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happysu
happysu
over 1 year ago
7 responses

Hi

I will be travelling to Osaka in June for 4 days before going to Tokyo. I have bought the 7-day JR Pass.
i have booked my hotel at Sunroute Plaza Osaka Namba for my stay while in Osaka.
I will arrived at Kansai Airport at about 2130 hours. Cna i activate my JR Pass for travel to my hotel?
Which is the shortest possible from Kansai to my hotel?
Will I be able to use the JR Pass for my travel to Kyoto and Nara?

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Daniel-san
12228 posts
over 1 year ago
Expert button 2

Hi there,

The exchange station at Kansai Airport is open until 5:30-23:00. So you can use the JR to travel to Namba. Using the JR, take the JR rapid bound for Osaka station. Get of an Shin-Imamiya and use a local train to JR-Namba, from there you can walk to the hotel.

The JR Pass also covers travel to Nara and Kyoto.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

happysu
happysu
7 posts
over 1 year ago

Hi Daniel San

Thank you for your prompt advise.
Does it mean that I have to change train at Shin imamiya to change train to get to JR Namba?

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Daniel-san
12228 posts
over 1 year ago
Expert button 2

Hi there,

Yes, that's correct. There is one transfer at Shin-Imamiya.

happysu
happysu
7 posts
over 1 year ago

Hi Daniel san

When transferring train at shin-imamiya,can I use the JR pass or I have to buy a different ticket? If yes, can I use the suica card?

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Daniel-san
12228 posts
over 1 year ago
Expert button 2

Hi,

The JR Pass covers the full trip.

No other ticket is required.

happysu
happysu
7 posts
over 1 year ago

Hi Daniel San
How far is the walk from JR Namba to Sunroute Osaka Namba?
Do I need to take a train from JR Namba to nippombashi station which is near the hotel?

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Daniel-san
12228 posts
over 1 year ago
Expert button 2

Hi again,

I am not sure about the distance but everything in Namba is within walk able distance. I recommend using Google Maps if you want to know the exact route.

Nippombashi is quite a large area but close to Namba. If you find the route beforehand, its no problem to walk. You can also download Google maps to your mobile and navigate that way.

happysu
happysu
7 posts
over 1 year ago

Thank you Daniel San. Glad to hear that

happysu
happysu
7 posts
over 1 year ago

Ihow do I travel to the following location using the JR pass:
Kyoto
Nara
Tokyo

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Daniel-san
12228 posts
over 1 year ago
happysu
happysu
7 posts
over 1 year ago

Hi Daniel San

Can I use my JR Pass If I am travelling from Shinjuku to Nikko (2-way)?

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Daniel-san
12228 posts
over 1 year ago
Expert button 2

Hi again!

Yes, you can even use the bullet train between Tokyo - Utsunomiya. However the Spacia Nikko limited express from Shinjuku is not covered and requires an additional charge.


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