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Which Pass for Kansai

edathome
edathome
almost 3 years ago
18 responses

Hi , We arrive at Kansai Airport 14/4/2015 at 8.30 am and are staying in Kyoto 4 nights . can we buy a Kansai Pass before arrival , to use for the train from Kansai to Kyoto , Kyoto to Nara and Kyoto to Hemenji .

Thankyou Ed

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Daniel-san
12201 posts
almost 3 years ago
Expert button 2

Hi there,

A JR Kansai Pass could be helpful for your travel, as travel from Kyoto - Kansai Airport and Kyoto - Himeji are otherwise costly parts. So I would at least buy a pass for those to days.

Within Kyoto there are only limited trains and buses are the way to travel around.

For travel within Kyoto look at a 500yen bus pass.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

edathome
edathome
18 posts
almost 3 years ago

can I buy the pass at Kansai . As to have one delivered to Australia is $ 17. Otherwise I was thinking of using the Kansai airport rapid service and the JR Special rapid service to get to Kyoto. Cheers Ed

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Daniel-san
12201 posts
almost 3 years ago
Expert button 2

Hello there,

The JR Kansai Pass can be purchased within kansai.
The best way from Kansai Airport - Kyoto is to use the Haruka Express. This is also covered by the JR Pass.

edathome
edathome
18 posts
almost 3 years ago

Is it easy to buy the Pass at the airport . Are there many outlets . Last time I bought one it took some time and involved passports etc

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Daniel-san
12201 posts
almost 3 years ago
Expert button 2

Hi there,

It can take some time, since there is one ticket office at Kansai Airport (with multiple attendants). It really depends on how many other passengers there are :(


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