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help with itinerary

Help with itinerary


Can you please advise if the 14 day JR pass would be worth it for our Japan trip. We intend to do the following:

21 June: Arrive Kansai International Airport train to Osaka
22 June: Osaka to Kyoto
23 June: Kyoto
24 June: Kyoto
25 June: Kyoto-Hiroshima-Kyoto
26 June: Kyoto to Tokyo
27 June: Tokyo
28 June: Tokyo
29 June: Tokyo to Hakone
30 June: Hakone to Tokyo
1 July: Tokyo-Nikko-Tokyo
2 July: Tokyo
3 July: Tokyo
4 July: Tokyo to Narita airport

Thanks very much for any help you can give.

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Hello there,

Let's have a look at ticket prices and find out!

Kansai Airport - Osaka ¥ 1,190
Osaka - Kyoto ¥ 560
Kyoto - Hiroshima ¥ 11,090
Hiroshima - Kyoto ¥ 11,090
Kyoto - Tokyo ¥ 13,600
Tokyo - Nikko ¥ 5,580
Tokyo - Odawara (for Hakone) ¥ 3,740
Odawara - Tokyo ¥ 3,740
Nikko - Tokyo ¥ 5,580
Tokyo - Narita Airport ¥ 3,020

For a total of ¥ 58,680 or ¥ 13,580 in savings, as the 14 day JR Pass is ¥ 46,390. The JR Pass can only be used for local travel in Tokyo and Osaka, in addition to the sightseeing bus in Hiroshima and the ferry to Miyajima.

Hope this helps,

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Thank you so much for your help Daniel-san. I really appreciate it.

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