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Most convenient, efficient, and economical way to travel on West Japan.

Unlimited rides using JR within the designated area! Select the desired area and enjoy convenient and affordable travel throughout West Japan.

Kansai
Kansai Wide
Kansai - Hiroshima
Sanyo - Sanin
Kansai - Hokuriku
Hokuriku
Sanin - Oakayama
Hiroshima - Yamaguchi
Okayama - Hiroshima - Yamaguchi
Setouchi
Sanyo - Sanin - Northern Kyushu
Hokuriku Arch

Kansai Area Pass

Kansai Area Pass is a special rail pass that lets you use Kansai-airport Express HARUKA from Kansai-airport, and Special rapid services, Rapid services, and Local Services from Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Nara, Himeji, and other popular destinations in the Kansai Area. Naturally, Kansai Area Pass also lets you access Universal-City, the closest station to Universal Studios Japan.

※ To get more information. Please visit Kansai Area Pass website operated by West Japan Railway Company.

Kansai Area Pass

Price of Kansai Area Pass

TypeOrdinary (coach class)
Duration AdultChild
1 days JPY2,200JPY1,100
2 Days JPY4,300JPY2,150
3 Days JPY5,300JPY2,650
4 Days JPY6,300JPY3,150
※ Pass prices for children apply from age 6 to and including age 11.

Exchange Offices

After you arrive in Japan, you have to turn in your Exchange Order (with your passport) to receive your Kansai Area Pass at a valid exchange office in a major JR station.

Kansai Wide Area Pass

Kansai WIDE Area Pass is a special rail pass that lets you use Bullet Train "SANYO SHINKANSEN" Express Trains, and Conventional lines connecting the Kansai Area (Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe) to Kansai-airport, Shiga, Tsuruga, the Okayama Area, the Nankai Area, and Kinosaki-Onsen (Spa).

※ To get more information. Please visit Kansai Wide Area Pass website operated by West Japan Railway Company.

Kansai Wide Area Pass

Price of Kansai Wide Area Pass

TypeOrdinary (coach class)
Duration AdultChild
5 Days JPY9,000JPY4,500
※ Pass prices for children apply from age 6 to and including age 11.

Exchange Offices

After you arrive in Japan, you have to turn in your Exchange Order (with your passport) to receive your Kansai Wide Area Pass at a valid exchange office in a major JR station.

Kansai-Hiroshima Area Pass

Get unlimited rides on the Sanyo Shinkansen (incl. Nozomi and Mizuho, betewwn Shin-Osaka and Hiroshima), Limited Express and local trains (incl. Rapid and Special Rapid services) in the area with non-reserved seats, the JR-West Miyajima Ferry, Kyoto Tango Railway, Wakayama Electric Railway, and West JR Bus, Chugoku JR bus in the area.

※ To get more information. Please visit Kansai-Hiroshima Area Pass website operated by West Japan Railway Company.

Kansai Wide Area Pass

Price of Kansai-Hiroshima Area Pass

TypeOrdinary (coach class)
Duration AdultChild
5 Days JPY13,500JPY6,750
※ Pass prices for children apply from age 6 to and including age 11.

Exchange Offices

After you arrive in Japan, you have to turn in your Exchange Order (with your passport) to receive your Kansai-Hiroshima Area Pass at a valid exchange office in a major JR station.

Sanyo-San'in Area Pass

Get unlimited rides on the Sanyo Shinkansen (incl. Nozomi and Mizuho, betewwn Shin-Osaka and Hakata), Limited Express and local trains (incl. Rapid and Special Rapid services) in the area (incl. Chizu Express) with reserved or non-reserved seats, JR-West Miyajima Ferry, and West JR Bus, Chugoku JR bus in the area.

※ To get more information. Please visit Sanyo-San'in Area Pass website operated by West Japan Railway Company.

Sanyo - San'in Area Pass

Price of Sanyo-San'in Area Pass

TypeOrdinary (coach class)
Duration AdultChild
7 Days JPY19,000JPY9,500
※ Pass prices for children apply from age 6 to and including age 11.

Exchange Offices

After you arrive in Japan, you have to turn in your Exchange Order (with your passport) to receive your Sanyo-San'in Area Pass at a valid exchange office in a major JR station.

Kansai-Hokuriku Area Pass

Get unlimited rides on the Sanyo Shinkansen (incl. Nozomi and Mizuho, betewwn Shin-Osaka and Okayama), Hokuriku Shinkansen (between Kanazawa and Joetsumyoko), Limited Express and local trains (incl. Rapid and Special Rapid services) in the area with non-reserved seats, Kyoto Tango Railway, Wakayama Electric Railway, and West JR Bus in the area.

※ To get more information. Please visit Kansai-Hokuriku Area Pass website operated by West Japan Railway Company.

Kansai-Hokuriku Area Pass

Price of Kansai-Hokuriku Area Pass

TypeOrdinary (coach class)
Duration AdultChild
7 Days JPY15,000JPY7,500
※ Pass prices for children apply from age 6 to and including age 11.

Exchange Offices

After you arrive in Japan, you have to turn in your Exchange Order (with your passport) to receive your Kansai-Hokuriku Area Pass at a valid exchange office in a major JR station.

Hokuriku Area Pass

Get unlimited rides on the Sanyo Shinkansen (incl. Nozomi and Mizuho, betewwn Shin-Osaka and Okayama), Hokuriku Shinkansen (between Kanazawa and Joetsumyoko), Limited Express and local trains (incl. Rapid and Special Rapid services) in the area with non-reserved seats, Kyoto Tango Railway, Wakayama Electric Railway, and West JR Bus in the area.

※ To get more information. Please visit Hokuriku Area Pass website operated by West Japan Railway Company.

Hokuriku Area Pass

Price of Hokuriku Area Pass

TypeOrdinary (coach class)
Duration AdultChild
4 Days JPY5,000JPY2,500
※ Pass prices for children apply from age 6 to and including age 11.

Exchange Offices

After you arrive in Japan, you have to turn in your Exchange Order (with your passport) to receive your Hokuriku Area Pass at a valid exchange office in a major JR station.

San'in-Okayama Area Pass

Get unlimited rides on Limited Express and local trains (incl. Rapid service) in the area with non-reserved seats.

※ To get more information. Please visit San'in-Okayama Area Pass website operated by West Japan Railway Company.

San'in-Okayama Area Pass

Price of San'in-Okayama Area Pass

TypeOrdinary (coach class)
Duration AdultChild
4 Days JPY4,500JPY2,250
※ Pass prices for children apply from age 6 to and including age 11.

Exchange Offices

After you arrive in Japan, you have to turn in your Exchange Order (with your passport) to receive your San'in-Okayama Area Pass at a valid exchange office in a major JR station.

Hiroshima-Yamaguchi Area Pass

Get unlimited rides on the Sanyo Shinkansen (incl. Nozomi and Mizuho, betewwn Hakata and Mihara), Limited Express and local trains (incl. Rapid service) in the area non-reserved seats, JR-West Miyajima Ferry, Chugoku JR bus in the area.

※ To get more information. Please visit Hiroshima-Yamaguchi Area Pass website operated by West Japan Railway Company.

Hiroshima-Yamaguchi Area Pass

Price of Hiroshima-Yamaguchi Area Pass

TypeOrdinary (coach class)
Duration AdultChild
5 Days JPY11,000JPY5,500
※ Pass prices for children apply from age 6 to and including age 11.

Exchange Offices

After you arrive in Japan, you have to turn in your Exchange Order (with your passport) to receive your Hiroshima-Yamaguchi Area Pass at a valid exchange office in a major JR station.

Okayama, Hiroshima, and Yamaguchi Area Pass

Get unlimited rides on the Sanyo Shinkansen (incl. Nozomi and Mizuho, betewwn Hakata and Okayama), Limited Express and local trains (incl. Rapid service) in the area non-reserved seats, JR-West Miyajima Ferry, and Chugoku JR bus in the area.

※ To get more information. Please visit Okayama, Hiroshima, and Yamaguchi Area Pass website operated by West Japan Railway Company.

Okayama, Hiroshima, and Yamaguchi Area Pass

Price of Okayama, Hiroshima, and Yamaguchi Area Pass

TypeOrdinary (coach class)
Duration AdultChild
5 Days JPY13,500JPY6,750
※ Pass prices for children apply from age 6 to and including age 11.

Exchange Offices

After you arrive in Japan, you have to turn in your Exchange Order (with your passport) to receive your Okayama, Hiroshima, and Yamaguchi Area Pass at a valid exchange office in a major JR station.

Setouchi Area Pass

Leave Kansai and Hakata behind on your way to an adventure to the Setouchi area and the surrounding San'in area on the Sanyo Shinkansen.

※ To get more information. Please visit Setouchi Area Pass website operated by West Japan Railway Company.

Setouchi Area Pass

Price of Setouchi Area Pass

TypeOrdinary (coach class)
Duration AdultChild
5 Days JPY17,000JPY8,500
※ Pass prices for children apply from age 6 to and including age 11.

Exchange Offices

After you arrive in Japan, you have to turn in your Exchange Order (with your passport) to receive your Setouchi Area Pass at Kansai-airport Sta., Shin-Osaka Sta, Osaka Sta., Oakayama Sta., Hiroshima Sta., Hakata Sta., Takamatsu Sta., Matsuyama Sta., Warp Takamatsu Branch or Warp Mnatsuyama Branch.

Sanyo, San'in, Northern Kyushu Area Pass

The pass can be used on Sanyo Shinkansen (between Shin-Osaka and Hakata), Kyushu Shinkansen (between Hakata and Kumamoto), normal reserved and non-reserved seating on Limited Express trains (including Chizu Express lines), Regular Express trains, and local service trains (including Special Rapid and Rapid services) as well as JR West Miyajima Ferry, West JR Bus (route buses), Chugoku JR Bus (route buses), and "Ekirinkun" Rent-a-Cycles.

※ To get more information. Please visit San'in, Northern Kyushu Area Pass website operated by West Japan Railway Company.

Setouchi Area Pass

Price of Sanyo, San'in, Northern Kyushu Area Pass

TypeOrdinary (coach class)
Duration AdultChild
7 Days JPY22,000JPY11,000
※ Pass prices for children apply from age 6 to and including age 11.

Exchange Offices

After you arrive in Japan, you have to turn in your Exchange Order (with your passport) to receive your Sanyo, San'in, Northern Kyushu Area Pass at a valid exchange office in a major JR station.

Hokuriku Arch Pass

Unlimited use of ordinary car reserved seat on Hokuriku Shinkansen (Tokyo to Kanazawa), limited express, and local (including rapid service) trains (non-reserved seat on "HARUKA") and all Tokyo Monorail lines within the free usage area.

※ To get more information. Please visit Hokuriku Arch Pass website operated by JR East and West.

Hokuriku Arch Pass

Price of Hokuriku Arch Pass

TypeOrdinary (coach class)
Duration AdultChild
7 Days JPY24,000JPY12,000
※ Pass prices for children apply from age 6 to and including age 11.

Exchange Offices

After you arrive in Japan, you have to turn in your Exchange Order (with your passport) to receive your Hokuriku Arch Pass at a valid exchange office in a major JR station.

How to obtain Japan Rail Pass

Present your Exchange Order and obtain your HOKKAIDO RAIL PASS after you arrive in Japan. You have to turn in your Exchange Order (with your passport) to receive your HOKKAIDO RAIL PASS at a HOKKAIDO RAIL PASS exchange office in a major JR station.

How to obtain Japan Rail Pass How to obtain Japan Rail Pass
  • You cannot use an Exchange Order when you travel on JR lines. Turn in your Exchange Order and obtain your Japan Rail Pass at one of JAPAN RAIL PASS exchange offices.
    (Please note the office hours and closing days)
  • Your Exchange Order must be turned in for a Japan Rail Pass within three months of the date the Order was issued.
    (for example, an Exchange Order issued on 15 April would have to be turned in by 14 July)
  • At the time of the exchange you will be asked to fill in a short application form and to show your passport with the Temporary Visitor stamp that you received on entry into Japan. You must show your passport* and this stamp to process the Rail Pass Exchange Order.
  • Without your passport, the pass exchange will not be made. (A photocopy of your passport is also not acceptable because you must show the "Temporary Visitor" stamp in it.)
  • If you are a Japanese national resident in a country other than Japan and with permanent resident status in that country, please show, in addition to your passport, documents testifying to your status.
  • The type of PASS described on the Exchange Order cannot be changed.

How to make seat reservations

After turning in your Exchange Order for a JAPAN RAIL PASS, you can make seat reservations at a "Midori-no-madoguchi" (ticket office).

Midori-no-madoguchi Midori-no-madoguchi
  • There is no additional charge for making seat reservation. To make a reservation, go to any Travel Service Center or a "Midori-no-madoguchi" (ticket office) at a JR station, or to the sales office of a JR-associated travel agency. There, show your PASS, and obtain your reserved-seat ticket before the boarding. ("Nozomi" and "Mizuho" trains and the trains marked with ★ in this table require the payment of an additional charge.)
  • Shinkansen, most limited express and ordinary express trains have reserved Green Car seats and both reserved and non-reserved ordinary car seats.
  • A non-reserved seat (except for"Nozomi" and "Mizuho" trains on the Tokaido, Sanyo and Kyushu Shinkansen) can be used simply by showing your JAPAN RAIL PASS..
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