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how to take train using jr pass ( 7 days whole japan )

How to take train using JR Pass ( 7 days whole Japan )

  1. From Kansai Airport Terminal 1 going to Kyoto Station,which LINE or Train ( shikansen ) to take ? 2. From Kyoto station to Kanazawa, which Line or Train to take ? 3. Can I use my JR Pass to take NOHI bus from Kanazawa to Shirakawa-go & Takayama ? 4.From Takayama to Nagoya, which Train to take ? 5. From Nagoya to Tokyo station, which Line or Train to take ? This is my first time to Japan,please advice & help. Thanks from LEE KW

Hi there,

1.) You can best use the Haruka ltd. Express train from Kansai Airport to Kyoto. This is a direct line and covered by the JR pass.

2.) Take the Thunderbird ltd. Express train, also covered by the JR Pass.

3.) No, the Nohi bus is not covered by the JR Pass.

4.) Use the wide view Hida Express train, covered by the JR pass.

5.) Use the Tokaido Shinkansen, also covered by the JR Pass.

I would recommend learning to plan with Hyperdia this way you can find every route covered by yourself.

Hope this helps,


Thank you very much.You are great help to me!

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