useful manners & rules on Japanese buses| Etiquette and notice
Bus etiquette and Notice
To make your travel as safe and pleasant as possible for both yourself and others , practice bus etiquette as follows.
Bus Etiquette
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Please turn down the volume when using ear/head phones.
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Please do not push the front seat with your legs.
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Please turn off your cell phone or switch it to silent mode.
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Please keep your voice down when talking to your companion(s).
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Please do not bring any food that gives off a strong smell.
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Please cover your mouth when you sneeze or cough.
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Please do not throw away any trash, but bring it back with you.
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Please do not fight.
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Please use the waste bag if you feel sick.
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Please ask the passenger behind you when reclining your seat.
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Please do not spit on the floor.
Prohibited activities on the bus
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Please refrain from talking on the phone while on the bus.
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Please do not interfere with the safe operation of the bus or touch the bus driver in motion.
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Please refrain from smoking.
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Please do not deface the property of the bus or do graffiti.
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Please do not place any items in the aisle or any places that are considered to be dangerous.
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Please do not put your hands or any parts of your body out of the window.
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Please stay buckled up while seated.
Important Notice on board
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Please do not walk around after the bus starts moving.
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Please keep the valuables with you.
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Please show a printed copy of your E-ticket or confirmation e-mail to the bus driver.
Showing above info. on the display of your smart phone is enough, but we highly recommend you to bring a hard copy of your E-ticket or confirmation.
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We assign seats in order not to have men and women sit next to each other unless they are in the same group. However you will have to sit separately with your companion in some cases. Please check your seat number when boarding.
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Please do not take any photographs or movies of other passengers without their permission.
Important notice about Bus Facility
  • The front row seats may have less leg rooms than others and may have no footrest.
  • Lights are turned off at night.
  • Please adjust the wind direction of the air conditioner by yourself.
  • Please do not take any provided amenities away such as blanket.
You may also read the followings to make your travel more safe and enjoyable.