questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

whether jr pass can be used to travel around hokkaido ??

whether JR Pass can be used to travel around Hokkaido ??

hi,, there are some things that I want to ask:
1. whether JR Pass can be used to route from sapporo to-osaka osaka-kyoto-tokyo ???

  1. whether JR Pass can be used for traveling in hokkaido (Wakkanai - otaru - hakodate, etc.) ?? or need to buy a special ticket again in hokkaido ??

  2. If I were booked JR Pass is whether it can be exchanged with the original ticket at the airport sapporo New Chitose ??? because my flight landed there


Hello there,

1.) Yes, the JR Pass is valid for all JR lines in Hokkaido and also for travel down to Tokyo - Kyoto and Osaka.

2.) You can start using the JR Pass from New Chitose Airport if you want. The JR office is open between 8:30-19:00.

Hope this helps,


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