I do understand well that for foreigner, taking a local bus is concerning. I hope this blog helps you coming from Obihiro 帯広 to my kennel by local bus 拓殖バス.
This is a Obihiro Bus Terminal 帯広バスターミナル, in front of JR Obihiro Station north side 帯広駅の北側.
There are several sign board of bus stop バス停留所.
#4 bus stop is for going to my kennel.
For morning tour, take the bus at 07:52.
For afternoon tour, take the bus at 11:00.
At #4 bus stop, take No.51 bus for Lake Shikaribetsu 然別湖.
Entrance door 入口 is in the middle.
Take a ticket each person when you get on a bus.
Morning Tour - get off at Riding Park ライディングパーク at 09:15.
We pick you up and take you to kennel by car.
Afternoon Tour - get off at Nakashigai (中市街) at 11:56. There are some Japanese
restaurant, 花のや Hananoya (Ramen noodle), しかおい亭 Shikaoitei (Tonkatsu, flied pork), 大阪屋 Oosakaya (jingiskan, Lamb BBQ with special sauce ) You can take a lunch there. There are also 7-11 convenience store and Michi no Eki 道の駅 , souvenir shop, near the restaurant. I pick you up at Michi no Eki 道の駅 at 13:10.
I show you a sign board of Mushing Works. You can find me easily.
You can also get off the bus at a restaurant, country papa カントリーパパ for lunch at 12:00. I pick you up at 13:15.
Please let me know in advance which bus stop you get off at.
When getting off
When the bus stop name of your destination is announced or indicated on the electric bulletin board at the front.
Please press a button set up in front of your seat or on handrails to tell the driver you are alighting.
When arriving at the bus stop, please proceed forward to the exit and pay the fare before getting off. Please don’t touch the door, as it opens automatically.
Fares vary depending on the distance you ride and adult fares are indicated on the electric bulletin board at the front. Please pay your fare when alighting.
Please check your ticket number and fare on the bulletin board and throw coins into the fare slot.
Fare & Ticket slot for coin. It shows 運賃.
Money exchange slot / fare slot for bill
If you don’t have small money, 1000-yen notes, 500-, 100-, and 50-yen coins can be broken by putting them into money exchange slots.
Please feel free to ask anything if you have something to ask.