Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) FAQ

Can I buy the Japan Rail Pass in Japan?

For a limited time only, you can buy a Japan Rail Pass from certain train stations and airports in Japan. Travelers should be aware it is more expensive to buy a JR Pass in Japan than to purchase the pass online.

The JR Pass will be available for purchase in Japan until October 1, 2023. The period will not be extended beyond this date.

Aside from being cheaper, buying your JR Pass online is much more convenient. You can have the JR Exchange Order delivered to your home address or at an address of your choosing in Japan. You can also avoid queuing to buy your pass and enjoy the peace of mind of knowing your JR Pass has already been arranged.

Where can I buy the JR Pass in Japan?

You can only buy the JR Pass in Japan from the following places:

Train stations:

Usage periods and prices

Sales period:
Usage period: