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Regional JR Passes offers unlimited travel within a given area or route for a fraction of the cost of a Japan Rail Pass and offers excellent value for money. Before considering regional passes we suggest first finding out what is the Japan rail pass and ensure all passengers are eligible for the Japan Rail Pass.

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    • 4 days

    • $42.00


    • 4 days

    • $22.00

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Hokuriku Area Pass


The Hokuriku Area Pass is a compelling rail pass for exploring the Hokuriku area. Great for visiting Kanazawa, Fukui, Toyama and the Japanese Alps. It makes as a good companion to a Kansai Wide Pass.

Available Passes

Consecutive Days

Child passes (6-11) are available for half price

What's included?

  • Non-reserved seats the Hokuriku Shinkansen between Kanazawa and Kurobe-Unazuki Onsen stations.
  • Non-reserved seats on Limited express trains within the validity area.
  • Local JR lines within the validity area.

Limitations and things to keep in mind

  • Seat reservations are not included. As a result the Kagayaki Shinkansen can’t be used, as all seats on this train are reserved.

Eligibility details

The JR Hokuriku Area Pass can only be used by visitors entering Japan using a “Temporary Visitor Visa"


Exchange station locations

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Toyama Station
JR West ticket office
5:40 - 23:30Weekly
Shin-Takaoka Station
JR West ticket office
5:50 - 23:30Weekly
Kanazawa Station
JR West ticket office
4:50 - 23:30Weekly
Komatsu Station
JR West ticket office
5:00 - 23:00Weekly
Fukui Station
JR West ticket office
4:35 - 23:00Weekly
Tsuruga Station
JR West ticket office
5:30 - 22:05Weekly
JR West ticket office
5:30 - 23:00Weekly
Shin-Osaka station
JR West ticket office
5:30 - 23:30Weekly
Osaka station
JR West ticket office
5:30 - 23:00Weekly
Kansai Airport station
JR West ticket office
5:30 - 23:00Weekly

Itinerary recommendations

Visit the city of Kanazawa, the local Geisha quarter, castle and Kenroku-en garden are amazing highlights.
Fukui has a famous dinosaur museum, great when traveling with kids.

Conditions of use

  • The pass cannot be used at an automatic ticket gate, please show your pass at a manned gate when entering and exiting the train platform area.
  • The pass can be refunded at any station where the pass can be exchanged in Japan, a 10% processing fee applies. Our general refund policy applies for refunds outside of Japan.
  • No refunds or re-issue is possible for a stolen, lost or damaged rail pass.
  • Pass users must carry their passport with them and show their passport upon request by JR Staff.
  • No compensation is given in the case of cancelled or delayed trains for whatever reason.
  • The pass is counted in days from midnight to midnight (as opposite to periods of 24 hours), the first day of use is counted as a full day, no matter what time you start using it.
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