How to Use Drive Compass

Drive Compass is a search engine for expressway tolls and routes.
For details on how to use please check here.
Service only available in Japanese at this time, however, we will keep improving it to make it more convenient.

Drive Compass How to Search Routes

Enter the IC Name Directly

Enter the IC name directly in Japanese using the keyboard.

Explanations will open if you tap on the numbers

Please enter IC names in the boxes for Departure IC and Arrival IC.

* Please refer to the Romaji Search Page for Japanese IC Names in the Central Japan Area.

If you click Switch, the Departure IC and Arrival IC will switch places.

Click Search to start route search.

You can set search conditions for date & time, vehicle classification, display order and transit points.

Set date & time:
Select a period and time from the calendar
Vehicle classification:Please select from the following:

軽・自動二輪:Light Vehicles & Motorcycles
普通車:Standard Vehicles
中型車:Mid-size Vehicles
大型車:Oversized Vehicles
特大車:Extra Large Vehicles
Display order:
Select display order for search results
時間順:By time
距離順:By distance
料金順(通常料金):By cost (Ordinary Tolls)
料金順(ETC料金):By cost (ETC Tolls)
Set Transit points:

通過するICとして設定する:Set as IC that you pass
通らない路線として設定する:Set as a route that you do not want to use

Click Search to start route search.

Choose an IC from the route map

You can choose an Interchange (IC) from the route map of the expressway network throughout the country.

Click an area button to display a detailed route map.

* The route maps are only available in Japanese.

Prefectures in Each Area

東海(Tokai):
Aichi, Gifu, Shizuoka
北陸(Hokuriku):
Toyama, Ishikawa, Fukui, Niigata
近畿(Kinki):
Osaka, Kyoto, Hyogo, Nara, Mie, Shiga, Wakayama
北海道(Hokkaido):
Hokkaido
中国(Chugoku):
Tottori, Shimane, Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi
四国(Shikoku):
Tokushima, Kagawa, Ehime, Kochi
東北(Tohoku):
Aomori, Akita, Iwate, Yamagata, Miyagi, Fukushima
九州(Kyushu):
Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Oita, Miyazaki, Kagoshima
沖縄(Okinawa):
Okinawa
関東(Kanto):
Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma, Saitama, Chiba, Tokyo, Kanagawa
甲信越(Koshinetsu):
Yamanashi, Nagano, Niigata

首都高速(Shuto Expressway)
名古屋高速(Nagoya Expressway)
阪神高速(Hanshin Expressway)

You can set search conditions for date & time, vehicle classification, display order and transit points.

Set date & time:
Select a period and time from the calendar
Vehicle classification:Please select from the following (Please check here for vehicle classifications):
軽・自動二輪:Light Vehicles & Motorcycles
普通車:Standard Vehicles
中型車:Mid-size Vehicles
大型車:Oversized Vehicles
特大車:Extra Large Vehicles
Display order:
Select display order for search results
時間順:By time
距離順:By distance
料金順(通常料金):By cost (Ordinary Tolls)
料金順(ETC料金):By cost (ETC Tolls)
Set Transit points:

通過するICとして設定する:Set as IC that you pass
通らない路線として設定する:Set as a route that you do not want to use

Click Search to start route search.

Select IC from List of Roads

Narrow down results by selecting an IC from a List of Roads (Japanese only).

Click on a road name

If road name you are looking for is not there, click "その他道路一覧:List of Other Roads".
* Please refer to the Romaji Search Page for Japanese IC Names in the Central Japan Area.

Set IC by narrowing down in the order of Area, Road Name and IC.

* Please refer to the Romaji Search Page for Japanese IC Names in the Central Japan Area.

決定:
Confirm
 出発ICに設定:
Set as Departure IC
 到着ICに設定:
Set as Arrival IC

You can set search conditions for date & time, vehicle classification, display order and transit points.

Set date & time:
Select a period and time from the calendar
Vehicle classification:Please select from the following (Please check here for vehicle classifications):
軽・自動二輪:Light Vehicles & Motorcycles
普通車:Standard Vehicles
中型車:Mid-size Vehicles
大型車:Oversized Vehicles
特大車:Extra Large Vehicles
Display order:
Select display order for search results
時間順:By time
距離順:By distance
料金順(通常料金):By cost (Ordinary Tolls)
料金順(ETC料金):By cost (ETC Tolls)
Set Transit points:

通過するICとして設定する:Set as IC that you pass
通らない路線として設定する:Set as a route that you do not want to use

Click Search to start route search.

How to Read Route Search

Search Conditions

検索条件変更:
Change search conditions
表示順の変更:
Change display order
時間順:By time
距離順:By distance
料金順(通常料金):By cost (Ordinary Tolls)
料金順(ETC料金):By cost (ETC Tolls)
印刷:
印刷

Alternate Route List

Up to 3 alternative routes will be displayed.
Click the Show Route 1 button to check the details of that route.

通常料金:
Ordinary Toll (JPY)
ETC料金:
ETC Toll (JPY)
ETC2.0料金:
ETC2.0 Toll (JPY)
総距離:
Total distance (km)
所要時間:
Time required (x hours y minutes)

Route Map

You can check the route on the map.
Initially, it is not set to display, click Display Route Map to view.

ルートマップの切り替え:
Switch Route Map
ルート1, 2, 3:
Route 1, 2, 3
ルートマップを閉じる:
Close Route Map 3.

Details of Each Route

You can check detailed information for the route such as ordinary toll, ETC Discount toll, total distance and time required. You also can check other information including the toll for each section, and service area (SA) & parking area (PA) information.

ルートマップ:
Route Map
ルート印刷:
Print Route
ルート候補一覧へ戻る:
Go back to Alternate Route List
検索条件変更:
Change Search Conditions
面積注意事項:
Disclaimer
xx:xx 出発:
xx:xx Departure
xx:xx 通過:
xx:xx Passing
xx:xx 到着:
xx:xx Arrival

SA & PA Information & Locations Click here for detailed SA & PA information with photos