questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

buses and train of jr

buses and train of jr

hi daniel, about the shinkansen, i want to go from osaka to kyushu and the name i see in hyerdia is Sanyo shinkansen, is it covered by jp? and other one, i know you can use buses of jr but i can find where they are or where to find them.

thank you :)


Hi there,

Yes all shinkansen in Japan are covered. This includes the Sanyo Shinkansen to Kyushu.

There's little information on buses in English available online, this somehow applies to any bus in Japan.

It's little but the best information about coverage of the JR Pass, including buses, can be found here:

Hope this helps,


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