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should i purchase 7 days jr pass or 4-days flexible pass

Should I purchase 7 days JR Pass or 4-days flexible pass

Hi,

I would be going to Japan from 20 April - 2 May 2016.

I would need some advise if I should purchase the 7 days JR Pass or 4 days Flexible pass. Below is my itinery:
20 April : Tokyo
21- 22 April - Osaka
23 April - 25 April - Kyoto
26 April - 27 April - Mt Tateyama
28 April - 2 May - Tokyo

Please advise if I should purchase the 7 days JR Pass or what would be the best mode of transportation or JR Passes I should purchase.

Thank you.

HannahgoesJapan
HannahgoesJapan

Hi there,

For this route a 7 day JR Pass could be useful, but only if you can include travel from Tokyo - Osaka ... Tateyama - Tokyo. Otherwise the only alternative would be to look at normal tickets, as there is no flexible pass that covers the route that you plan to travel.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

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Daniel-san
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