Ticket Guide | Information on how to purchase a ticket.

How to Purchase a Ticket

We make a reservation of Internet ("Expressway Bus net), smartphone, JR Expressway Bus window, Telephone, convenience store, each ticket and will explain the way of purchase.

Purchase methods vary depending on the route. Please confirm the details of the route you plan to use.

Internet (KOUSOKUBUSNET)

KOUSOKUBUSNET is a website where you can reserve or book expressway buses. You can check the availability of expressway bus seats, reserve tickets, and make credit card payments online.

※Some routes are not supported.

Member registration is not required if only confirming seat availability.


Expressway Bus Net

1) Access the store and register.

We access PC (https://www.kousokubus.net/BusRsv/), smartphone (https://www.kousokubus.net/BusRsv/) and subscribe. (Free of charge)

※Business hours (5:00 a.m. ... 1:00 a.m.)


2) Checking seat availability and reserving a ticket

Reserve a ticket after choosing your preferred route/boarding date and checking seat availability. After making a reservation, your "Reservation Number" and "Pick Up Deadline" will be sent to your registered email address.

The "Pick Up Deadline" may vary by route. See "Digital Expressway Bus Timetable" for details.

Failing to pay/purchase by this deadline will result in automatic cancellation of your reservation.


[Paying by credit card]

Enter the necessary credit card information when registering for membership. Your payment will be completed once authorized from the card company.

[Online Discount] We make a reservation of ticket in Expressway Bus net, and the credit settlement is discounted 2-5% when you use. (Online discounts will not apply to certain routes.)

■Convenience ■ Seat choice from seat map (Seat layout)

KOUSOKUBUSNET Members who both reserve and complete payment (credit card) for an E-ticket may select the seat of their choice using the "seat map".

※Actual seat positions may vary by bus type. Seat maps may not be available for certain routes.


[Paying at a convenience store]

Some routes may be paid for at convenience stores. After completely your reservation, select "Pay at Convenience Store".


[Only making a reservation]

After the Reservation, please take over ticket at ticket vendor installed in the Expressway Bus ticket section of JR Tokyo Station, Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal or window.

※Your reservation number will be needed at the time of pick up.

Issuing Bus E-Tickets

Bus E-tickets will be issued for customers paying with a credit card. Please have the Bus E-ticket with you when boarding the bus. (WEB ride vote that settled an account with PC including case without printer is available for indication that we log in with smartphone.)

Using a computer

Using a computer

Print out the Bus E-ticket with your printer and show it to the crew when boarding the bus.

Please keep your boarding pass with you until a crew comes over to collect it.

In the case of smartphone

In the case of smartphone

You display WEB ride vote to screen, and show to crew at the time of ride.

Log in to KOUSOKUBUSNET to display the ticket.

Please see here for details on how to use the website.

Smartphone

Of mobile site of this site "2 makes a reservation of vacant seat inquiry, ticket, and or mobile site "http://www.kousokubus.net/" of "Expressway Bus net" can make a reservation of the purchase" (Expressway Bus net) directly.

Convenience store (receiving reserved tickets)

For certain routes, payments may be made at convenience stores if there are not service counters available nearby or not enough time is left before the pick up deadline to visit a service counter.

※For phone reservations, please mention that you would like to pay at a convenience store at the time of reservation. For Internet (KOUSOKUBUSNET) reservations, select "Convenience Store Payment" after completing your reservation, and a confirmation email will be sent to you. Please purchase the ticket by the pickup deadline notified to you by email.

 Failing to pay/purchase by this deadline will result in automatic cancellation of your reservation.

Paying at a Convenience Store (KOUSOKUBUSNET)

Convenience store (purchasing new tickets at store)

Tickets may also be purchased at a convenience store.
※It is available in national Lawson Ministop. (Certain stores excluded)

Please see here for instructions on how to operate terminals at convenience stores.

Please direct inquiries on expressway buses to:

JR Bus Kanto Expressway Bus guidance sentahe 0570-048905 (10:00-22:00)

※Please make sure that you are dialing the correct number.

※Number changed from April 1, 2020.

JR Expressway Bus counter

We install automatic ticket machine other than window in the JR Expressway Bus ticket section in JR Tokyo Station, Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal. Other than the purchase of ticket of the day, the purchase (from 10:00 a.m. one day before one month in ※ Keihanshin district area from 10:00 a.m. two months ago) can have ticket of seat reservation system line with Expressway Bus net ticket vendor.

※In Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal, line that we finish handling is limited to "way from Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal".

Please see this about detailed operation explanation of automatic ticket machine in JR Tokyo Station.

Telephone

Telephone reservations are accepted. Prearranged telephone call connection number is 0570-048905.

※Number changed from April 1, 2020.

※Please make sure that you are dialing the correct number.
※Excluding certain routes, reservations for same day tickets are not accepted at the JR Bus Kanto Reservation Center.


Please take over ticket at ticket vendor installed in the JR Expressway Bus ticket section of JR Tokyo Station, Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal after making a reservation of ticket or window.

※In Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal, line that we finish handling is limited to "way from Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal".

For certain routes, you may choose to pay at a convenience store when making a telephone reservation or after making a reservation with KOUSOKUBUSNET. Please check the page for each route.

※You cannot purchase ticket which did Telephone Reservation at window of each travel agency.


[Precautions for Telephone Reservations]

※The "Reservation Number" issued at the time of reservation will be necessary to receive your boarding pass.

※After making a reservation, please purchase the boarding pass by the deadline specific to the boarding pass. Deadlines vary depending on the route, boarding pass, and method of payment. See "Digital Expressway Bus Timetable" for details.

Failing to pay/purchase by this deadline will result in automatic cancellation of your reservation.

※Customers using student discounts will be asked to present a student ID (student handbook) upon boarding. Failing to present a student ID will result in regular fares.