Friday, December 9, 2011

The Kitaca IC smart card, (Kita is north in Japanese) is a travel smart card for public transport in the Sapporo area, Hokkaido.

Kitaca card

The Kitaca is valid on trains on the Hakodate Main Line from Otaru to Iwamizawa on the Chitose Line from Sapporo Station to to Shin-Chitose-Kuko (New Chitose Airport) and to Tomakomai, an important ferry terminal with ferries to Sendai and Nagoya and the Sassho Line connecting Sapporo with Hokkaido-Iryo-Daigaku.
Kitaca is rechargeable and it's logo is a flying squirrel. The Kitaca is integrated with JR East's popular Suica card.


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