Information on express buses, route buses and airport buses to Shonai ‘Tsuruoka Sakata and other areas’ Yamagata.

SHONAI KOTSU 庄内交通

Yamagata line

You may be able to take the bus by waiting at a bus stop before the bus passes at the time indicated on the timetable.

routemap

  • Prior to using our services, please be reminded that the travel times are approximate. The bus may be delayed significantly depending on traffic, including closed highways, and weather conditions.

Yamagata line

Bus Stop / joint operating company
Sakata Shoko Bus Terminal No.2
Aeon Sakata Minami
S-MALL Bus Terminal No.2
Shonai Kanko Bussankan
Shonai Asahi Bus Stop
Gassanguchi
Nishikawa Bus Stop
Sagae Bus Stop
Kenchomae
Nankomae(Yamadai Iriguchi)
Yamako Bus Terminal
Yamagata Ekimae
庄交 庄交 庄交 庄交 山交 庄交 庄交 山交
6:15 8:30 9:30 13:30 15:40
6:30 8:45 9:45 13:45 15:55
7:05 7:45 8:40 --- 10:20 11:15 14:20 16:30 18:05
7:20 8:00
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(note1)
9:10 10:35 11:30 14:35 16:45 18:20
7:35 8:15 9:25 10:50 11:45 14:50 17:00 18:35
・・・ 8:45 ・・・ ・・・ 12:15 ・・・ ・・・ 19:05
8:20 9:05 10:10 11:35 12:35 15:35 17:45 19:25
8:30 9:15 10:20 11:45 12:45 15:45 17:55 19:35
8:50 9:35 10:40 12:05 13:05 16:05 18:15 19:55
8:54 9:39 10:44 12:09 13:09 16:09 18:19 19:59
8:57 9:42 10:47 12:12 13:12 16:12 18:22 20:02
8:59 9:44 10:49 12:14 13:14 16:14 18:24 20:04
Bus Stop / joint operating company
Yamako Bus Terminal No.4
Yamagata Ekimae No.1
Nankomae(Yamadai Iriguchi)
Kenchomae
Sagae Bus Stop
Nishikawa Bus Stop
Gassanguchi
Shonai Asahi Bus Stop
Shonai Kanko Bussankan
S-MALL Bus Terminal No.2
Aeon Sakata Minami
Sakata Shoko Bus Terminal
山交 庄交 庄交 山交 庄交 庄交 庄交 庄交
7:20 10:25 13:05 14:35 15:40 16:30 17:40 19:50
7:23 10:28 13:08 14:38 15:43 16:33 17:43 19:53
7:28 10:33 13:13 14:43 15:48 16:38 17:48 19:58
7:32 10:37 13:17 14:47 15:52 16:42 17:52 20:02
7:52 10:57 13:37 15:07 16:12 17:02 18:12 20:22
8:02 11:07 13:47 15:17 16:22 17:12 18:22 20:32
8:22 ・・・ ・・・ 15:37 ・・・ ・・・ ・・・ ・・・
8:52 11:52 14:32 16:07 17:07 17:57 19:07 21:17
9:07 12:07 14:47 16:22 17:22 18:12 19:22 21:32
9:17 ・・・ 14:57 16:32 17:32 ・・・ 19:32 21:42
  12:32     18:07 18:37 20:07 22:17
  12:47     18:22 18:52 20:22 22:32

Legends for the Timetable

Legends for Operating Companies

  • 庄交:Shonai Kotsu
  • 山交:YAMAKO-BUS

Note 1: The bus is connecting to the express bus at Shonai Kankou Bussankan.
When using a connecting bus, please purchase the ticket before boarding. Passengers holding the ticket for an intercity express bus may be on board of the connecting bus for free of charge.

  • Passengers exceeding the seating capacity will not be able to be on board. We reserve the right to refuse to accept more passengers when the bus is “full.”
  • In case of a bad weather, etc., the bus schedule may be changed without advanced notice. Please note this prior to using our services.
  • The routes may be altered due to traffic restrictions, in such cases as festivals.

Yamagata line

Fare table

(Adult One-way/Unit: Yen)

Sakata Shoko Bus Terminal
Aeon Sakata Minami 320
S-MALL Bus Terminal 840 840
Shonai Kanko Bussankan 420 1,020 1,100
Shonai Asahi Bus Stop 750 850 1,450 1,550
Gassanguchi 1,200 1,600 1,700 - -
Nishikawa Bus Stop 760 1,600 2,000 2,100 2,400 2,500
Sagae Bus Stop 750 1,090 1,850 2,250 2,300 2,600 2,700
Yamagata Kenchomae 680 1,210 1,670 2,400 2,600 2,600 2,800 2,800
Nankomae
(Yamadai Iriguchi)
190 680 1,210 1,700 2,450 2,600 2,600 2,800 2,800
Yamako
Bus Terminal
200 270 680 1,210 1,700 2,450 2,600 2,600 2,800 2,800
Yamagata
Ekimae
190 200 270 680 1,210 1,700 2,450 2,600 2,600 2,800 2,800

Guide to Reading the Fare Table

In the above table, the box at which the bus stops you get on and off meet indicates the fare for the section.
(e.g.) The fare for the section between Yamagata Station and S-MALL is 2,600 yen; the fare for the section between Yamagata Station and the Shoko Bus Terminal is 2,800 yen.

  • Only non-reserved seats are available for buses on the Yamagata line. Please take a numbered ticket when boarding, and put the fare and the ticket into the fare box when getting off the bus.
  • The change machine on the bus accepts only 1,000-yen bills. Larger denomination bills are not accepted.

Bus Stop Information

Sakata Shoko Bus Terminal No.2
Aeon Sakata Minami
S-MALL Bus Terminal No.2
Shonai Kanko Bussankan
Shonai Asahi Bus Stop
Gassanguchi
Nishikawa Bus Stop
Sagae Bus Stop
Kenchomae
Nankomae(Yamadai Iriguchi)
Yamako Bus Terminal
Yamagata Ekimae

Reservation

Bus booking website ‘Japan Bus Online’ is an English website that allows you to make online reservations.

  • Japan Bus Online
  • TOHOKU HIGHWAY BUS TICKET

Contact Information

Shonai Kotsu Co., Ltd Note: We can only be contacted in Japanese.

For Tsuruoka
+81 (0) 235-24-76009:00 AM to 7:00 PM
For Sakata
+81 (0) 234-24-76009:00 AM to 6:00 PM