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what kind of jr pass should i buy ?

What kind of JR pass should I buy ?

Dear Sir ,

This is the program using JR rail pass

  • 29/9/12 train from Kansai airport to kanazawa
  • 02/10/12 from takayama to Hiroshima
  • 04/10/12 from Hiroshima to Kyoto

please find the appropriate kind of ticket for me .

Best regards,
Ms. Kasemsri


HI there,

Assuming you'lll be leaving from Kansai Airport within your stay by the 5th of October lets compare your JR ticket travel costs with that of a 7 day rail pass (¥28,300):

  1. Kansai airport > Kanazawa: ¥9,750 (222mins, 324km)
  2. Kanazawa > Takayama: ¥3,980 (161mins, 148km)
  3. Takayama > Hiroshima: ¥16,110 (356mins, 694km)
  4. Hiroshima > Kyoto: ¥10,990 (126mins, 380km)
  5. Kyoto > Kansai airport: ¥3,690 (79mins, 99km)

JR ticket cost: ¥44,520 for 5 legs

As you can see you'll make good savings of ¥16,220 with a 7 day rail pass so I can certainly recommend this option to you.

You can look up precise train timetables and costs at the Hyperdia travel planning website and learn how to use Hyperdia for JR Pass holders through our video blog.

Hope this helps!

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Thank you very much.



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