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Im not sure if the Japan rail pass is right for my trip. Please help.

over 1 year ago
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I have been looking at travelling round Japan but i am unsure if the Japan rail pass is better for my trip or not. This is my final itinerary:

30th Sept - Hiroshima to Osaka
3rd Oct - Osaka to Nara
4th Oct - Nara to Kyoto
7th Oct - Kyoto to Nagoya
9th Oct Nagoya to Mt Fuji
10th Oct Mt Fuji to Tokyo

Please help

Thank you


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over 1 year ago
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Hi Stephanie,

For this trip I recommend using normal tickets. I tried to match a JR Pass to your itinerary but have to conclude that its simply more economic to buy normal tickets for your trip.

You can calculate the full cost of your itinerary via our JR Fare Calculator.

Hope this helps,

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