How to take the bus

*Check the destination when the bus arrives.

Nara Kotsu Bus Lines operates both front- and rear-boarding buses.
When you use the bus in Nara, please pay attention to the entrance.

Front-boarding type

*Pay when you get on.

Front-boarding type


  • when you get on

  • PASS:Show your pass with the date displayed to the bus driver.

  • IC:Hold your IC card over the scanner.


  • when your bus stop is coming

  • When the bus approaches to your stop,please press the button to tell the driver to stop.

  • Additionally,the name of the next bus stop can be seen on the display at the front of the bus.


  • when you get off

Just get off.

Rear-boarding type

*Pay when you get off.

Rear-boarding type
  • when you get on

  • PASS:Just get on.

  • CASH:Please take a boarding ticket.

  • IC:Hold your IC card over the scanner.


  • when your bus stop is coming

  • When the bus approaches to your stop,please press the button to tell the driver to stop.

  • Additionally,the nare of the next bus stop can be seen on the display at the front of the bus.


  • when you get off

  • PASS:Show your pass with the date displayed to the bus driver.

  • IC:Hold your IC card over the scanner.

Nara Kotsu Bus available IC card