questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

activation time

Activation time

does a day count for 24 hours from the time you activate the pass or does it count from 12.01 am to 12.00 midnight?


Hi there,

The usage period is counted in days, and the first day is counted as a full day. Meaning that the JR Pass expires at 23:59 on the 7th day.

You can find more details about JRP usage here.

Hope this helps!

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