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Kaga Tour Bus CANBUS

Starting from Kaga Onsen Station,
it visits sightseeing spots
around Kaga Onsen-kyo.

About CANBUS

CANBUS is a convenient way to enjoy the Kaga Onsen-kyo area!

Starting from Kaga Onsen Station, it makes a circuit of the sightseeing spots around Kaga Onsen-kyo.
There are 3 routes: the Mountain Route, Sea Route, and Komatsu Airport Line, and you can get on and off wherever you want!
You can freely combine your desired destinations to create your own plan and enjoy a unique trip.

How to Ride

01 CANBUS Features

  • Only runs in one direction
  • Mountain Route, Sea Route, and Komatsu Airport Line
  • There are also limited service buses

The Mountain Route and Sea Route only run in one direction, so you can enjoy sightseeing more smoothly if you plan in advance. There are limited service buses, so take advantage of them depending on where you want to go.

It seems like you're going to be visiting a lot of places.

02 Check how to read the timetable

How to read the timetable (Example)
Timetable
  1. 1
    JR Kaga Onsen Station-Abio City Kaga Embark: 12:15
  2. 16
    Tsukiusagi no Sato Disembark: 12:46

    Tour

    16
    Tsukiusagi no Sato Embark: 14:41
  3. 18
    Kaga Fruit Land Disembark: 15:03

    Tour

    18
    Kaga Fruit Land Embark: 15:43
  4. 28
    Dainichi-zakari Sake Brewery Museum Disembark: 16:20

    Tour

    28
    Dainichi-zakari Sake Brewery Museum Embark: 17:25
  5. 1
    JR Kaga Onsen Station-Abio City Kaga Disembark: 17:36

03 Buy your tickets

Buy your tickets (tour passenger tickets) at the ticket counter.Tickets come with special bonus coupons for some facilities!
Exit JR Kagaonsen Station via the south exit, cross the road at the pedestrian crossing and you will come across a ticket station and a bus stop.

List of Ticket Counters

04 Ride CANBUS

Use the special bonus coupons that come with your tickets to get free gifts!

Tour Passenger Ticket

Fare
One-day Ticket
Adults: 1,000 JPY
Two-day Ticket
Adults: 1,200 JPY
Valid for two consecutive days in a three-day period

Children (elementary school)): Half price /
Babies (below elementary school): Free

  • Present your disability certificate to receive a half-price fare. In some cases, companions may also receive half-price fares.
  • Admission for facilities is not included in the cost of CANBUS tickets.
  • To exchange a used one-day ticket for a two-day ticket, you will need your one-day ticket, plus an extra 500 JPY for adults or 200 JPY for elementary school age children (You can exchange tickets at the CANBUS office or on CANBUS buses).
  • All prices include tax.
  • Airport Access Ticket: Adults: 500 JPY per ride (when using the Komatsu Airport Line *There is no disabled discount)
Sales
Locations

You can buy tickets on the bus when you board.

Contact
Information

Machizukuri Kaga Co., Ltd.
Ri 1-3, Sakumimachi, Kaga-shi, Ishikawa-ken
Business Hours: 8:30-18:00
Telephone: 0761-72-7777 Fax: 0761-72-7720

Value Tickets

ECO Nori Coupon
ECO Nori Coupon (hotel guests only) 600 JPY
Includes tickets for two trips on CANBUS, one facility admission coupon, and one sweets coupon for the three hot springs
Kaga Onsen-kyo Passport
Kaga Onsen-kyo Passport 1,500 JPY
Set includes a CANBUS two-day ticket and admissions coupons for three facilities (two consecutive days)

Route Guide

Time Required

Mountain
Route
70 minutes round trip (90 minutes round trip via Yamanaka Onsen)
Sea
Route
For Daishoji-Yoshizaki-Hashitate-Katayamazu Onsen, 90 minutes round trip
For Daishoji-Yoshizaki, 60 minutes round trip (Transfers available at Kaga Fruit Land for the bus bound for Hashitate-Katayamazu)
Hashitate-Katayamazu Onsen, 60 minutes round trip
Komatsu
Airport Line
30 minutes one-way

The Mountain Route and Sea Route only run in one direction, and there is no service in the opposite direction.

Sightseeing Facilities

Mountain Route

1

JR Kaga Onsen Station-Abio City Kaga (Kaga Hyakusengai)

Closed: No scheduled closures
Admission: Free

1

Kaga City Art Museum

Closed: The museum is closed on Tuesdays (except national holidays, when it is open) ※There may be irregular closings due to installation changes. The museum is closed for the New Year's holiday from December 30 - January 1.
Admission: Fees vary depending on the content of special exhibitions

12

Okashijo Kagahan - Kagahan Bunkamura

Closed: 12/30-31
Admission: Free (some facilities require fees)

2

Kutani Bitoen

Closed: Wednesdays (Open for holidays)
Admission: Free

Yamanaka1

Yamanaka Urushi-za - Yamanaka Lacquerware Traditional Industry Hall

Closed: New Year holiday period
Admission: Free

Yamanaka2

Yamanaka Onsen Kiku no Yu Men’s Bath

Closed: Open every day (may be closed as necessary)
Bath Admission: Adults: 440 JPY

Yamanaka2

Yamanaka Onsen Kiku no Yu Women’s Bath

Closed: Open every day (may be closed as necessary)
Bath Admission: Adults: 440 JPY

Yamanaka2

Yamanaka Onsen Yamanaka-za

Closed: Open every day (may be closed as necessary)
Admission: Free
*Please see the details page for information on fees for regularly scheduled performances.

4

Rosanjin Residence Iroha Soan Hut

Closed: Wednesdays (Open for holidays and New Year)
Adults: 500 JPY, High school and under/Disabled: Free

5

Yamashiro Onsen Soyu

Closed: Every 4th Wednesday from 6:00-12:00
Bath Admission: Adults: 440 JPY

5

Yamashiro Onsen Ko-Soyu

Closed: Every 4th Wednesday from 6:00-12:00
Bath Admission: Adults: 500 JPY

5

Yamashiro Onsen Hazuchi-wo-rakuto

Closed: Wednesdays (Open for holidays)

6a

Kutaniyaki Kiln Exhibition Pavilion

Closed: Tuesdays (Open for holidays and New Year)
Admission: Adults: 310 JPY, High School and under: Free
*Fee required for experience workshops/Disabled and senior discounts available

7

Natadera Temple

Closed: Open every day
Entrance fee: Adults: 600 JPY, Children: 300 JPY
*Disabled discount available

8

Kaga Traditional Handicrafts Village Yunokuni no Mori

Closed: Open every day (may be closed as necessary)
Admission: Adults: 540 JPY, Junior high school and high school: 400 JPY, Children (age 4 and older): 330 JPY

9

Motorcar Museum of Japan

Closed: 12/26-12/31
Admission: Adults (high school and older): 1,000 JPY, Children: 500 JPY
*Disabled and senior discounts available

11

Kaga Yumenoyu

Closed: Open 24 hours every day
Fees: New 4-hour Admission Course: Adults: 620 JPY, Children: 310 JPY/Kenko Land Course: Adults: 930 JPY, Children: 465 JPY

Sea Route

13a

Kutani Mangetsu (ceramics workshops, national treasure exhibition)

Admission: Free
Closed: After noon from 12/27-31

14

Yamanoshita Temples (Jissho-in Temple)

Entrance fee: 400 JPY
Closed: Open every day

14

Yamanoshita Temples (Zensho-ji Temple)

Entrance fee: 500 JPY
Closed: Open every day

14

Kutaniyaki Art Museum

Closed: Mondays (excluding holidays)
Admission: Adults: 500 JPY, High school and under: Free

15

Daishoji Riverboat Tour

Closed: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and December 1st to the end of March
Fee: 45-minute course 2,000 JPY

15

Fukada Kyuya Yama no Bunkakan Center

Closed: Tuesdays (excluding holidays) and 12/30-1/1
Admission: Adults: 300 JPY, High school and under: Free

15

Choryu-tei

(Reservation required)

16

Tsukiusagi no Sato

Closed: Open every day
Admission: Free

16a

Yoshizaki Gobo Rennyo Shonin Memorial Hall

Closed: Thursdays and 12/28-1/2
Admission: Rennyo Hall (museum)
Single Adults: 500 JPY, Adult Groups (20 or older): 400 JPY, Elementary and junior high school: 200 JPY, Under elementary school age: Free

16a

Echizen Kaga Kenkyo no Yakata

Closed: Tuesdays (excluding holidays), New Year holiday period
Admission: Free

16b

Takenoura-kan

Closed: Tuesdays (or the following day if a holiday) and 12/29-1/3
Admission: Free

17

Kamoike Observation Center

Closed: Open every day
Adults: 310 JPY, High school and under/Disabled: Free

18

Kaga Fruit Land

Closed: Tuesdays from December through February
Admission: Free

20

Kitamaebune Ship Captain’s Residence - Zorokuen

Closed: Open every day (may be closed as necessary)
Admission: Adults: 400 JPY, Children: 200 JPY

21

Kitamaebune Ship Museum

Closed: Open every day
Adults: 310 JPY, High school and under/Disabled: Free

22

Hashitate Fishing Port

Nearby, there are two seafood shops and many restaurants.
*You may not observe auctions, etc. Thank you for your understanding.

23

Amagozen Cape

Located in Echizen Kaga Kaigan Quasi-national Park, this cape features a rugged coastline and sheer cliffs.

24

Nakaya Ukichiro Museum of Snow and Ice

Closed: Wednesdays (excluding holidays)
Admission: Adults: 500 JPY, High school and under: Free

26

Katayamazu Onsen

Located in the center of town on the shores of Lake Shibayama, it is connected to Ukimi-do Temple.

26a

Katayamazu Onsen Soyu

Closed: Open every day (may be closed as necessary)
Bath Admission: Adults: 440 JPY

28

Dainichi-zakari Sake Brewery Museum

Closed: 12/31-1/1
Admission: Free

29

Iburihashi (Sabo Misho)

Closed: Wednesdays (or the following day if a holiday)
Admission: Free

Komatsu Airport Line

26a

Katayamazu Onsen Soyu

Closed: Open every day (may be closed as necessary)
Bath Admission: Adults: 440 JPY

26

Katayamazu Onsen

Located in the center of town on the shores of Lake Shibayama, it is connected to Ukimi-do Temple.

24

Nakaya Ukichiro Museum of Snow and Ice

Closed: Wednesdays (excluding holidays)
Admission: Adults: 500 JPY, High school and under: Free

Komatsu1

Komatsu Airport

Hokuriku’s main gateway for air travel, providing regular service on six domestic airlines and three international airlines.

Experience Facilities

Mountain Route

Bus Stop No./Facility Name
Experience Details
12
Okashijo Kagahan
  • Sweets-making
    (steamed manju, cookies, sembei-baking)
yamanaka2
Yamanaka Onsen
  • Yamanaka lacquerware Wood-turning lathe
  • Kutaniyaki potter’s wheel
  • Lacquer painting
  • Craft wooden bowls and small boxes
  • Papercraft
  • Yamanaka-suji and Ozashiki cultural experience
Walking Maps
5
Yamashiro Onsen
  • Kutaniyaki ceramic painting
  • Pottery wheel
  • Kimono-dressing
Walking Maps
6a
Kutaniyaki Kiln
Exhibition Pavilion
  • Mold pottery on a foot-powered wheel (Kutaniyaki)
  • Paint ceramics with traditional Japanese paints in the “5 Kutani colors”
7
Natadera Temple
  • Sutra-writing
8
Kaga Traditional
Handicrafts Village
Yunokuni no Mori
  • Wajima-nuri gold-inlaid lacquerware
  • Yuzen stencil dyeing
  • Kutaniyaki ceramic painting
  • Kutaniyaki pottery-making
  • Yamanaka gold lacquerware
  • Music box decoration
  • Gold leaf decoration
  • Glass handicrafts
  • Echizenyaki ceramics-making
  • Washi papermaking
  • Soba-making
  • Sweets-making

Sea Route

Bus Stop No./Facility Name
Experience Details
13a
Kutani Mangetsu
  • Pottery-making
  • Ceramics-painting
16
Tsukiusagi no Sato
  • Manju-making
  • Pie-making
  • Koboku scented wood
16a
Yoshizaki Gobo
Rennyo Shonin
Memorial Hall
  • Sutra-writing
  • Prayer bead-making
16b
Takenoura-kan
  • Udon-making
  • Free crafting
  • Make a kaleidoscope
  • Beeswax crafting
  • Dyeing with natural plant dyes
  • Make an eco bag
17
Kamoike
Observation Center
  • Saturday Laboratory (science experiments, crafting)
  • Field events
18
Kaga Fruit Land
  • Strawberry-picking (Reservation required)
  • Park golf
  • BBQ (Reservation required)
  • Fruit buffet (Weekends and holidays only)
24
Nakaya Ukichiro
Museum of
Snow and Ice
  • Diamond dust experiment
  • Tyndall figure experiment
  • Ice pendant experiment
26a
Katayamazu Onsen
  • Crystal dyeing
  • Make tofu with hot spring water
Walking Maps
28
Dainichi-zakari Sake
Brewery Museum
  • Sake-tasting
29
Maruhachi Seichajo
Sabo Misho
  • Factory tour (tea-roasting process)

Walking Maps

Handy maps for walking around town! Take one when you get off at the bus stops below!

CANBUS Pamphlet

Time table
(Smartphone)

Passport guide map