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Hello! I have my itinerary finalized and all hotels booked for my first visit to Japan this November (thank you too all who helped me with this!). I am not used to public transportation, so it has been difficult for me to figure out transportation arrangements for all of my upcoming travels during the trip. I'd like to have as detailed of an outline as I can, to make it less confusing for me come November. The following days in my itinerary, are days that I will be traveling. Based on earlier feedback, this is what I have come up with: (please let me know if there are more efficient options or if I have made any planning mistakes)

Day 2: Narita Airport to Tokyo
- Narita Airport to Tokyo Station: JR Narita Express NEX, 60 minutes, (¥3,000)
- Tokyo Station to Shinbashi Station: Taxi, 10 minutes

Day 5: Roundtrip to Nikko
- Shimbashi Station to Tokyo Station: JR, 2 minutes, Kanto Area Pass (¥8,300)
- Tokyo Station to Utsunomiya Station: SHINKANSEN, 50 minutes, (KAP)
- Utsunomiya Station to Nikko Station: JR Nikko Line, 50 minutes, (KAP)

Day 6: Shimbashi Station to Lake Kawaguchiko
- Shimbashi Station to Tokyo Station: JR, 2 minutes, (covered with KAP)
- Tokyo Station to Mitaka Station: JR Chuo Line Rapid Service, 30 minutes, (covered with KAP)
- Mitaka Station to Otsuki Station: LTD. EXP, 50 minutes, (covered with KAP)
- Otsuki Station to Kawaguchiko Station: Fujikyu Railway, 50 minutes, (covered with KAP)

Day 7: Lake Kawaguchiko to Kyoto
- Kawaguchiko Station to Otsuki Station: Fujikyu Railway, 45 minutes, (covered with KAP)
- Otsuki Station to Hachioji Station: LTD. EXP, 30 minutes, (covered with KAP)
- Hachioji Station to Shin-Yokohama Station: JR Yokohama, 40 minutes, (covered with KAP)
- Shin-Yokohama Station to Kyoto Station: SHINKANSEN NOZOMI, 120 minutes, (¥18,030 – Green Seat)

Day 10: Roundtrip to Nara (with stop at Fushimi Inari Shrine)
- Hotel to Fushimi Inari Shrine: Taxi, 10 minutes
- Fushimiinari Station to Tofukuji Station: Keihan Main/Nakanoshima Line Local, 5 minutes, (¥150)
- Tofukuji to Nara Station: JR Nara Line Rapid Service, 45 minutes, (¥710)

Day 11: Kyoto Mt Koya
- Kyoto Station to Osaka Station: JR Special Rapid Service, 30 minutes, (¥920)
- Osaka Station to Shinimamiya Station: Osaka Loop Line(Inner loop), 20 minutes, (included in Kyoto to OsakafFare)
- Shinimamiya Station to Gokurakubashi Station: LTD. EXP, 77 minutes, (¥1,650)
- Gokurakubashi Station to Koyasan: Nankai Koyasan Cable Car, 5 minutes, (¥390)

Day 12: MT Koya to Kansai Airport
- Koyasan to Gokurakubashi Station: Nankai Koyasan Cable Car, 5 minutes, (¥390)
- Gokurakubashi Station to Tengachaya Station: LTD. EXP, 80 minutes, (¥1,650)
- Tengachaya Station to Kansai Airport: Nankai Airport Exp, 40 minutes, (¥920)

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