Frequently Asked QuestionsHere you can find answers to some of the questions you might have.
What is Osaka City Pass?
Osaka City Pass includes the Osaka Wonder Loop bus, the Wonder Cruise river boat, and the Osaka City Subway, Osaka New Tram & Osaka City Bus, all in one pass . You can ride any of them as much as you like during the time the pass is valid and the services are running.
You can also choose to buy a pass which only includes the Wonder Loop bus and the Wonder Cruise boat.
Where are the Wonder Loop bus stops located?
The bus stops are located in 13 convenient places around Osaka City. See a complete map here.
8. Osaka Castle Park
11. Kita Shinchi
Where are the Wonder Cruise river stops located?
There are four Wonder Cruise river stops along the rivers of Osaka:
A. Dotonbori 2(Nipponbashi)
B. Love Central (Kitashinchi)
C. Temmabashi Hachikenyahama (Osaka Castle)
D. Minatomachi B
All four stops are located close to either Wonder Loop bus stops or Osaka subway stations.
More details on the Wonder Cruise page here.
What trains can I use with the pass?
If you choose the Osaka City Pass including the Osaka public transport option, your pass is valid on the Osaka city subway, New Tram, and Osaka city bus network.
See the subway and New Tram map here.
Where do I buy the Osaka City Pass?
How many round trips do the bus make every day?
There are 10 rounds everyday and a buss arrives at each stop with 70 minutes interval.
More details on the bus page here.
Is there a children's fare?
Children under age six years travel for free.
Can I bring a baby stroller on the bus or boat?
Yes, there is space on the bus and on the boat for a baby stroller.
Can I board with a wheel chair?
While the bus has storage space for a regular size wheelchair on the first floor, any passenger would still have to climb the stairs to the second floor by themselves or with the assistance of other passengers.
For safety reasons we do not encourage wheelchairs on the boat cruise. The reason is difficulties in boarding due to the difference in level between the boat and the dock.
What language do the bus concierge speak?
All speak English and some also Korean and/or Chinese.
Are the buses air conditioned in summer and heated in winter?
From July to August and from December to February one of the two buses is roofed with air condition / heater.
On the open top bus every passenger receive a paper fan and there is cold bottled water available for purchase. During the winter pocket warmers and coats are available to borrow.
Can I bring my luggage on board?
On the bus we can store one piece of luggage per person.
Is the cruise also hop-on, hop-off?
Yes, you can get on and get off as much as you like.
What happens if the bus or boat is full?
In that case you would have to wait for the next bus or boat.
Osaka Subway Pass
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