At Kazurabashi Taxi, we offer metered taxi rates for point-to-point service as well as hourly rates which are best for routes longer than two hours.
We also offer special Touring Courses which go to various sights across the Iya Valley (please see the Touring Course page for more info) as well as Charter Vehicle Service (please contact for more information).
Sample Meter Taxi Rates
We can pick-up and drop-off to any point in the area, including all sight-seeing spots, hotels and guest houses, mountain trailheads, train stations, and even regional airports. Below is a small sample of approximate meter rates.
JR Oboke Station --- Hotel Hikyo-no-Yu, Iya Fureai Park, Zip-Line ¥2500～
JR Oboke Station --- Hotel Kazurabashi, Iya Bijin Hotel ¥2800～
JR Oboke Station --- Kazurabashi Vine Bridge ¥3200～
JR Oboke Station --- Iya Onsen Hotel, Iyakei Gorge, Peeing Boy ¥3800～
JR Oboke Station --- Kyojo, Oku-Iya Hotel, Higashi-Iya Folk Museum ¥5000～
Sample Hourly Rates (2 hour minimum)
Are you looking for more than simple point-to-point service? Are you interested in planning your own custom route to explore Iya? If wanting to hire our taxis for more than two hours, it would be more economical to use our hourly rates. Please understand that we charge for a minimum of two hours for these rates.
Small Taxi (up to 4 passengers plus driver) ¥4300 per hour
Jumbo Taxi (up to 9 passengers plus driver) ¥6500 per hour
For buses or special requests, please contact us for further assistance.
Also check our Touring Course Page for sample routes !
Located on Rt 32 in the center of the Iya Valley, just a couple minutes from the Kazurabashi Vine Bridge. For over 50 years our family owned taxi company has been serving the residents and visitors of the Iya Valley. We know the roads here so well because we've been in operation since before most of them were even built !!
Kazurabashi Taxi Co. Ltd
Nishi-Iya, Miyoshi City
For more information in English about where we can take you in the Iya Valley and Oboke area, check out the IyaTime.com online travel guide.