questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

upgrading to use nozomi

Upgrading to use Nozomi

if i have a japan rail pass & the only suitable time is a nozzumi train , do i buy another ticket or can use j/pass
& pay extra. hope you can enlighten me. thanks.


Hi Mick,

As a Japan Rail Pass holder if you want to use the Nozomi service you'll have to pay the full fare I'm afraid. In general there are non-Nozomi alternatives you can use unless you are on a really tight schedule. If you let me know your schedule I'd be happy to take a look for you.

Hope this helps!

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