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Closed 10 hotels such as Oruri Group, Kinugawa and Yunishigawa

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The shuttle bus "Yukemuri-go" that connects the Tokyo metropolitan area and each hotel ended at the end of March, and was switched to a transfer from a nearby terminal station.

Oruri will close 10 hotels, including Kinugawa Onsen and Yunishigawa Onsen, from September 9st.Kinugawa will be closed ... → Continue reading


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Free shuttle bus

Free shuttle bus(Muryo Sogei Bus)TourismFacilities andCommercial facility,工場Etc. are the closest to the facilityTransportationFrom passengers for the purpose of transporting passengers and employees between the facility and the facilityFareOperated without collectionCourtesy busIs the general term for.Shuttle busIt is considered to be one of.

Case of Japan


JapanThe first free shuttle bus in the1955(Showa30 years)May 9ToAomoriHachinohe CityThere was "Cine computerIt is said that the exclusive theater "Chugeki Theater" was the first to operate between Samemachi and Chugeki Theater in the city.[1].

station,Bus stop,空港,HarborEtc. to the facilityWalkIt is often operated when it takes time and effort to reach the destination.Also, if there is extremely little transportation near the facility (in the suburbs)Wedding hall,banquet hall,Funeral hall,Hotel, Factories, distribution warehouses, etc.), and shuttle buses to distant stations with convenient transportation may be operated.

Driving school,Fitness club,hospitalFor example, a shuttle bus that goes around the area on a regular basis is provided to facilitate the visit.Shopping center,hospital,hotel,Health landAs part of attracting customers, there are examples of operating shuttle buses and shuttle cars to the nearest stations and stations with a large number of passengers in the vicinity.Depending on the accommodationLimited expressorShinkansenAn example of running to a stopUrban areaExample of running to (Tokyo - Karuizawa, Tokyo- Shirakaba Lake, Tokyo- Spa Resort HawaiiansOthers), for the convenience of guestsTheme park,Ski resortThere are also examples of operating shuttle buses to entertainment facilities such as.

Racecourse,Bicycle race track,Boat race,Auto racing track such asPublic competitionThere is an example of operating a free shuttle bus (sometimes called a "fan bus") between the nearest station and major cities in the suburbs in order to improve the convenience of visitors at the stadium.As a general rule, it is a round-trip operation, but in some stadiums, there are cases where only the outbound route is operated (one-way operation), only the outbound route is free, and the inbound route is charged.Also,Satellite hanshinEtc. in some remote areasOff-road bicycle ticket counterThere are cases where it operates even in such cases.

Part ofsupermarketThen, in areas where public transportation does not pass, elderly people, etc.Traffic vulnerableForShopping busThere is also an example of operating as.Also, the local governmentSenior citizens,handicappedForWelfare busThere is also an example of a shuttle bus that has the character of[2].

Operation form

There are a wide variety of vehicle types used for shuttle buses, but if the facility itself operates it,MicrobusIs often used.Even if it is large, it is up to medium-sized buses, and there are few large-sized buses.SmallJapanese innIn such cases,Minivan,One box carEtc.Ordinary passenger carIs sometimes called a "shuttle bus".

In the case of such an operation mode, it is attached to the facility to the lastServicesBecause we do not collect fares as part ofRoad transport lawVehicles used that are not considered a passenger vehicle transportation businessPrivate car(White number), which is the driver'sDriver's licenseAlsoFirst-class licenseIn many cases, it only has.

Example of free shuttle bus by minibus

Besides that,Bus operatorOutsourced toSpecified passenger car transportation businessThere are many cases of operating a dedicated free shuttle bus.in this casePassenger car transportation businessTherefore, the vehicle used isCommercial vehicle(Green number), and for operationMinistry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism(Regional Transportation Bureau) Permission is required and also for drivingType XNUMX licenseIs required.

In the vehicle illustrated in the photoTokyu Department Store TheTokyu bus,Lalaport TOKYO-BAY TheKeisei Bus,The Mall Mizuho 16 TheSeibu General Planning,AEON MALL Hiroshimafuchu TheHiroden BusIs entrusted with the operation, so it is a green number.

Example of free shuttle bus with green number

Also generalTransit BusIn some cases, the fare is not collected only when getting on and off at the bus stop closest to the specific facility, which functions as a free shuttle bus.

Toei Bus Product 93 lines(Meguro Station - Shinagawa Station - Oi Racecourse) Is usually a prepaid fare method, but you can board without paying the prepaid fare only when you board from the Oi Racecourse bus stop at a specific time on the horse racing date at Oi Racecourse and the off-track release date.It is not free on the outbound route because it is a prepaid system.

Other2010(Heisei22) Until SeptemberOsakaSakai city - Sakaihama Seaside StageTo runNankai BusThe fare was free for both round trips when getting on and off the route bus at Sakaihama Seaside Stage Bus Stop except on weekday mornings.After October of the same year, the method was changed to distribute bus tickets for the return trip to facility users.

The form of distributing bus tickets isKyoto Keihan BusAlso goKyotoJoyo OfSuper sento"Ikyu" usersKintetsuShintanabe StationとUjitawara TownIt is intended for those who get on and off the "Ikkyu Onsen Mae" stop of 62 systems (including derivative systems) that connect to.The ticket is "Ikyu"WebsitePrint it out and bring it with you.

In addition,OsakaTomitabayashi OfPL HospitalThen, it arrives and departs in front of the hospital entranceTondabayashi StationfromKintetsu Bus,Kongo StationfromNankai Bus(Kongo East housing complexThe fare is free on general routes (via).If you do not collect the fare when getting off in front of the entrance, get a free boarding pass if you board from the front of the hospital, and put the boarding pass in the collection box of the bus when you get off.[3].

Singapore case

SingaporeWhen the shopping festival "Singapore Big Sale", which is an annual event, is held, a free transportation service by car is offered.[4].


  1. ^ 1955May 9Attached "Daly TohokuFrom the "Chugeki Theater" advertorial on page 3 ("Come on!"Japan's first serviceA catch phrase of "Please use it!" Is posted.)
  2. ^ The shuttle bus for "Kamigata Onsen Ikkyu" will operate around the Kasugademinami area, and elderly people in the area will be able to board the bus., Konohana-ku, Osaka, http://archive.is/6Bwvb 
  3. ^ "Transportation information”. PL Hospital. 2020/12/21Browse.
  4. ^ "Big shopping sale starting 26th-Singapore". AFP (September 2006, 5). 2017/5/1Browse.

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