Kii-Tanabe to Koyasan (8:00 departure)
Koyasan & Kumano Access Bus
Your exploration of the ancient Buddhist complex of Koyasan, and coastal Tanabe, just got much easier.
Busses now connects JR Kii-Tanabe station and the Koyasan area, allowing for stress-free and smooth travel between the world heritage sites giving you more time to focus on heightening your spiritual state.
Bus service available in 2023 from April 1 to July 10 and September 1 to November 30.
|Kii-Tanabe to Okunoinmae|
|Kii-Tanabe to Senjuinbashi|
|Kii-Tanabe to Koyasan Station|
|JR Kii-Tanabe Station
(Bus stop 1)
|Transfer||Transfer Ryujin Bus bound for Gomadanzan|
|Transfer||Transfer to Nankai Rinkan Bus|
|11:49||Drop-off||Nankai Rinkan Bus|
Transfers are easy and straightforward. Please ask the bus driver if you have any concerns onsite.
● 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.
● Due to the limited availability of seats, early reservation is recommended to secure your seats.
●"Senjuinbashi" is the closest bus stop to temples and accommodations in Koyasan.
Discounts for Ticket Holders
1.Admission fee for Gomasan Sky Tower will be reduced from 300 to JPY 200. Gomasan Sky Tower is a lookout tower at Gomadanzan rest area. There is a short break here when you can visit for a panoramic view.
2.If you order “Donburi (Rice Bowl), Udon, Soba wheat noodles” at Kirari Ryujin Ryokan, Ryujin Soap will be given as a gift.
3.Admission fee for Ryujin Onsen bath will be reduced from JPY 700 to JPY 550.
● Please NOTE that you may have to REPURCHASE the ticket in cash if you do not present the ticket when asked.
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.
This bus station is not in the central Koyasan village.