questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

do i need jr pass

do i need JR Pass

Hello i will travel with my 16 yearold daughter in Japan from 12-8 to 28-8 ariiving in Tokyo and departing from Osaka
12-8/ 16-8 discover Tokyo some daytrips
17-8/ 18-8 Hakone
19-8/ 24-8 Kyoto some day trips to Nara/ Kobe
24-8/ 28-8 Osaka
Would you recomend JR Pass and when should i activated it? whe sure want to travel at least once with the bullet train.
PLease some advice as i need to make booking soon
Thank tou so much


Hi there,

Your itinerary does not include a lot of costs when it comes to train travel, therefore I would simply buy normal rail tickets in Japan. You can use the JR Pass Fare Calculator to find an approximate ticket cost of a single route or even your full itinerary.

Enjoy your trip!

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