- Getting Around
This page provides information on transportation. For information regarding transportation within Taishi-cho (Town) and how to buy tickets please choose your preferred method of transportation below.
How to use the bus and pay the fare
1. Please prepare coins before boarding.
You can get change for 1,000-yen bills and 500, 100 and 50 yen coins.
Bills higher than 2,000 yen can not be changed on board. Please prepare change before getting on the bus.
Electronic cards cannot be used.
2. Check the timetable at a bus stop for your destination and confirm the departure time.
3. Check the destination on the display at the front of the bus above the windshield.
4. Get on the bus from the middle of the bus.
In some areas or during some hours, you are requested to get on the bus from the front door and to pay the fare in advance.
Pick up a numbered ticket at the numbered ticket machine next to the entrance.
Pay the fare when getting off the bus.
A numbered ticket indicates the bus stop you get on.
If you don’t have a numbered ticket you may be requested to pay the fare from the initial bus stop.
5. When on board
Sit down on a seat or hold onto a hand pole or a hand strap.
Smoking is prohibited on board all day.
Please refrain from talking on a cell phone as it makes other passengers uncomfortable.
Moving around on the bus while the bus is in motion is very dangerous. You should change money or switch seats while the bus is stopped.
About Priority Seat
Please give seat to a person with an infant, the pregnant, the elderly, the physically challenged, etc.
Please give up your seat to those with infants, pregnant women, the elderly, the physically challenged, etc.
Customers using a wheelchair
In the car, we will fix the wheelchair for safety.
bus does not have a fixture of the wheelchair, you might get your ride and folded the wheelchair.
We appreciate your understanding.
The bus driver will strap the wheelchair down for safety. If the bus does not have a fixture for a wheelchair, you will be given special accommodations. We appreciate your understanding.
Customers using a stroller
Please fold your stroller after boarding.
6. When the destination is shown on the fare board, press the get-off button and confirm the fare.
When the destination is shown on the fare board, press the get-off button and confirm the fare.
The fare above the number of your numbered ticket is your fare.
The fare shown on the board is for an adult.
The fare is half-price for elementary school children. (The fare is rounded up to the next 10 yen unit.)
About Changing Money
Use the changing machine next to the driver’s seat.
You can change 1,000-yen bill, 500 yen, 100 yen and 50 yen.
The bills higher than 2,000 yen can not be changed on board. Please change those bills before getting on a bus.
7. When the bus reaches the destination, move forward to the fare box after the bus has completely stopped.
When paying with cash.
Put money in the fare box together with your numbered ticket.
8. Get off the bus from the front door.
There is a gap. Please mind your steps.
Bus from Kintetsu Railway nearest station to Taishi-cho (Town)
Take the Kongo Bus from “Kaminotaishi Station” and get off at the “Taishi-cho Town Hall” bus stop. (Time required approximately 10 minutes)
Take the Kongo bus from Kishi Station and get off at the “Taishi-cho Town Hall” bus stop. (Time required approximately 15 minutes)