questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

tokyo jr usage and tokyo to kyoto possible?

Tokyo JR usage and Tokyo to Kyoto possible?

Can I use JR Pass for all trains and subways in Tokyo?
Can I go by JR Pass to Kyoto from Tokyo?



Hi there!

You can use the JR Pass on all JR lines across Japan. In Tokyo there is a good coverage of JR lines - here is a map for reference.

You can also use the JR Pass to get to Kyoto from Tokyo on the Hikari bullet trains. Here's a sample itinerary for you.

Hope this helps!


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