＊Please pass through an ETC lane at 20 km/h or less.
The Tohoku Expressway Pass is a special service that allows unlimited use of Tohoku expressways through the ETC system at a flat rate!
Please rent a designated ETC* card with a vehicle.
- Tohoku Expressway Pass is designed for visitors to Japan only.
- *ETC (Electronic Toll Collection) is a system that allows the use of an ETC card, properly equipped in vehicles, to pay expressway tolls through wireless communication at the tollgate without stopping the vehicle. This extremely convenient system bypasses the hassle of stopping the vehicle to pay.
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①Flat-rate pass and no other charges!
The pass user can drive on expressways at a flat rate as many times as they wish for two or more consecutive days up to fourteen days without worrying about additional charges.
②No worry about Japanese language!
With the ETC system, the pass user can use expressways without stopping at the tollgate for payment. This makes it easy for international visitors who have difficulty in communicating in Japanese to use expressways without being troubled by the language problem.
The pass user can reduce the travel time by using expressways and travel around a lot of appealing spots in the Tohoku region.
However, Japanese citizens who have permanent residency in another country are also eligible (provided that he/she has a driver’s license acceptable in Japan). At the time of application, we will ask you to present your passport or a document that proves compliance with the conditions specified above, as well as a driver’s license.
|Consecutive Days||Price(yen)||(Reference)Per Day(yen)|
- *Rental price for a vehicle and ETC card not included in the prices listed above.
- *Extension not accepted in the middle of use period.
For example: Expressway regular tolls (Regular-sized car)
Sendai Airport→Matsushima (Matsushima Kaigan IC) One-way¥1,080
Sendai Airport→ Chusonji (Hiraizumi-Maesawa IC) One-way¥3,580
Sendai Airport→Yamadera (Yamagatakita IC) One-way¥2,480
Sendai Airport→Shirakami-Sanchi (Owani-Hirosaki IC)) One-way¥7,800
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