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japan fm mar 8 to mar 17

japan fm Mar 8 to Mar 17

Hi I am planning to travel with my 17 yr old daughter arriving Japan Narita and depart fm narita, I originally planned to stay in tokyo for most of the days and go to Hakone for 1 nite ( 2 days) -if I use this plan, would it be beneficial to buy your pass?
then somebody suggested me to to to Osaka- so if I say stay in toyko fm Mar 8 to 12. fm Mar 12 travel to Hokone till Mar 13 ir 14 0 then depart from Hokone on 14 to Osaka to 17- back to tokyo narita?
I am not sure my itinery make sense... can you help? I can extend for a day or two if it make sense,
Thanks

Helenli
Helenli

Hello there,

The JR Pass can be a big help when you plan to travel around Japan or between different regions using the Shinkansen (bullet trains). Local travel such as within Tokyo is generally also covered by the JR Pass but the cost is low and it is better to buy normal tickets if you plan to stay local. Hakone is also close to Tokyo and I'd advise normal tickets if this is your plan.

However if you do go to Osaka, then the JR Pass will make for a great deal. A normal return ticket alone between Tokyo - Osaka will pay for the JR Pass and now you get 7 days of unlimited travel for the same price.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

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Daniel-san
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Thanks.. wonder
1)how many hours of train ride between osaka and tokyo?
2) how much if buy just one return ticket?
3) how much is local ticket to Hakone
4) if I buy Jr pass - can it be used to go to tokyo to Hakone as well?
thanks

Helenli
Helenli

Hello Hellen,

1.) Its around 180 minutes between Tokyo and Osaka.

2.) A return tickets is 29,300yen

3.) It depends on where you want to travel in Hakone. A local ticket is around ¥ 1,490.

4.) Yes the JR Pass covers rail travel between Hakone and Tokyo as well. You'll have to buy normal tickets in Hakone itself.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

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Daniel-san
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