Recharging

When your card balance gets low,
you can recharge it and keep using the same card.

Recharging Recharging

Recharging at subway ticket machines
and IC Card Charging machines

1

Insert SAPICA

Insert SAPICA
2

Select Charge

Select Charge
3

Select the amount to load

Select the amount to load
4

Insert cash in the selected amount

Insert cash in the selected amount
5

Recharging is complete

Recharging is complete

Recharge Locations

Subway

Subway

When entering, recharge before passing the ticket gate machines

Ticket machines

Ticket machines

IC Card Charging machines

IC Card Charging machines

Commuter Pass Sales Offices

Commuter Pass Sales Offices

When leaving, if your balance is
insufficient to pay fare

IC Card Charging machines

IC Card Charging machines

Fare adjustment machines

Fare adjustment machines

Bus

Bus - Streetcar

Recharging before boarding

Bus offices

Bus offices

Bus terminals

Bus terminals

Recharging on board due to insufficient card balance

Fare boxes

Fare boxes

Other

Other

Certain shops

Seicomart

Seicomart

Sapporo Drug Store

Sapporo Drug Store

Recharge Limit

Subway Stations, Bus Offices etc.

Subway Stations,
Bus Offices etc.

Up to ¥20,000

in increments of ¥1,000

(may differ based on
equipment support)

On Buses & Streetcars

On Buses & Streetcars

¥1,000 at a time

when balance is less than ¥10,000

Machines only take ¥1,000 notes.

CAUTION

CAUTION

  • Using another SAPICA or IC card to recharge is not possible.
  • When recharging on board buses and streetcars, please ask transport staff for assistance when the vehicle is stopped.
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