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Transportation within Gifu City

Buses are the most convenient mode of transportation in Gifu City.
Buses run between JR/ Meitetsu Gifu stations and various destinations.
JR Gifu Station is only 5 minutes walk from Meitetsu Gifu Station.
Feel free to visit Gifu City Tourist Information Office located on the 2nd floor of JR Gifu Station.



[Gifu Bus Navi] (Japanese only)

You can search the time schedule, fare, and transfer information of Gifu Bus.

[How to read the front information of route buses]

Sample of front information

Each route bus in Gifu City indicates its route information on the front panel with an alphabet letter and a two- digit number. The letter indicates the direction of travel, while the numbers indicate the route and destination. For example, buses with an "N" sign head in the "Nagara Bridge" direction, and buses with "K" head in the "Kinka Bridge" direction. If you are heading to Gifu Park or Ukai viewing boat boarding area, please take the bus with an "N" sign. The signs at bus terminals of JR and Meitetsu Gifu stations are also organized by numbers and colors.

"Nagara Bridge" direction/"Kinka Bridge" direction/"Bairin"direction

All buses marked with JR and Meitetsu Gifu stations stop by at JR and Meitetsu Gifu stations.

Taxis / Car rentals


Hinomaru Taxi 058-240-1111 Gifu Kintetsu Taxi 058-248-1911
Nihon Taxi 058-246-1212 Gifu Sougo Taxi 058-272-5822
Gifu Kotsu 058-268-2100 Kyoritsu Taxi 058-246-6677
Tsubame Taxi 058-272-3425 Gifu Hashima Bus/ Taxi 058-391-4101
Meitetsu Taxi 058-245-3005

Car rentals

Bicycle rentals

Bicycle rentals are available for 100 yen per day.
Four rental stands are located in Gifu City. You can return the bicycle to any one of them.
Your ID is required for renting.

Click here for more information.  (Gifu City Office website, Japanese page)

Bicycle rentals stands

1.JR Gifu Station South Exit stand
TEL: 090-5875-3196
Reception hours: 9:00 a.m. ~ 7:00 p.m. (closed at 6:00 p.m. from December to February)
Closed: Year End and New Year holidays
2.Gifu City Office South Building stand
(Gifu City Nigiwai-machi Kosha, South Building 1F, Gifu City Office)
TEL: 058-266-1377
Reception hours: 9:00 a.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.
Closed: when city office is closed (Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays), Year End and New Year holidays
3.Gifu Park stand
TEL: 058-264-4865
Reception hours: 9:00 a.m. ~ 6:00 p.m. (closed at 5:00 p.m. from December to February)
Closed: Year End and New Year holidays
4.Ukai Viewing Boat boarding area stand
TEL: 058-262-0104
Reception hours: 9:00 a.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.
Closed: Year End and New Year holidays
5.Nagara River Ukai Museum stand
TEL: 058-210-1555
Reception hours: 9:00 a.m. ~ 5:00 p.m. (till 6:00 p.m. from May 1 to Oct. 15)
Closed: Year End and New Year holidays, Tuesdays from Oct. 16 to Apr. 30 next year
Tourist Information in Gifu City:
Feel free to contact the Gifu City Tourist Information Office when you visit Gifu City.