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ShinOsaka to Hiroshima JR pass v. Nozumi

KandR
KandR
over 1 year ago
4 responses

We have a JRpass. We will be travelling from ShinOsaka to Hiroshima and back with a stop in Himeji in September. What is the best way? Nozomi is way faster. How much will it cost us? What is the fastest JR pass eligible train?

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Daniel-san
12267 posts
over 1 year ago
Expert button 2

Hi there,

You can use the Sakura Shinkansen from Shin-Osaka to Himeji and Hiroshima. The only difference with the Nozomi is that it makes a couple more stops on the way. Which is good, as not every Nozomi train stops at Himeji.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

KandR
KandR
4 posts
over 1 year ago

Thanks, I will look at the timetables

KandR

KandR
KandR
4 posts
over 1 year ago

Hello,

Can we use the Sakura Shinkansen with our JR pass? What, if any, extra cost will there be?

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Daniel-san
12267 posts
over 1 year ago
Expert button 2

Hi again,

The Sakura Shinkansen is fully included in the JR Pass.


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