Rakusai Bus Terminal (洛西バスターミナル)

Rakusai Bus Terminal is a bus terminal in Nishikyo Ward, Kyoto City, Kyoto Prefecture. It's serviced by the Kyoto City Transportation Bureau (City bus), Hankyu Bus, Keihan Kyoto Kotsu bus and Chugoku bus.

The terminal's vicinity

The Rakusai Takashimaya department store

RCV Kyoto

The Rakusai post office

Regular bus routes

Bus Stop 1 (Kyoto City Bus)

Route West 1

From Higashi-shinbayashi-cho to the Katsura Station west exit

Route West 2

From Nishi-takenosato-cho to the Katsura Station west exit

Route West 4

From Nishi-takenosato-cho to the front of Hankyu Rakusaiguchi Station

Bus Stop 2 (Kyoto City Bus)

Route West 2

From Ukyonosato to the Katsura Station west exit via Nishi-takenosato-cho

Rin Route West 2

From Minami-kasuga-cho to the Katsura Station west exit

Route West 3

From Fukunishi-hondori Street to the Katsura Station west exit

Route West 8

From Shinbayashi Center to the Katsura Station west exit via Fukunishi-hondori Street

Bus Stop 3 (Kyoto City Bus)

Route 29

From Matsuo-bashi Bridge to Shijo-Karasuma

Route 33

From Kado-no-koji-hachijo to Kyoto Station

Toku Route 33

Higashigawa-cho to Kyoto Station

Route 73

From Chiyoharaguchi to Kyoto Station

Bus Stop 4 (Keihan Kyoto Kotsu)

Route 10

From Nishi-takenosato-cho to the Katsura Station east exit via Sannomiya-kaido Road

Route 16 Express

From Kita-fukunishi-cho 1-chome non-stop to the Katsura Station east exit

Route 19

From Shinbayashi-Nakadori Street to Katsurazaka-chuo

Hankyu Bus

Route 4

From Nishi-takenosato-cho to JR Mukomachi Station/Hankyu Higashimuko Station via Sakaidani-ohashi Bridge and Rakusaiguchi Station

Route 63

From Haikata to Hankyu Higashimuko Station/JR Mukomachi Station via Ukyonosato and Higashiyama

Chugoku Bus/Keihan Kyoto Kotsu bus (formerly SANYO EXPRESS, Bocho Bus 'Maiko')

Miyako Liner

To Fukuyama Station

Highway bus

Miyako Liner (Keihan Kyoto Kotsu bus, Chugoku bus)

To Fukuyama Station

History

1979: The Rakusai Branch opened and began operating with six-car electric buses (between Rakusai New Town and Katsura Station)

1982: Joint use of Rakusai Bus Terminal and the Rakusai bus yard started.

2004: The Rakusai bus yard closed.