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Can I use the pass in all transportation?

Ceramadu
Ceramadu
7 months ago
3 responses

Dear JR,
We will visit Japan in March , can we use the 7 days pass in all trains, buses and subways in Tokyo and all countries?
How to make reservations in the Shinkansen?
Do you have suggestions to follow the cherry trees best blooming between March 23 and 30?
Arigato,
Thanks and have a nice day,
Eduardo and Marta

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Daniel-san
15896 posts
7 months ago
Expert

Hi Eduardo and Marta,

The JR Pass covers all JR lines nationwide, this includes the Shinkansen but also local JR trains, JR buses and the JR Ferry to Miyajima. Other transport, run by other companies, is not included. For example, the Tokyo Metro.

For Cherry Blossom, I would go to Kansai and visit Kyoto, Osaka and Nara. These will likely be in bloom when you visit.

For seat reservations, please see
https://www.jrpass.com/blog/reserving-seats-boarding-the-bullet-train:

Hope this helps,
Daniel

Ceramadu
Ceramadu
3 posts
6 months ago

Thanks Daniel -san!
Strongly appreciate your help.

One additional question. If we use the travel from airport Marita to Tokyo and Tokyo to Osaka and return?
What will be most advantageous the single tickets or the 7 days pass?
Thanks and have a nice day
Eduardo and Marta


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