Information on express buses, route buses and airport buses to Shonai ‘Tsuruoka Sakata and other areas’ Yamagata.

SHONAI KOTSU 庄内交通

Sendai-Honjo line

Reservations and ticket purchase are required prior to boarding. (Round-trip tickets cannot be purchased onboard.)

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  • Prior to using our services, please be reminded that the travel times are approximate. The bus may be delayed significantly depending on traffic, including closed highways, and weather conditions.

Sendai-Honjo line

Bus Stop / joint operating company
Honjo Eigyosho
Honjo Ekimae
Nishime Koukoumae
Nikaho Choshamae
Hoyoucenter Hamnasumae
Kisakata Ekimae
Fukiura
Sakata Shoko Bus Terminal No.2
Aeon Sakata Minami
S-MALL Bus Terminal No.2
Shonai Kanko Bussankan
Shonai Asahi Bus Stop
Nishikawa Bus Stop  
Sagae Bus Stop  
Sendai Ekimae  
  ↓    
Sendai International Airport  
庄交 庄交 羽後 庄交 山交 庄交 庄交 宮交 宮交 宮交 羽後 宮交 山交
      6:02       9:02       15:27
    6:07     9:07         15:32    
    6:22     9:22         15:47    
    6:34     9:34         15:59    
    6:44     9:44         16:09    
    6:50     9:50         16:15    
    7:13     10:13         16:38    
6:00 6:30 7:40 8:20 9:20 10:40 12:10 13:20 15:00 16:30 17:20 18:00 18:45
6:15 6:45 7:55 8:35 9:35 10:55 12:25 13:35 15:15 16:45 17:35 18:15 19:00
--- 6:50 --- --- 8:40 --- 10:10 --- 13:00 14:10 15:50 17:20 --- 18:50 19:35
6:40
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7:10 8:20
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9:00 10:25 11:20 13:15 14:25 16:05 17:35 18:00 19:05 19:50
6:55 7:25 8:35 9:15 10:40 11:35 13:30 14:40 16:20 17:50 18:15 19:20 20:05
7:40 8:10 9:20 10:00 11:25 12:20 14:15 15:25 17:05 18:35 19:00 20:05 20:50
8:00 8:30 9:40 10:20 11:45 12:40 14:35 15:35 17:15 18:45 19:25 20:15 21:10
9:10 9:40 10:50 11:30 12:55 13:50 15:45 17:00 18:40 20:10 20:35 21:40 22:20
12:15
Bus Stop / joint operating company
Sendai International Airport
  ↓
Sendai Ekimae  
Sagae Bus Stop  
Nishikawa Bus Stop  
Shonai Asahi Bus Stop
Shonai Kanko Bussankan
S-MALL Bus Terminal  
Aeon Sakata Minami
Sakata Shoko Bus Terminal
Fukiura  
Kisakata Ekimae  
Hoyoucenter Hamnasumae  
Nikaho Choshamae  
Nishime Koukoumae  
Honjo Ekimae  
Honjo Eigyosho  
宮交 羽後 宮交 宮交 宮交 山交 庄交 羽後 庄交 庄交 庄交 山交 庄交
16:10
7:05 8:20 9:00 10:30 12:15 13:05 14:35 15:30 16:25 17:05 17:50 19:05 20:35
8:30 9:45 10:25 11:55 13:40 14:25 15:55 16:50 17:45 18:25 19:10 20:25 21:55
8:40 9:55 10:35 12:05 13:50 14:35 16:05 17:00 17:55 18:35 19:20 20:35 22:05
9:25 10:40 11:20 12:50 14:35 15:20 16:50 17:45 18:40 19:20 20:05 21:20 22:50
9:40 10:55 11:35 13:05 14:50 15:35 17:05 18:00 18:55 19:35 20:20 21:35 23:05
9:50 ・・・ 11:45 13:15 15:00 15:45 17:15 ・・・ 19:05 ・・・ 20:30 21:45 23:15
10:25 11:20 12:20 13:50 15:35 16:20 17:50 18:25 19:40 20:00 21:05 22:20 23:50
10:40 11:50 12:35 14:05 15:50 16:35 18:05 18:40 19:55 20:15 21:20 22:35 24:05
  12:12 19:02 20:37
  12:35 19:25 21:00
  12:41 19:31 21:06
  12:51 19:41 21:16
  13:03 19:53 21:28
  13:18 20:08 21:43
  13:23 20:13 21:48

Legends for the Timetable

Legends for Operating Companies

  • 庄交:Shonai Kotsu
  • 宮交:Miyagi Transportation
  • 山交:YAMAKO-BUS
  • 羽後:Ugo Kotsu

【Legends Regarding Getting on/off at Bus Stops】

Passengers with the destination to Sendai:

  • Stops with the sign Only for “boarding”
  • Stops with the sign Only for “disembarking”

Passengers with the destination to Sendai International Airport:

  • Stops with the sign Only for “boarding”
  • Stops with the sign Only for “disembarking”

On the Sendai-Honjo line, passengers are allowed to travel only the section between the Honjo Office-Kisakata Station and the Sakata Shoko Bus Terminal-AEON Sakata Minami-Shonai Kankou Bussankan. (Please note that passengers for Sendai take priority; for other passengers, boarding in the above-mentioned section is allowed only when there is a vacancy.)


Note 1: The bus connects to the express bus at Shonai Kankou Bussankan.
When using a connecting bus, please purchase, prior to boarding, a ticket for the intercity express bus you will be taking. Passengers holding a ticket may board the connecting bus free of charge.

Sendai-Honjo line

Highway Bus Fare to Sendai

departure and destination adult Children
One-way Round trip One-way
  • Sendai Ekimae
  • Honjo Eigyosho
    Honjo Ekimae
4,300yen 8,100yen 2,150yen
  • Sendai Ekimae
  • Nishime Koukoumae
4,200yen 7,900yen 2,100yen
  • Sendai Ekimae
  • Nikaho Choshamae
4,000yen 7,500yen 2,000yen
  • Sendai Ekimae
  • Hoyoucenter Hamnasumae
    Kisakata Ekimae
3,900yen 7,300yen 1,950yen
  • Sendai Ekimae
  • Fukiura
3,600yen 6,700yen 1,800yen
  • Sendai Ekimae
  • Sakata Shoko Bus Terminal
    Aeon Sakata Minami
3,400yen 6,200yen 1,700yen
  • Sendai Ekimae
  • S-MALL Bus Terminal No.2
    Shonai Kanko Bussankan
    Shonai Asahi Bus Stop
3,200yen 5,800yen 1,600yen
  • Sendai Ekimae
  • Nishikawa Bus Stop
1,900yen - 950yen
  • Sendai Ekimae
  • Sagae Bus Stop
1,600yen - 800yen
  • The round-trip discount is applicable up to 7 days, including the day of departure. The outbound and inbound tickets must be purchased at the same time.
  • You need to purchase the ticket before boarding.

Highway Bus Fare between Sendai International Airport and Sakata, Tsuruoka

departure and destination adult Children
One-way One-way
  • Sendai International Airport
  • Sakata Shoko Bus Terminal
    Aeon Sakata Minami
3,700yen 1,850yen
  • Sendai International Airport
  • S-Mall Bus Terminal
    Shonai Kanko Bussankan
    Shonai Asahi Bus Stop
3,500yen 1,750yen

Highway Bus Fare between Honjo and Sakata

departure and destination adult Children
One-way One-way
  • Sakata
  • Honjo Eigyosho
    Honjo Ekimae
1,400yen 700yen
  • Sakata
  • Nishime Koukoumae
1,300yen 650yen
  • Sakata
  • Nikaho Choshamae
1,200yen 600yen
  • Sakata
  • Hoyoucenter Hamnasumae
1,100yen 550yen
  • Sakata
  • Kisakata Ekimae
1,000yen 500yen

Highway Bus Fare between Honjo and Tsuruoka

departure and destination adult Children
One-way One-way
  • Tsuruoka
  • Honjo Eigyosho
    Honjo Ekimae
1,800yen 900yen
  • Tsuruoka
  • Nishime Koukoumae
1,700yen 850yen
  • Tsuruoka
  • Nikaho Choshamae
1,600yen 800yen
  • Tsuruoka
  • Hoyoucenter Hamnasumae
1,500yen 750yen
  • Tsuruoka
  • Kisakata Ekimae
1,500yen 750yen

Bus Stop Information

Honjo Eigyosho
Honjo Ekimae
Nishime Koukoumae
Nikaho Choshamae
Hoyoucenter Hamnasumae
Kisakata Ekimae
Fukiura
Sakata Shoko Bus Terminal
Aeon Sakata Minami
S-MALL Bus Terminal
Shonai Kanko Bussankan
Shonai Asahi Bus Stop
Nishikawa Bus Stop
Sagae Bus Stop
Sendai Ekimae
Sendai International Airport

Reservation

Bus booking website ‘Japan Bus Online’ is an English website that allows you to make online reservations.

  • Japan Bus Online
  • TOHOKU HIGHWAY BUS TICKET

Contact Information

Shonai Kotsu Co., Ltd Note: We can only be contacted in Japanese.

For Tsuruoka
+81 (0) 235-24-76009:00 AM to 7:00 PM
For Sakata
+81 (0) 234-24-76009:00 AM to 6:00 PM