【Yamabiko-go やまびこ号】

Kumamoto ←→ Oita

Mount Aso / Oita

Japan’s most beautiful Hot springs and resorts are situated here. It is located in north-east Kyushu Island Japan. and just close to Beppu. The main tourist attractions are Hot springs, outdoor activities such as African Safari, Iruka watching, Harmony Land theme park

  • Yamabiko-go Bus is bound for Kumamoto ⇔ Aso / Oita 
  • There are 8 buses in a day.
  • Kumamoto ⇔ Aso Station : around 2 hours
  • Kumamoto Airport ⇔ Oita : around 3 hours
  • Kumamoto ⇔ Oita : around 4 hours

Blog : Best way to travel & things to do

(City of Joy)

This is my first visit to Oita from Kumamoto. Oita is located in north-east Kyushu Island Japan. The city of joy has everything to treat everyone. Resorts and Hot-spring for relaxation, Oita Marine for adventuring, Natural and historical countryside.

Due to COVID-19, some buses of Yamabiko-go Express Bus has been suspended.

Route and Stops

Kumamoto → Oita

Kumamoto Sta.
Sakuramachi Bus Terminal
Torichousuji
Misotenjin
Suizenji Koen-Mae
Kumamoto Kenchou-Mae
Jieitai-Mae
Higashimachichuo
Mashiki Inter Guchi
Aso Kumamoto Airport*
Ozu Sta. South Exit
Otohime Pension Mura Iriguchi
Cuddly Dominion
Aso sta.
Miyaji sta.
Sasakura
Michinoeki Sugo
Tamarai
Taketa Onsen Hanamizuki
Ono-Inter
Hetsugi
Mera Bypass Iriguchi
Kanamemachi (Oita Sat.)
Chuodori
Godo Shinbunsha-Mae
Kencho Seimon-Mae

Oita → Kumamoto

Kanaike Terminal
Kencho Seimon-Mae
Godo Shinbunsha-Mae
Chuodori
Kanamemachi
(Oita Sta.)
Mera Bypass Iriguchi
Hetsugi
Ono-Inter
Taketa Onsen Hanamizuki
Tamarai
Michinoeki Sugo
Sasakura
Miyaji Sta.
Aso Sta.
Cuddly Dominion
Otohime Pension Mura Iriguchi
Ozu Sta. South Exit
Aso Kumamoto Airport*
Mashiki Inter Guchi
Higashimachichuo
Jieitai-Mae
Kumamoto Kenchou-Mae
Suizenji Koen-Mae
Misotenjin
Torichousuji
Sakuramachi Bus Terminal
Kumamoto Sta.
  • Getting on only
  • Getting on and off
  • Getting off only

Route and Stops

Kumamoto Sta.
Sakuramachi Bus Terminal
Torichousuji
Misotenjin
Suizenji Koen-Mae
Kumamoto Kenchou-Mae
Jieitai-Mae
Higashimachichuo
Mashiki Inter Guchi
Aso Kumamoto Airport*
Ozu Sta. South Exit
Otohime Pension Mura Iriguchi
Cuddly Dominion
Aso sta.
Miyaji sta.
Sasakura
Michinoeki Sugo
Tamarai
Taketa Onsen Hanamizuki
Ono-Inter
Hetsugi
Mera Bypass Iriguchi
Kanamemachi (Oita Sat.)
Chuodori
Godo Shinbunsha-Mae
Kencho Seimon-Mae
Getting on only Getting on and off Getting off only
Kanaike Terminal
Kencho Seimon-Mae
Godo Shinbunsha-Mae
Chuodori
Kanamemachi
(Oita Sta.)
Mera Bypass Iriguchi
Hetsugi
Ono-Inter
Taketa Onsen Hanamizuki
Tamarai
Michinoeki Sugo
Sasakura
Miyaji Sta.
Aso Sta.
Cuddly Dominion
Otohime Pension Mura Iriguchi
Ozu Sta. South Exit
Aso Kumamoto Airport*
Mashiki Inter Guchi
Higashimachichuo
Jieitai-Mae
Kumamoto Kenchou-Mae
Suizenji Koen-Mae
Misotenjin
Torichousuji
Sakuramachi Bus Terminal
Kumamoto Sta.
Getting on only Getting on and off Getting off only

Time Tables

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Operating Company
Kyushu SankoKyushu SankoKyushu SankoKyushu SankoOitaOitaOitaOita
Kumamoto Sta.6:397:498:5910:1913:2014:5016:1017:30
Sakuramachi Bus Terminal6:508:009:1010:3013:3215:0216:2217:42
Torichousuji6:568:069:1610:3613:3815:0816:2817:48
Misotenjin7:028:129:2210:4213:4315:1316:3317:53
Suizenji Koen-Mae7:058:159:2510:4513:4615:1616:3617:56
Kumamoto Kenchou-Mae7:088:189:2810:4813:4915:1916:3917:59
Jieitai-Mae7:128:229:3210:5213:5215:2216:4218:02
Higashimachichuo7:138:239:3310:5313:5315:2316:4318:03
Mashiki Inter Guchi7:208:309:4011:0013:5815:2816:4818:08
Aso Kumamoto Airport7:388:489:5811:1814:1815:4817:0818:28
Ozu Sta. South Exit 7:529:0210:1211:3214:3216:0217:2218:42
Arden Hotel Aso8:139:2310:3311:5314:5116:2117:4119:01
Akamizu Sta. 8:159:2510:3511:5514:5316:2317:4319:03
Otohime Pension Mura Iriguchi8:229:3210:4212:0214:5916:2917:4919:09
Cuddly Dominion8:259:3510:4512:0515:0116:3117:5119:11
Aso Sta.8:299:3910:4912:0915:0416:3417:5419:14
Miyaji Sta.8:369:4610:5612:1615:1116:4118:0119:21
Sasakura8:5210:0211:1212:3215:2616:5618:1619:36
Michinoeki Sugo*
【rest-time 30 min】
9:3210:4211:5213:1216:0717:3718:5720:17
Tamarai9:4210:5212:0213:2216:1717:4719:0720:27
Taketa Onsen Hanamizuki9:4910:5912:0713:2716:2217:5219:1220:32
Asaji Sta.9:5711:0712:1513:3516:3218:0219:2220:42
Michinoeki Ono10:0611:1812:2613:4616:4518:1519:3520:55
Inukaikubaru10:2411:3412:4214:0216:5918:2919:4921:09
Hetsugi10:3811:4812:5414:1417:0918:3919:5921:19
Mera Bypass Iriguchi10:5212:0213:0614:2617:2118:5120:1121:31
Kanamemachi (Oita Sat.)10:5912:0913:1314:3317:2818:5820:1821:38
Chuodori11:0212:1213:1514:3517:3019:0020:2021:40
Godo Shinbunsha-Mae11:0512:1513:1814:3817:3319:0320:2321:43
Kencho Seimon-Mae11:0612:1613:1914:3917:3419:0420:2421:44

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* Michinoeki Sugo 30 min break-time

■Due to COVID-19, Time-table buses are suspended.

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Operating Company
OitaOitaOitaOitaKyushu SankoKyushu SankoKyushu SankoKyushu Sanko
Kanaike Terminal6:298:049:2410:4413:0914:0415:3417:24
Kencho Seimon-Mae 6:318:069:2610:4613:1014:0515:3517:25
Godo Shinbunsha-Mae6:328:079:2710:4713:1114:0615:3617:26
Chuodori6:358:109:3010:5013:1514:1015:4017:30
Kanamemachi (Oita Sta.)6:398:149:3410:5413:2014:1415:4417:34
Mera Bypass Iriguchi6:498:249:4411:0413:3014:2415:5417:44
Hetsugi7:018:369:5611:1613:4514:3916:0917:59
Inukaikubaru7:138:4810:0811:2813:5814:5216:2218:12
Michinoeki Ono7:279:0210:2211:4214:1415:0816:3818:28
Asaji Sta.7:409:1510:3511:5514:4615:2016:5018:40
Taketa Onsen Hanamizuki7:489:2310:4312:0314:3615:2816:5818:48
Tamarai7:559:3010:5012:2014:4215:3417:0418:54
Michinoeki Sugo*
【rest-time 30 min】
8:3510:1011:3012:5015:2316:1517:4519:35
Sasakura8:4510:2011:4013:0015:3316:2517:5519:45
Miyaji Sta.9:0010:3511:5513:1515:5016:4018:1020:00
Aso Sta.9:0710:4212:0213:2215:5816:4818:1820:06
Cuddly Dominion9:0910:4412:0413:2416:0016:5018:2020:08
Otohime Pension Mura Iriguchi 9:1310:4812:0813:2816:0316:5318:2320:11
Akamizu Sta.9:2210:5712:1713:3716:1017:0018:3020:18
Arden Hotel Aso9:2410:5912:1913:3916:1217:0218:3220:20
Ozu Sta.South Exit9:4411:1912:3913:5916:3317:2318:5320:41
Aso Kumamoto Airport9:5711:3212:5214:1216:4717:3719:0720:55
Mashiki Inter Guchi 10:1111:4613:0614:2617:0217:5219:2221:10
Higashimachichuo10:1411:4913:0914:2917:0517:5519:2521:13
Jieitai-Mae10:1511:5013:1014:3017:0617:5619:2621:14
Kumamoto Kenchou-Mae10:1811:5313:1314:3317:0917:5919:2921:17
Suizenji Koen-Mae10:2111:5613:1614:3617:1218:0219:3221:20
Misotenjin10:2411:5913:1914:3917:1518:0519:3521:23
Torichousuji10:2812:0313:2314:4317:1918:0919:3921:27
Sakuramachi Bus Terminal10:3412:0913:2914:4917:2518:1519:4521:33
Kumamoto Sta.10:4312:1813:3814:5817:3318:2319:5321:41

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* Michinoeki Sugo 30 min break-time

■Due to COVID-19, Time-table buses are suspended.

Fare (Oneway)

  • Kumamoto Aso Sta. : 1530 JPY/Person
  • Kumamoto Oita Sta. : 3360 JPY/Person
  • Adult : Aged 12+ (Full price ticket)
  • Child : Aged between 6 to 12 (Half-price of adult ticket)
  • Infant : Aged below of 6 (Free for 1 infant*; from 2nd infant the child fare is charged)
    *Please buy a child ticket if you need a seat.

Terms of service

Information

  • Children below the age of 6, if accompanied by an adult and not occupying a seat, will be free of charge.
    Not more than two children will be carried free of charge for any one adult.
  • Cancellation policy: 110 JPY/Person for cancellation fee will be charged before journey. No refund after departure of the bus.
  • Passengers who are not at the bus stop after scheduled departure time are not guaranteed a seat assignment.
  • The bus schedule may be adjusted subject to traffic and weather conditions without prior notice to passengers.
  • Smoking on buses is strictly prohibited.
  • Pets are not allowed on bus and trunk.
  • Please read Terms and Conditions for more information.
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