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japan rail pass - ltd exp and shinkansen trains

Japan Rail Pass - LTD EXP and Shinkansen Trains

Hi There,

Im traveling the country using a Japan Rail pass. I have to catch multiple trains, however I get confused with the LTD EXP trains and some Shinkansen lines. I want to catch the following and wonder if I can using my RP or do I need to pay an extra charge?

Nagano to Matsumoto - LTD. EXP (wide view) Shimano 14
Nagoya to Shin-Kobe - Shinkansen Hikari 469
Shin-Kobe to Hiroshima - Shinkansen Sakura 559
Kyoto to Osaka - JR special service for himeji

Thank you for your help in advance!! (:


Hello there,

All these trains are covered by the JR Pass and no further fees are required!

Enjoy your trip!

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