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Shinkansen Tokyo - Koyoto

bdanielsen
bdanielsen
over 1 year ago
2 responses

We are a family of 4 persons - two adults and two kids between 6-11 years. We are planning to stay in Tokyo and the travel to Koyoty for a few days.

We would like to travel with the high speed train Shinkansen. Is it worth it to buy a JR Pass - or just a normal return ticket? We are planning to stay most of the time in Tokyo and expect to use the Metro.

Thank you for your answers

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Daniel-san
12187 posts
over 1 year ago
Expert button 2

Hi there,

Do you mean Kyoto? If so, then yes, a 7 day JR Pass would give you good savings as a normal return ticket Tokyo - Kyoto is about the same price as a 7 day JR Pass. Any additional travel you cover with it goes to your savings. Be it travel to the airport, local travel on JR lines, or even a day trip. For instance with the family to Universal Studio in Osaka.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

bdanielsen
bdanielsen
2 posts
over 1 year ago

HI Daniel

Yes, sorry - I meant Kyoto :) Many thanks for your reply, it was very helpful.

Brian


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