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Commuter / Student Passes

Commuter / Student Pass Fare Table

Commuter and student passes are sold by fare brackets and can be purchased for validity periods of 1 month, 3 months or 6 months.

For fare brackets, see the fare brackets for stations on the Normal Fare Table.

 

Type Commuter Pass Student Pass
Fare Bracket Validity Period 1 month 3 months 6 months 1 month 3 months 6 months
¥200 (Up to 2 km) 7,680 21,890 41,480 3,600 10,260 19,440
¥250 (Up to 4 km) 9,600 27,360 51,840 4,500 12,830 24,300
¥290 (Up to 6 km) 11,140 31,750 60,160 5,220 14,880 28,190
¥330 (Up to 8 km) 12,680 36,140 68,480 5,940 16,930 32,080
¥370 (Up to 10 km) 14,210 40,500 76,740 6,660 18,990 35,970
¥400 (Up to 12 km) 15,360 43,780 82,950 7,200 20,520 38,880
¥430 (Up to 14 km) 16,520 47,090 89,210 7,740 22,060 41,800
¥460 (Up to 16 km) 17,670 50,360 95,420 8,280 23,600 44,720
¥490 (Up to 18 km) 18,820 53,640 101,630 8,820 25,140 47,630
¥520 (Up to 20 km) 19,970 56,920 107,840 9,360 26,680 50,550
¥550 (Up to 22 km) 21,120 60,200 114,050 9,900 28,220 53,460

Children pay half the price of an adult fare. However, fractional amounts less than ¥10 will be rounded up to the nearest ¥10.

Infare calculations, fractional distances less than 1 km are rounded up to 1 km.

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Stations and Times for Purchasing Passes

Time Available (Weekdays, Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays)

Hotarugaike

Senri-chuo

Minami-ibaraki

Kadoma-shi

07:30 - 19:00

07:00 - 21:00

07:30 - 19:00

07:00 - 21:00

Please note that we accept cash only and are unable to accept credit cards.

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When to Purchase a Pass

If purchasing a new pass: Passes may only be purchased within 14 days of the start of the validity period.

If renewing an existing pass: Passes may only be purchased within 14 days of the start of the validity period.

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How to go to the Pass Counter

To ride the monorail to a station that sells passes, purchase a pass ticket to the nearest station where passes can be purchased from the ticketing machine. This pass ticket will get you through the turnstiles on the way into and out of the station. When exiting at your destination, the pass ticket will be ejected from the turnstile, therefore collect it and present it at the pass counter. Your fare will be refunded at the pass counter.

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Purchase method

 

Commuting to school

Documents necessary
when purchasing a Commuter Pass
(Necessary items when purchasing a School Commuter Pass
(tsugaku teiki-ken) )
  (1) School Identification Card (gakusei-sho) (within its period of validity)
  (2) Certificate of Commuting (tsugaku shomei-sho) (verifying the nearest
  station to the person’s residence and the nearest station to the school)
    Both will be issued by your school.
    *In some cases, the Certificate Commutation is included as part of the
     School Identification Card.
Time period for purchasing
a Commuter Pass
Please purchase the Commuter Pass no earlier than seven days prior to
the start of the period of valid use.
Example: For a Commuter Pass whose period of valid use starts from
September 1, please purchase no earlier than August 25.
Payment method
Only cash will be accepted.
Ask your nearest station
how to find a Commuter Pass salespoint
(In the case of approaching a Commuter Pass salespoint in order to
purchase a Commuter Pass from the nearest station from the person’s
residence or from the school)
Please board the train after requesting a Proof of Boarding for
Purchasing a Commuter Pass (teiki-ken ko-nyu josha-sho) from the ticket
vending machine.
After you purchase a Commuter Pass from the Commuter Pass
salespoint,
we will refund the fare in exchange for the Proof of Boarding for
Purchasing a Commuter Pass.
How to renew a Commuter Pass
(keizoku teiki-ken)

Please renew at one of the red ticket vending machines installed
at all stations.
• Please use from 14 days prior to the start of the valid period of use.
• If you possess a new School Commuter Pass, a School Commuter Pass
whose period of valid use ended more than two months ago or a School
Commuter Pass which straddles two school years, you can only renew
a School Commuter Pass at certain Commuter Pass salespoints
(Hotarugaike, Senri-chuo, Minami-Ibaraki and Kadoma-shi Station).

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Stations and when to Pick Up Advanced Purchased Passes

Station

Senri-chuo and Kadoma-shi

Minami-ibarakiand Hotarugaike

Osaka Airport and Saito-nishi

Time Available

If you apply for a pass
before 07:00:

 

Pick up your pass after 21:00
on the  same day
or the following day

If you apply for a pass
before 09:00:

 

Pick up your pass after 19:00
on the same day
or the following day

Pick up your pass
between 6:00 and 21:00
from the following day onwards

If you apply for a pass
after 07:00:

 

Pick up your pass after 21:00
on the following day
or the next day

If you apply for a pass
after 09:00:

 

Pick up your pass after 19:00
on the following day
or the next day

 

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Refunds

  With regard to refunding for travel which is unnecessary after the period of use, we will refund the sum of the fares which you have already paid for after subtracting the number of days/months of use and a handling fee of 220 yen.
  Refunds can only be given during the period of validity. Please be aware that a pass whose period of validity has expired becomes invalid and we cannot refund the remaining balance.

Commuter Pass
No. of months of use
Refund amount
1 month
Fares for the period – fares for 1-month period – handling fee (220 yen)
2 months
Fares for the period – (fares for 1-month period x 2) – handling fee (220 yen)
3 months
Fares for the period – fares for 3-month period – handling fee (220 yen)
4 months
Fares for the period – (fares for 3-month period + fares for 1-month period)
– handling fee (220 yen)
5 months
Fares for the period – (fares for 3-month period + fares for 1-month period x 2)
– handling fee (220 yen)

* Limited to Commuter Passes for which at least one month of the period of validity remains.
  Example • Refunds will not be given for 1-month Commuter Passes where 8 days or more
                  have passed since use began.
                • Commuter Passes for which 1 month and one day or longer have passed shall be
                  considered to have been used for 2 months.
                • Refunds will not be given for 6-month Commuter Passes for which 5 months and
                  one day or more have passed.

* Refunds for/reissue of Commuter Passes will not be given in cases of loss (or theft).
* Refunds for Commuter Passes are handled only at Commuter Pass sales counters. To undertake the procedures, please bring a means of personal identification (such as a driver’s license,passport) to the counter.

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Purchasing Connection Passes

Connections can be made to Hankyu Railway,Keihan Railway,Subway(Metro) and Kita-Osaka Kyuko Railway using a connection pass.

  Hankyu Railway Keihan Railway Subway Kita-Osaka Kyuko Railway
Types of Passes Commuter (Adult), Student (Adult/Child)
Validity Period 1 month, 3 months or 6 months
Covered Travel Area All Osaka Monorail Lines and Hankyu Railway Lines

All Osaka Monorail Lines and Keihan Railway Lines (excluded Otsu Line)

All Osaka Monorail Lines and Subway

All Osaka Monorail Lines and Kita-Osaka Kyuko Railway Lines

Railroad Junction Hotarugaike, Yamada, Minami-ibaraki Kadoma-shi Dainichi Senri-chuo
Where to Purchase

Osaka Monorail pass counters or stations where advanced purchases of Commuter/Student Passes can be made.

(Hotarugaike, Senri-chuo, Minami-ibaraki, Kadoma-shi, Osaka Airport and Saito-nishi)


  The three trains; Subway, KitaI-Osaka Kyuko Railway and Osaka Monorail
Types of Passes Commuter (Adult), Student (Adult/Child)
Validity Period 1 month, 3 months or 6 months
Covered Travel Area Subway:All Lines(excluded Dainichi )
Kita-Osaka Kyuko Railway:Between Senri-chuo and Esaka
Osaka Monorail:All Lines(excluded Senri-chuo )
Where to Purchase

Osaka Monorail pass counters or stations where advanced purchases of Commuter/Student Passes can be made.

(Hotarugaike, Senri-chuo, Minami-ibaraki, Kadoma-shi, Osaka Airport and Saito-nishi)


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