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which jr pass type suits my trip?

Which JR pass type suits my trip?

Good day dears,

I am planning to buy a JR pass and confused about the pass type, for sure I prefer the green pass for more comfortable space specially that my kid will be traveling with us, therefore if I am planning for the following plan;

OSAKA 5 nights
a round day trip to Hiroshima
Kyoto 2 nights
One way from Kyoto to Tokyo
A round day trip from Tokyo to ousuki station

Do I get the full benefit off the green pass as I heard that the green cars are limited on the bullet trains that covered by JR pass for the above destinations.

Please help so I can decide the best type.

Jassim Hameedi
Jassim Hameedi

Hello there!

Having travelled much around using Green Cars, I can confirm that there are green seats available on all the trips you are making. Green Class between Kyoto - Hiroshima is especially nice, however I would recommend reserving seats a day in advance because there's half a car of seats only in every train.

Between Osaka - Tokyo, trains can have up to 3 train cars with Green Seats and it can happen that you are the only traveller in the whole train car.

Hope this helps!

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