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.

Railways

Buses

[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.

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

Taxis / Car rentals

Taxi

Hinomaru Taxi +81-58-240-1111 Gifu Kintetsu Taxi +81-58-248-1911
Nihon Taxi +81-58-246-1212 Gifu Sougo Taxi +81-58-272-5822
Gifu Kotsu +81-58-268-2100 Kyoritsu Taxi +81-58-246-6677
Tsubame Taxi +81-52-203-1212 Gifu Hashima Bus/ Taxi +81-58-391-2205
Meitetsu Taxi +81-58-245-3005

Car rentals

Bicycle rentals

Bicycle rentals are available for 100 yen per day.
Seven 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: +81-90-5875-3196
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 Building stand
(Gifu City Office information center)
TEL: +81-80-2648-5131
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: +81-58-264-4865
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: +81-58-262-0104
Reception hours: 9:00 a.m. ~ 5:00 p.m.
Closed: Year End and New Year holidays
5.Nagara River Ukai Museum stand
TEL: +81-58-210-1555
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
6. Gifu Media Cosmos
TEL: +81-80-4293-9505
Reception hours: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (March - November), 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (December - February)
Closed: 12/29 - 1/3, and the last Tuesday of every month
7. Gifu City Nagara River Disaster Prevention and Health Station
TEL: +81-58-296-2220
Reception hours: 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. (March - November), 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (December - February)
Closed: 12/29 - 1/3, and Thursdays (The following week day if a national holiday)