PASMO can be used as a regular or commuter ticket on railways and buses in the greater Tokyo area, including Keikyu and lines covered by Suica (such as JR-East). It is a very convenient card, as it can also be used for shopping!
PASMO can be purchased or charged at train stations, bus company business offices, etc.
PASMO can be purchased at train stations, bus company business offices, etc. The desired amount to be charged can be selected from units of ¥1,000, ¥2,000, ¥3,000, ¥4,000, ¥5,000 and ¥10,000.
You can charge in units of ¥1,000 at train station ticket machines and PASMO charge machines.
PASMO can be charged in ¥1,000 units. Simply ask the driver.
You can charge PASMO or Suica at some shops that accept them. Please inquire at a shop for more details.
PASMO can be used even inside a holder by touching it to the ticket gate's IC reader.
Firmly touch your PASMO parallel to the ticket gate's IC reader (the blue lighted surface) to confirm your entry to and exit from the train station.
When you do not firmly touch your card, a different route from your actual route may be charged to your card or you may not be able to use your card correctly on the next occasion.
You can use PASMO on buses too. To use your PASMO, firmly touch it parallel to the fare machine's IC reader.
To use PASMO on buses requiring payment in advance, touch your card to the fare machine's IC reader upon boarding. On buses requiring payment at the end of your ride, touch your card to the reader upon boarding and again when you're getting off.
(When getting off, the appropriate fare for your ride will be deducted from your SF balance.)
PASMO can be used at shops and automatic vending machines within stations and in towns where PASMO or Suica is accepted.
Select the product you want and firmly touch your PASMO onto the IC card reader.
You can receive a refund.
Please contact the nearest business operator accepting PASMO to receive a refund of your SF balance after a fee is deducted and your ¥500 deposit.
When you cannot use your PASMO due to some reason, it can be reissued.
This card cannot be reissued if lost.
This is the symbol of transport-based IC cards which can be used interchangeably nationwide.