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cost saving options

Cost saving options

Hi,
Here is my itenary for my holiday in Japan.
Day 1- Tokyo - overnight in Shinjuku
Day 2- Tokyo- overnight in Shinjuku
Day 3 Tokyo- overnight in Shinjuku
Day 4 Tokyo- overnight in Shinjuku
Day 5 Mt Fuji overnight in Kawaguchiko Station
Day 6 Mt Fuji
Day 7 Shirakawago - overnight in Kyoto
Day 8 Kyoto -overnight in Kyoto
Day 9 Osaka - overnight in Osaka
Day 10 Osaka - overnight in Osaka

Plse advise should i buy the JR Pass.
What is the best way if I want to sightseeing Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka while i'm there?
If possible plse help me to estimate the cost of train or bus fare. tq

ctmyzan
ctmyzan

Hi there,

Will you return from Osaka to Tokyo or fly out of Osaka/Kansai? If you do make the return to Tokyo, then the 7 day JR Pass would be an interesting option to consider. However it would be better to buy normal tickets if you fly out of Osaka.

I would also recommend buying a Suica card for travel in Tokyo and possibly Osaka. This is a prepaid travel cards and it saves you from buying tickets every time you travel.

Have you heard of Hyperdia? It's a very good resource of checking route information, such as ticket prices and travel time. We have a great blog post to get you started.

Hope this helps!
Daniel

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Daniel-san
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