~A first for a domestic railway operator! Sightseeing in Tokyo has become even more convenient! ～
Tokyo Subway Co., Ltd. and the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Director-General of Transportation: Hideo Kuga) are the first domestic railway operator to offer the Tokyo Subway Ticket, a discount ticket that allows unlimited rides on all lines of the Tokyo subway. We will start selling within the WeChat mini program “Traveling Day”.
Tokyo Metro and the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation are working together to sell convenient tickets and other products to increase customer convenience, with the aim of allowing more customers to experience the charms of Tokyo.
In order to make it more convenient for Chinese tourists visiting Japan to use the Tokyo subway, we are the first domestic railway operator to introduce the "Tokyo We will start selling "Subway Tickets".
*1: "WeChat" is a messenger app developed by Tencent and widely used in China. As of the end of March 2023, the number of monthly active users is estimated to be over 1.3 billion.
*2: "Travel Day" is a mini-program (mini-app within the WeChat app) for travelers visiting Japan within WeChat provided by Linktivity Inc.
The "Tokyo Subway Ticket" is a very economical ticket for travelers that allows unlimited rides on all Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway lines for 24/48/72 hours from the start of use. You can also use Chikatoku, a special service that allows you to receive special benefits such as discounts and gifts when you present at over 230 facilities in the Tokyo metropolitan area. It can also be used as a passport to enjoy sightseeing.
Tokyo Metro and the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation will continue to work together with tourist facilities and businesses along the lines to develop and sell value products, mainly convenient tickets, to help people enjoy sightseeing in Tokyo. Promote.
Details are below.
"Tokyo Subway Ticket" sales start on WeChat mini program "Travel Day" Details
1 About “Tokyo Subway Ticket”
This is a great value ticket that allows you to freely ride on all Tokyo Metro lines and all Toei Subway lines for 24/48/72 hours from the start of use. The sales price (for adults) is 800 yen for 24 hours, 1,200 yen for 48 hours, and 1,500 yen for 72 hours. For other details, please check the "Tokyo Subway Ticket" special site ( https://www.tokyometro.jp/tst/jp/index.html ).
In addition, by presenting your "Tokyo Subway Ticket" at over 230 participating facilities in the Tokyo metropolitan area, you can also use the "Chikatoku" benefit service, which allows you to receive benefits such as discounts and gifts. For details on available stores, etc., please refer to the "Chikatoku" special site ( https://chikatoku.enjoytokyo.jp/ ).
2 Start date of handling Tokyo Subway Ticket in WeChat mini program “Travel Day”
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
3 Release conditions
Must have a WeChat account and be able to use WeChat Pay
*This service is for travelers visiting Japan from China.
4 Purchasing and ticketing methods
① From the poster at the station: Scan the QR code on the poster posted at each station on the Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway lines to access the mini program "Travel Day".
From WeChat app: Access from WeChat official channel. Or search and access the mini program "Travel Day" from the WeChat app.
② Purchase "Tokyo Subway Ticket" in the WeChat mini program "Travel Day".
③ Once the payment is completed using WeChat Pay, a QR code will be sent to your WeChat mini program.
④ A "Tokyo Subway Ticket" will be issued by swiping it over the QR code reader on the ticket vending machines for tourists installed at 104 major stations on Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway.
*Vouchers can also be exchanged at the station offices of Tokyo Metro stations (excluding Kitasenju, Nakameguro, Nakano, Nishi-Funabashi, Yoyogi-Uehara, Wako City, and Shibuya and Meguro stations on the Hanzomon and Fukutoshin lines on the Hibiya Line).
*You can also exchange it at each tourist information center of the Tokyo Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation (Ueno Okachimachi Station, Shinjuku Nishiguchi Station, Shinbashi Station).
*Tickets can be issued for one year from the date of purchase. Once the ticket issuance period has passed, you will no longer be able to exchange it.
*Cancellations cannot be made after purchase.
*QR code is a registered trademark of Denso Wave Co., Ltd.
5 Customer inquiries
Tokyo Metro Customer Center (multilingual) 0570-200-999 9:00-17:00 Open all year round
Toei Transportation Customer Center (multilingual) 03-3816-5711 9:00-20:00 Open all year round