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Daniel San,
Thank you for your reply and answer. the 14 day JR Pass will cover all Train fare ?
I have decided to go to Kawaguchiko and stay in Onsen Yumedono.
I have to arrive the Hotel by 1500 time from Kyoto.
i did not expect that it is so far away.
What do you advise to plan my journey from Kyoto to Kawaguchiko ?
Kyoto-Mishima -Kawaguchiko ? Booking tickets ?
Your help is appreciated.
Thank you very much.
Gilbert Goh

Gilbert Goh
Gilbert Goh

Hi Gilbert Goh,

I looked up your 1st question for reference. The JR Pass covers all of your rail travel, and also the ferry to Miyajima. The bus to Kawaguchiko is the only part not covered.

As for Kawaguchiko, staying at Onsen Yumedono sounds great!
Traveling from Kyoto - Kawaguchiko is best done with a combination of rail and bus travel.
First travel by rail from - Kyoto to Mishima (141 Minutes / covered by JR Pass) and from there by bus to Kawaguchiko (2410 yen/about 2H of travel time). Buses from Mishima depart every 30-60 minutes, depending on the time of day.
You can buy a ticket at Mishima station.

I hope this helps!


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