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using jr pass in nagoya, kyoto, wakayama and osaka

Using JR Pass in Nagoya, Kyoto, Wakayama and Osaka


Can the JR Pass be used for travelling on the local train or bus in Nagoya, Kyoto, Wakayama and Osaka?



Hi Ryan,

Local JR lines are included in Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka and Wakayama. Though you will most likely have to use additional transport from time to time as well in each city. The JR network is especially good in Osaka but rather limited in Kyoto.

Buses in these cities are run by other companies or the local governments and not included in the JR Pass.

Hope this helps,

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