Buses are available for the inhabitants of Tokyo making it easy to cover the entire perimeter of the city totally by bus. The bus routes are segregated into two lines; the West Tokyo and the East Tokyo line. Making it more accessible to English speaking clientele, the major destinations are clearly marked in both Japanese and English. Paying ahead of time with a prepaid card means you can maneuver the city center, and outer limits, anytime without carrying cash.

How to ride buses in Tokyo

The bus routes around Japan city center and suburbs is highly advanced and convenient. If you want to take a bus all you have to do is look at the many routes that are offered. Paying the fair can be done either by paying directly when getting onto the bus, or you can purchase a prepaid card that is like a debit, it will give you the luxury to take the bus around the city with ease.

Tobu Bus Co.,Ltd.

Description Tobu Railway's massive transport network which includes rail and bus services and tour buses is one of the big reasons why locals and international travelers don't have to spend a lot to visit different parts in Tokyo as well as other surrounding prefectures. You can use their bus service to explore Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Gunma, and Tochigi. With a new retro-styled, low-floor bus being introduced, it feels even better to travel to different attractions like Rinno-ji Shrine, Nikko Tosho-gu Shrine, Shinkyo Bridge and more.


Description Buses play an important role in the overall transportation system in Tokyo, and Tokyu Bus Corporation is one of the key players in the market. You can travel around this private bus operator’s network to explore southwestern Tokyo, Kawasaki, and Yokohama. Originally part of the massive conglomerate Tokyu Corporation, it now operates as an independent company. They have over 700 buses from a range of popular manufacturers.

Keio Dentetsu Bus Co.,Ltd.

Description It is the main bus-operating company of the Keio Group with a regular route to the Tokyo Tama area. You can also take one of their buses to get to Hida-Takayama, Nagano Prefecture, Miyagi Prefecture, and so on ? they operate around a number of expressway bus routes. The company relies on different vehicles, including Mitsubishi Fuso, Isuzu, Hino, and Nissan Diesel, and takes you to different parts of Tokyo in a cost-effective way.

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