The Japan Rail Pass is a multi-use train pass that comes in three durations – 1 week, 2 weeks or 3 weeks and two classes – regular and “green”. For information on eligibility and conditions of use, see our FAQ. Regular Passes Regular passes entitle the holder to travel on local trains and in standard class
Discover Japan by RailCovering all four main islands, from the wild and rugged north of Hokkaido down to the far south of Kyushu, Japan’s rail system offers a fast, efficient and comfortable way to see the country.
Popular TicketsJapan Rail offers a number of passes and tickets to foreign visitors for using Japan’s rail system at a considerably discounted costcompared to what the locals pay.
This special discount ticket available only to international visitors, entitles you to a bargain round-trip (non-reserved seats only) journey on the Shinkansen (bullet train) from Tokyo to Kyoto. When purchasing, you select a tentative departure date. On redemption of the voucher in Japan, you can set the exact date. Return from Kyoto to Tokyo can
2 Day Overnight Stay in Kyoto including Shinkansen and Hotel ¥24,500 to ¥34,500 † ✔ Round trip Shinkansen (bullet train) tickets from Tokyo to Kyoto ✔ Includes reserved seats on 2nd fastest Shinkansen (not included with JR pass) ✔ Accommodation at the comfortable and convenient Karasuma Kyoto Hotel † – Based on 2 adults sharing 1 room
The nose of a 700 series Nozomi Shinkansen was severely damaged some time after 2pm today within Kitakyushu City after
JR West and Sanrio have announced that carriages of a high speed shinkansen bullet train running on the Sanyo Shinkansen