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Japan Rail Pass

Eligible Traveler Foreign visitors
Validity Year round
Type of Discount
  1. Unlimited use on JR's Shinkansen super express(Except super express named "Nozomi"), limited-express, and express trains (ordinary-class and 1st-class "Green Car" seats: reserved and non-reserved seats) and local trains as well as JR-affiliated buses throughout Japan.
    (7-day, 14-day, 21-day passes)
  2. If you use the GranClass car on the “HAYABUSA” train of the Tohoku Shinkansen, you must pay the limited express charge and the GranClass car surcharge.
  3. Fares: 29,110 yen (7 days for ordinary-class cars and reserved seats) - 59,350 yen
    (21 days for ordinary-class cars and reserved seats)
  4. Overseas purchase of an exchange order for this ticket prior to entry is required.
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Hokkaido Rail Pass

Eligible Traveler Foreign visitors
Validity Year round
Type of Discount
  1. Unlimited use (3-day,5-day,7-day flexible 4-day passes) on all train lines of JR Hokkaido and all bus lines of JR Hokkaido Bus. For Express and Limited Express trains, reserved seats on Ordinary Car can be used.
  2. Fares: 15,430 yen (3 days) , 20,060 yen (5 days / Flexible 4-day) and 22,630 yen , (7 days)
  3. Available with overseas purchase of an exchange order for this ticket or can be purchased after arrival in Japan.
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JR East Pass
(Intercity / Regional, Eastern Japan)

Eligible Traveler Foreign visitors
Validity Year round
Type of Discount
  1. Unlimited use (ordinary-class reserved seats or 1st-class "Green Car" seats) on JR's Shinkansen super express and limited-express trains within the JR East area (flexible 5-days).
  2. *If you use the GranClass car on the “HAYABUSA” train of the Tohoku Shinkansen, you must pay the limited express charge and the GranClass car surcharge.
  3. Fares: 22,000 yen
  4. Available with overseas purchase of an exchange order for this ticket or can be purchased after arrival in Japan.
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JR-West Rail Pass
(Intercity / Regional, Western Japan)

Eligible Traveler Foreign visitors
Validity Year round
Type of Discount
[ Kansai Area Pass ]
  1. Unlimited use (1-day, 2-day, 3-day, 4-day passes) on JR regular-class trains within the Kansai area.
  2. Fares: 2,060 yen (1 day in Kansai) - 6,170 yen (4 days)
[ Kansai Wide Area Pass ]
  1. Unlimited use on JR's Sanyo Shinkansen (incl. "Nozomi"), limited-express and regular trains within designed area.
  2. Fares: 7,200 yen (4 days)
[ Sanyo Area Pass ]
  1. Unlimited use (4-day and 8-day passes) on JR's Shinkansen (incl. "Nozomi"), limited-express and regular trains within the Osaka-Sanyo area.
  2. Fares: 20,570 yen (4 days) and 30,860 yen (8 days)
  3. Available with overseas purchase of an exchange order for this ticket or can be purchased after arrival in Japan.
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All Shikoku Rail Pass
(Intercity / Regional, Shikoku area)

Eligible Traveler Foreign visitors
Validity Year round
Type of Discount
  1. Unlimited use (2-day, 3-day, 4-day, 5-day passes) on all trains, including JR Shikoku, Tosa Kuroshio Railway, Asa Kaigan Railway, Kotoden, Iyotetsu and Tosaden, within Shikoku area.
  2. Fares: 6,300 yen (2 day) ,  7,200 yen (3 days), 7,900yen (4 days) and 9,700 yen (5 days),
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JR-Kyushu Rail Pass
(Intercity / Regional, Kyushu area)

Eligible Traveler Foreign visitors
Validity Year round
Type of Discount
[ Northern Kyushu Area Pass ]
  1. Unlimited use (3-day, 5-day passes) on JR regular-class trains within the Northern Kyushu area.
  2. Fares: 7,200 yen (3 day) - 9,260 yen (5 days)
[ All Kyushu Area Pass ]
  1. Unlimited use on JR trains within the JR Kyushu area (3-day and 5-day passes).
  2. Fares: 14,400 yen (3 days) and 17,490 yen (5 days)
  3. Available with overseas purchase of an exchange order for this ticket or can be purchased after arrival in Japan.
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