Access Within Akita CityAccess Within Akita City

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Bus Routes

When using a route bus, please take a numbered ticket when you get on and pay when you get off. Please note that the route number may not be displayed on some buses.

Bus Depot/Akita Station East Exit

No.1
Sakuragaoka Line/Sakuradai Line
No.2
Akanuma Line/Minamigaoka Line
No.3
Hiroomote-Goshono Line
No.5
Arrival and departure of chartered buses

Bus Depot/Akita Station West Exit

No.2
Chuo Kotsu Line (Prefectural and City Offices-Okawabata Garage)/Izumi-Yabase Loop Line (around Yabase)
No.3
Rinkai Office Line/Prefectural Pool Line
No.4
Tsuchizaki Line, Selion Line (via Shinkokudo)/Gojome Line, Oiwake Line (via Shinkokudo/Tsuchizaki)
Akita Kousei Medical Center Line via Shinkokudo-Tsuchizaki/ Tsuchizaki Line (via Shinkokudo-Rinkai Police Station)
No.5
Tsuchizaki Line (via prefectural office/Terauchi)/
Shogunno Line (to Shimin Seikyo)/Donosawa Line
Shogunno Line (to Akita Kousei Medical Center via Sun Park)
No.6
Kawashiri-Wariyama Line
(to Driver and Vehicle Licensing Center)/ Sanno-Commecial High School Line/
To Okawabata Garage via Nagasakiya
No.7
Araya Line/Araya West Line/Barajima-Ushijima Loop Line (around Omachi)
No.8
Kanda-Asahino Line/Soegawa Line/Izumi-Sanno Loop Line (around Izumi)/Kanda-Tsuchizaki Line
No.9
Sakuragaoka Line/Minamiodori-Japan Red Cross Hospital Line/Tsukiji-North Asia University Line/Eki Higashi Danchi Line/Narayama Omawari Line/Yuwa Line
No.10
Honjo Express Line Prefectural Gymnasium (Ugo Kotsu)/ Downtown Loop Bus/Noshiro Expressway Line/Yuzawa Line (to Yokote/Yuzawa)
No.11
Akanuma Line/Taihei Line/Matsuzaki Danchi Line/Shimokamikitate Line
No.12
Tegatayama-University Hospital Line/Akita Spa Line/Nibetsu Resort Park Line
No.13
Ushijima-Goshono Danchi Line/Yanagihara-Goshono Danchi Line/Niida-Goshono Line/Ono Line/Osumi Minamiya Danchi Line/Wada Line/Futatsuya-Fukushima Line/Barajima-Ushijima Loop Line (around Ushijima)

Long-Distance Coach/Express Bus/Limousine Bus

Reservation required for buses to Tokyo and Sendai.
Information: Akita Station West Exit Information Center TEL: 018-874-9570
Ugo Kotsu TEL: 0182-32-4151

Bus Depot/Akita Station East Exit

No.4
Long-distance coach(Tokyo/Sendai)

Bus Depot/Akita Station West Exit

No.1
Airport limousine bus
No.10
Long-distance coach(Yuzawa/Yokote/Noshiro)/Honjo Express Line(Ugo Kotsu)

Base fare (up to 1.5 km)

Compact car
¥710
Mid-size car
¥730
Specific full-size car (jumbo)
¥950
  • There is a 20 percent late night/early morning (10 p.m. – 5 a.m.)
    surcharge.
  • Taxis can be found around the city, but there is no charge to call
    and have one come to a specific location.
  • Taxi companies without special vehicles for disabled persons or
    wheelchair-only vehicles can also make the necessary arrangements
    if you tell them that you are physically handicapped.

Taxi Companies (Akita Branch, Akita Prefecture Taxi Association)

Akita Godo Taxi
TEL:823-6177
Akita Godo Taxi
(for wheelchair friendly vehicle only)
TEL:864-1227
Asahi Taxi
TEL:834-5555
King Taxi
TEL:862-6677
King Taxi
TEL:864-7712
Kokusai Taxi
TEL:833-5931
Taxi Center Ai
TEL:823-1111
Akita Minato Kotsu
TEL:845-1133
Takara Taxi
TEL:828-2123
Akita Chuo Taxi
TEL:823-7474
Katsuhira Taxi
TEL:823-8141
Shin Akita Kokusai Motors
TEL:888-5151
Takao Hire
TEL:839-2231
Akita Kento Kotsu
TEL:893-4649
Komachi Taxi
TEL:334-8118
Ukita Sangyo Kotsu
TEL:888-9600
Good Luck
TEL:857-3313
  • ・・・Wheelchair friendly
  • ・・・Jumbo taxi available
  • ・・・Available for tour of Takashimizu sake brewery. (See below)

Please make a reservation at least 3 days
in advance for taxi to visit sake brewery.(See below)
Click here for more information. http://www.hirekyokai-akita.or.jp/kura_taku/

Sightseeing by taxi (most popular sights) *Prices are approximate

Route A: about 2 hours in Akita City

Compact car
¥6,500
Specific full-size car (jumbo)
¥10,800
Sightseeing route
Akita StationーSenshu Park (Kubota Castle Ruins)ーAkita Museum of ArtーAkarenga (Red Brick) Folk MuseumーAkita City Folklore and Performing Arts CenterーAkita Station

Route B: about 2 hours in Akita City

Compact car
¥6,500
Specific full-size car (jumbo)
¥10,800
Sightseeing route
Akita StationーSenshu Park (Kubota Castle Ruins)ーTentokuji TempleーTakashimizu Park (Akita Castle Ruins)ーAkita City Folklore and Performing Arts CenterーKaneko Family HouseーAkita Station

*Routes to other sightseeing spots in the prefecture are also available. Please inquire for further information.
Information: Akita Branch, Akita Prefecture Taxi Association (TEL: 018-864-3631)

Akita Airportliner

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 anywhere in the prefecture.

Example Routes *Per person

Akita Airport→Oga Hot Spring Village (140 min)
¥4,000
Akita Airport→Kakunodate (about 60 min)
¥2,600
Specific full-size car (jumbo)
¥10,800
Sightseeing route
Akita StationーSenshu Park (Kubota Castle Ruins)ーAkita Museum of ArtーAkarenga (Red Brick) Folk MuseumーAkita City Folklore and Performing Arts CenterーAkita Station

Information/Reservations

  • Akita City/Oga: King Taxi (Tel: 018-867-7444)
  • Nyuto/Tamagawa: King Taxi (Tel: 018-867-7444)
  • Honjo/Kisakata: Kisakata Godo Taxi (Tel: 0184-43-2030)
  • Daisen/Misato: Nakasen Taxi (Tel: 0187-54-1051)
  • Yokote/Yuzawa/Kurikoma: Yuzawa Taxi (Tel: 0183-73-2130)

Rent-a-car

Toyota Rent-a-lease Akita, Akita Station Branch

Address
4-6-5 Nakadori, Akita City
Phone Number
018-833-0100
0800-7000-111

Nissan Rent a Car, Akita Station East Exit

Address
2nd Floor, ALVE, 4-1 Higashidori Nakamachi, Akita City, Akita Prefecture
Phone Number
018-835-1623
0120-00-4123

Eki Rent a Car, Akita Office

Address
7-1-2 Nakadori, Akita City
Phone Number
018-833-9308
   

Rent-a-cycle

Akita City Tourist Board Information Center

Address
7-1-2 Nakadori, Akita City Located inside Akita Station
(in front of Akita Shinkansen ticket gate)
Phone Number
018-832-7941
   
Business Hours
9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. (Apr.-Oct.)(Return key by 6:30 p.m.)
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Nov.)(Return key by 5:30 p.m.)