Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) FAQ

Are there any JR Pass discounts?

Yes, there is a Japan Rail discount for children aged from 6 to 11.

If your child is younger than 6 years of age, he/she can ride all Japan Rail trains, buses, and ferries free of charge. Read more about Child discounts for the JR Pass.

There are no JR Pass discounts for adults. The price of a single Japan Rail Pass is fixed by the JR Group

Is there a senior discount for the JR Pass?

No senior discounts apply to the Japan Rail Pass. However, keep in mind that the Japan Rail Pass allows you to save up to 62% on individual train tickets, and you can also get discounts in JR Group hotels.

Is there a student discount for the JR Pass?

There are no student discounts for the Japan Rail Pass.

There are only 2 types of JR price categories: Children (ages 6 through 11) and adults. No other price categories have been made available by the National Japanese JR Group. However, the JR Pass, in itself, is a discounted rail pass. It is designed to allow passengers to make huge savings on their travels around Japan.