The Convenience of Suica

The Convenience of Suica

1.Repeated use by adding stored amounts

Keep using the same card by adding stored amounts as needed.

2.One Suica card for all of the Tokyo metropolitan area

Use Suica for JR and other train lines, subways, and busses in the Tokyo metropolitan area.

3.One-touch speedy travel through ticket gates(touch & go)

Just touch the card to the reader at the ticket gate, and the fare is automatically deducted.

4.Easy shopping at all kinds of shops

Use Suica for shopping at places with this logo in addition to rail travel.

Suica logo

Suica logo

Adding stored amounts

You can add stored amounts to your Suica card at automatic ticket machines and fare adjustment machines with a (Suica logo).
Add stored amounts over and over in specific increments. For ticket machines, starting with a 500 yen minimum, add amounts of 500 yen, 1,000 yen, 2,000 yen, 3,000 yen, 5,000 yen, or 10,000 yen. For fare adjustment machines, starting with a 1,000 yen minimum, add amounts of 1,000 yen, 2,000 yen, 3,000 yen, 4,000 yen, 5,000 yen, or 10,000 yen. In both cases, the maximum is 20,000 yen.

* Stored amounts can be added at some stores.

Use Suica at Shops Too

Stored amounts added to a Suica card can be used at convenience stores, restaurants, and other shops as well as vending machines, coin lockers, taxis, and parking lots.

Where you can use Suica

Places you can use Suica are indicated by the Suica logo shown above.
The number of places is gradually increasing.

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