A cheap and convenient way to access a wide range of tourist spots around Fukushima City. The Momorin City Loop departs every 10-20 minutes, and there are other routes that can drop you right in the heart of Takayu or Tsuchiyu Onsens. We have a handy guide to public transport to the best tourist spots in Fukushima City.
Fukushima City Public Transport Pocket Tourist Guide: (English Guide Coming Soon)
Fukushima Kotsu Buses: http://www.fukushima-koutu.co.jp/bus/ (Japanese)
Fukushima Transportation runs the seasonal Azuma Skyline Tour Bus. The bus runs twice a day from Fukushima Station to Jododaira between May 3 and November 5. From May 3 to September 30 the bus is limited to weekends and public holidays, but runs daily from October 1 to November 5 during the peak Autumn season.
Timetable: 2017 Azuma Skyline Tour Bus (PDF)
Fukushima City has a FREE bicycle rental service that provides a relaxing way to get around the city. There are five access spots around the city as well as one at Iizaka Onsen Station.
Available: 10am – 7pm (Open all year round)
No. of Bicycles:
|Fukushima Station East Exit:||19 (including 1 with rear child seat)|
|Fukushima Station West Exit:||20|
|Paseo:||13 (including 1 with rear child seat)|
|MAX Fukushima:||16 (including 2 with rear child seats)|
|Iizaka Onsen Station:||10 (including 1 with rear child seat)|
Momorin Rental Bicycle Info: *.pdf (English)
Additional Information: http://www.city.fukushima.fukushima.jp/soshiki/44/1662.html (Japanese)
Fukushima Kotsu also provide an electric bicycle rental service from Iizaka Onsen Station. The service is 300 yen for 4 hours and is a convenient way to explore the beautiful Iizaka Onsen area.
Available: 9am – 7pm (Open all year round)
Cost: 300 yen (4 hours)
No. of Bicycles: 10
Additional Information: http://www.fukushima-koutu.co.jp/upd/detail.php?update_id=265 (Japanese)
The Fukushima Kotsu Iizaka Line connects Fukushima City to Iizaka Onsen. A 23 minute ride through the outskirts of Fukushima City delivers you to the heart of one of the most popular onsen areas in Japan.
English Timetable Information: Iizaka Line Timetable
Fukushima Kotsu Train Information: http://www.fukushima-koutu.co.jp/train/ (Japanese)