questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

going to shirakawago

going to shirakawago

1)pls teach us how to go to shirakawago using our JR Pass.
we will be coming from Hotel Monterey Grasmery in Osaka. what are the rides covered by JR & what's not?

2) is there a shinkanssen from Hotel Monterey Osaka to Universal city, Kyoto & Tokyo using the JR Pass?

Thank you

bhel17g
bhel17g

Hi there,

1.) You can use the JR Pass from Osaka to Kanazawa station, from there express buses run to Shirakawago, however the bus is not included in the JR Pass (2,470/one way) bus timetable..

2.) Yes, you can use the JR Pass to ride the Shinkansen from Shin-Osaka station to both Kyoto and Tokyo.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

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Daniel-san
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that will just be two transfers right? will that be from Shin-Osaka to Kanawaza then bus to shirakawago?

I've heard about the route using Thunderbird...is that a bus or a train? is that covered by JR pass?

bhel17g
bhel17g

Hi again!

The thunderbird is the name of the train traveling from Osaka to Kanazawa.

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Daniel-san
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