INFORMATION

Access (Public transportation)

Public transportation [JR train and Nantan city bus]

  • Nantan city bus

  • Kita, Kayabuki no sato bus stop

  • JR Hiyoshi station

Nantan city bus runs from JR Hiyoshi staion.
Take a local or rapid train along the JR San-in line to Sonobe from Kyoto JR station, which takes about 35~40 minutes.
Most trains require a transfer at Sonobe station to go to Hiyoshi station.
The JR line is covered by the JR Rail Pass.
From Hiyoshi station, take a Nantan City Bus into Miyama (45 minutes, 600 yen single ticket to Kita).
Most buses but a few depart from Hiyoshi Station. 
The first and the last bus depart from Sonobe Station.

◆Information for Nantan City Bus
✓Pay the bus fare on board.
✓Prepaid transportation cards (IC cards) is not available. Please pay by cash.
✓There is no bus stop announcement in the bus. Tell your destination when you get on the bus.


For more information check the article below.

JR Kyoto⇔Miyama Direct Bus by Keihan Kyoto ~Snow Lantern Festival 2024~

  • Keihan Kyoto Kotsu bus

  • JR Kyoto Station Hachijo-guchi

  • Snow Lantern Festival

If you want to have one day excursion to Snow Lantern Festival in Miyama's Thatched Village, Kyoto Miyama Excursion Bus would be your best choice. 100 minutes comfortable journey from JR Kyoto Station to Miyama's Thatched Village.

Operation Period: 
Everyday from 27 January 2024 (Sat.) to 3 February 2024 (Sat.)

Reservation: You can board without reservation if there are vacant seats.
Reservation start date: 9:00am~ 27th DEC 2023 *1 month before boarding date.
Price: JPY 3,200~3,600 (Round trip) / JPY 1,600~1,800 (One-way)
Deperture:
- Shichijo Keihan
- JR Kyoto Station Hachijoguchi (F3)
- Highway Station Nagaokakyo (Hankyu Nishiyama Tennozan) 

JR Sonobe⇔Miyama Excursion Bus by Keihan Kyoto ~Snow Lantern Festival 2024~

  • JR Sonobe station

  • JR Sonobe⇔Miyama Excursion Bus

  • Snow Lantern Festival

90 minutes comfortable journey from JR Sonobe Station to Snow Lantern Festival in Miyama's Thatched Village.

Operation Period: 
Everyday from 27 January 2024 (Sat.) to 3 February 2024 (Sat.)

Reservation: You can board without reservation if there are vacant seats.
Reservation start date: 9:00am~ 27th DEC 2023 *1 month before boarding date.
Price: JPY 2,400 (Round trip) / JPY 1,200 (One-way)
Departure:JR Sonobe Station West Exit