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The Japan Rail Pass is a multi-use all-you-can-ride discounted rail ticket. It gives you unlimited access to all Japan Rail National trains, as well as JR bus services, ferry services, and airport transfers. Enjoy to the fullest your discovery of Japan in the most economical travel option available.
To travel with your 7-day Japan Rail Pass, means to have the unique opportunity to discover the whole country at a cheaper price than a Tokyo to Kyoto return ticket, on a Shinkansen bullet train. Compared to standard Japan train tickets, the JR Pass represents the biggest discount on Japanese public transportation that you can get.
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The standard JR Pass gives you unlimited access to transportation all around Japan including:
All Japan Rail bullet (Shinkansen) trains.
Rapid and Local trains.
JR bus services.
Selected ferry services.
Using your JR Pass in Tokyo, you will have free and unlimited access to:
Let’s take a look at what you are saving, by using the Japan Rail Pass in Tokyo only:
Two-way trip from Narita Airport 3,190 (one-way price) yen x2 = 6,380 yen.
Tokyo 2-day (48h) metro pass = 1,600 yen.
Total: 7,980 yen - savings with the Japan Rail Pass for just 2 days in Tokyo + Airport Transfer.
You can see the Japan Rail Pass is worth it just by calculating the costs for a 2-day stay in Tokyo. Rail Pass in Tokyo.
Here is how you can take full advantage of the JR voucher in Kyoto:
Riding Nozomi and Mizuho Shinkansen bullet trains:
The Japan Rail Pass does not include rides on the Nozomi and Mizuho bullet trains. This is because Nozomi and Mizuho are operated by private rail companies and are not part of the National Japan Rail Group.
However, JR Pass holders can ride the Shinkansen Hikari bullet train instead. It reaches the same speed as Nozomi and Mizuho trains - 300 km/h (190 mph). The only difference is that the Hikari Shinkansen train makes more stops before reaching its final destination.
For more detailed information on the train services included, take a look at our FAQ section.
The "Green Pass" or Japan Rail Pass for First Class, gives its holders the right to ride and access all 1st class Shinkansen and certain fast-line trains.
Travelers tend to select the Green Japan Rail Pass for some of the following Green Pass advantages:
Selecting to purchase a Green Japan Rail Pass during the peak seasons in Japan (such as the Spring Cherry Blossom, or the months of August and September) has proved to be great value for money. One of the main reasons being that each traveler has more space and Green Cars never get crowded, even during the busiest seasons.
The JR Pass was created for foreign visitors and for tourists who travel to Japan on a Tourist visa and remain no longer than 90 consecutive days.
Following is a list of those travelers who are not eligible to use the Japan Rail Pass:
Note: From June 1, 2017 Japanese nationals who reside permanently outside of Japan, and have done so for at least 10 years, are eligible to purchase the JR Pass.
Read more on the full Japan Rail Pass Eligibility requirements.
Check out our detailed FAQ section, if you any doubts about: