questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

what os the best choice?

What os the best choice?

Hello,

Me and my boyfriend are doing a trip to Japan but we are on a budget.
So I would Like to know if anyone Can help us do the cheapest but confortable choice.

We are Going to Narita Aeroport to Kyoto for 3 days and then tokyo for 5 days.
I would Like to know if there is another way beside de jR pass cheaper and that can cover the 8 days that we are in Japan.

Thank you!!

Portuguesecouple
Portuguesecouple

Hi there,

The JR Pass is the most budget friendly option if you wish to travel by rail. Just visiting Narita Airport - Kyoto - Tokyo pays for more than the pass itself.

The only other option would be to look at night buses, these generally are cheaper than rail travel but I would never recommend using a night bus if you are so short a period of time in Japan. Basically because you will love the next day to fatigue if you can't sleep in the night bus.

Hope this helps!
Daniel

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Daniel-san
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