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Could we using JR Pass 7 days for this?

Dels
Dels
almost 2 years ago
3 responses

Dear team,

I will be visiting Japan in December, could we use JR pass 7 days for below initial itinerary :
22 Dec: Kansai Airport -> Tokyo Station
24 Dec: Tokyo Station -> Kyoto Station
27 Dec: Kyoto Station -> Nara -> Osaka -> Kyoto station
28 Dec: Kyoto Station -> Kansai Airport
or should we change the itinerary become like this?
22 Dec: Kansai Airport -> Kyoto Station
24 Dec: Kyoto Station -> Nara -> Osaka -> Kyoto Station
25 Dec: Kyoto Station -> Tokyo Station
27 Dec: Tokyo Station -> Kyoto station
28 Dec Kyoto Station -> Kansai Airport

Really appreciate your suggestion on this and thank you for the help.

Best regards,
Delia

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Daniel-san
12232 posts
almost 2 years ago
Expert button 2

Hi Delia,

You can use the JR Pass for this full trip and make good savings!

As for routeing, both options works but I think option 2 would be a little more relaxed. At the same time, option 1 would help you get a lot of the travel out of the way.

Enjoy Japan!
Daniel

Dels
Dels
3 posts
almost 2 years ago

Dear Daniel,

Noted on this, and two more thing:
What is the earliest train schedule to bring me back from kyoto station/tokyo station to kansai airport? Because my flight will be at 12 pm on 28 Dec
And when should I purchase the JR pass, is it in Oct?

Thank you so much

Best regards,
Delia

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Daniel-san
12232 posts
almost 2 years ago
Expert button 2

Hi there,

I can't say for sure now, as the train schedule has not been released for Dec this year. Usually this is done 3 months in advance.

As a general rule, trains start service around 6 am.

The JR Pass has to be activated within 90 days after purchase, so Oct would be good but you could also wait a little.

Hope htis helps,
Daniel

Dels
Dels
3 posts
almost 2 years ago

Dear Daniel,

Yes it is very helpfull, thank you so much.

Best regards,
Delia


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