JAPAN RAIL PASS, a joint offering of the six companies comprising the Japan Railways Group (JR Group), is the most economical means of travelling throughout Japan by rail. There are some restrictions on use; for example, JAPAN RAIL PASS cannot be used for travel on NOZOMI and MIZUHO trains on the Tokaido, Sanyo, and Kyushu Shinkansen lines.

 

 

Read more : JR Pass Service DetailJR Exchange Station

 

 

Important Note :

Prices for a JAPAN RAIL PASS Exchange Order .
The actual cost in local currency is calculated based on the Banker’s Selling Rate(BSR), etc.at the time the Exchange Order is issued. Note that the purchase exchange rate may differ from the exchange rate in effect when you actually visit Japan.

Children who are age 6 through 11 as of the date on which the exchange order is issued are eligible for child PASS prices.
(Prices are subject to change. The applicable price is the price valid on the date when an Exchange Order is issued.)

 

How to Purchase JR PASS

1. Foreign tourist visiting Japan from abroad for sight-seeing, under the entry status of “temporary visitor.”
2. Japanese national living in a foreign country,
3. Email/Fax in: PASSPORT (REMARKS: JR PASS/ DAY)
4. Japan Rail Coupon MUST collect in KL office OR by post.

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TSURU, JAPAN - MAY 11:  A magnetically levitated (Maglev) train developed by Central Japan Railways Co (JR Central) operates a test run at JR Central Yamanashi Maglev Test Line on May 11, 2010 in Tsuru, Japan. US Transportation Secertary Ray LaHood was invited to take a test ride on the train which works on a principle of magnetic levitation, hovering above the tracks and have reached a speed of 581 kilometres an hour during tests. Supporters of plans to develop Maglev lines between major cities in the United States are lobbying LaHood to continue investment and to push ahead with further phases of development.  (Photo by Junko Kimura/Getty Images)