsen

    Yunomine Onsen

  • Koyasan Daimon

    Koyasan Daimon

  • Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route

    Kumano Kodo pilgrimage route

  • Koyasan Okunoin

    Koyasan Okunoin

  • Watarase Onsen

    Watarase Onsen

 Description

World Heritage Sites Connecting Bus

This seasonal bus service connects the UNESCO World Heritage sites; Koyasan and Kumano Hongu Taisha area (including Yunomine Onsen, Kawayu Onsen & Watarase Onsen.  This bus service also connects JR Kii-Tanabe station and Koyasan. 

It runs from April 1 to November 30, 2019. 

The AM departures are daily and the PM departures are on weekends and national holidays. 

Ryujin Onsen, one of Japanese three beautifying hot springs, is located in the middle of the route, a highly recommended place to stay overnight to break the trip into two days. 

The road between this hot spring and Koyasan is called the “Koya-Ryujin Skyline”, and runs on the top of the mountain ridges offering spectacular panoramic views.

Busses are not running on June 9th.

Full Name

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus
世界遺産「高野山・熊野」聖地巡礼バス

Area

Ryujin Onsen, Tanabe, Wataze Onsen (Hongu), Kawayu Onsen (Hongu), Yunomine Onsen (Hongu), Hongu, Koyasan, Nakahechi

Type

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

Rating & Reviews

4.6

 Price Plan(s)

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Koyasan to Kurisugawa, Chikatsuyu, Hongu Area (9:45 departure, Daily)
    5,000 yen~

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Koyasan to Kurisugawa, Chikatsuyu, Hongu Area (14:15 departure, Weekends & Holidays Only)
    5,000 yen~

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Koyasan to Kii-Tanabe (9:45 departure, Daily)
    4,310 yen~

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Koyasan to Kii-Tanabe (14:15 departure, Weekends & Holidays Only)
    4,310 yen~

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Hongu Area, Chikatsuyu, Kurisugawa to Koyasan (8:05 departure, Daily)
    5,000 yen~

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Hongu Area, Chikatsuyu, Kurisugawa to Koyasan (12:40 departure, Weekends & Holidays Only)
    5,000 yen~

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Kii-Tanabe to Koyasan (8:00 departure, Daily)
    4,310 yen~

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Kii-Tanabe to Koyasan (12:35 departure, Weekends & Holidays Only)
    4,310 yen~

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Koyasan to Ryujin Onsen (9:45 departure, Daily)
    2,900 yen~

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Koyasan to Ryujin Onsen (14:15 departure, Weekends & Holidays Only)
    2,900 yen~

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Ryujin Onsen to Koyasan (10:11 departure, Daily)
    2,900 yen~

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Ryujin Onsen to Koyasan (14:46 departure, Weekends & Holidays Only)
    2,900 yen~

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Hongu to Ryujin Onsen (8:05 departure, Daily)
    2,500 yen~

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Hongu to Ryujin Onsen (12:40 departure, Weekends & Holidays Only)
    2,500 yen~

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Ryujin Onsen to Hongu Area (12:20 departure, Daily)
    2,500 yen~

Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus

  • Ryujin Onsen to Hongu Area (16:10 departure, Weekends & Holidays Only)
    2,500 yen~

 Details

Calendar

Map



NOTE:
This route is a combination of local bus routes. 

The only sections that are seasonal are from Koyasan to Ryujin Onsen, and Ryujin Onsen to Kurisugawa. 

The other sections Ryujin Onsen to Kii-Tanabe and Kii-Tanabe to the Hongu area run year-round.
 
 
Koyasan Bus Stops

Senjuinbashi bus stop:  The most central bus stop in Koyasan.
Okunoinmae bus stop: Is on the far west of Koyasan.
Koyasan Station bus stop: In front of the Koyasan train station at the top of the cablecar. 
This bus station is not in the central Koyasan village. 
 
Koyasan Map

NOTES

● Lunch and admission fee for tourist facilities are not included in the tour price.
● Tickets are one way (single) leg.
● Seats are not assigned.  Please sit in an empty seat.
● Depending on weather and road conditions, the time schedule may vary.
● Additional costs apply when taking a local bus service between Kii-Tanabe and Kurisugawa(JPY 1,050), and Kirari Ryujin and Kii-Tanabe (JPY 1,700).
● Due to the limited availability of seats, early reservation is recommended to secure your seats.