4 months ago
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Hi I am looking to visit Japan next year.

I will be arriving on 12 Jan via Kansai airport.

I shall be heading to Kyoto from 12 - 16 Jan.

On 16 Jan, I shall be travelling from Kyoto station to Kinosaki station

On 17 Jan I shall be travelling from Kinosaki station to Osaka station

On 18 Jan i shall be travelling from Osaka station to Kansai airport.

Pls advise which JR pass I should be buying.

Can you advise what does non-reserved seat means? it mean i can take any seat that is empty? or i may be standing ?


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4 months ago

Hi there,

I recommend using a Kansai Wide Area Pass. This pass is great for visiting Kinosaki-onsen and will help you make good savings on the route Kansai Airport - KinosakiOnsen - Kyoto.

Each train has several cars with non-reserved seats, you may use any seat within these train cars. There are also some carriages with reserved seats, you can not take these, even when empty.

Hope this helps,

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