Ticket & Fares
PASMO is a convenient transportation system using an IC card which allows repeatedly use of a single chargeable card. A single PASMO card allows you to travel on rail and bus in the metropolitan area and can also be used for payment as electronic money when making purchases at participating PASMO electronic money stores.
PASMO can also be used in all Suica areas in the metropolitan area in Sendai and Niigata and at all Suica electronic money participating stores displaying the 'Suica mark'.
PASMO Web site * Link to an external Web site
How to use PASMO
Using your PASMO card
[Train] Simply touch your card on the reader of the ticket gate when you get on and off the train.
[Toei Bus/Tokyo Sakura Tram(Toden Arakawa Line)] Simply touch your card against the reader when you get on the bus/tram.
Where to buy and recharge
Ticket machines at stations, commuter's ticket offices and Toei Bus offices/branches, etc.
1,000 to 20,000 yen (available in 1,000-yen increments) * The initial purchase amount includes a 500-yen deposit. Your deposit will be refunded when you cancel your PASMO card
You can use the balance on your card to buy items at station shops and vending machines.