questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

jr passes 7 days (jr tokyo to osaka)

JR passes 7 days (JR Tokyo to Osaka)

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?



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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