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what the jr pass covers

What the JR Pass covers

Hi,
Just having trouble working out what parts of my trip are covered by the JR pass and what parts aren't.

If I went from Tokyo - Hakone - Lake Kawaguchiko - Takayama is that all covered by the JR pass?

Thanks,
Yiscah

Yiscah
Yiscah

Hi there,

The JR Pass covers by far the greater part of your itinerary when looking at cost/distance. However you will still need additional tickets for travel within the Hakone area and to Kawaguchiko. Travel to Kawaguchiko between Otsuki - Kawaguchiko is travelled on the Fujikyu line (~1,150yen).

For details see this post:
http://www.jrpass.com/blogs/itinerary-tip-mt-fuji

Hope this is helpful for you,
Daniel

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Daniel-san
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