Bus trips are recommended from Kyoto, Osaka, and Kobe to famous tourist attractions in Japan.
A comfortable and convenient bus trip
will take you all the way to the scenic spots!

The advantages of JR Expressway Bus.

The advantages of JR Expressway Bus.

A trip by JR Expressway
Buses is your
best choice.



24hours/365days operation management, routine safety & skills training, and introduction of the latest safety system, we will make unremitting efforts to ensure safe and secure travel.


Save MoneySave Money

Bus travel has more reasonable price than other transportation methods. There is also a variety of pre-sale fares for you to choose.
The night buses arrive at your destination early in the morning, so you can save money on hotels while spend more time sightseeing! Very efficient!

Easy to go

Easy to goEasy to go

It is a day-time and night-time express bus connecting Kyoto・Osaka・Kobe and the main cities in Japan. There is a variety of seats from comfortable and reasonable to luxurious and spacious for you to select. We reach your destination without any transfer.



* As of September 2019


西バス 公式マスコットキャラクター にしばくん西バス 公式マスコットキャラクター にしばくん

I am Nishiba-kun.

Birthday: March 1st

Features: 3 hearts on both ears and my nose♡♡♡

Hobbies: Collect and share bus tour information.

Special skills: Even in the night bus, I can sleep tight.

Dream: Someday I can drive the bus to give you a happy trip.
(I don’t have a driver’s license yet...)

Once getting the bus, you can soon
reach the famous scenic spots!

Introduction of main sightseeing spots

Arima Onsen: Arima Hot Springs Arima Onsen: Arima Hot Springs

Arima Onsen:
Arima Hot Springs

0 minute on foot to Arima Hot Springs

Arima Onsen is in Hyogo prefecture. It is one of the three oldest hot springs in Japan, and also known as one of the three top hot springs in Japan by philosopher Razan Hayashi and in the book “Makura no Soushi”.
You can go for a walk in Arima Onsen town, and also enjoy the famous public Hot springs “Kinsen”(Golden Hot spring) and “Ginsen”(silver Hot spring).
The JR Express buses run from Kyoto, Osaka, Sannomiya / Shin-Kobe Station to Arima Onsen and come back on the same day. So convenient! !

Kobe: Kobe-Sanda Premium OutletsKobe: Kobe-Sanda Premium Outlets

Kobe-Sanda Premium Outlets

0 minute on foot to
Kobe-Sanda Premium Outlets

A shopping mall for popular brands from Japan and overseas at sale prices.
There are direct buses from the Osaka Station JR Expressway Bus Terminal, so that you could enjoy shopping as soon as getting off the buses.

Shirahama: Adventure World・Toretore Market Shirahama: Adventure World・Toretore Market

Adventure World・
Toretore Market

0 minute on foot to Adventure World・Toretore Market

Shirahama is in Wakayama prefecture, a popular seaside resort in western Japan.
There is a one-million-square-meter Adventure World that combines a zoo, an aquarium and an amusement park, along with the largest seafood market in western Japan - ToreTore market run by the local fishery cooperative. There is a variety of fantastic seafood with reasonable price for you to either enjoy here or take home. Nearby are the beautiful Engetus Island, the white Shirarahama Beach, and the Sandanbeki.

Kanazawa: KenrokuenKanazawa: Kenrokuen

Kanazawa: Kenrokuen

20 minutes on foot from
JR Kanazawa Station

Kenrokuen is in Kanazawa city of Ishikawa prefecture. Along with Okayama City’s Korakuen and Mito City’s Kairakuen, it is one of the top three beautiful gardens in Japan. Kenrokuen is a garden combining the six attributes of scenic beauty. As a strolling-style landscape garden, it incorporates fancy designs in every corner, achieving peerless scenery in each season. Kenrokuen was given the top rating of the three star spots in Michelin Green Guide’ in 2009. It also has famous sightseeing spots such as Kanazawa Castle and Higashi Chaya District.

Izumo: Izumo Taisha Grand ShrineIzumo: Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine

Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine

40 minutes by train from
JR Izumoshi Station

Izumo Taisha Grand Shrine is in Shimane prefecture. Being one of the oldest Shrine in Japan, it is said to be the place where Shinto gods across Japan gather in October. Here you can worship the Shinto gods, embrace the solemn and sacred atmosphere.

Hiroshima: Atomic Bomb DomeHiroshima: Atomic Bomb Dome

Atomic Bomb Dome

10 minutes on foot from
the Hiroshima Bus Center

A building left as it was in order to convey to future generations the terrible nature of the nuclear atom bomb being dropped during WW2 in 1945. With the hope that such a tragedy does not happen again, it is known as “negative” World Heritage Site.

Reserve now on Expressway Bus Net

To purchase tickets after arriving in
visit the “Osaka Station JR
Express Bus Terminal”!

Osaka Station JR Express Bus Terminal
(JR Osaka Station)

For convenience, we have electronic billboard and broadcast in four languages!

Take about 2 minutes from JR Osaka Station Central ticket Gate.
You also can take a break in our bus waiting room before departure.

Main destinations of Osaka
Station JR Expressway
Bus terminal

  • Kanto

    Tokyo/ Shinjuku/ Tokyo Disneyland/ Yokohama/ Omiya/ Tokorozawa
  • Tokai

    Nagoya/ Shizuoka/ Hamamatsu
  • Hokuriku

    Kanazawa/ Toyama
  • Kinki

    Shirahama/ Awajishima (Sumoto)/ Arima Onsen/ Kobe-Sanda Premium Outlets
  • Chugoku

    Nishiwaki/ Tsuyama/ Okayama/ Hiroshima/ Hamada/ Masuda
  • Shikoku

    Tokushima/ Takamatsu/ Kochi/ Matsuyama

Access to the Bus Terminal

Access to the Bus TerminalAccess to the Bus Terminal
  1. 1Exit the JR Osaka Station Central ticket gate( 1st Floor)and turn left.

  2. 2Go straight outside towards the North Central Gate( 1st Floor).

  3. 3After exiting the North Central Gate, it is the Osaka Station JR Express Bus Terminal

  4. 4On the left side of platform 3 is the JR Express Bus Ticketing Center.