City loop line

April 1st, 2024

The city line has been changed to The city loop line.

With the opening of the new Tanabe City Hall on May 7,2024, a new route will be modified by adding the new "Tanabe Shiyakusho-minami" bus stop. The current "city line" will be renamed and operated as the "City loop line" starting from April 1, 2024.

  1. The fare will be a flat rate of 150 yen.

    "For the first three years since the start of operation on the city line, we have set a special initial fare of 100 yen. However, with the modification to the ""City loop line,"" we have decided to revise the fare to a flat rate of 150 yen, which includes the initial fare. (The temporary transition period for the special initial fare will end on March 31, 2024.)"

  2. The operating route is Outer loop or Inner loop.(The timetable will change)

  3. "Tanabe Shiyakusho-minami" bus stop has been newly established.

  4. Discontinuation of "Honsha Shako-mae" bus stop.

    We will be discontinuing the ""Honsha Shako-mae"" bus stop. Please use the nearby ""Akebono"" bus stop instead.

City loop line Operation route

Due to changes in the operating route, the current "Honsha Shako-mae" bus stop will be discontinued.

※ Customers are advised to use the nearby "Akebono" bus stop.

City loop line Operation route
  • Outer loop

    Kii-Tanabe Sta. → Shopping Center → Kinan Hospital → Tanabe Shiyakusho-minami → Kii-Tanabe Sta.

    We will operate according to the following timetable.

    City loop line Outer loop Timetables
  • Inner loop

    Kii-Tanabe Sta. → Tanabe Shiyakusho-minami → Kinan Hospital → Shopping Center → Kii-Tanabe Sta.

    We will operate according to the following timetable.

    City loop line Inner loop Timetables
Main Bus Stops
  • Shopping Center

    Daiei Shopping Center, (groceries, snacks, alcohol, clothes, household items, discount goods) also nearby Lawson Tanabe Horaicho convenience store (various)

  • Asahigaoka Shinkokyoku-mae

    Access to public facilities such as the Tanabe Health Center, Nishimuro General Government Building, Nishimuro Promotion Bureau, Hello Work Tanabe and Tanabe Pension Office.

  • Tokei-jinja

    Closely connected to the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage, a visit to Tokei-jinja can be counted as visiting the three grand shrines of Kumano.

  • Kii-Tanabe Sta.

    This stop is located in front of Kii-Tanabe Station which is on the Kisei Main Line (Kinokuni Line) and acts as a gateway to the southern region of the Kii-Peninsula.

  • Kinan Hospital

    Here you will find Kinan Hospital. It is the main hospital in the Kinan region located in Shinjo-cho, Tanabe City, Wakayama Prefecture. Kinan Hospital acts as a base for cancer diagnosis and disaster center hospital while also housing a regional Perinatal Medical Center.

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