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Visit Sendai’s Tourist Spots on the Loople Sendai

Loople Sendai is a bus that makes a loop through the tourist spots in central Sendai. Use it any way you like, from enjoying the sights of Sendai through the bus window, to exiting the bus at your tourist destination. Enjoy your visit at your own pace, by taking a quick tour or by going slowly and leisurely. Also, by buying a One-day Pass you can ride as many times as you like, as well as 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 can be boarded at the starting point, Sendai Station, from the West Exit Bus Pool Stop 16. After leaving Sendai Station's West Exit, go down the Bus pool stairs, and look for the red bus stop with the Loople Sendai mark on your right.

Bus Timetable

Makes a loop
in 70 minutes

From Sendai Station
Buses run between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Buses run every 20 minutes, and every 15 minutes on Saturdays, Sundays and National Holidays.

  • Buses run every 15 minutes throughout August.
  • Buses leaving Sendai Station from 3 p.m. onward 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. Please get off at Sendai station and ride another Loople Bus.
  • During busy times, buses other than the special Loople Sendai buses may be used.
Loople Sendai 20 minute timetable (weekdays)

December 6, 2015 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
9:05 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
3 Bansuisodo 9:07 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
4 Zuihoden Mausoleum 9:15 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
5 Sendai City Museum/
Sendai International Center
9:19 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
6 Site of Sendai Castle 9:22 9:42 10:02 10:22 10:42 11:02 11:22 11:42 12:02 12:22 12:42 13:02 13:22 13:42 14:02 14:22 14:42 15:02 15:22 15:42 16:02 16:22
7 Tohoku University Botanical
Gardens
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 16:24
8 Aobayama Subway Station 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
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 Miyagi Museum of Art 9:50 10:10 10:30 10:50 11:10 11:30 11:50 12:10 12:30 12:50 13:10 13:30 13:50 14:10 14:30 14:50 15:10 15:30 15:50 16:10 16:30 16:50
14 Sendai Mediatheque 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 Jozenji-dori Ave./ Sendai City Hall 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 16:38 16:58
16 Hirose-dori Subway Station 10:02 10:22 10:42 11:02 11:22 11:42 12:02 12:22 12:42 13:02 13:22 13:42 14:02 14:22 14:42 15:02 15:22 15:42 16:02 16:22 16:42 17:02
17 Sendai Station 10:10 10:30 10:50 11:10 11:30 11:50 12:10 12:30 12:50 13:10 13:30 13:50 14:10 14:30 14:50 15:10 15:30 15:50 16:10 16:30 16:50 17:10
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Loople Sendai 15 minute timetable (Saturdays,
Sundays, National Holidays, August)

December 6, 2015 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
9:05 9:20 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
3 Bansuisodo 9:07 9:22 9:37 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
4 Zuihoden Mausoleum 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 16:15
5 Sendai City Museum/
Sendai International Center
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 16:19
6 Site of Sendai Castle 9:22 9:37 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
7 Tohoku University Botanical
Gardens
9:24 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
8 Aobayama Subway Station 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
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 Miyagi Museum of Art 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 16:50
14 Sendai Mediatheque 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 Jozenji-dori Ave./ Sendai City Hall 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 16:58
16 Hirose-dori Subway Station 10:02 10:17 10:32 10:47 11:02 11:17 11:32 11:47 12:02 12:17 12:32 12:47 13:02 13:17 13:32 13:47 14:02 14:17 14:32 14:47 15:02 15:17 15:32 15:47 16:02 16:17 16:32 16:47 17:02
17 Sendai Station 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 17:10
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Loople Sendai Fares and How to Ride

Fare

One-day Loople Sendai Pass

One-day Pass for Loople Sendai and Subway

Single-ride One-day Loople
Sendai Pass
One-day Pass for
Loople Sendai and Subway
Adult
(12 years or older)
260 yen 620 yen 900 yen
Child 130 yen 310 yen 450 yen
  • One-day Loople Sendai Pass cannot be used on any bus other than Loople Sendai.
  • One-day Pass for Loople Sendai and Subway can be used only on Loople Sendai, Tozai Subway Line, Namboku Subway Line.
  • The Sendai Marugoto Pass can also be used as a One-Day Pass for Loople Sendai and Subway.
  • icsca (by Sendai City Transportation Bureau), Suica(by East Japan Railway Company)and PASMO cards, which are mutually usable with Suica, can also be used 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. Change can be given for 1000 yen bills.
  • Touch your IC card (icsca, Suica, PASMO)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.
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 Loople Sendai Pass

These discounts are available with both One-day Loople Sendai Pass 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.
  • 200 yen discount
    on one-day rental cycle pass
  • 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
    100 yen discount
    for adult and university student admission 50 yen discount
    for high school, junior high school and elementary school student admission
  • 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
  • Bus Stop10・13
    The Miyagi Museum of Art
    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.
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.

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 Pool Ticket Window
Facilities along the route of Loople SendaiOpen List
  • On Loople Sendai Bus
    Tickets can be bought from the bus driver. Please ask the driver to buy tickets only when the bus is stopped. The driver has a limited number of tickets, so please try to buy your tickets at the West Exit Bus Pool Ticket Window of Sendai Station or one of the other locations above before boarding.
22 hotels and accommodation facilities in Sendai City
Tickets are sold at the front desk. Purchases can also be made by non-guests.Open List

Where to buy One-day Loople Sendai Pass

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 is 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 your driver when you want to use them.

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.

Price: 1,000 yen (including tax)

Available for purchase
at stores on the right
Sendai Station West Exit Bus Pool Information Booth / Sendai International Center / The Miyagi Museum of Art / Zuihoden Mausoleum / Sendai City Museum / Hotel Monte Hermana Sendai / HOTEL IWANUMAYA / Hotel Pearl City Sendai / Akiu Sato Center / Sendai City Wild Plants Garden / Sendai City Office Tourism Section / Sakunami-no-yu Station 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 A-11F, Sendai Aoba Wing Building, 2-2-10 Omachi, Aoba-ku, Sendai Tel: 022-268-9568(+81-22-268-9568)
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