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7 day jr pass required ??

7 day JR Pass required ??

Hello there,
My wife and I would be arriving in Tokyo for our holiday on 17th November 2016. Can you please let us know whether buying a 7 day JR Pass would be beneficial for us or not.

Our Nov itinerary -
17th: Narita express from Airport to Shibuya (our hotel)
18th: day trip to Disney sea
19th: Shinjuku, Ginza and Akibara
20th: Harajuku parks and shopping
21st: Shibuya shopping
22nd: leave for Osaka (our base for next 4 nights) by bullet train and same day head to Arashyyama for a day trip
23rd: Day trip to Kyoto
24th: Osaka Universal studios
25th: Osaka shopping
26th: leave for Airport

Request you to please advice on the most economical option for transport between cities and internal commute.

Thanks.

Sidhu1986
Sidhu1986

Hello there,

A JR Pass may or may not be beneficial, depending on what airport you fly from. Could you tell me where you will be departing from on the 26th? This would help me answer your question.

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Daniel-san
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Hello again!
Thanks for your prompt revert. We will be flying out from KIX OSAKA KANSAI airport.

Thanks.

Sidhu1986
Sidhu1986

Hi again!

In that case it would be more economic to buy normal rail tickets. A JR Pass would start paying off if you returned to Tokyo/Narita.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

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Daniel-san
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Hi! Thanks for your revert.

Another 2 quick questions please -

  1. Can we purchase online ticket for Shinkansen Nozomi from Tokyo to reach Osaka (date of travel - 22nd Nov 2016)

2.We would be purchasing the Shinkansen Nozomi from Tokyon station to reach Shin Osaka station however do we need to buy another ticket to reach Nippombashi station or we can use the same Shinkansen Nozomi ticket to reach Nippombashi station.

Thanks!!

Sidhu1986
Sidhu1986

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