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Do we need to book shinkansens or can we just turn up?

daveflood
daveflood
14 days ago
5 responses

Hi
We have JR Kansai & Hiroshima area passes.
We need to travel from Kyoto to Hiroshima leaving 9:00-9:30am Tuesday 21/May.
We need to travel from Hiroshima to Osaka leaving 1:00-1:30pm Wednesday 22/May.
We also need to travel from Osaka to Narita airport on Sat 24/May for a 9:30pm flight.

Do we need to pre-book any of these journeys or can we just turn up at the station and be on a train soon after?

Thx, Dave

Alexis
Alexis
587 posts
13 days ago
Expert

Hi there,

You'll need to make reservations for your train journeys in advance - this can be done at a JR travel desk or a ticket machine, found inside the stations. I'd suggest doing this as soon as possible after you activate the pass.

Hope this helps!

Alexis


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