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Loople Sendai

Loople Sendai

For people who want to freely and rapidly tour city center sights while enjoying the atmosphere of the bus.
The Loople, a tourist bus in Sendai, can be boarded and exited any number of times with a 1-day pass and offers the ideal way to explore the sights of Sendai.

※ Since the “Loople Sendai” bus service was affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake, its routes and frequencies have been changed. So please check them in advance.

Route Map

Buses tour Sendai's tourist spots and can be boarded and exited freely. Since you are free to board and get off the Loople Sendai as you please, you can explore Sendai in a quick hour or spend the whole day touring at your own pace.
This makes Loople Sendai a convenient city touring bus.

※ The bus route and timetable has changed due to the Great East Japan Earthquake.

・Loople Sendai Route map(PDF:763KB)

<Loople Sendai> Guide

  • Buses start from Sendai Station and tour Sendai's central tourist spots in roughly 1 hour. Services start at 9:00 and end with the 16:00 service. The service timetable is given below.

Loople Sendai Brochure
BUS GUIDE1(PDF:392KB)

Timetable

Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays from April to July, from September to March and all days August
...Services operate every 20 minutes. 20 minute timetable(PDF: 53KB)

Weekdays from April to July, from September to March
... Services operate every 30 minutes. 30 minute timetable (PDF: 44KB)

Since passengers are free to board and get off as they please, they are free to schedule destinations and times as they like.

  • Board Loople buses from the middle door and get off at the front. Fares are paid by putting the 1-day pass (card) through the machine or paying a single ride fare in cash.
  • From Sendai Station, buses leave from the No. 15-3 stop in the west entrance bus pool (there are multiple No. 15 bus stops).

Bus Fare

  • Since passengers are free to board and get off as they please, they are free to schedule destinations and times as they like.
  • Board Loople buses from the middle door and get off at the front. Fares are paid by putting the 1-day pass (card) through the machine or paying a single ride fare in cash.

  One-day ticket
(Loople Sendai only)
One-Ride
Adult
(12years or older)
620 yen 260 yen
Child 310 yen 130 yen


※One-day ticket holders have unlimited use of buses on the day of use.
※One-Ride is the same regardless of the distance covered.

One-day ticket Sales Counters

  • Sendai Station West Entrance Bus Pool Information Booth

Distinction between Adults and Children and Child Fares

  • Adult fares apply from 12 years of age (junior high school students). Child fares apply to children aged between 1 and 11.
  • Fares for children between graduation from elementary school and entry to junior high school are as follows.
    (1) Child fares apply after graduation from elementary school until March 31 of that year.
    (2) Adult fares apply before the entrance ceremony for junior high school from April 1 that year.
  • Fare is not required for:
    - Infants under 12 months old.
    - Preschool children (1-5 years) accompanying 1 passenger (6 years or older).

Tourist Guide

Discounts can be received at the following facilities by showing your 1-day pass.

Sightseeing

(Numbers in parentheses indicate the number of the nearest Loople bus stop).

Eating

(Numbers in parentheses indicate the number of the nearest Loople bus stop).

The following facilities are closed on Mondays.

(Numbers in parentheses indicate the number of the nearest Loople bus stop).

Please note that all websites are linked to the Japanese Home pages.

Telephone Guide

Contains a lot of useful and seasonal tourist information

Tourist Information

Inquiries

Sendai City Tourism and Exchange Section  TEL 022-214-8260
Sendai Tourism and Convention Bureau  TEL 022-268-9603