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New Express Bus Kyoto to Tanabe and Shirahama

New Express Bus Kyoto to Tanabe and Shirahama


There is a new daily Express Bus from Kyoto to Tanabe.  This is a reasonable and convenient way to travel to/from Kyoto and Tanabe. Two busses daily!

Kyoto Station Hachijo-guchi Shin-miyako Hotel-mae
8:00 17:20
Kii-Tanabe Station
11:28 20:48
Shirahama Bus Center
11:55 21:15

Shirahama Bus Center
7:19 16:58
Kii-Tanabe Station
7:50 17:30
Kyoto Station Hachijo-guchi Shin-miyako Hotel-mae
11:16 20:56

From Kyoto
Shirahama   3,300 yen (One way) 5,900 yen (return)
Tanabe      3,200 yen (One way) 5,700 yen (return)

•Reservations are recommended. 
•Tickets Sales:
-Meiko bus ticket counters: JR Kii-Tanabe Station, Shirahama bus Center, and Kintentsu Kyoto Station.
-You can purchase by telephone and over the internet (in Japanese only).
-Family Mart and Lawson convenience stores.
•For elementary age children aged 12 and under tickets are half prices.  If the child is able to ride on someone’s lap they can travel for free.

Meiko bus 0739-42-2112 (9:00~18:00)   
Kintetsu Bus 06-6618-5301 (9:00~18:00)




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NEW Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Tourist Pass

NEW Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Tourist Pass
This is an easy way to do a loop of the Kii Peninsula.

From July 15, 2016 (Friday)
PRICE Adult 11,000 yen Children 5,500 yen (Children 6 to 11 years old)
NOTE: This pass is not available for purchase in Japan.
VALIDITY PERIOD Five consecutive days
AREA ●JR conventional lines: Nagoya-Shingu-within Osaka City (via lse Tetsudo Line or Kameyama, via Kisei Main Line/Hanwa Line) ●Nagoya-Kameyama-Nara-within Osaka City (via Kansai Main Line) Taki Toba (Sangu Line) ●Kansai International Airport-Hineno (Kansai Airport Line) ●Bus routes for accessing Kumano Kodo, Kumano Hongu Taisha, Kumano Nachi Taisha (Only Kumano Kotsu Bus); and Select bus routes
TRAIN TYPES ●Unlimited use of non-reserved seats on ordinary cars on all JR conventional line trains in the subject section. ●Reserved seats can be used up to four times on ordinary cars of limited express and rapid trains. ●Only non-reserved seats can be used on the limited express "Haruka' between the Kansai Inte…