Akitachi Plus is a website with tourist information on sightseeing spots, festivals, restaurants, lodging, hot springs, and other places of interest in Akita City.
In addition to Japanese, the site can be accessed in English, Chinese (traditional and simplified), Korean, and Thai.
When taking a route bus, please take a numbered ticket when you get on, and pay the fare with it when you get off. Please note that the route number may not be displayed on some buses.
Bus Depot/Akita Station East Exit
Sakuragaoka Line/Sakuradai Line
Akanuma Line/Minamigaoka Line
Arrival and departure of chartered buses
Bus Depot/Akita Station West Exit
Chuo Kotsu Line (For Okawabata garage via prefectural and city offices)/Izumi-Yabase Loop Line (Yabase→Izumi)
Rinkai Office Line/Prefectural Pool Line
Tsuchizaki Line (via Shinkokudo), Selion Line (via Shinkokudo)/Gojome Line (via Shinkokudo-Tsuchizaki), Oiwake Line (via Shinkokudo･Tsuchizaki)
Akita Kousei Iryo Center Line via Shinkokudo-Tsuchizaki/ Tsuchizaki Line (via Shinkokudo-Rinkai Police Station)
Tsuchizaki Line (via prefectural office･Terauchi)/
Shogunno Line (for Shimin Seikyo (co-op))
Shogunno Line (for Akita Kousei Iryo Center via Sun Park)
Kawashiri-Wariyama Line (for Driver and Vehicle Licensing Center)/ Sanno-Shogyo Koko line/
For Okawabata Garage via Nagasakiya
Araya Line/Araya West Line/Barajima Loop Line (Omachi→Barajima)
Izumi Hai-town Line/Kanda-Asahino Line/Soegawa Line/Izumi-Yabase Loop Line (Izumi→Yabase)
Sakuragaoka Line (via Joto Fire Stasion)/Nissekibyoin Line via Minami Odori St./Narayama Omawari Line/Onobadanchi Line (via Yanagihara)/Osumi Minaminodanchi Line/Futatsuya Fukushima Line (via ChikuzanShogakko )
Honjo Express Line (Ugo Kotsu)/ ￼Downtown Loop Bus”Gururu”/Noshiro Expressway Line/Yuzawa Expressway Line (for Yokote･Yuzawa)
Akanuma Line/Taihei Line/Matsuzaki Danchi Line
Daigaku Byoin Line (via Tegatayama)/Akita Onsen Line/Nibetsu Resort Park Line
Onoba Danchi Line (via Ushijima)/Niida-Goshono Line/Ono Line/Futatsuya-Fukushima Line/Barajima Loop Line (Barajima→Omachi)
Long-Distance Bus/Express Bus/Limousine Bus
Reservation required for buses for Tokyo and Sendai.
Information: Akita Station West Exit Bus Information Center TEL: 018-874-9570, Akita Station East Exit Bus Information Center TEL:018-833-0176
Ugo Kotsu TEL: 0182-32-4151
Akita StationｰSenshu Park (Kubota Castle Ruins)ｰAkita Museum of Arts-Akita City Akarenga (Red Brick) Folk Museum Tokushi Katsuhira Memorial Hall-Akita City Folk Performing Arts Center(Neburinagashi kan) -Akita Station
Route B: about 2 hours in Akita City
Specific full-size car (jumbo)
Akita StationｰSenshu Park (Kubota Castle Ruins)ｰTentokuji TempleｰTakashimizu Park (Akita Fort Ruins)ｰAkita City Folk Performing Arts Center (Neburinagashi kan)ｰ Old Kaneko Family HouseｰAkita Station
*Routes to other sightseeing spots in the prefecture are also available. Please inquire for further information.
Information: Akita Hire Association Akita Branch (TEL: 018-864-3631)
A jumbo share taxi (capacity: 9) will take you from Akita Airport to your destination. With a reservation made no later than 5:00 p.m. the day before, we will take you various parts of the prefecture.
Akita City Tourism Promotion Department
1-1-1 Sanno, Akita City
Akita Convention & Visitors Bureau
1-2-37 Omachi, Akita City
Akita City Machinaka Tourist Information Center
1-2-37 Omachi, Akita City
Akita City Tourist Information Center
[English speaker(s) are available]
Inside Akita Station, 7-1-2 Nakadori, Akita City
■Hours: 9:00a.m.-7:00p.m. Apr. to Oct.; 9:00a.m.-6:00p.m. Nov. to Mar.