questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

travel between tokyo , osaka, tokyo to sapporo

travel between tokyo , osaka, tokyo to sapporo

we are travelling to japan from 5th april 2015 to 11th april 2015. can we use the japan rail pass to travel from tokyo to sapporo by bullet train?? how long is the journey??
can we travel within osaka, tokyo and sapporo on our rail pass??


Hi there,

Yes the JR Pass covers the Shinkansen between Tokyo and Hokkaido, as well as all JR trains in Hokkaido.

The entire trip takes around 600 minutes.

The JR Pass can also be used for local travel in Tokyo and Osaka, using the JR network in both places.

Hope this helps,

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