questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

i always can take a train?

I always can take a train?

Hello again! Thank you for your time and your help.

I have a doubt about de functioning of the JRPass.
If I get my JRPass, I have to make any reservation for take a train? or I go to the station and I say "I want to travel to X"?
It is possible that I may go to take a train without reservation and I can not take the train (for example, because the train is full)?

I feel pretty insecure. It is a lot of money and I don't want to make any mistake
I always can take a train?

Thank you very much, and sorry for my grammar mistakes... my english isn't the best


Extra info: I'm thinking to visit Tokyo, Kyoto, Nara, Hiroshima, and some like that


Hello there,

Yes the JR Pass allows for unlimited train travel, which means that you can take always take a time during the validity period of the pass.

You can do so by making seat reservations before hand, or just hop on the train and get going. Both are absolutely fine!

Enjoy Japan!

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