Enjoying Tokyo Shitamachi with Megurin North Route (Negishi)

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Taito Megurin Bus

This article will feature the North Route (Negishi) of Megurin, a community bus operated by Taito Ward of Tokyo. Megurin North Route (Negishi) runs counterclockwise in the northwestern part of Taito Ward, including Negishi, Uguisudani, Minowa, and Yoshiwara. In addition, you can visit all of the Seven Lucky Gods of Tokyo Shitaya with this route of Megurin.

About Megurin

What is Megurin?

  • Megurin is a community bus operated by Taito Ward of Tokyo.
  • Megurin runs five routes in Taito Ward and partially in Bunkyo Ward of Tokyo.Megurin is operated all year round.
  • Megurin runs every 15 to 20 minutes.
  • You get on the bus from the front door; you get off the bus from the rear door.
  • You pay the bus fare in advance.
  • The bus fare is 100 Yen; no child or senior discount is available.
  • 1,000 Yen bill is accepted when you pay the bus fare for 100 Yen; 5,000 Yen or 10,000 yen bull are accepted.
  • You can use prepaid IC cards such as Suica and PASMO to pay the fare (100 Yen).
  • A one-day ticket is available for 300 Yen; you can take any routes of Megurin bus at any extra cost on a day.
  • You can purchase a one-day ticket on the bus, but you cannot use prepaid IC cards to buy one.
  • Some facilities of Taito Ward offer a discount on admission if you present your one-day ticket of Megurin.

For more detail about Megurin, please refer to the following article:

What is Megurin North Route (Negishi)?

Megurin North Route (Negishi) has the following features:

  • Starting from Taiyo Hospital, it runs counterclockwise in the northwestern part of Taito Ward.
  • The operating interval is about 20 minutes.
  • It takes about 40 minutes per round.

Transfering to Other Route of Megurin

At the following but stops, you can transfer from the North Route (Negishi) to other routes of Megurin:

  • Taito Hospital (#01): To the North Route (Asakusa) and the South Route Free Transfer
  • Ichiyo Kinenkan Iriguchi (#06): To the North Route (Asakusa) Free Transfer
  • Uguisudani Station Minami (#15): To the East-West Route Free Transfer
  • Shogai Gakushu Center Kita (#18): To the South Route
  • Senzoku 2-Chome (#19): To the South Route
  • Senzoku 3-Chome (#20): To the North Route (Asakusa) and the South Route

Bus stops tagged with Free Transfer above are eligible for a free transfer. When boarding Megurin North Route (Negishi), get a transfer ticket from the driver. This ticket is valid only on the issued day. You can transfer for free by giving it to the driver when you transfer to the other route of Megurin.

A Discount on Admission With Your One-Day-Ticket

Some facilities of Taito Ward will offer you a discount on admission if you present your one-day ticket of Megurin. But it’s valid only for one person per ticket, and on the day the ticket is issued.

The following facilities on Megurin North Route (Negishi) offer a discount.

  • Ichiyo Memorial Museum: Ichiyo Kinenkan Iriguchi (#06)
  • Calligraphy Museum: Iriya Kuminkan Negishi Bunkan (#13)

Stops and Highlights

Megurin North Route (Negishi) has the following bus stops and major highlights.

Bus Stops and Highlights of Megurin North Route (Negishi)

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