Access Within Akita CityAccess Within Akita City

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Bus Routes

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

1
Sakuragaoka Line/Sakuradai Line
2
Akanuma Line/Minamigaoka Line
3
Hiroomote-Goshono Line
5
Arrival and departure of chartered buses

Bus Depot/Akita Station West Exit

2
Chuo Kotsu Line (For Okawabata garage via prefectural and city offices)/Izumi-Yabase Loop Line (Yabase→Izumi)
3
Rinkai Office Line/Prefectural Pool Line
4
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)
5
Tsuchizaki Line (via prefectural office・Terauchi)/
Shogunno Line (for Shimin Seikyo (co-op))
Shogunno Line (for Akita Kousei Iryo Center via Sun Park)
6
Kawashiri-Wariyama Line (for Driver and Vehicle Licensing Center)/ Sanno-Shogyo Koko line/
For Okawabata Garage via Nagasakiya
7
Araya Line/Araya West Line/Barajima Loop Line (Omachi→Barajima)
8
Izumi Hai-town Line/Kanda-Asahino Line/Soegawa Line/Izumi-Yabase Loop Line (Izumi→Yabase)
9
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 )
10
Honjo Express Line (Ugo Kotsu)/ Downtown Loop Bus”Gururu”/Noshiro Expressway Line/Yuzawa Expressway Line (for Yokote・Yuzawa)
11
Akanuma Line/Taihei Line/Matsuzaki Danchi Line
12
Daigaku Byoin Line (via Tegatayama)/Akita Onsen Line/Nibetsu Resort Park Line
13
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

Bus Depot/Akita Station East Exit

4
Long-distance Bus(Tokyo/Sendai)

Bus Depot/Akita Station West Exit

1
Airport limousine bus
10
Long-distance Bus(Yuzawa/Yokote/Noshiro)/Honjo Express Line(Ugo Kotsu)

Base fare (up to 1.178 km)

Standard-size car
¥600
Specific full-size car (jumbo)
¥800
  • There is a 20 percent late night/early morning (10 p.m. – 5 a.m.)
    surcharge.
  • Taxis can be found around the city, and there is no charge to call
    and have one come to a specific location.
  • Taxi companies without welfare vehicles or wheelchair-accessible vehicles can also make the necessary arrangements
    if you tell them that you need a taxi for the disabled.

Taxi Companies (Akita Hire Association Akita Branch )

Akita Godo Taxi
TEL:018-823-6177
Asahi Taxi
TEL:018-834-5555
King Taxi
TEL:018-862-6677
Kokusai Taxi
TEL:018-833-5931
Taxi Center Ai
TEL:018-823-1111
Akita Minato Kotsu
TEL:018-845-1133
Akita Chuo Transport
TEL:018-823-7474
Katsuhira Taxi
TEL:018-823-8141
Takao Hire
TEL:018-839-2231
Ukita Sangyo Kotsu
TEL:018-888-9600
  • ・・・Wheelchair friendly
  • ・・・Jumbo taxi available
  • ・・・Available for a tour of sake breweries. (See below)

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

Sightseeing by taxi (recommended route)

Route A: about 2 hours in Akita City

Standard-size car
¥7,200
Specific full-size car (jumbo)
¥11,800
Sightseeing route
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

Standard-size car
¥7,200
Specific full-size car (jumbo)
¥11,800
Sightseeing route
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)

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 various parts of the prefecture.

 Route Examples *Per person

Akita Airport→Oga Hot Spring Village (110 min)
¥6,500
Akita Airport→Kakunodate (about 60 min)
¥4,000

Information/Reservations

【Destination:Contact】
  • 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 car, Akita Station Branch

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

NISSAN Rent-A-Lease Akita, Akita Station East Exit

Address
ALVE,2nd Floor, 4-1 Higashidori Nakamachi, Akita City
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 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.)