questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

how many days before scheduled trip should i buy my tickets??

How many days before scheduled trip should I buy my tickets??

I read something about 90 days is the that correct??
Thanks, John Ferreri


Hi there,

As it comes to the JR Pass: any JR Pass has to be activated within 3 months after purchase.

Hope this helps,

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