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

SHONAI KOTSU 庄内交通

SIGHTSEEING BUS ROUTESTSURUOKA-ATSUMI LINE

Bus Stops at Tourist Attractions

A guide to major tourist attractions and nearby bus stops along the “Tsuruoka-Atsumi” Line.

Clicking the names of tourist spots on the route map will direct you to detailed information.

Route Map & Bus Stop Shonai Kankobussankan Yura Onsen Hakusan Island Atsumi Onsen

Tourist Attractions

ShonaiKankobussankan
(Shonai Tourist Souvenir Center)

Perfectly located along the bypass of National Route 7 and also in the vicinity of the Tsuruoka Interchange of the Yamagata Expressway, its emblematic fire tower with Nezumi Kozo climbing up and down draws attention. This facility houses an extensive range of shops, including a fish market selling fresh seafood, a branded product section in which a variety of local specialties from around the prefecture, including food from mountains and farms, is gathered, as well as restaurants, a light meal corner, and a tourist information desk. Its ample parking area ensures enjoyable visits even for tourists and families, who are travelling in large crowds.

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Place:
ShonaiKankobussankan
Location:
80-1 Nakadori, Nunome, Tsuruoka(Map
Telephone:
+81-235-25-5111
Open:
9:00-18:00
Closed:
open all year round
URL:
http://www.shoko-corpo.jp/bussan/

Bus Stop

Shonaikankobussankan
(23 minutes from Tsuruoka Sta.)

Fare

390yen (from Tsuruoka Sta.)

Yura Onsen

Yura Omen is located along a beautiful coastline that has been selected as one of Japan’s best 100 beaches.At minshuku(private homes that run inns providing mom and board),guests can eat dishes made from fresh fish and relax in an at-home atmosphere.The contrast between the silhouette of the vemfillion-lacquered bridge connecting to Hakusan Island and the sun setting over the Sea of Japan is gorgeously picturesque.

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Place:
Yura Onsen
Location:
Yura, Tsuruoka(Map
Telephone:
+81-235-73-2250(Yura tourist association)
URL:
http://www.yura-yamagata.jp/

Bus Stop

Yura Onsen
(44 minutes from Tsuruoka Sta.)

Fare

800yen (from Tsuruoka Sta.)

Hakusan Island(Hakusanjima)

Hakusan Island, a symbolic figure off the Yura Coast, is a small island 70 meters high and 436 meters about, and is said to have been created as a result of volcanic eruptions. There is also a trail allowing for a walk around the island. In the summer, the island is lit up to showcase a beautiful landscape. There is also a fishing pond.

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Place:
Hakusan Island(Hakusanjima)
Location:
Yura, Tsuruoka(Map
Telephone:
+81-235-73-2250(Yura tourist association)
駐車場:
150台
URL:
http://www.yura-yamagata.jp/

Bus Stop

Yura Onsen
(44 minutes from Tsuruoka Sta.)

Fare

800yen (from Tsuruoka Sta.)

Atsumi Onsen

The hot spring waters of Atsumi Onsen have been open for 1000 years.The mild hot springs and murmur of clear springs create a delightful onsen area.There are many accommodations boasting high-quality hot springs,cuisine prepared with seasonal ingredients,and warm hospitality. Visitors are encouraged to take a stroll along the river,view the surrounding nature in each season,and take advantage of the footbath and wood deck.

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Place:
Atsumi Onsen
Location:
Atsumi, Tsuruoka(Map
Telephone:
+81-235-43-3547(Atsumi tourist association)
URL:
http://www.atsumi-spa.or.jp/

Bus Stop

Atsumi Onsen Center
(70 minutes from Tsuruoka Sta.)

Fare

1,190yen (from Tsuruoka Sta.)