Expressway bus

Osaka-Namba, Kyoto Sta. ~ Narita, Choshi line

Kyoto/Osaka bus now goes all the way to Universal Studios Japan®

Operating route

Forward: Choshi Sta. (No. 5), Tonosho, Omigawa, Sawara Sta. North Exit, Hakko-no-sato Kozaki(Roadside rest area), Narita Airport Terminal 2, Narita Airport Terminal 1, Keisei Narita Sta. (Center Exit No. 1), Tomisato Bus Terminal, Yotsukaido Sta., Akihabara Sta. ~ Kyoto Sta. Hachijyoguchi, Kyotanabe (Expwy.Bus), Osaka Sta.-mae, Minatomachi Bus Terminal, Nanba Expressway Bus Terminal, Universal Studios Japan®
Return: Universal Studios Japan® (No. 3), Minatomachi Bus Terminal, Nanba Expressway Bus Terminal, Osaka Sta.-mae, Kyotanabe (Expwy.Bus), Kyoto Sta. Hachijyoguchi ~ Akihabara Sta., Yotsukaido Sta., Tomisato Bus Terminal, Keisei Narita Sta., Narita Airport Bus Terminal 2, Narita Airport Bus Terminal 1, Hakko-no-sato Kozaki(Roadside rest area), Sawara Sta. North Exit, Omigawa, Tonosho, Choshi Sta. (No. 5)

Service timetable (Revised timetable from December 12, 2016.)

○...Boarding only, ●...Departing only

For Kyoto and Nanba For Narita and Choshi
Choshi Sta. 20:00 Universal Studios Japan® 20:00
Tonosho 20:32 Minatomachi Bus Terminal 20:25
Omigawa 20:40 Osaka-Namba 20:40
Sawara Sta. North Exit 21:00 Osaka Sta.-mae 21:05
Hakko-no-sato Kozaki
(Roadside rest area)
21:15 Kyotanabe (Expwy.Bus) 21:45
Narita Airport Terminal 2 21:35 Kyoto Sta. Hachijyoguchi 22:15
Narita Airport Terminal 1 21:40 Akihabara Sta. 4:54
Keisei Narita Sta. 22:00 Yotsukaido Sta. 6:01
Tomisato Bus Terminal 22:08 Tomisato Bus Terminal 6:22
Yotsukaido Sta. 22:35 Keisei Narita Sta. 6:31
Akihabara Sta. 23:40 Narita Airport Terminal 2 6:51
Kyoto Sta. Hachijyoguchi 6:25 Narita Airport Terminal 1 6:56
Kyotanabe (Expwy.Bus) 6:49 Hakko-no-sato Kozaki
(Roadside rest area)
7:16
Osaka Sta.-mae 7:29 Sawara Sta. North Exit 7:31
Minatomachi Bus Terminal 7:49 Omigawa 7:51
Osaka-Namba 8:04 Tonosho 7:59
Universal Studios Japan® 8:34 Choshi Sta. 8:31

*You cannot depart at stops marked ○. *You cannot board at stops marked ●.

Fare

 
Akihabara
Yotsukaido
Tomisato/
Narita/
Airport
Hakko-no-sato Kozaki
(Roadside rest area)/
Sawara
Omigawa/
Tonosho
Choshi

[Busy season]
Universal Studios Japan®,
Namba, OCAT, Osaka
One way
8,400 yen
8,540 yen
9,060 yen
9,470 yen
9,680 yen
9,990 yen
Kyotanabe One way
8,090 yen
8,230 yen
8,750 yen
9,160 yen
9,370 yen
9,680 yen
Kyoto One way
7,890 yen
8,030 yen
8,540 yen
8,960 yen
9,160 yen
9,470 yen

[Normal season]
Universal Studios Japan®,
Namba, OCAT, Osaka
One way
7,400 yen
8,040 yen
8,560 yen
8,970 yen
9,180 yen
9,490 yen
Kyotanabe One way
7,090 yen
7,730 yen
8,250 yen
8,660 yen
8,870 yen
9,180 yen
Kyoto One way
6,890 yen
7,530 yen
8,040 yen
8,460 yen
8,660 yen
8,970 yen

[Off season]
Universal Studios Japan®,
Namba, OCAT, Osaka
One way
6,400 yen
7,240 yen
7,760 yen
8,170 yen
8,380 yen
8,690 yen
Kyotanabe One way
6,090 yen
6,930 yen
7,450 yen
7,860 yen
8,070 yen
8,380 yen
Kyoto One way
5,890 yen
6,730 yen
7,240 yen
7,660 yen
7,860 yen
8,170 yen
* Children’s fares are half price (rounded up to the nearest 10 yen).

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Reservations and tickets

Reservations can be made from your home PC or smart phone.

*As seating is automatic, you will not be able to select your seat.

  • *Reservations from 2 days prior to the day of travel is only possible through credit.
  • *With Internet reservations, if tickets are not purchased before the deadline after making said reservations, they will be automatically canceled.

JAPAN BUS LINES

 *The Japanese site will open.

  • Seat reservations can be made via Internet or smart phone.
  • Internet reservations through a PC or smart phone will be accepted up to 3 days prior to the day of travel.
  • After that date and up to the day of travel, purchase can only be made using a credit card at a convenience store, etc.
  • *If tickets are not purchased before the deadline after making said reservations, they will be automatically canceled.
*Departure Alright Net Service (2% discount)
  • After reserving through Departure Alright Net, there is a 2% discount applied to the normal fare when paying via credit card.
  • Afterwards, present the confirmation mail sent to you to the bus crew at the time of boarding.

Bus Plaza *The Japanese site will open.

Jalan.net *The Japanese site will open.

  • Tickets can be purchased via the Internet from your home or office.
    (Must pay via credit card. Must have a printer.)
Reservations and ticket purchases are possible at convenience stores.

◆Stores◆

LAWSON (Loppi), FamilyMart (Fami Port)
Circle K Sunkus (Karuwaza Station), Seven Eleven (Multi Copy)

After making reservations at a convenience store terminal, purchase tickets up to 30 minutes prior to boarding.

Note that the reservation will be automatically canceled after this period.

Reservations and ticket purchases are possible at the counter.

Sales counter

Keisei Narita Sta. Chibakotsu Commuter Ticket Sales office
Hours / 9:00 ~ 18:30 (Open weekdays and Saturdays)

Chibakotsu Choshi Sales office
Hours / 9:00 ~ 17:00 (7 days a week)

Major travel agencies

Contact
Chibakotsu Choshi expressway bus reservation center  TEL 0479-22-8577
   Hours / 9:00 ~ 18:00 (7 days a week)
Nankai expressway bus reservation center  TEL 06-6643-1007
   Hours / 9:00 ~ 20:00 (7 days a week)
*Be careful not to mistake the number.
*Phone operators can only speak Japanese.

Seating chart

Requests

  • There is no smoking allowed in any of the vehicles.
  • There is a set seating capacity. Purchase your tickets in advance.
  • Tickets can be reserved from the same day to the month prior for the date of travel (if there is no same day on the month prior, from the first of said month).
  • The same day is acceptable without reservation if there are seats available.
  • Tickets can be purchased at major travel agencies such as the Chibakotsu Choshi Sales office, Keisei Narita Sta. Mae Commuter ticket Sales office, JTB, Nippon Travel Agency, Kinki Nippon Tourist, and Nankai Travel International.
  • Reservation and purchase of tickets can be performed at LAWSON, FamilyMart, Circle K Sunkus, and Seven Eleven.
  • After making reservations, purchase tickets up to 3 days prior to boarding. If your purchase cannot be verified, the operating company may call to confirm.
  • Reservations from 2 days prior to the day of travel is only possible through credit.
    *If tickets are not purchased before the deadline after making said reservations, they will be automatically canceled.
  • If you lose your ticket it cannot be reissued and so a new ticket must be purchased.
  • Changes to or refunds of the ticket are limited to before departure. In such cases there will be a handling fee.
  • Change or cancellation after ticket purchase is not possible over the phone.
  • There is limited luggage space, and so each customer is allowed 1 suitcase sized item up to 30kg.
  • Valuables should be stored on your person. We assume no responsibility in the event of damage or loss.
  • There is no use of mobile phones while on the bus.
  • Vehicle specifications may differ from those shown in the reservation status.
  • Please note that there may be delays in arrival time due to traffic conditions.
  • We assume no responsibility in the event of damages caused by late arrival.