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3 months ago
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Hi, I plan to get 14Day JR pass. But still trying to figure out which trains/busses are not included in the pass.

  1. Narita-Tokyo is this trip covered by the pass? if not, which train/bus should I use? How much is the cost?
  2. Tokyo-Lake Kawaguchi round trip. Can this trip be done in all JR trains? If not, which train/bus should I use? Price?
  3. Kanazawa-Shirakawago-Takayama. Is JR pass valid for this route? Schedules & fees?
  4. Is there a website where I can check all JR trains schedules? and fees?
  5. Which buses are included in JR pass?

Please help

16182 posts
3 months ago

Hi there,

1.) Yes, you can use the Narita Express. This is the fastest and most convenient route into Tokyo.

2.) Please see:

3.) The JR Pass does not cover the bus to/from Shirakawa-go. You can find details here:

4.) For travel times, I recommend learning to plan with Hyperdia this way you can find any route/timetable and more. It's a great tool for planning with the JR Pass. We also have a useful interactive map with all JR lines included.

5.) All local JR bus buses are covered by the JR Pass. Buses run by other companies are not included.

Kind regards,

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