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JR passes 7 days (JR Tokyo to Osaka)

almost 2 years ago
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Please confirm if I can use JR passes to reserve seat as follows:

  1. Tokyo to Osaka
  2. Osaka to Kyoto
  3. Kyoto to Kobe

Can JR pass use in Tokyo and Osaka area?


12228 posts
almost 2 years ago
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Hi Anna,

Yes, the JR Pass covers travel between Tokyo - Osaka - Kyoto - Kobe and you can use the bullet train as well between these cities.

Additionally the local JR network in Osaka and Tokyo is also included.

You may also find this map useful, with all JR lines covered:

Hope this helps,

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