shushursula
shushursula
over 1 year ago
2 responses

Hi dear!

My boyfriend and me will travel to Japan next 24th September. We have 2 doubts:

  1. To go to Shinjuku (Tokyo) to Kawaguchiko using Japan Rail Pass

  2. To go to Kawaguchiko from Kyoto using Japan Rail Pass

I'm reading several posts and I'm a little out of my mind...too much information!! hehe

I'm looking forward to hearing from you and THANKS FOR YOUR HELP AND COLLABORATION.

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Daniel-san
12267 posts
over 1 year ago
Expert button 2

Hi there,

The JR Pass does not cover the full route from Shinjuku - Kawaguchiko, however a significant part is included.

From Shinjuku take the ltd. Express Kaiji service to Otsuki station. From there you can to transfer to the Fujikyu railway to Kawaguchiko. This costs ¥1,140 and is not covered by the JR Pass.

From Kawaguchiko - Kyoto using the JR Pass. I recommend returning to Otsuki station from Kawaguchiko (¥1,140). From there use local trains to Tokyo or Shin-Yokohama stations. From there you can use the Hikari Shinkansen to Kyoto.

Also see:
http://www.jrpass.com/blogs/itinerary-tip-mt-fuji

Hope this helps,
Daniel

shushursula
shushursula
2 posts
over 1 year ago

Thanks for your help!!


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