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Osaka ICOCA IC Card: Public Transport & Discounts

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  • Mobile ticket
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Travel in Japan’s JR West trains and Kansai's subway, railway, and buses with the ICOCA IC Card, which can be used in select stores and restaurants.


  • Take any JR West train and the Kansai area’s subway, private, railway, and buses with an easy, convenient, all-in-one travel card, the ICOCA IC Card.

  • Benefit from its preloaded capacity of JPY1,500 and easily reload it at any ICOCA IC Card redemption station.

  • Use the ICOCA card for shopping inside train stations, vending machines, and select stores/restaurants as well.

  • Explore the Kansai region and reach Kyoto, Osaka, and Kobe hassle-free with this card.

  • Revisit Japan and reuse the card which is valid for 10 years, with a maximum top-up of JPY20,000.


  • Validity: 10 years

  • Access to transportation systems in covered areas

  • 1 ICOCA IC card (pre-loaded with JPY1,500 and deposit of JPY500)

  • Get complete details here


  • Access to transportation systems not included in covered areas

Cancellation policy

These tickets can’t be cancelled. However, you can use them any time within the next 3 months.

These tickets are valid for 3 months from the date of purchase.

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‘Iko ka’ in the local dialect translates to ‘shall we go’ which is where the card derives its name. With the ICOCA Card, traveling, shopping, and eating is easy and convenient! Travel anywhere in the Kansai region, which includes Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe with just one swipe of the contactless ICOCA Card and seamlessly hops aboard metros, buses, and trains.

Seamless Activation

ICOCA cards can also be used at vending machines and coin-operated lockers.

If your card balance gets low, you can easily charge the card from automated ticket machines, charge machines, and fare adjustment machines inside ticket gates for repeated card use. Credit cards cannot be used to charge ICOCA cards.

Visit the city anytime in the span of 10 years and avail the facilities of the card. Easy to use, redeem, and load, the card comes with a preloaded capacity of JPY1,500 to start off your adventurous journey in Kansai city. Shop, eat at selected restaurants and buy from vending machines, for all your travel desires, ICOCA Card is the perfect solution.

Important Information

  • The maximum stored amount in the card is JPY20,000, and the card can be loaded and used as many times as desired.

  • The JPY500 deposit will be refunded and a handling fee of JPY220 will be deducted from the total refundable amount from each ICOCA Card.

  • Refunds can be redeemed at JR-WEST Ticket Offices at JR-WEST stations. Refunds are not available at non-JR-WEST offices or bus offices.

  • ICOCA cards are valid for purchases on trains, vending machines, rent coin lockers, convenience stores, and restaurants.

  • The ICOCA IC Card cannot be used for rides or purchases at locations outside the coverage area.

  • Only cash (JPY) can be used to top up the ICOCA IC card. Credit/Debit cards cannot be used.

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Please display the mobile voucher along with a valid photo ID at the ticket redemption point.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Redeem your ticket at Kansai International Airport KIX, EasyGo counter.

  • Address: 1 Senshukukokita, Izumisano, Osaka 549-0001, Japan

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