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Update:April 1, 2017

Fare and tickets

Fares

See the tables below for information on subway and streetcar fares.

Fare tables(PDF:550KB)

Fares for young children accompanied by a guardian

Toddlers accompanied by a guardian of elementary school age or older travel free of charge (one toddler per guardian).
Toddlers aged one year or older held by a guardian are classified as babies.
The guardian must get on and off at the same station as the toddler/baby.

Fares for adults and children

Adults  adult Junior high school or older Fares for adults

Children

 elementaryschoolstudents Elementary school Fares for children
Toddlers  children Children aged one year or older and under six
(Children aged six who have not started at elementary school are classified as toddlers.)

Fares may apply.

※See the following table.

babies  Infants Baby under 1 year old Free

Fares for toddlers and babies

Combination Fare Combination Fare

adultchildren

One adult adult_infant children One adult

 elementaryschoolstudentschildren

One child

 adult_infantchildrenchildren

One adult

one child

 adultchildrenchildren

One adult


one child

 adult_infantelementaryschoolstudentschildrenchildren

One adult

one child

 elementaryschoolstudentschildrenchildren

Two children

 children

One child

Tickets

 One-day tickets

One-Day Ticket for Subway Use

This is a money-saving pass that allows unlimited rides on subway trains for the whole day.

Adults: 830 yen; children: 420 yen

Sales points: subway ticket-vending machines, commuter pass sales offices and other places

Donichika Ticket (One-day Subway Pass for Weekends and Holidays)

This is a one-day pass that can be used for the subway on Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays and year-end/New Year holidays (Dec. 29 – Jan. 3).

Adults: 520 yen; children: 260 yen

Sales points: subway ticket-vending machines, commuter pass sales offices and other place

Dosanko Pass (One-day Streetcar Pass for Weekends and Holidays)

This is a one-day pass that can be used for streetcars on Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays and year-end/New Year holidays (Dec. 29 – Jan. 3).
One Dosanko Pass allows an adult and a child unlimited rides on streetcars for the whole day.

360 yen/pass

Sales points: streetcars, Odori Station Commuter Pass Sales Office

 IC cards

SAPICA IC Card

This card can be used for municipal subway/streetcar systems, JR Hokkaido Buses, Jotetsu Buses and Hokkaido Chuo Buses. Just touch the reader on subway ticket gates or streetcar/bus fare boxes with the card for speedy payment. The card can be recharged for continued usage.

・ SAPICA Open IC Card

This card is for adults, and is transferable among users.
Price: 2,000 yen (1,500 yen usable for transportation plus a 500-yen deposit※)

・ SAPICA Registered IC Card

This card is for the exclusive use of the person whose name it bears. Registration of the user’s name, date of birth, gender and telephone number is required.

Purchases of SAPICA IC Cards for children require the presentation of a formal document proving the child’s identity (e.g., a health insurance card).

Lost cards can be reissued for a handling charge of 500 yen and a deposit of 500 yen※

Price: 2,000 yen (1,500 yen usable for transportation plus a 500-yen deposit※)
※The deposit is collected at the time of SAPICA IC Card purchase to discourage one-time usage and disposal. The deposit cannot be used to pay for transportation, and will be refunded when the card is returned.

Other IC cards usable on municipal and other transportation systems

In addition to SAPICA Cards, travelers can also use Kitaca, Suica, PASMO, manaca, TOICA, PiTaPa, ICOCA, Hayakaken, nimoca and SUGOCA IC cards for the city’s municipal transportation systems (subway and streetcar), JR Hokkaido Buses, Jotetsu Buses and Hokkaido Chuo Buses.

※Registered trademarks: Kitaca: Hokkaido Railway Company; Suica: East Japan Railway Company; PASMO: PASMO Co., Ltd.; manaca: Nagoya Transportation Development Organization Co., Ltd. and M.I.C. Corp.; TOICA: Central Japan Railway Company; PiTaPa: Surutto Kansai Co., Ltd.; ICOCA: West Japan Railway Company; Hayakaken: Fukuoka City Subway; nimoca: Nishi-Nippon Railroad Co., Ltd.; SUGOCA: Kyushu Railway Company

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