【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

Due to COVID-19, temporarily Yamabiko-go Express Bus will be suspended. More..

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(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.

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
Akamizu Sta.
Arden Hotel Aso
Akamizu Sta.
Otohime Pension Mura Iriguchi
Cuddly Dominion
Aso sta.
Miyaji sta.
Sasakura
Michinoeki Sugo
Tamarai
Taketa Onsen Hanamizuki
Asaji Sta.
Michinoeki Ono
Inukaikubaru
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
Inukaikubaru
Michinoeki Ono
Asaji Sta.
Taketa Onsen Hanamizuki
Tamarai
Michinoeki Sugo
Sasakura
Miyaji Sta.
Aso Sta.
Cuddly Dominion
Otohime Pension Mura Iriguchi
Akamizu Sta.
Arden Hotel Aso
Akamizu Sta.
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
Akamizu Sta.
Arden Hotel Aso
Akamizu Sta.
Otohime Pension Mura Iriguchi
Cuddly Dominion
Aso sta.
Miyaji sta.
Sasakura
Michinoeki Sugo
Tamarai
Taketa Onsen Hanamizuki
Asaji Sta.
Michinoeki Ono
Inukaikubaru
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
Inukaikubaru
Michinoeki Ono
Asaji Sta.
Taketa Onsen Hanamizuki
Tamarai
Michinoeki Sugo
Sasakura
Miyaji Sta.
Aso Sta.
Cuddly Dominion
Otohime Pension Mura Iriguchi
Akamizu Sta.
Arden Hotel Aso
Akamizu Sta.
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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