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Tokyo-Nagoya-Kyoto-Osaka

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almost 2 years ago
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I would like to ask about our trip. We are planning to go to Japan on July and want to buy Jr rail pass Yen29.110.-/7 days. We will arrive at Narita airport in the morning and will use Narita express to Tokyo. From Tokyo direct to Nagoya; stay in Nagoya for 4 nights as the next day we will go to Kyoto in early morning and go back to Nagoya in the evening. The same as the next day too we plan to go to Osaka in one day trip and back to Nagoya. Stay over night in Nagoya and the next morning will back to Tokyo and stay for 4 nights. As I read Jr rail pass can not use for Nozomi but can use for Hikari and Kodama. Also can use for Ltd.express and express line, Local line too right.

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Daniel-san
12232 posts
almost 2 years ago
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Hello there,

The JR Pass does indeed cover the Hikari, Kodama, Ltd. Express train and all local JR services (including express lines). Also, as you note, the Nozomi and Mizuho train services are not included.

The main difference between the Hikari and Nozomi is simply the amount of stations the train stops at.

Hope this helps,
Daniel


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