Keisei Bus

The Keisei Bus Co., Ltd. (京成バス株式会社, Keisei Basu Kabushiki-gaisha) is a bus company within the Keisei Group which was established on 1 October 2003[1] to inherit all business of the Keisei Electric Railway bus department. And, this company has shares of other bus companies of Keisei Group.

Keisei Bus Co., Ltd.
Keiseibus 4823 Citaro-G Seagull-Makuhari.jpg
A Keisei Bus Mercedes-Benz Citaro G in Makuhari New City
ParentKeisei Electric Railway
Founded1930 (as Kesei Passenger Car Co.)
2003 (spun off from Kesei Electric Railway)
Headquarters3-3-1 Yawata, Ichikawa, Chiba, Japan
Service areaTokyo and Chiba
Service typeBus
Fleet834 buses (as of July 2017)
Websitehttp://www.keiseibus.co.jp/en

Local bus servicesEdit

OfficesEdit

  • Edogawa Office
  • Kanamachi Office
  • Matsudo Office
  • Ichikawa Office
  • Shintoshin Office
  • Narashino Branch Office
  • Naganuma Office
  • Chiba Office

OthersEdit

IC Card Tokyo One Day Pass[2]Edit

Using this ticket is possible for passengers to get on and off all bus stops of Keisei Bus and Keisei Town Bus in Tokyo[3], Arakawa City and Sumida City community buses that are operated by Keisei Bus excluding expressway and midnight buses in Tokyo.


  • Fare:520 yen (adults)/260 yen (child)

Subsidiary companiesEdit

Chiba Flower BusEdit

ちばフラワーバス株式会社
 
Hino Selega (They are used for a lot of expressway buses)
ParentKeisei Bus, Keisei Electric Railway
Founded2 October 1991(renamed Reinetsu Service in 1994)[4]
Headquarters47 Tsube, Sanmu, Chiba, Japan (千葉県山武市津辺47)
Service areaChiba
Service typeBus
RoutesRoutes map[5], Route map of expressway buses Strawberry Liner, Seaside Liner, Flower Liner
Fleet50
WebsiteChiba Flower Bus(in Japanese)

The Chiba Flower BUS CO., LTD. (ちばフラワーバス株式会社, Chiba Fulawa- Bas Kabushiki gaisya) is a bus company, and was demerged from Naruto Office which the Keisei Electric Railway (Keisei Group) had and established on 2 October 1991 as Reinetsu Service. The head office of bus company is located near Naruto Garage. And, this company has Nakano Office.

 
The bus which is Hino Blue Ribbon City bound for Nakano Soshajo Bus stop which is located near Nakano Office

OutlineEdit

This company was established on 2 October 1991, but the bus company had been renamed Chiba Flower Bus since 2 August 1994 and started to operate many bus routes which are transferred from Keisei Electric Railway on 1 May 1995.[6][7] As the bus company started to operate bus routes, bus routes which were earning rate was low was discontinued or unified, besides many bus routes which have specialized in running in the city of Naruto have been established around Narutō Station and Chiba Station due to community-based company.

OfficeEdit

  • Head Office (Naruto Garage)

It is located near Narutō Station. The 5 minute's walk brings passengers from this office to the station.

  • Nakano Office

RoutesEdit

Expressway BusesEdit

The expressway buses run via Chiba-Tōgane Road.

NO Terminus Via Terminus Note
SEASIDE LINER Tokyo Station Okayama Elementary School, Tōgane Station, Saibansho, Tama Chuo Koen, Naruto High School Naruto Shako Riding on only between Okayama Junior High School and Naruto Shako isn't possible to get on and off.
Okayama Elemntary School, Tōgane Station, Saibansho, Togane Commercial High School
Flower Liner Chiba Station Tōgane Station
Togane Junior High School, Gumyo Station, Musada, Shirahata-Yotsukado
Higashi-chiba Medical Center, Tōgane Station
Strawberry LINER AEON MALL Makuhari-Shintoshin Kaihimmakuhari Station, Okayama Elementary School, Ojagaike, Daikata 1 chome, Sanazato, Oshibori, Minami-kamijuku, Togane Junior High School, Katagai Kendo Kosaten, Tama Newtown Iriguchi, Azuma Junior High School, Sanaoshi, Gumyo Station, Josai International University, Bypass Himejima, Heta, Azumacho The bus runs on holidays.[8]

Chiba Rainbow BusEdit

ちばレインボーバス株式会社
 
ParentKeisei Bus, Keisei Electric Railway
Founded6 October 1998[9]
Headquarters1337 Funao, Inzai, Chiba, Japan (千葉県印西市船尾1377番地)
Service areaChiba
Service typeBus
RoutesRoutes map
Fleet77
WebsiteChiba Rainbow Bus(in Japanese)

The Chiba Rainbow BUS CO., LTD. (ちばレインボーバス株式会社, Chiba reinbo Bas Kabushiki gaisya) is a bus company, and was demerged from Funao Garage of Funabshi Office and Shiroi Garage of Matsudo Office that the Keisei Electric Railway (Keisei Group) had and established on 6 October 1998. The head office of bus company is located near Funao Garage. And, this company has Shiroi Garage.

OutlineEdit

This company was established on 6 October 1998 and started to operate many bus routes which are transferred from Keisei Electric Railway.

OfficeEdit

  • Head Office (Funao Garage)
  • Shiroi Office

RoutesEdit

The company does not have any routes of expressway buses.

Community BusesEdit

Chiba City BusEdit

ちばシティバス株式会社
 
Mitsubishi Fuso Aero Bus (They are used for a lot of expressway buses)
ParentKeisei Bus, Keisei Electric Railway
FoundedFebruary 1999
Headquarters32-12 Shinminato, Mihama, Chiba, Chiba, Japan (千葉県千葉市美浜区新港32-12)
Service areaChiba
Service typeBus
RoutesRoutes map, Expressway Buses of Haneda Airport, Narita Airport, Tateyama Line
Fleet54
WebsiteChiba City Bus(in Japanese)

The Chiba City BUS CO., LTD. (ちばシティバス株式会社, Chiba Shithi- Bas Kabushiki gaisya) is a bus company, and was demerged from Shinjuku Garage of Chiba Office which the Keisei Electric Railway (Keisei Group) had and established on February 1999 and started to operate in 6 January 2000. The head office of bus company is located near Shinminato Garage.

OutlineEdit

This company was established on February 1999 and started to operate many bus routes which are transferred from Keisei Electric Railway on 6 January 2000 due to frficit because Chiba Urban Monorail opened. As the bus company started to operate bus routes, bus routes which were earning rate was low was discontinued or unified, besides many bus routes which have specialized in running in the city of Chiba have been established around Chiba Station due to community-based company. But, this company has made inroads Airport Bus.

OfficeEdit

  • Head Office (Shinminato Garage)

It is located near Nishi-Nobuto Station and Midori-dai Station. The 25 minute's walk brings passengers from this office to the stations.

RoutesEdit

Expressway BusesEdit
NO Terminus Via Terminus Note
Nanso Satomi Chibaminato Station Chiba Station, Tateyama Station (Chiba) Awa-Shirahama Bus Terminal Operate with Nitto Kotsu.
Narita Airport Line Inagekaigan Station Kemigawa Station, Kaihimmakuhari Station Narita Airport Operate with Narita Airport Transport.
Haneda Airport Line Chiba-Chūō Station Chiba Station, Kaihimmakuhari Station Haneda Airport Operate with Keihin Kyuko Bus and Airport Transport Service.

Chiba Green BusEdit

ちばグリーンバス株式会社
 
Isuzu Erga (They are used for a lot of route buses)
ParentKeisei Bus, Keisei Electric Railway
Founded9 February 2000[10]
Headquarters1474-1 Kakurai, Sakura, Chiba, Japan
Service areaChiba
Service typeBus
RoutesRoutes map
Chief executive勝田 佳男[10]
WebsiteChiba Green Bus(in Japanese)

The Chiba Green BUS CO., LTD. (ちばグリーンバス株式会社, Chiba Guri-nn Bas Kabushiki gaisya) is a bus company, and is demerged from Sakura Office which the Keisei Electric Railway (Keisei Group) had and established on 9 February 2000. The bus company has a garage which is located near the head office of the bus company and named as Tamachi Garage (Sakura Office) .

 
The bus which runs in residential area around Keisei Usui Station stops at Someino Turnaround

OutlineEdit

This company was established on 9 February 2000, but the bus company started to operate many bus routes which are transferred from Keisei Electric Railway on 16 July 2000.[11] As the bus company started to operate bus routes, bus routes which were earning rate was low was discontinued or unified, besides many bus routes which have specialized in running in the city of Sakura have been established around Sakura Station (Chiba) due to community-based company. But, the bus company has taken part in operating MY TOWN/DIRECT BUS which are expressway bus for commuter and midnight from/to Tokyo direction since 2010 due to favorite reviews.

OfficeEdit

  • Sakura Office

It is located near Keisei Sakura Station.

Bus routesEdit

The company direct manages.

The company also operates many route buses which are consigned from Sakura.

Expressway busesEdit
NO Terminus Via Terminus Note
MY TOWN DIRECT BUS Yūkarigaoka Yūkarigaoka Station, Keisei Usui Station, Chiyoda Danchi, Tokyo Station, Kokusai-Tenjijō Station Shinonome Shako
National Museum of Japanese History Kawamura Memorial DIC Museum of Art, Tokyo Station Shinonome Shako
Midnight busesEdit
NO Terminus Via Terminus Note
1 Shimbashi Station Yūrakuchō Station★, Funabashi Station★, Tsudanuma Station★, Yachiyodai Station★, Katsutadai Station★, Shizu Station, Yūkarigaoka Station, Keisei Usui Station★, Sakura Station★, Shisui Station★, Kozunomori Station★, Narita Station Narita Airport Runs only on Fridays, but doesn't run on Fridays which are holidays . Passengers are able to get on from the busstops which are marked "★".
2 Shimbashi Station Yūrakuchō Station★, Funabashi Station★, Tsudanuma Station★, Yachiyodai Station★, Keisei Owada Station, Katsutadai Station★, Shizu Station, Yūkarigaoka Station, Keisei Usui Station Keisei Sakura Station Runs only on weekdays. Passengers are able to get on from the busstops which are marked "★".

Keisei Bus SystemEdit

京成バスシステム株式会社
 
Mitsubishi Fuso Aero Ace (They are used for a lot of airport buses)
ParentKeisei Bus, Keisei Electric Railway
Founded22 November 2005
Headquarters1-10-10 Sakaemachi, Funabashi, Chiba, Japan (千葉県船橋市栄町1丁目10番10号)
Service areaChiba
Service typeBus
RoutesRoutes map, Route map of expressway buses Route map, Airport Bus TYO-NRT
Fleet75
Chief executiveTakashi Miyamoto
WebsiteKeisei Bus System(in Japanese)

The Keisei Bus System CO., LTD. (京成バスシステム株式会社, Keisei Bas Shisutemu Kabushiki gaisya) is a bus company, and was demerged from Funabashi Office which the Keisei Electric Railway (Keisei Group) had and established on 22 November 2005.

 
The bus which is Hino Rainbow bound for Maruzen Bus stop

OutlineEdit

This company was established on 22 November 2005 as managed charted bus and courtesy of companies in Funabshi, and started to operate many bus routes which are transferred from Keisei Bus on 1 December 2007. And, as Keisei Bus Hanawa Garage closed, Kashiwai Line and Shinai Line, Higashi-Funabashi Line has been transferred to this company in 2012.

OfficeEdit

  • Head Office

RoutesEdit

Expressway BusesEdit
NO Terminus Via Terminus Note
TYO-NRT Tokyo Station, Kajibashi Parking, Ginza Station or Shinonome Garage Non stop Narita Airport When passengers ride on the buses which are departuring from Kajibashi Parking, passengers board on the buses before 20 minutes of departured time. A part of bus departured from Ginza Station doesn't pass through Tokyo Station. And, TYO-NRT excluding the buses depatured Kajibahsi isn't possible to resere the seats.
Narita Airport Non stop Tokyo Station, Kajibashi Parking, Ginza Station or Shinonome Garage When you board on the buses derpatured from Narita Airport, you have to reserve the seats in the tickets counter of Narita Airport. But, you pay fares when you get on the buses by using IC card or cash in the early morning and late evening.

See alsoEdit

Parent companyEdit

Subsidiary company excluding aboveEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Keisei Bus Co., Ltd. 京成バス 社是. Japan. Retrieved 19 November 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ The ticket is available on two type IC cards that are PASMO and Suica
  3. ^ When passengers use this ticket, you are able to ride on 金61 which runs from Kanamachi Station to Yashio Station without added fares.
  4. ^ Outline
  5. ^ a b Routes map
  6. ^ This company is demerged from bus department of Keisei Electric Railway for the first time.
  7. ^ About a new company established
  8. ^ "Announcement of suspension of services on weekdays". www.flower-bus.co.jp. Retrieved 13 May 2021. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. ^ Outline
  10. ^ a b Outline
  11. ^ About a new company established

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