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Narita-Tokyo-Kyoto and back

hagu
hagu
over 2 years ago
3 responses

Hello,

I'm planning on visiting Japan in the next couple of days and I wanted to ensure that I was choosing the right tickets. I would be arriving through Narita, so I was thinking of taking the Narita Express to Tokyo to visit some friends for a couple of days. On the third day, I would be leaving for Kyoto and staying there for the next 4 days for work. Then going back to Kyoto for the flight home. In total, it would be 9 days, so I figured the cheapest way would be to buy the ticket for the Narita Express and a 7 day JR Pass for the bullet train back and forth. I'd appreciate any input you may provide.

Thanks!

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Daniel-san
15889 posts
over 2 years ago
Expert

Hi there,

You've basically already done your homework. I would also recommend a 7 day JR Pass for 1 trip on the Narita Express and the return Tokyo - Kyoto. Adding any more travel after that is just a nice bonus.

Enjoy your trip!
Daniel

hagu
hagu
3 posts
over 2 years ago

Thank you for your response. So just to confirm, it would be 1 NEX ticket for day 1 (arrival at Narita-> Tokyo), and the JR Pass for the trip to Kyoto on day 3 and back on day 9 (7 days apart) Would that same JR Pass cover the NEX going from Tokyo to Narita? Or would it be better to purchase the round trip NEX ticket from the beginning?

Thanks!


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