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Travel around Japan_ Transportation_ [ IC train card]

投稿日:2020年1月15日 更新日:

Hello! I am Madoka.

Thank you for coming on this page.

I am very happy to have this chance to inform you about Japan.

My English and sentences probably have mistakes, please be fast and loose. ( ^v^)/

In the last article, I introduced [Japan Rail Pass]  and [IC train card] briefly.

Today I introduce the main IC ticket card in Japan.

 

After you arrive at an airport, you probably get on a train or a bus.

At that time , get one IC train card from ticket vending machines or ticket office in the station,

Deposit is 500yen, and charge some money(~20,000yen) and travel together.

IC card make your travel smooth.

Each railway company provide an original IC train card.

And you can use any IC train card in this article  around Japan.

 

If you arrive at New Chitose Airport in Hokkaido at first,…

You can get ”Kitaca”.

Kitaca is run by Hokkaido Japan Railway(JR) company.

The design is very cute !

The character design comes from “Ezomomonga”(Pteromys Volans orii).

If you arrive at Narita or Haneda International Airport at first ,..

you can get “Suica” or “PASMO”

Both are major of IC train ticket in Japan.

Because they are issued around TOKYO area.

Suica is run by East Japan Railway(JR) company.

Suica has the largest circulation among all IC train card.

PASMO is run by more than 30 companies of transportation around Kanto.

You can buy it at private rail & bus stations

Which to buy is up to you .

If you arrive at Chubu centrrair International Airport at first,..

You can get “TOICA” or “manaca”

“TOICA”is run by Tokai Japan Railway(JR) company.

Manaca is run by Nagoya Transportation Development Organization.

You can get it at Nagoya rail, Nagoya bus stations , etc.

Which to buy is up to you

 If you arrive at Kansai International Airport at first,…

You can get “ICOCA”.

“ICOCA” is run by West Japan Railways(JR)company.

The character design comes from ornithorhynchus paradoxus.

If you arrive at Hakata International Airport at first,..

You can get “SUGOKA” or “nimoca”.

“SUGOKA” is run by Kyushu Railways company(JR Gr.)

“nimoca” is run by Nishi-Nippon Railroad.co.

The character design comes from ferret.

Which to buy is up to you .

Thank you for reading until the end.

Have a good time in Japan.

Madoka

-About Japan

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