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JR Pass vs. JR East

sarahrus
sarahrus
over 1 year ago
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Hello-
We are planning at trip that would include travel between Tokyo, Kyoto, possibly side-trip to Nara, and either a day in Hakone or Atami. Should we get the pass for the whole country or just JR East? and if JR East would work, would it be cheaper?
thanks,
Sarah

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Daniel-san
12246 posts
over 1 year ago
Expert button 2

Hello there,

The JR East Pass is only valid for the Nagano/Tohoku area. Kyoto, Nara are outside of this area. That's why I would use a 7 day JR Pass here, it will also help you make good savings compared to purchasing normal tickets.

Hope this helps,
Daniel


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