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About HUBchari

HUBchari, a bike sharing initiative, was launched in Osaka in 2011.
It was established to combat two of Osaka’s major problems: traffic and homelessness.
All of our revenue helps homeless people to get out of poverty.
Once you register with HUBchari, you become the HUB of the most local spots in Osaka!

Why not explore Osaka with HUBchari

HUBchari is an easy and budget-friendly way to travel around Osaka!
You can rent and return bikes at 250+ HUBchari stations which are open for 24/7*.
With our electric bikes, you can travel longer distance without getting tired.
You can plan your trip however you want.
Get ready to experience the atmosphere of Osaka’s local life with HUBchari!
*Excluding some stations. Please check Station Map for more detail.


  • STEP1

    Sign up anytime and
    anywhere from your
    smartphone or PC

  • STEP2

    Enter Passcord

  • STEP3

    Rent and Return
    at any of our stations
    Available 24 hours

  • Station Map

    Rent a bike and return it to any HUBchari station!
    *Cash payments and 1 Day Pass are available at stations with 'red & blue pins.'

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    Sightseeing in Osaka

    We suggest various sightseeing routes to suit your needs!

    • Food course

      The city of Osaka is known as the "Kitchen of the World". When you come to Osaka, you must try a lot of local food! This course allows you to enjoy famous local food of Osaka while cycling and walking. The course is perfect for first-time visitors to Osaka.

    • Couples course

      Ride "HUBchari" and go sightseeing with your lover. From Shinsaibashi to Umeda, you can enjoy a day filled with sports, art, culture and entertainment.

    • Osaka Classic course

      Are you a first-time visitor to Osaka? Choose this "Osaka Classic course". This rote takes you to the most popular spots in Osaka!