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child's age limit

child's age limit

We are a family from India planning to travel in Japan rail on January 2016. At that time my kids age will be 5 years 10 months. Should I buy a rail pass for him or no need. Kindly reply thank you


Hi there,

The child has to be below the age of 6 when you travel. So there is no need to buy a pass for them, unless you want to be secure of seating.

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