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pasmo or jr pass

Pasmo or JR Pass

Hello,

I'm going to be travelling only in Tokyo area. Should i be getting Pasmo or JR Pass instead ? I would like to go around without having to purchase different tickets.

Thanks for your help.

airinharyanti
airinharyanti

Hi there,

I would stick to buying normal tickets (or an IC card like Pasmo) if you only plan to stay around Tokyo. A JR Pass is best used for longer distances.

IC are basically the same these days, the Pasmo, Suica or any other major IC card can be used interchangeably.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

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Daniel-san
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