Coupon Cards

  • Coupon cards are available for Osaka Metro and City Bus. This coupon card can be used on all lines* of Osaka Metro and City Bus. A card for adults is 3,000 yen, worth 3,300 yen fare value. A card for children is 1,500 yen, worth 1,650 yen fare value.

     * Excluding buses for Universal Studios Japan™ and IKEA.

    What is a coupon card?
    How to use Where to buy a coupon card
  • Example of a coupon card


What is a coupon card?
  • This coupon card can be used for any subway, New Tram, or bus segments.
  • The card uses a system that automatically subtracts the fare for the corresponding segment.
  • There is no valid period.
  • It also gives discounts for transfers between subway, New Tram, and bus, so it saves money too.

Price Amount on card
Adult 3,000 yen 3,300 yen
Child 1,500 yen 1,650 yen

(Same discount as the previous coupon card)
Note: Passengers with impairments, etc. who are eligible for a discount can buy a special discounted coupon card.




How to use
Using on Subway and New Tram

  •  When boarding, insert the card directly into the ticket gate. The fare for Zone 1 (adult: 180 yen, child: 90 yen) is subtracted. When getting off, insert the card into the ticket gate again. An amount minus the Zone 1 fare (50 yen for 2 zones) will be subtracted from the fare for that segment.
  • Insert into the ticket gate




Note: Cannot pass through the gate if the balance on the coupon card is less than the fare for Zone 1.

  • Place the new coupon card on top of the former and use the red ticket gate.
  • Buy a new coupon card at the ticket vending machine or add the remaining amount in cash and trade the card for a regular ticket.




  • Using on buses
    Insert the coupon card into the card slot when getting off the bus.
    Bus fare (adult: 210 yen, child: 110 yen) will be subtracted.

    Note: If the balance on the coupon card is less than the bus fare, you can pay the remainder with a new coupon card or with cash.
  • Insert coupon card into the card slot





Transferring between Subway/New Tram and Bus
[Subway/New Tram to Bus (adult)]

  • [Subway and New Tram]
     When boarding or exiting, insert the coupon card into the ticket gate. When boarding, 180 yen will be deducted from your coupon card. When exiting, an amount minus the fare for Zone 1 will be subtracted from the fare for that segment.
  • Bus
     Insert the coupon card into the card slot when getting off the bus. You receive a transfer discount (100 yen), so only 110 yen will be deducted from your card.


[Bus to Subway/New Tram (adult)]

  • Bus
    Insert the coupon card into the card slot when getting off the bus.
    The bus fare is deducted (210 yen).
  • [Subway and New Tram]
    When boarding, 80 yen will be deducted from your card. When exiting, an amount minus the fare for Zone 1 will be subtracted from the fare for that segment.


How to use a fare adjustment machine
Examples

  [Case 1]
 If you have a commuter pass for the segment between Umeda Sta. to Hommachi Sta., you can use the coupon card to adjust the fare if you ride from Umeda Sta. to Namba Sta. Insert your commuter pass into the fare adjustment machine, and then insert your coupon card. In this case, the fare adjustment machine will deduct 180 yen for the segment from Hommachi Sta. to Namba Sta. and issue you a fare adjusted ticket.
  [Case 2]
 If you have a regular ticket for the segment from Umeda Sta. to Hommachi Sta. (Zone 1) and ride all the way to Tennoji Sta. (Zone 3), you cannot adjust the fare with a coupon card. Adjust the fare by inserting cash into the fare adjustment machine.



(Important points for use)

  • Coupon cards can only be used on Osaka Metro, New Tram, and bus lines. It cannot be used on other company lines.
  • If you ride a segment that includes the Kita-Osaka Kyuko Line, Hankyu Line, Kintetsu Line that share lines with Osaka Metro/New Tram, insert your coupon card into the automatic ticket vending machine before you ride and get a regular ticket for the connecting station (Esaka Sta., Tenjimbashisuji 6-chome Sta., or Nagata Sta.), and then adjust the fare when exiting.
  • You cannot adjust the fare for the shortage on your regular ticket using your coupon card.
    (Use cash to adjust the fare.)
  • No refunds for coupon cards.

    [Tickets that can be exchanged for a coupon card at ticket vending machine]
  • Regular tickets
    Note: No other tickets can be exchanged with a coupon card.