庄内交通

bus

HIGHWAY BUS

The intercity express service is operated everyday, with overnight and daytime services, connecting the Shonai area with various places in Japan. Three-seat row buses with ample space between independent reclining seats are used for the overnight service to provide you with comfortable travels.

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AIRPORT
LIMOUSINE
BUS

airport

Limousine Bus is the airport shuttle bus service connecting the Shonai Airport to the downtowns of Tsuruoka and Sakata. It also offers good access to major spots in the cities, such as the surrounding areas of the industrial estate in Tsuruoka, JR Sakata Station and the Shoko Bus Terminal.

Routes and Timetable

sightseeing

SIGHTSEEING BUS ROUTES

Shonai, where both cities are located, is a region full of
scenic nature and tourist attractions, and is perfect to
enjoy slowly and thoroughly, taking your time.
For transportation within the region, convenient yet
inexpensive public buses are highly recommended.

sightseeing

Bus Lines to Major Tourist Spots

TSURUOKA-YUNOHAMA LINE

To see historical heritage in Tsuruoka, Kamo Aquarium known for its jellyfish displays, and Yunohama Onsen with ocean-view hot spring baths

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Heishindo,Chidokan,Chido Museun,ZempoTemple,Kamo Aquarium,YunohamaOnsen

TSURUOKA-ATSUMI LINE

To visit Shonai Kankou Bussankan where plenty of souvenirs can be found, Hakusan Island with scenic nature and Yura Onsen hot springs, and Atsumi Onsen hot springs in a quaint village

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Shonai Tourist Souvenir Center,Yura Onsen,Hakusan Island,Atsumi Onsen

HAGURO-GASSAN LINE

To visit Mt. Haguro five-story pagoda highlighted by its majestic appearance, and Midagahara marsh at the eighth station of Mt. Gassan with a panoramic view of exquisite beauty

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Ootorii,Gyokusen Temple,Mt.Haguro Five-story Pagoda,Dewa Sanzan Shrine,Mt.Gassan Midagahara

YUTAGAWA-SAKANOSHITA-KOESAWA LINE

To visit Yutagawa Onsen - famous hot springs called “Guest rooms behind the old capital Tsuruoka,” surrounded by bamboo groves and the forest of Japanese apricot, which have been loved by a number of literary people

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Yutagawa Onsen,Yutagawa Onsen Plum Park

SAKATA-YUNOHAMA LINE

To visit Sankyo Soko warehouses and other cultural heritage sites in Sakata city, reminding us of the port town that once reached its height of glory through the Kitamaebune shipping route

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Honma Museum of Art,Sanno Club,Soma-ro,Honma Residence,Historic Abumiya Residence

The timetable for the bus bound for Mt. Yudono
(Mt.Haguro → Mt.Yudono Shuttle Bus)

1 day Unlimited Rides Pass : 3000 yens. You can buy the pass at FOODEVER (in front of Tsuruoka Station) or inside the bus directly.
Click the thumbnail image below to download the timetable for the bus bound to Mt. Yudono.

Mt.Yudono bus Timietable