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2 day in Tokyo with JR pass - need to buy a one-day pass in Tokyo?

yenong
yenong
about 5 years ago
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Hi there

My family of 5 will be in Tokyo on 13 & 14 Dec. Here is our planned itinerary.

13 Dec - One-day Tokyo Disneyland
13 Dec - Check in to Toyoku-Inn Tokyo Tozai-Sen Nishi-Kasai
14 Dec - Visit Asakusa (Tokyo Skytree ?), Shibuya & Shinjuku
14 Dec - Leave for Osaka at 5pm via Shinkansen (see hyperdia route 3 with 2 transfers - Does JR pass cover the LTD thunderbolt 40? http://www.hyperdia.com/en/cgi/en/search.html?dep_node=TOKYO&arv_node=UNIVERSALCITY&via_node01=&via_node02=&via_node03=&year=2012&month=12&day=14&hour=17&minute=00&search_type=0&search_way=&transtime=undefined&sort=0&max_route=5&airplane=off&ship=off&sprnozomi=off&bus=off&walk=off&lmlimit=null&search_target=route&facility=reserved&sum_target=7)

Do we need to purchase any one-day pass in Tokyo for the above itinerary?

Hope to hear from you soon.

Thanks again!

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mari
1951 posts
about 5 years ago
Expert button 2

Hi there!

Yes, the JR Pass does cover the LTD Thunderbird so you should be fine with that route I think.

As you will have the JR Pass active in Tokyo on the 14th for your trip to Osaka, I recommend you use the Tokyo JR lines to get around and purchase extra single metro tickets as needed, for example between JR Ueno station and Asakusa/skytree on the yellow Ginza line. Shinjuku and Shibuya are bot accessible using the JR Yamanote or JR Chuo lines from Ueno station.

Hope this helps!


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