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Cheap and easy

Central city fare is 100 yen, and longer rides are 140. I used my ICOCA stored value card (touch... read more

Reviewed May 8, 2019
platypus150
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Melbourne, Australia
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Easy to use

Very handy to get from the train station to most hotels. We used it to get from the station to our... read more

Reviewed January 7, 2019
davehoppy
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Perth, Australia
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Reviewed May 8, 2019 via mobile

Central city fare is 100 yen, and longer rides are 140. I used my ICOCA stored value card (touch on at rear of tram and touch off at driver's door). The old trams do the job and are quite beautiful. I did have some difficulty...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank platypus150
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Very handy to get from the train station to most hotels. We used it to get from the station to our hotel which was about 1.5kms from the main JR station on one rainy morning.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank davehoppy
Reviewed June 20, 2018

We used this tram to get to Okayama Castle and Korakuen Gardens. You catch it from the middle of the roadway just outside the Okayama train station. It’s only 100 yen each way and leaves every 5 minutes.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

has two short routes from station at the end of one is a tram museum 1035 each day a vintage tram called kuruo runs out

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Douglas P
Reviewed April 28, 2018 via mobile

These teams are very convenient. Can pay with coins 100 to 140 yen. Or can use a Pasmo card. Trams run ever 5 minutes and are comfortable.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank r0wdy_1961
Reviewed April 26, 2018

the line is not too long but very interesting. You can choose the type tramway you want to ride: from very old to very modern. Very reasonable fees.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank UbErich
Reviewed March 28, 2018

simple tram system costing 100yen from the station down to Korakuen/the castle, and 140yen any further from there. different types of trams - from old wooden benches to new open modern things, and the Tama Cat tram which meows at you. its not far a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank lpincher94
Reviewed December 1, 2017

This Okayama Electric Tramway served our needs well. for Y100 we could ride from Okayama Station to our hotel (Koraku) or Okayama Castle & Korakuen Gardens. The tram is easy to use. Enter at the back, take a ticket or touch your IC card (PASMO...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank SurfCityScenes
Reviewed July 3, 2017 via mobile

The Okayama Tramway is a must for tourists on hot or rainy days. It might not look like much, but the trek from Okayama Station to Okayama Castle and adjacent river/gardens can be difficult when the weather is not ideal. You can save yourself the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank El V
Reviewed April 10, 2017

Its quite easy to use, with displays telling you when the next tram will come. You board from the back and exit from the front. If you have an ICOCA card, you can use that, but remember to touch your card to the card reader...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank fionayyy
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It's roughly from 6:00 to 22:00. Enjoy your trip!
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