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Doub-decker buses operating in famous tourist cities around the world

[Ages 12+] Unlimited rides! Sky Hop Bus Kyoto Tourist Bus One-Day Ticket


  • A confirmation email for your reservation will be sent to you within 48 hours.
    *If your reservation cannot be completed, WAmazing Play will process your refund.
  • Reservation Time:
  • Supported Languages:
    Japanese / Mandarin / English / Korean
1 Person
10 People
Min. Participants Required For Activity:
1 Person
Payment Method:
Price USD 25.58
Age (Min.):
12 years old
Booking deadline:
2 days prior by 17:00


[Double-decker bus] Enjoy sightseeing in Kyoto and freely get on and off the bus

You can get on and off the open-roof bus as many times as you like within the period of use. Please enjoy sightseeing in Kyoto with the plan of your choice.

Visit Nijo Castle, Heian Shrine, and other popular tourist spots ♪

Many popular spots such as Nishiki Market, Nijo Castle, Kinkakuji Temple, Kyoto Imperial Palace, Ginkakuji Temple, Heian Shrine, Kiyomizu Temple, and more! Easy access to sightseeing spots!

Enjoy sightseeing while learning about Kyoto's history with an audio guide

Audio guide available in seven languages (Japanese, English, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, French, and German) with extensive content!
Enjoy sightseeing while listening to the history of Kyoto.


  • A text message (containing a QR code and a link to download the e-ticket) will be sent to your registered email address after the reservation is completed.

  • On the day of use, please present your electronic voucher to the bus crew at the Kyoto Sightseeing Bus Terminal at the Karasuma Exit of Kyoto Station to exchange it for a ticket. Once the ticket has been exchanged, cancellation is not possible.

    After the ticket is exchanged, you can freely get on and off the bus as many times as you like within the period of use. (Do not get on or off outside of the designated Sky Hop bus stops)

  • You can get on and off the open-roof buses as many times as you wish within the period of use

    Enjoy sightseeing at Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle, Kiyomizu-dera Temple, and other classic sightseeing spots in Kyoto with your favorite plan.

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Included in the Fee

Sky Hop Bus Ride Ticket
Earphones for in-car voice guidance

Not included in the Fee

Other personal consumption

Meeting Place

JR Kyoto Station, Karasuma Exit

909 Higashishioji-cho, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture, Kyoto Sightseeing Bus Stand


Nearest StationJR Kyoto Station, Karasuma Exit

Directions to Nearest Station5 minutes on foot

Destination by TaxiJR Kyoto Station, Karasuma Exit

Cancellation Policy

No cancellation/changes can be made


Enjoy sightseeing in Kyoto with unlimited rides on an open-roof double-decker bus!
The bus stops at classic Kyoto sightseeing spots such as Kinkakuji Temple, Nijo Castle, and Kiyomizu Temple.
You can get on and off the bus freely, allowing you to visit the sightseeing spots at your own pace! You can choose which bus to board according to your travel schedule.

- The QR code sent to you after reservation is valid for 30 days from the date of reservation (=order date)
- Children age 0-5 are free of charge if they do not require a seat. If a seat is required, please purchase a child ticket.
- After the ticket is exchanged, you may ride as many times as you like within the period of validity. (Please do not get off the bus except at the Sky Hop bus stops.)
- Please note that the ticket expiration date depends on the time of ticket exchange.
- Umbrellas are not allowed inside the SKY HOP BUS. In case of rain, raincoats will be distributed free of charge.
- Please be sure to fasten your seatbelt in the Sky Hop Bus. Please do not stand up or move around when the bus is in motion.
- The bus service may be cancelled in case of stormy weather such as typhoons or thunderstorms. Buses do not require reservations. All seats on the bus are unreserved (no standing room). If the bus is full, please board the next bus.
- The bus schedule may be delayed due to traffic conditions on the day of the tour. The course may be changed if there are traffic restrictions on the day of the tour. Thank you in advance for your understanding.
- Traffic conditions vary from day to day, and activities may be delayed due to traffic jams or congestion. In such cases, no refunds will be made.
- Please note that there are no restrooms on the bus.
- There is a trunk on the bus, but we are not able to store your belongings before or after you get on the bus.
- Chinese / English / Spanish / Japanese / German / Korean / French audio guidance also available.
 *The audio guide is linked to the GPS system and provides information in 7 languages at the same time. Please pick up your earphones when you board the bus and give it a try.
- Luggage is allowed, but not recommended as there are no storage on the buses.
- All buses are wheelchair and stroller accessible, but please fold them up if possible.
- Pets are not allowed.
- Eating and drinking is prohibited on board. Drinks without lids or caps are also prohibited.
- Please dress appropriately for the weather. Kyoto can be very hot and cold, so please take care of yourself.
- In winter, it gets cold, so please bring a jacket or other warm clothing.

[Bus Stops]
Areas of use: JR Kyoto Station Karasuma Exit / Nishi-honganji Temple / Karasuma Gojo (Currently Unavailable) / Shijo-Karasuma, Nishiki Market / Nijo Castle / Nijo Station (Currently Unavailable) / Kitano Mitengu / Kinkakuji Temple / Daitokuji Temple / Kyoto Imperial Palace (in front of Doshisha University) / Ginkakuji Temple / Heian Shrine, Okazaki Park / Gion (in front of Kotowa Kyoto Yasaka) / Gojo Slope (Kiyomizu Temple, Gion) / Sanjusangendo and the National Museum (in front of Hyatt Regency Kyoto) / JR Kyoto Station Karasuma Exit

■ Bus Route
- Bus service time: 9:10 AM to 6:50 PM *Please refer to the bus timetable on the schedule.
- Tourist Routes: Please check the official website for the latest operation status and routes.
- Tourist Routes: For real-time information, please click here
- Frequency: 1 train every 35-45 minutes (*approximately every 60-70 minutes from June to August)
- Operation time of the first / last bus: Please check the bus timetable


Myojo Bus Co.

63-1, Nishinoyama Nakatori-cho, Yamashina-ku, Kyoto 607-8306, Japan

Price(USD 25.58)