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exchanging jr rail pass

andreaednsam
andreaednsam
almost 3 years ago
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Do I have to start day 1 of my travel using the jr rail pass on the same day I turn in my exchange order or can I exchange it in advance?
We will be starting our trip from narita airport going into tokyo but departing from Osaka from kansai airport. Should we buy the n'ex airport + Suica card or is it cheaper to buy tickets separately? What will be the best way and rate to get to and from the Airports?
thanks in advance!

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Daniel-san
13624 posts
almost 3 years ago
Expert button 2

Hi there,

You can start using the JR Pass on any day you like. This does not have the be the first day you arrive in Japan. I do recommend using your JR Pass to use to Narita Express or buy a normal tickets. As there is only a discount ticket available specifically for the Narita Express if you make a return.

In Osaka you can use the JR rapid service to Kansai Airport, this is the best way when it comes to price/speed.

Hope this helps,
Daniel


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