questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

is jr pass is my best choice?

Is JR pass is my best choice?

Please help me to calculate as if JR pass is my best choice?

I arrive narita airport and I will use JR line for following route:
1. Narita airport to Tokyo station: 1 round
2. Tokyo station to Disneyland: 2 round
3. Tokyo station to Shinosaka and Namba station; 1round
4. Namba station to Kyoto station: 2 round
5. Namba station to Nara station: 2 round
6. Namba station to kansai: 1round.

I stay 6days 5 nights. Please advise me.



Hi there,

I can certainly help you with this, one question though, does 2 round mean that you make a return trip or do you mean two return trips?

Let me know and I will find the best option for your travels,


Hi Daniel,

Sorry that my writing English is not perfect.

Yes, my 2 rounds means go and return. It means 2 times using that route.

Please advise me. Should I buy 7 days JR pass if my using like above.

Thank you.


Hi Again,

Okay, thank you for clearing that up. I checked the route for you and think that it would be best to buy normal tickets as you travel. The JR Pass would be of good use if you made a return trip Tokyo - Kyoto bus right now it would be cheaper to buy normal tickets.

Hope this helps!


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