Asia Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Asia activity »
  1. 1 BKK Street Food Disappearing per BBC
  2. 2 Questions on Details for 23 Days in Japan
  3. 3 Best area to stay in Tokyo
  4. 4 MT. Fuji as a day trip from Tokyo
  5. 5 Trip Report Family Japan Trip August 2016
  6. 6 Agoda for Myanmar hotels
  7. 7 Trip Report Ayutthaya & Bangkok - Travel Report
  8. 8 My plans 5 days japan 1 korea
  9. 9 Kyoto to Tokyo on December 31?
  10. 10 AirAsia from DMK (vs. other airlines from BKK) to Siem Reap
  11. 11 Earthquake in Myanmar
  12. 12 Have you stayed at Dormy Inn Expres s Asakusa ?
  13. 13 Hakone and Mt Fuji
  14. 14 Ferrari Hire Bangkok
  15. 15 Trip Report A great trip in India
  16. 16 Back to Bangkok this month!
  17. 17 Burma in Jan, weather questions.
  18. 18 Onsen ryokan for single near Tokyo
  19. 19 Rangoon and Lake Inle, how many days?
  20. 20 Bhutan with Aman hotels, worth it?
  21. 21 Nai Thon beach Thailand
  22. 22 A new opportunity to interact with elephants in Thailand
  23. 23 Sulawesi
  24. 24 Koh Lanra + Bangkok or Siem Reap?
  25. 25 Direct flight from JFK/Newark to Tokyo
View next 25 » Back to the top

Japan Rail Pass - JR Kansai Pass

Jump to last reply

I'm not sure which pass or passes, if any, we should be buying for our upcoming trip to Japan.

Itinerary: 9 nights/10 days
-flying into Osaka - staying at the Sheraton Miyako (Uehommachi Station) for 4 nights
- planning day trips to Nara, Kyoto and spending a day in Osaka
- bullet train to Tokyo - staying at the Westin Tokyo (Ebisu Rial and Ebisu Subway) for 5 nights
- planning a day trip to Mt. Fuji, Hakone) and the rest of the time around Tokyo
- flying out of Narita

In reading through the various forums, it sounds as the JR Pass wouldn't be worth it as we are only going 1 way from Osaka-Tokyo and not return?
Not sure about getting the JR Kansai Pass for the first 4 days?
Plan on getting the 2 day Hakone Free Pass for our day trip to Hakone.
Should I be looking into getting a Prepaid IC card for Tokyo?

Many thanks for help in trying to work through the various rail pass options.

8 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement