questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

is it as easy as it seems?

Is it as easy as it seems?

According to the how-to movie, I just show my JR-pass in the JR gate and then I'm free to pick a train? I don't need to have a ticket at all when travelling, I just show my JR-pass?
If there are no seats available and I didn't reserve one, do I have to stand or do they frown on sitting on the floor?
Thanx a million!

miabira
miabira

Hi there,

Yes, you can use the JR Pass as your only ticket, just show it and get on the trian.

However seating on the floor may be a bit strange, sometimes people stand in the side compartments on ltd. express trains.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

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Daniel-san
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