Japan’s Highway Buses

Skipping the Trains to Cut Costs

Donny Kimball
7 min readAug 23, 2017

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One of Japan’s affordable highway buses travels across the country

Domestic travel in Japan has a reputation for being on the expensive side. Especially as a backpacker, it sometimes seems mind-boggling how everyone can afford it! The truth is the more well-known travel methods are actually not affordable for large swaths of the population. Luckily though that doesn’t mean that you can’t travel to many of the country’s sites on a budget…

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Donny Kimball

I'm a travel writer and freelance digital marketer who blogs about the sides of Japan that you can't find in the mainstream media. https://donnykimball.com/