questions & answers: using the japan rail pass



We will arrive at Narita airport and will be met by friends who will take us to their home in Tochigi. We will not need to start using the pass for a couple of days. How and when should we activate and begin using the pass?


Hi there,

Here is a list with all exchanges stations in Japan:

Since there is not really an exchange station near Tochigi, I would exchange the JR Pass at Airport and select your first day of use then (you don't have to start using it right away).

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