Save money by getting CUTE, a one-day pass that allows unlimited travel on buses, trains and ferries in Kagoshima City and Sakurajima.-1

Save money by getting CUTE, a one-day pass that allows unlimited travel on buses, trains and ferries in Kagoshima City and Sakurajima.

CUTE is convenient and recommended as you can save money sightseeing in Kagoshima City and Sakurajima. 

What is CUTE? CUTE can be used for a variety of transport modes.

CUTE allows unlimited travel using municipal buses (including Kagoshima View buses and Sakurajima Island View buses), streetcars and Sakurajima Ferry. Two types of CUTE are available: One-day unlimited pass (Adults: 1,200 yen, Children: 600 yen), and two-day unlimited pass (Adults: 1,800 yen, Children: 900 yen).
CUTE can be used for the following transport modes:
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    Kagoshima City View buses

    The bus makes an approx. 80-minute loop trip covering major tourist attractions in Kagoshima City.
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    Sakurajima Island View buses

    This loop trip bus is convenient for visiting the western part of Sakurajima.
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    Streetcars and transit buses

    CUTE also allows unlimited travel on streetcars and transit buses in Kagoshima City.
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    Sakurajima Ferry

    The ferry runs 24 hours/day between Kagoshima Bay and Sakurajima Bay. One way takes approximately 15 minutes.
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    Yorimichi Cruise

    One departure per day at 11:10 am. Tickets are available on the 2nd floor of the terminal.
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    Kagoden, a retro-inspired sightseeing streetcar

    The sightseeing streetcar runs on weekends and holidays.

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When you purchase CUTE, scratch the date you use the pass.-1

When you purchase CUTE, scratch the date you use the pass.

CUTE is a convenient pass that allows unlimited one-day travel using city transportation. Simply show the pass when boarding. It’s easy to use. Just scratch the date you use the pass.

When you purchase CUTE, you will also get a discount voucher for tourist attractions.

With the purchase of a one-day pass, you will get a voucher that allows you discounted admission fees to more than ten attractions including the Museum of the Meiji Restoration, Sengan-en and Io World Kagoshima City Aquarium.

Let’s go to Sakurajima using CUTE.

It usually takes approximately 15 minutes by ferry from Kagoshima Port to Sakurajima Port, but with the 50-minute Yorimichi Cruise, which departs Kagoshima Port at 11:10 am, you will relax and enjoy the view of Sakurajima from the ocean. Show CUTE at the ferry ticket counter on the 2nd floor of the terminal to receive the Yorimichi Cruise ticket. 
Note that the information provided in the video has changed. Departure time is 11:10 am, not 11:05 am, and fares for adults are 600 yen, not 500 yen and for children are 300 yen, not 250 yen

Let’s enjoy Sakurajima using CUTE.

The Sakurajima Island View bus which takes you on a 30-minute loop trip on Sakurajima is recommended. The bus runs every half hour and stops at major tourist attractions. CUTE allows unlimited travel on the bus.

Where can I buy CUTE?

CUTE can be purchased at some hotels and the following facilities:

Kagoshima Chuo Station Tourist Information Center
Tourism Exchange Center
Tenmachi Salon
Kagoshima Machiaruki Tourist Information Station

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The Kagoshima City View buses are convenient for sightseeing in Kagoshima City only.-1

The Kagoshima City View buses are convenient for sightseeing in Kagoshima City only.

If you are not planning to go to Sakurajima, a one-day pass for the Kagoshima City View buses is recommended.

Kagoshima City View buses

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