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over 3 years ago
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HI i recently bought 4 tickets for myself and hubby and children aged 6 and 10. however, i still have 2 more kids who are 4 years old and 2 years old. does it mean that these 4 year old and 2 year old children are free? and if yes, do they have seats when we go because we will also be bringing them. thanks.

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over 3 years ago

Yes the 4 and 2 year olds are free - but not entitled to seats, officially. Of course if there is space on the train then they can sit away to their heart's content.

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over 3 years ago
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Hi there,

We asked JR directly and children 5 or below are allowed to travel for free but you will have to take them on your lap if trains are busy, as they are now entitled for a seat. There's also a limit of one child per traveling adult.

Hope this helps,

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