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Around 800 buses run on 136 routes within Yokohama City.
This allows you to search for routes to your destination or confirm timetables for each bus stop. If you do not know the name of your intended bus stop, you can also search using the name of a facility at your destination, etc. It also includes a function which displays real-time information on buses by route.
Fares/discount passes/commuter passes
Municipal Buses have a flat rate fare per single ride. Adults: 220 yen/Children: 110 yen
*Children: From 1 year to under 12 years of age (elementary school children and under)
*Fares on lines 40 and 94 are calculated by distance.
This great-value ticket, valid for a single day, allows you to get on and off busses as much as you like.
Commuter passes (work/school)
You can use commuter passes on all Yokohama Municipal Bus services (excluding Akai Kutsu).
◯Commuter pass (work)
Type 1 month 3 months 6 months
All lines 9,900 yen 28,220 yen 53,460 yen
◯Commuter pass (school)
Type 1 month 3 months 6 months
All lines (junior high school and above) 6,920 yen 19,720 yen 37,370 yen
All lines (elementary school and under) 2,230 yen 6,360 yen 12,040 yen
◯Documents you need to buy commuter passes
[Junior high school and under]
A form of identification showing the child's date of birth (health insurance card, student ID, etc.)
[Senior high school and above]
Certificate of school commutation or student ID
Information on commuter passes
How to use Yokohama Municipal Buses
How to use Municipal Buses
◯What Municipal Buses look like
Municipal Buses are cream-colored, with blue horizontal lines.
*Some buses look different, such as the sightseeing bus Akai Kutsu.
The line number and destination are displayed at the front and back of the vehicle and next to the entrance.
Not every bus stop along the route is displayed, so if in doubt please ask the driver when you board the bus.
The next bus stop is displayed inside the bus at the front.
Also, there is an external speaker located next to the entrance. This speaker plays an automated message announcing the destination.
Destination display 1
Destination display 2
If you are boarding with a stroller
If you leave something on the bus
Lost property is kept at the bus depot running the bus service you rode on.
Please call Yokohama City Call Center (045-664-2525).
If you left or dropped something a bus terminal etc., please contact a police station.
Substitute transport service (when trains etc. are not running)
Yokohama Municipal Buses provide a substitute transport service to railway companies with whom the City has entered into an agreement. Please note that substitute transport may not be available in some areas. Please use substitute transport on the instructions of the railway company in question.
◯How to use substitute transport
If using a PASMO or Suica IC card (charged balance) when riding trains
These cards cannot be used for substitute transport.
If you have a train ticket or commuter pass for the substituted areas
Please receive a substitute transport ticket at the train station, and place it in the fare box inside the bus.
If you need to change buses, please tell the driver and show your substitute transport ticket. Please note that if you were unable to obtain a substitute transport ticket because the train station was crowded or for some other reason, you can still use substitute transport if you show your train ticket or commuter pass for the substituted areas to the bus driver.
If you have any other questions or concerns
If you have any other inquiries, please call Yokohama City Call Center (045-664-2525).
Yokohama Municipal Subway
There are two lines on the Yokohama Municipal Subway: the Blue Line, which connects the central Yokohama area, such as Yokohama Station and Sakuragicho Station, with the northern and southern areas of Yokohama; and the Green Line, which connects with other railway lines in an east-west direction from the northern New Town area.
Fares and commuter passes/route search/timetable/route map
This allows you to search for fares, times, commuter pass prices, etc. by specifying the stations you want to get on and off at.
How to use Yokohama Municipal Subway
Please purchase tickets at a ticket machine. These sell regular tickets, books of tickets, one day passes, PASMO, and commuter passes.
◯Enter via a ticket gate
Use your ticket or PASMO/Suica to enter via a ticket gate displaying an arrow.
Safety Guide for passengers in some emergency cases（PDF：1,594KB）
Substitute transport service
◯When other trains etc. are not running,
Yokohama Municipal Subway provides a substitute transport service to railway companies with whom the City has entered into an agreement. Please note that substitute transport may not be available in some areas. Please use substitute transport on the instructions of the railway company in question.
◯When Yokohama Municipal Subway is not running
In the event there is a problem on an area of line for which you have already bought a ticket (commuter pass or regular ticket) and it is expected to take some time before services are up and running again, you can use your ticket to take a detour on a route specified as an alternative means of transport (a nearby train line of a different train company or a bus). Please confirm before using, as the areas in which your ticket is valid may vary.
Information on substitute transport
If you leave something on the subway
Please inquire at the nearest station office. (*Inquiries in Japanese only)
If you have any other inquiries, please call Yokohama City Call Center (Telephone number: 045-664-2525).
To reclaim your lost items, please bring an official form of identification, such as a driver's license.
Municipal Buses and Subway, the perfect choice for sightseeing in Yokohama
Sightseeing bus routes, departing from Yokohama Station and Sakuragicho Station
Sightseeing bus routes 1
Sightseeing bus routes 2
This one day pass allows you to use Yokohama Municipal Subway and Bus services in the bay area of town, where there are many sightseeing spots and shopping facilities. This ticket also comes with great-value special offers. Just show your ticket to make the most of these offers.
Use your smartphone to buy tickets and ride on public transportation!! Minato Burari Ticket (Digital Version) now on sale!!
First, download the "my route" app.
Use "my route" to purchase a Minato Burari Ticket (or a Minato Burari Ticket Wide).
Show your device screen with the ticket displayed to the bus driver/train station worker, and board the bus/enter through the ticket gate.
・Search all means of transportation
Provides transportation routes combining buses, trains, taxis, bicycle sharing, rental car, etc.
・Find places you would like to go to
Packed with information on events, places to eat out and tourist spots, helping you to make the most of your time in town. Use it to immediately find places you would like to go to.
・Make reservations and payments, all through the app
Use the app for everything from purchasing and using Minato Burari Tickets (Digital Version) to reserving and paying for taxis.
"my route" download guide
In Yokohama, you can use Yokohama Transportation Free Wi-Fi at subway stations and on buses. Please use Free Wi-Fi to help you see the sights of Yokohama.
◯Places where you can use Yokohama Transportation Free Wi-Fi
You can use Free Wi-Fi at all Yokohama Municipal Subway stations and some Yokohama Municipal Buses(*).
*Akai Kutsu, Burari Sankeien buses, ferry shuttle buses, Pier Line, articulated buses
◯How to connect to Yokohama Transportation Free Wi-Fi
On the Wi-Fi setting screen on your smartphone etc., please select SSID "YokohamaTransportation_FreeWi-Fi."
You can use it when logging in from a Twitter, Facebook, Google or other account.
If you do not have one of these accounts, please enter your email address.
◯There are a number of free Wi-Fi services in Yokohama City to help you make the most of your time here. Please see the YOKOHAMA OFFICIAL VISITORS’ GUIDE.
Information on free Wi-Fi (external site)
Where to inquire
|About Yokohama Municipal Buses
||Sales & Promotion Division, Bus Service Headquarters, Transportation Bureau (*Inquiries in Japanese only)
|About Yokohama Municipal Subway
||Sales & Promotion Division, Railway Service Department, Transportation Bureau (*Inquiries in Japanese only)
||Tourism & Charter Section, Sales & Promotion Division, Bus Service Headquarters, Transportation Bureau (*Inquiries in Japanese only)
|About Yokohama Transportation Free Wi-Fi
System Promotion Division, Management Promotion Office, Transportation Bureau (*Inquiries in Japanese only)