questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

is it worthwhile to get jr pass and which jr pass should i get?

Is it worthwhile to get JR pass and which JR pass should I get?


If I am traveling per the below itinerary, is it worthwhile to get the JR pass and which JR pass should I get?
Day 1: Kansai Airport to Kyoto
Day 2: Kyoto to Arashiyama and back
Day 3: Kyoto back to Osaka
Day 4: Osaka to Hiroshima & Miyajima and back to Osaka
Day 5: Osaka to Universal City and back to Osaka
Day 6: Osaka to Iga back to Osaka
Day 7: Osaka to Himeji back to Osaka to Kansai Airport

Many thanks!


Hi there,

I would recommend using a 7 day JR Pass for your trip. This will give you good savings compared to purchasing normal tickets and the JR Pass covers all of your travel between the above places.

You can use our Fare Calculator to find our how much you save exactly:

Hope this helps,


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