Yes, student needs to pay
If it's in Otsu, Nagara you don't have to pay the transport costs, but if I have to go to Osaka or Kyoto you have to pay some money too. Near Kyoto Station it will be 500 Yen.
The online lessons will be like free talking classes where you can improve your speaking ability
Hey guys! I am from Dresden, Germany and currently travelling through Asia, especially through Japan to experience new adventures and get to know the different cultures. I'd love to work with you and to help you to improve the language you'd learn :)