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what kind of pass to buy

what kind of pass to buy


We're wondering whether its worth buying a pass or not. We will be covering Shikoku area for 12 days. Can u pls advise what kind of pass to buy. Below is our travel plans. Thanks

27/1 osaka - tokushima

28/1 tokushima - takamatsu

29/1 takamatsu

30/1 takamatsu- matsuyana

31/1 matsuyana

1/2 matsuyana- kochi

2/2 kochi

3/2 kochi - takayama

4/2 takayama

5/2 takayama

6/2 takayama - osaka

patrina quah
patrina quah

Hi there!

Shikoku is awesome, especially Takamatsu.
Now let's have a look at ticket prices and see if a JR Pass would be of help!

Osaka - Tokushima ¥ 8,130
Tokushima - Takamatsu ¥ 3,270
Takatamatsu - Matsuyama ¥ 6,210
Matsuyama - Kochi ¥ 10,380
Kochi - Takayama ¥ 19,330
Takayama - Osaka ¥ 10,610

That's a total of ¥ 57,930 or ¥ 12,830 in savings! with the 14 day JR Pass (45,100yen). The JR Pass is also valid for local travel within Osaka on JR lines and you could possibly also use it to travel to the airport, making even better savings!

Hope this helps!

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