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Travelling to Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route using JR East Pass

almost 2 years ago
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Hi Admin,

how can we use our JR East Pass to go to Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route?

this is my itinerary:

  1. Shinjuku (Tokyo) - Matsumoto
  2. Matsumoto - Shinano-Omachi
  3. Shinano-Omachi - Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route
  4. Toyama - Matsumoto

my question is can we use JR East Pass from Dentetsu-Toyama Station back to Matsumoto Station?

i want to use Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket (1 way)

hope you can help me. thank you.


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almost 2 years ago
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Hi there,

The JR Pass does not come even close to accessing the Kurobe Alpine route. You would be better of here to simply buy normal tickets than use a JR East Pass.

The JR East Pass is mostly good for travel north of Tokyo.

Hope this helps,

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