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Use of JRP on Tokyo area trains

almost 12 years ago
2 responses

As I am planning on staying in Tokyo for at least a week, I was curious whether I can use my pass to get from station to station, like say from Ueno to Ryogoku, or similar short - distance - routes. Thank you!

1950 posts
almost 12 years ago

Hi there!

Yes, you can use the JR Pass on the extensive JR network within Tokyo to great effect. Here's a map of JR lines in Tokyo for reference.

Hope this helps!

5 posts
almost 12 years ago

Having done this quite a bit myself over the last couple of days I'd add that it is really easy to do this. It's literally a case of showing the pass to the JR staff member at one end of 90% of the JR station ticket gates (often in a little booth) and he/she just waves you through with a "dozo" ...

2 posts
almost 12 years ago

Very cool!

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