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hiroshima to kyoto on kansai hiroshima area pass

Hiroshima to Kyoto on Kansai Hiroshima Area Pass

The Kansai Hiroshima Area Pass which I bought is not valid on the shinkansen between Shin-Osaka and Kyoto.

How do I travel from Hiroshima to Kyoto?

If I take the shinkansen from Hiroshima to Shin-Osaka, will I have to exit the station at Shin-Osaka, then re-enter to transfer to a local train from Shin-Osaka to Kyoto?

Thank you.


Hi there,

Please note that we only focus on the JR Pass (nation wide) here at, I would advise contacting your point of sale with questions related to any Area Pass you may have.

Thank you!


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