questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

charges

charges

when you have your japan rail pass, are there any other charges?

doug denny
doug denny

Hi there,

In general the JR Pass will cover all JR lines without additional cost.

Is there any charge in particular you are worried about?

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Daniel-san
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that's a good questions.. to reserve seats on the shinkansen, is there any additional charge? and how does one book a trip with the shinkansen for a specific day and hour with the JR pass?

george_valentin
george_valentin

Hi again!

Seat reservation are free of charge with the Japan Rail Pass and good they are as normal charges can be as high as a 1,000yen per ticket.

Also see:
http://www.jrpass.com/blogs/reserving-seats-boarding-the-bullet-train

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Daniel-san
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