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Smile Rail Akita Nairiku Line

Bicycle rental service

Free Bicycle Rental

How about riding a bicycle around the charming towns near by stations of Aniai, Yonaizawa, and Aikawa? Walking maps are available too!

Available stations
Aniai Station, Yonaizawa Station, Aikawa Station
Service period, business hours, number of bicycles
[Aniai Station]: From April 15th to November 3rd, 9:00-16:00, 3 electric bicycles
[Yonaizawa Station]: From April 1st to November 3rd, 7:00-15:00, 4 city bicycles (utility bicycles)
[Aikawa Station]: From April 15th to November 3rd, 7:30-14:30, 2 electric bicycles
(*The service is subject to change depending on weather conditions)
Terms of use
  • The service is available free of charge.
  • At Aniai and Aikawa stations, the service is only available for customers using Nairiku Line.
    At Yonaizawa Station, anyone can use the Service.
  • The area of usage is nearby the station. Return the bicycles within business hours. The cycle-train service is not available for rented bicycles.
  • Valid identification (passport, driver's license, insurance card, student ID, etc.) is required when using the service.
  • Elementary school students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian (bring helmets for elementary school students).
  • The rentee shall be responsible for handling problems such as accidents, theft, or intentional damages during usage.
  • Follow the instructions for other necessary items which will be explained at the time of check out.
We shall not take any responsibility for accidents while using the bicycle.
Deliberate damages shall be compensated.
A 3,000 yen fee shall be charged if bicycle keys are lost. The paid fee shall be returned only if the key is returned within a week. After that period, the fee will not be returned for any reason despite the key being returned.
[Aniai Station] TEL: 0186-82-3666 (Service hours 8:30-17:15)
[Yonaizawa Station] TEL: 0186-72-4778 (Service hours 6:45-15:30)
[Aikawa Station] TEL: 0186-78-3175 (Service hours 6:15-15:00)