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JR Pass covers Kyoto, Osaka, Nara and to Hakone

eezayne
eezayne
over 1 year ago
3 responses

Hi, this is my first time travelling to Japan this coming November from 13th - 27th. I'm not familiar with the JR pass so would like to ask all the expert here to hep me.

I'm planning to buy the 7 days unlimited pass. So wanted to know whether my itinerary works and worth it to buy the JR pass.

Day 1
Arrival Japan

Day 2
Disney Sea

Day3
Explore around Tokyo with Suica or Pasmo card

Day4
Activate JR pass to Kyoto

Day5,6,
Explore Kyoto

Day7
Use JR pass to Nara

Day 8
Use JR pass to Osaka

Day 9
Use JR pass to Hakone/Mt Fuji

Day 10
Use JR pass back to Tokyo

Is my itinerary cover all by JR pass??

Appreciate help as I very blur to see all the subways and railways in Japan. Some covered by JR pass some not

Thanks.

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Tomomi
12 posts
over 1 year ago
Expert button 2

Hi there,

Yes, the JR pass is valid for all your destinations. You can use Hikari bullet train between Tokyo and Kyoto/ Osaka instead of Nozomi.

I calculated your cost. For your itinerary, 7-day JR pass 29,110 JPY will be cost-effective choice. You can use Suica or Pasmo card first 3 days and activate your pass on Day 4 when you are going to Kyoto.

-Tokyo to Kyoto 13,600 JPY
-Kyoto to Nara 1,130 JPY
-Nara to Osaka 800 JPY
-Osaka to Odawara (the nearest JR station of Hakone) 12,620 JPY
-Odawara to Tokyo 3,740 JPY

I hope this helps,
Tomomi

eezayne
eezayne
3 posts
over 1 year ago

Hi Tomomi,

Thanks for your prompt reply. Another question is, I'm staying nearby Shin-Okubo. Which nearest station should i go to depart for the shinkansen to Kyoto. Thanks.

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Tomomi
12 posts
over 1 year ago
Expert button 2

Hi there,

You can take Yamanote line from Shin-Okubo to Shinagawa and change to bullet train to Kyoto there.

I hope this helps,
Tomomi


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