questions & answers: itinerary check

need help

Need help

I will be travelling with my family to Japan next month November (4 people travelling)

Itinerary - arrive Kansai airport, depart for Kyoto for 2 night stay, Kyoto move to Osaka to stay for 4 nights, In Osaka-move to Kobe and back to Osaka for 1 day and move around Osaka with Midosuji line.

For first leg, (Kansai-Kyoto) - we wish to take the Haruka (do we buy Haruka + ICOCA card?
Then Kyoto-Osaka-Kobe-Osaka, do we purchase Kansai thru pass? If so, for how many days

Mei Yuin


Hi Mei Yuin,

Using the Icoca card for travel to Kyoto sounds like a great idea to start your travel with.

I'd advise using the ICOCA card for the rest of your travel. There are different companies for travel in Kansai and the thrue pass would only be a limitation to where you could go.

Hope this helps,


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