One day bus pass
500 yen one day pass by Kyoto City Bus is useful for city sightseeing. You can hop-on/off within most parts of the city. This is only good for City Bus.
Kyoto Sightseeing Pass
All City Buses, subway lines, and most of Kyoto Bus lines available. 1 day pass 1200 Yen, 2 day pass 2000 Yen, half for children.
Kansai Thru Pass
If you travel around Kansai area for a few days, Kansai Thru Pass is suitable. You can ride on subways, private railways and buses in Kyoto, Nara, Osaka, Kobe, and Wakayama. This conomical ticket is available for 2 days (3,800Yen) or 3 days (5,000 Yen) use. And you will receive special services in various facilities, including temples in Kyoto and Nara. You can buy it at KIX(Kansai Itnl AP) Travel Counter, Kyoto City Bus Center at Kyoto Station, Shin-Osaka station subway infomation center and Itami AP infomation center.
JR West Railway Pass
If you prefer travelling in Kansai mostly using JR, JR West Railway Pass helps you. This pass allows unlimited use of the ordinary-class cars (including rapid-service and special rapid-service trains) in the Kansai area including Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Nara, Himeji, and other famous sightseeing locations.
One day tour
Walk in Kyoto, Talk in English
4-hour City walking tourin English by an experienced local tour guide. Every Mon., Wed. and Fri. from March to November. No reservation needed. Meet at the central exit of JR Kyoto Station at 10:00. 2,000 Yen for one (1,000 Yen for children aged 13-15, free for small children).