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Update:October 27, 2014


  • Using the subway 
    Using ticket-vending machines
    Automatic ticket gate
  • Getting on/off streetcars

Using the subway

Using ticket-vending machines



Ticket-vending machines
※The photo shows only one type of ticket-vending machine; other types exist.

1Money slots
2Child button/welfare button
3Ticket/language selection buttons 
4Touch panel
5Ticket/card/change delivery slots

aOne-Day Card/Donichika Ticket
bTransfer to streetcar
cTransfer to bus
dSubway only
fSAPICA Commuter Pass
gEnglish ※Touch here for English.


Purchasing tickets/One-Day Cards/SAPICA IC Cards

Charging SAPICA IC Cards

1Insert the required fare.

3Select the SAPICA charge button.

2Press the child button (top) or the welfare button (bottom) if necessary.

4Select “Open” or “Registered.”

3Touch the desired ticket type on the screen.

4Select the desired amount to be charged.

4Touch the fare for the travel section.

1Insert the required amount.

5Take the ticket and change.

5Take the SAPICA IC Card and change.

Automatic ticket gates

  1. Insert the ticket or card when passing through the ticket gate.
  2. Be sure to take the ticket or card when it comes out, as it will be needed at the destination station.
  3. Insert the ticket or card when passing through the ticket gate at the destination station.

※Just touch the reader with the SAPICA IC Card when passing through the ticket gate.



Getting on/off streetcars

  1. Get on a streetcar at a stop (see the route map).
  2. Insert the ticket into the ticket gate or insert cash into the fare box at the destination stop.
  3. For SAPICA IC Cards, just touch the reader with the card to pay.

   ※ Be careful of passing cars when crossing between the streetcar stop and the sidewalk.

【Getting on/off streetcars】

getting on/off

                (Exit)                                                                             (Entry)

  • There are no numbered tickets for streetcars.  
  • Pay with a card or by inserting cash into the fare box when leaving the streetcar.
  • Dosanko Passes can be simply presented to the driver.

Paying fares

 【With magnetic cards such as the One-Day Card or Donichika Ticket】


    ①  Insert the card into the slot.                       ② Take the card from the outlet.

  【In cash】 


   ・ Put cash in the fare box.

 【With IC cards】


    ・Touch the reader with the card.