Regional (and Interchangeable!) IC Cards

  • Published on : 26/06/2016
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Supplementing your Japan Rail Pass

IC Cards are a great way to zip through Japan's city transportation systems. Learn more about how they can help you and your Japan Rail Pass here!

Interchangeable ic cards

The following is a list of IC cards that can be used interchangeably (and the regions from which they originate):

  • Suica (JR East) - Tokyo
  • Pasmo¬† (Pasmo¬†council) - Tokyo
  • New : Pasmo¬†Passport¬†- Tokyo
  • Icoca¬†(JR West) - Kansai
  • PiTaPa (KANSAI THRU PASS) - Kansai
  • Toica¬†(JR Central ) - Nagoya
  • Manaca (City of Nagoya Transportaiton) - Nagoya
  • Kitaca (JR Hokkaido) - Sapporo
  • Sugoca¬†( JR Kyushu) - Fukuoka
  • nimoca (Nishitetsu and others) - Kyushu
  • Hayakaken (Fukuoka City Subway) - Fukuoka
IC Pasmo/Suica

IC Pasmo/Suica

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