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shinjuko to sapporo

Shinjuko to Sapporo

Hi! would like to know if JR route to Sapporo from Shinjuko is covered by JR pass? no need to purchase additional tickets?
Thank you

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Bel-la Nadal

Hi there!

Yes the full route is covered by the JR Pass, no need for extra tickets!

Just head to Tokyo Station and board the Tohoku Shinkansen there to Aomori - from there you can travel on by limited express train to Sapporo. Do note that the full journey 9.5 hours, so plan accordingly!

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