Ride this convenient bus for a full day to all the major sightseeing areas of Kobe! Furthermore, by showing your pass you’ll receive discounts and other benefits at approximately 30 downtown Kobe sightseeing locations.
Validity: 1 ~ 2 days
Cost: One-day ticket : Adult 700 yen / Child (elementary school student and younger) 350 yen 2 Day ticket : Adult 1,000 yen / Child 500 yen
Where to purchase: In City Loop Bus (*only one day pass) / Kobe City Information Center (Sannomiya & Shin-Kobe)
This convenient pass allows you to use Kobe municipal area trains for a full day and includes a Kobe City Fun Pass coupon worth 800 yen toward admission and other benefits at approximately 60 sightseeing locations around Kobe.
Availability: all year round
Validity: Any single day within the purchase period
Cost: 1,000 yen for the Kobe Area Pass (Adults only)
Where to purchase: Counter at Sannomiya station of each line
Website (Japanese only)
With this pass, you have unlimited access to both the Kobe City Bus and Kobe Municipal Subway for a full day. (Includes use of Kobe City Bus services (only) on lines jointly operated with Sanyo Bus.) ※ This pass is written in Japanese only.
Validity: Single day only
Cost: Adult 1,040 yen
Where to purchase: Kobe Municipal Subway station ticket windows, kiosks, and other locations
For more information see Website
Validity: 2-day and 3-day tickets available
Cost: Adult 2-day ticket 4,380 yen, 3-day ticket 5,400 yen
Child (elementary-school students age 6-12) 2-day ticket 2,190 yen, 3-day ticket 2,700 yen
Where to purchase: Kansai International Airport and elsewhere
This money-saving pass enables you to ride on subways, private railways and buses throughout the Kansai area.
Benefit from discounts at 350 sightseeing attractions in Kansai and receive a foreign-language guidebook.
Please note: Only foreign passport holders staying for a short period may purchase the KANSAI THRU PASS. (You will be required to present your passport.)
[Period of sale] April 1, 2023 to March 31, 2024
[Period of validity] April 1, 2023 to April 30, 2024
[Cost] Adults only 1-day ticket 700 yen, 2-day ticket 1,200 yen
[Where to purchase] Hankyu Tourist Center, Osaka-Umeda
This pass enables you to ride on Hankyu Railway lines linking Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe.
You’ll receive a foreign-language map, guidebook, and coupon with the purchase of your pass.
Please note: Only foreign passport holders staying for a short period may purchase the Hankyu Tourist Pass. (You will be required to present your passport.)
[Valid for] April 1 of each year – March 31 of the following year
[On sale] April 1 of each year – April 30 of the following year
[Cost] 1-day 500 yen
[Where to purchase]
Hanshin Electric Railway Service Center (Sannomiya Station)/ Hotel Plaza Kobe / Kobe Bay Sheraton Hotel ＆ Towers / Kansai Tourist Information center in Kansai International Airport / Hankyu Tourist Center, OSAKA-UMEDA, Hotel New Hankyu Osaka / Hotel Hanshin / Hanshin Travel Salon / BIC CAMERA Namba store / Kansai Tourist Information center(Shinsaibashi)
Please note: Only foreign passport holders staying for a short period may purchase the Hanshin Tourist Pass. (You will be required to present your passport.)
JAPAN RAIL PASS, a joint offering of the six companies comprising the Japan Railways Group (JR Group), is the most economical means of travelling throughout Japan by rail. There are some restrictions on use; for example, JAPAN RAIL PASS cannot be used for travel on NOZOMI and MIZUHO trains on the Tokaido, Sanyo, and Kyushu Shinkansen lines.
Take a look at the following link for all the regional passes and their respective routes and costs