LOOPLE SENDAI SENDAI SIGHTSEEING CITY LOOP BUS

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Visit Sendai’s Tourist Spots on the Loople Sendai

Loople Sendai is a bus that makes a loop tour through the splendid spots in central Sendai. Enjoy the sights of Sendai through the bus window, or step off the bus to explore the destinations. With a One-day Pass you can hop off where you choose, spend some time, then hop on again as often as would like. Also you can get special offers at facilities along the route. Please make the best of your visit to Sendai by using the Loople Sendai.

Loople Sendai Route Map

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More information on Sendai’s tourist spots♪

Loople Sendai departs at Sendai Station, the starting point, from the West Exit Bus Terminal Stop 16. To get there, go down the Bus Terminal stairs, and you’ll see the red bus stop with the Loople Sendai mark on your right.

Bus Timetable

Makes a loop
in 70 minutes

Loople Sendai runs every 20 minutes on weekdays, and every 15 minutes on Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays, and all days in August.

  • First departure at 9 a.m. and Last departure at 4 p.m. from Sendai Station.
  • Buses leaving Sendai Station after 3 p.m. go around the whole route and end at Sendai Station.
  • Please be aware that you cannot ride past Sendai Station for another loop on buses that are blue on the bus timetable as they will be out-of-service.
  • During busy times, you may be asked to board the next bus. Please note that alternative buses other than the special Loople Sendai buses may also be used.
  • The bus only operates one way. There is no service return in the opposite direction.
Loople Sendai 20 minute timetable
(Weekdays excluding August)

July 1, 2020 revision

1 Sendai Station 9:00 9:20 9:40 10:00 10:20 10:40 11:00 11:20 11:40 12:00 12:20 12:40 13:00 13:20 13:40 14:00 14:20 14:40 15:00 15:20 15:40 16:00
2 Aoba-dori Ichibancho
Subway Station
9:04 9:24 9:44 10:04 10:24 10:44 11:04 11:24 11:44 12:04 12:24 12:44 13:04 13:24 13:44 14:04 14:24 14:44 15:04 15:24 15:44 16:04
3 Bansuisodo 9:06 9:26 9:46 10:06 10:26 10:46 11:06 11:26 11:46 12:06 12:26 12:46 13:06 13:26 13:46 14:06 14:26 14:46 15:06 15:26 15:46 16:06
4 Zuihoden Mausoleum 9:13 9:33 9:53 10:13 10:33 10:53 11:13 11:33 11:53 12:13 12:33 12:53 13:13 13:33 13:53 14:13 14:33 14:53 15:13 15:33 15:53 16:13
5 Sendai City Museum/
Sendai International Center
9:18 9:38 9:58 10:18 10:38 10:58 11:18 11:38 11:58 12:18 12:38 12:58 13:18 13:38 13:58 14:18 14:38 14:58 15:18 15:38 15:58 16:18
6 Site of Sendai Castle 9:23 9:43 10:03 10:23 10:43 11:03 11:23 11:43 12:03 12:23 12:43 13:03 13:23 13:43 14:03 14:23 14:43 15:03 15:23 15:43 16:03 16:23
7 Tohoku University
Botanical Gardens
9:25 9:45 10:05 10:25 10:45 11:05 11:25 11:45 12:05 12:25 12:45 13:05 13:25 13:45 14:05 14:25 14:45 15:05 15:25 15:45 16:05 16:25
8 Aobayama Subway Station 9:27 9:47 10:07 10:27 10:47 11:07 11:27 11:47 12:07 12:27 12:47 13:07 13:27 13:47 14:07 14:27 14:47 15:07 15:27 15:47 16:07 16:27
9 Tohoku University
Museum of Natural History
9:28 9:48 10:08 10:28 10:48 11:08 11:28 11:48 12:08 12:28 12:48 13:08 13:28 13:48 14:08 14:28 14:48 15:08 15:28 15:48 16:08 16:28
10 International Center Subway
Station/ Miyagi Museum of Art
9:35 9:55 10:15 10:35 10:55 11:15 11:35 11:55 12:15 12:35 12:55 13:15 13:35 13:55 14:15 14:35 14:55 15:15 15:35 15:55 16:15 16:35
11 Traffic Park/
Sankyozawa Water Power Plant
9:39 9:59 10:19 10:39 10:59 11:19 11:39 11:59 12:19 12:39 12:59 13:19 13:39 13:59 14:19 14:39 14:59 15:19 15:39 15:59 16:19 16:39
12 Osaki Hachimangu Shrine 9:43 10:03 10:23 10:43 11:03 11:23 11:43 12:03 12:23 12:43 13:03 13:23 13:43 14:03 14:23 14:43 15:03 15:23 15:43 16:03 16:23 16:43
13 Sendai Mediatheque 9:52 10:12 10:32 10:52 11:12 11:32 11:52 12:12 12:32 12:52 13:12 13:32 13:52 14:12 14:32 14:52 15:12 15:32 15:52 16:12 16:32 16:52
14 Jozenji-dori Ave./
Sendai City Hall
9:55 10:15 10:35 10:55 11:15 11:35 11:55 12:15 12:35 12:55 13:15 13:35 13:55 14:15 14:35 14:55 15:15 15:35 15:55 16:15 16:35 16:55
15 Hirose-dori Subway Station 9:59 10:19 10:39 10:59 11:19 11:39 11:59 12:19 12:39 12:59 13:19 13:39 13:59 14:19 14:39 14:59 15:19 15:39 15:59 16:19 16:39 16:59
16 Sendai Station 10:07 10:27 10:47 11:07 11:27 11:47 12:07 12:27 12:47 13:07 13:27 13:47 14:07 14:27 14:47 15:07 15:27 15:47 16:07 16:27 16:47 17:07
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Loople Sendai 15 minute timetable
(Saturdays, Sundays, National Holidays, and all days in August)

July 1, 2020 revision

1 Sendai Station 9:00 9:15 9:30 9:45 10:00 10:15 10:30 10:45 11:00 11:15 11:30 11:45 12:00 12:15 12:30 12:45 13:00 13:15 13:30 13:45 14:00 14:15 14:30 14:45 15:00 15:15 15:30 15:45 16:00
2 Aoba-dori Ichibancho
Subway Station
9:04 9:19 9:34 9:49 10:04 10:19 10:34 10:49 11:04 11:19 11:34 11:49 12:04 12:19 12:34 12:49 13:04 13:19 13:34 13:49 14:04 14:19 14:34 14:49 15:04 15:19 15:34 15:49 16:04
3 Bansuisodo 9:06 9:21 9:36 9:51 10:06 10:21 10:36 10:51 11:06 11:21 11:36 11:51 12:06 12:21 12:36 12:51 13:06 13:21 13:36 13:51 14:06 14:21 14:36 14:51 15:06 15:21 15:36 15:51 16:06
4 Zuihoden Mausoleum 9:13 9:28 9:43 9:58 10:13 10:28 10:43 10:58 11:13 11:28 11:43 11:58 12:13 12:28 12:43 12:58 13:13 13:28 13:43 13:58 14:13 14:28 14:43 14:58 15:13 15:28 15:43 15:58 16:13
5 Sendai City Museum/
Sendai International Center
9:18 9:33 9:48 10:03 10:18 10:33 10:48 11:03 11:18 11:33 11:48 12:03 12:18 12:33 12:48 13:03 13:18 13:33 13:48 14:03 14:18 14:33 14:48 15:03 15:18 15:33 15:48 16:03 16:18
6 Site of Sendai Castle 9:23 9:38 9:53 10:08 10:23 10:38 10:53 11:08 11:23 11:38 11:53 12:08 12:23 12:38 12:53 13:08 13:23 13:38 13:53 14:08 14:23 14:38 14:53 15:08 15:23 15:38 15:53 16:08 16:23
7 Tohoku University
Botanical Gardens
9:25 9:40 9:55 10:10 10:25 10:40 10:55 11:10 11:25 11:40 11:55 12:10 12:25 12:40 12:55 13:10 13:25 13:40 13:55 14:10 14:25 14:40 14:55 15:10 15:25 15:40 15:55 16:10 16:25
8 Aobayama Subway Station 9:27 9:42 9:57 10:12 10:27 10:42 10:57 11:12 11:27 11:42 11:57 12:12 12:27 12:42 12:57 13:12 13:27 13:42 13:57 14:12 14:27 14:42 14:57 15:12 15:27 15:42 15:57 16:12 16:27
9 Tohoku University
Museum of Natural History
9:28 9:43 9:58 10:13 10:28 10:43 10:58 11:13 11:28 11:43 11:58 12:13 12:28 12:43 12:58 13:13 13:28 13:43 13:58 14:13 14:28 14:43 14:58 15:13 15:28 15:43 15:58 16:13 16:28
10 International Center Subway
Station/ Miyagi Museum of Art
9:35 9:50 10:05 10:20 10:35 10:50 11:05 11:20 11:35 11:50 12:05 12:20 12:35 12:50 13:05 13:20 13:35 13:50 14:05 14:20 14:35 14:50 15:05 15:20 15:35 15:50 16:05 16:20 16:35
11 Traffic Park/
Sankyozawa Water Power Plant
9:39 9:54 10:09 10:24 10:39 10:54 11:09 11:24 11:39 11:54 12:09 12:24 12:39 12:54 13:09 13:24 13:39 13:54 14:09 14:24 14:39 14:54 15:09 15:24 15:39 15:54 16:09 16:24 16:39
12 Osaki Hachimangu Shrine 9:43 9:58 10:13 10:28 10:43 10:58 11:13 11:28 11:43 11:58 12:13 12:28 12:43 12:58 13:13 13:28 13:43 13:58 14:13 14:28 14:43 14:58 15:13 15:28 15:43 15:58 16:13 16:28 16:43
13 Sendai Mediatheque 9:52 10:07 10:22 10:37 10:52 11:07 11:22 11:37 11:52 12:07 12:22 12:37 12:52 13:07 13:22 13:37 13:52 14:07 14:22 14:37 14:52 15:07 15:22 15:37 15:52 16:07 16:22 16:37 16:52
14 Jozenji-dori Ave./
Sendai City Hall
9:55 10:10 10:25 10:40 10:55 11:10 11:25 11:40 11:55 12:10 12:25 12:40 12:55 13:10 13:25 13:40 13:55 14:10 14:25 14:40 14:55 15:10 15:25 15:40 15:55 16:10 16:25 16:40 16:55
15 Hirose-dori Subway Station 9:59 10:14 10:29 10:44 10:59 11:14 11:29 11:44 11:59 12:14 12:29 12:44 12:59 13:14 13:29 13:44 13:59 14:14 14:29 14:44 14:59 15:14 15:29 15:44 15:59 16:14 16:29 16:44 16:59
16 Sendai Station 10:07 10:22 10:37 10:52 11:07 11:22 11:37 11:52 12:07 12:22 12:37 12:52 13:07 13:22 13:37 13:52 14:07 14:22 14:37 14:52 15:07 15:22 15:37 15:52 16:07 16:22 16:37 16:52 17:07
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Loople Sendai Fares and How to Ride

Fare

One-day Pass for Loople Sendai

One-day Pass for Loople Sendai and Subway

Single-ride One-day Pass
for Loople Sendai
One-day Pass for
Loople Sendai and Subway
Adult
(12 years or older)
260 yen 630 yen 920 yen
Child 130 yen 320 yen 460 yen
  • One-day Pass for Loople Sendai cannot be used on any bus other than Loople Sendai.
  • One-day Pass for Loople Sendai and Subway can be used on Loople Sendai, Tozai Subway Line, Namboku Subway Line.
  • The "Sendai Marugoto Pass" and "Sendai Area Pass" can also be used as a One-Day Pass for Loople Sendai and Subway.
  • You can use prepaid IC transportation cards such as icsca, Suica and others which are mutually usable with Suica for payment of the Single-ride.
How to Ride

Board Loople Sendai buses at the middle door, and exit from the front door. Pay the fare when exiting the bus.

One-day Loople Sendai Pass / One-day Pass for Loople Sendai and Subway
  • When there is no date on the card:
    The first time you exit the bus, insert your card into the card reader to have the date printed. The date will be printed on the back of the card.
  • When the date is on the card:
    Exit the bus while showing the date on the card to the driver.
Single-ride
  • Pay in cash when exiting the bus. Only coins and 1,000-yen bills can be exchanged in the fare box.
    If you are using a 2,000 yen, 5,000 yen, or 10,000 yen bill, please complete the exchange before boarding.
  • Touch your IC card (icsca, Suica, PASMO etc.)to the card reader. The fare is automatically calculated when you get off. If the balance is insufficient, you will need to add more money to your IC card on the bus in cash.
Special Offers with Purchase of Loople Sendai One-day Pass

When you purchase a One-day Pass, the following facilities offer
discounts for admission, food and drink or other special offers.

Show your One-day Pass when you enter or before ordering.

Special offers of One-day Passes

These discounts are available with both 'One-day Pass for Loople Sendai' and 'One-day Pass for Loople Sendai and Subway'

  • 5% discount
    on food and drink

    1FLobby Lounge Chaleur, Bar KNIGHT

    2FRestaurant & Café Serenity, Japanese Restaurant HAYASE, Chinese Restaurant TOURI

  • 5% discount
    on food and drink

    1FFrench Restaurant ESCALE

    6FJapanese Restaurant ZUIENTEI

    17FChinese Restaurant SAIUN

    • ※Some items are excluded from this special offer.
      For further information, please ask each shop.
  • Bus Stop1
    DATE BIKE
    One-day rental bicycle
    at student rate
  • Bus Stop2
    THE WESTIN SENDAI
    5% discount
    on food and drink
    • Restaurant Symphony
    • Japanese Restaurant Ichimuan
    • ※Not applicable to items other than food and drink.
    • ※All guests must show ticket when entering restaurant. (Will not apply if ticket is not shown.)
    • ※Payments must be in cash or by credit card. Other forms of payment are not accepted.
  • Entry at the group rate
    for the Exhibition Room
  • Bus Stop4
    Zuihoden Mausoleum
    ¥570 ⇒¥460
    (Adults・University Students)

    ¥410 ⇒¥310
    (High school students)

    ¥210 ⇒¥160
    (Elementary・Junior High school students)
  • Bus Stop4
    Otama Chaya
    ¥1,250 ⇒ ¥1,200
    Set menu with “Zundamochi rice cake” and “Okuzukake dish with vegetable soup“
    ¥350 ⇒ ¥300
    “Zunda Ice cream”
  • Bus Stop5
    Sendai City Museum
    Entry at the group rate
    for the Exhibition Room
  • 100 yen discount
    on food and drink
  • Bus Stop6
    Aoba Castle Museum
    200 yen discount
    for adult, university, high school and junior high school student admission
    100 yen discount
    for elementary school student admission
  • Group discount rates
    for regular exhibition admission
    or
    100 yen discount
    on special exhibition admission
  • Free postcard gift
    • Show your One-day Pass at ceremony hall.
  • 100 yen discount
Special Offers of One-day Pass for Loople Sendai and Subway

In addition to the above special offers, the following attractions that are located near subway stations offer discounts for admission.

  • BusExplore more From Sendai station or Nagamachi station

    Entry at the group rate

    Sendai City Wild Grass Garden
    ※Closed from December to March 19.

Where to Buy Economical One-day Pass

Economical “One-day Pass” valid for one day of unlimited rides are on sale now.

Where to Buy One-day Loople Sendai Pass

  • Sendai Station West Exit Bus Terminal Ticket Window
Facilities along the route of Loople SendaiOpen List
  • On Loople Sendai Bus
    You can buy tickets from the driver only when the bus is stopped. However, the driver has a limited number of tickets, so please buy your tickets at the West Exit Bus Terminal Ticket Window of Sendai Station or one of the other locations above before boarding.
22 hotels and accommodation facilities in Sendai City
Any visitor can purchase tickets from the front desk of these hotels.Open List

Where to buy One-day Pass for Loople Sendai

Where to buy both One-day Loople Sendai Pass and One-day Pass for Loople Sendai and Subway

Where to Buy One-day Pass for Loople Sendai and Subway

  • In addition to the above locations, One-day Pass for Loople Sendai and Subway can be bought at each subway station window.

Museum and Park Holiday Information

The following facilities are closed on Mondays. Facilities may close or change opening times without notice.

The number in the red circle shows the closest bus stop.

Please be aware that the museums and parks have holidays that vary during the beginning and end of the year. Please refer to each facility's website or call them for more information.

Bus Information

The streetcar design of the Loople Sendai buses is popular not only with tourists, but also with the citizens of Sendai. The retro color scheme is a perfect match for the leafy green cityscape of Sendai.
The Loople Sendai Buses are barrier free. (They have equipment that cater to those passengers with wheelchairs.) There is plenty of space in the aisle, and each bus has a ramp entrance or wheelchair lift. Feel free to tell the driver when you need assistance.

Some tourist spots have slopes or steps, so please check before visiting.

Sendai Free Wi-Fi can be used at Loople Sendai buses and bus stops.

Wi-Fi

Loople Sendai Choro-Q Bus

ON SALE!!

We sell Choro-Q versions of the retro tourist bus Loople Sendai. They are available only within Sendai, so please buy one as a gift or souvenir of your trip on Loople Sendai.*Penny Racers

Price: 1,020 yen (including tax)

Available for purchase
at stores on the right
Sendai Station West Exit Bus Terminal Information Booth / Sendai International Center / The Miyagi Museum of Art / Zuihoden Mausoleum / Sendai City Museum / Hotel Monte Hermana Sendai / Hotel Pearl City Sendai / Akiu Sato Center / Yagiyama Zoological Park / Sendai City Office Tourism Section / Yu no Machi Sakunami Tourism Exchange Center Lasanta / Sakunami Johgi District Tourist Information Center / FamilyMart Sendai Station Shop / FamilyMart Kotodai-Koen Station Shop / FamilyMart Yaotome Station Shop /
Also sold here
Distributor / Sendai Tourism, Convention and International Association 6F Higashinihon Fudosan Sendai Ichibancho Bldg, 3-3-20 Ichibancho, Aoba-ku, Sendai Tel: 022-268-9568(+81-22-268-9568)
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