Come now for short term travel from Tokyo by train – JR Kanto Area Pass

Special Promotion

JR Kanto Area Pass + GALA Option Ticket = A great time at GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort!

JR Kanto Area Pass + GALA Option Ticket = A great time at GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort!

Add just 1,000 yen to the price of a JR Kanto Area Pass and purchase a GALA Option Ticket for passage to GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort. The fare for a round-trip Shinkansen ticket between Tokyo and GALA Yuzawa Stations is normally 14,180 yen. With this special offer, the fare is only 9,300 yen, a savings of 4,880 yen!
And the Shinkansen will get you to the snow resort in as short as 77 minutes. Once there, show your JR Kanto Area Pass at the GALA Yuzawa information counter to receive discounts three great offers.

Hiking Event Information

Hiking Event Information

Enjoy magnificent views of Mt. Fuji and a pagoda as you stroll the streets of Fujiyoshida! Choose your own day during the Friday, April 11 to Saturday, May 31, 2014 period.

What is it?

The JR Kanto Area Pass is a discounted pass for unlimited rides in Tokyo and the surrounding Kanto area. Valid for three days, the pass is good for unlimited rides using reserved seats on ordinary cars on Shinkansen, limited express and other trains. The JR Kanto Area Pass makes it easy to visit popular tourist destinations such as Mount Fuji, Izu and Karuizawa.

Save on travel fare – 8,300 yen gets you three days of unlimited travel on Shinkansen and limited express trains.

Convenient for travel from Tokyo – The JR Kanto Area Pass makes it easy to visit popular tourism locations such as Mt. Fuji, Izu and Karuizawa.

Start using it as soon as you arrive in Japan – The JR Kanto Area Pass is valid for travel from Narita and Haneda Airports to the Tokyo metropolitan area.

Prices

The tickets sold from Tuesday, April 1, 2014

JR Kanto Area Pass Adults – 12 and older Children – 6 to 11
Prices 8,300 yen 4,200 yen

Validity

  • Three consecutive days

Valid Train Routes

Get on and off trains as many times as you like, using designated or unreserved seats on the ordinary cars of Shinkansen, limited express, express, rapid and local trains in the usage area shown below.

  • JR East Lines
  • Tokyo Monorail
  • Izu Kyuko Line
  • Fuji Kyuko Line
  • Joshin Dentetsu Line
  • Saitama New Urban Transit Line (New Shuttle) – between Omiya and the Railway Museum

The tickets sold from Tuesday, April 1, 2014

  • The following limited express trains that directly run between the JR East lines and Tobu Railway lines: the Nikko, the Spacia Nikko, the Kinugawa, and the Spacia Kinugawa. Also, the local trains (including rapid trains) between Shimo-imaichi and Tobu-nikko/Kinugawa-onsen Stations.

Notes:

  • The JR Kanto Area Pass is not valid on Tokaido Shinkansens and JR buses.
  • A separate fee is required for travel outside the designated unreserved seating zone.
  • The Hayabusa, Komachi, and GranClass are not available. For usage, payment of limited express charges and GranClass charges is required.
  • On the Fuji Kyuko Line, separate tickets are required for the observation car of the Mt. Fuji Limited Express and to ride the Fuji Tozan Densha that climbs up to Fujisan Station on Mt.Fuji.
  • When traveling on reserved seating, please go to a Ticket Office (Midori-no-madoguchi) or a Travel Service Center at a JR East station before boarding and present this pass to obtain a (free) reserved-seat ticket. This pass itself cannot guarantee the availability of reserved seating.
    You can use non-reserved seating with this pass alone. Please note, however, that some trains do not have non-reserved seating.
    * All seats are reserved on the Hayate, Narita Express, Super-view Odoriko, Nikko, Kinugawa, and Spacia Kinugawa (Some other lines also have full reserved seating. Please ask our staff for more information). These trains require a reserved seat ticket.

The JR Kanto Area Pass Usage Area
The JR Kanto Area Pass Usage Area

Take a short trip from Tokyo with the JR Kanto Area Pass

Karuizawa

Gunma: Kusatsu/Minakami

Nikko/Kinugawa

Nasu Kogen

Ibaraki

Chiba: Narita/Boso

Yokohama

Izu

Mt. Fuji

Yamanashi: Kofu

Saitama: Omiya

Please be aware that the JR Kanto Area Pass is no valid in all of the areas and or on all of the transportation systems introduced in our sample itineraries.

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Learn about the benefits and the limited-time GALA Option ticket

1. Information about the GALA Option Ticket

Passengers with a JR Kanto Area Pass are eligible to purchase an optional ticket for convenient travel between Jomo Kogen and GALA Yuzawa Stations. The fare for a round-trip Shinkansen ticket between Tokyo and GALA Yuzawa Stations is normally 14,180 yen. With this special offer, the fare is only 9,300 yen, a savings of 4,880 yen ! And the Shinkansen will get you to the snow resort in as short as 77 minutes.
What a great opportunity to go play in the snow at GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort

GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort

GALA Option Ticket

2. Special pass benefits

Show your JR Kanto Area Pass or JR EAST PASS at the GALA Yuzawa Information Counter for three great discounts.

Great deatils at GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort

Special offer 1 – People who love to play in the snow – The GALA Yuzawa Snow Fun Set With Gondola Ticket Includes a round-trip gondola ticket, set of sled, boots and gloves.

Special offer 2 – People who love to ski – The GALA Locker Set With Lift Ticket Includes one-day gondola lift ticket, a locker ticket and a 10% discount on rental skis.

Special offer 3 – After the fun! – Discounted admission to SPA GALA-NO-YU After skiing and playing in the snow, use this package to enjoy a bath in hot spring water. Also includes entry to the swimming pool, outdoor jacuzzi, kids pool and other fun facilities for adults and kids.

For just this much:Adults: 900 yen, Children: 600 yen (Regular prices Adults: 2,400 yen, Children: 1,400 yen)

For just this much:Adults: 3,000 yen, Children: 1,500 yen (Regular prices Adults: 5,500 yen, Children: 3,200 yen)

For just this much:For just this much:Adults: 1,000 yen, Children: 600 yen (Regular prices Adults: 1,300 yen, Children: 800 yen)

Please note that these special offers are available only at the GALA Yuzawa Information Counter. They are not available at JR East stations or ticket offices.

Sales locations

Station Office Office Hours
Narita Airport Terminal 1 JR EAST Travel Service Center All Days 8:15-19:00
JR Ticket Office All Days 6:30-8:15, 19:00-21:45
Narita Airport Terminal 2 JR EAST Travel Service Center All Days 9:30-20:00
JR Ticket Office All Days 6:30-9:30, 20:00-21:45
Haneda Airport
International Terminal
JR EAST Travel Service Center
(Tokyo Monorail 2F Ticket Gate / Arrival Lobby)
All Days 7:45-18:30
Tokyo JR EAST Travel Service Center (Marunouchi North Exit) All Days 7:30-20:30
Shinagawa Travel Service Center Weekdays 10:00-20:00
Weekends and Holidays 10:00-18:00
Ueno Travel Service Center Weekdays 10:00-20:00
Weekends and Holidays 10:00-18:00
Shinjuku Travel Service Center (East) Weekdays 10:00-20:00
Weekends and Holidays 10:00-18:00
Shibuya Travel Service Center Weekdays 11:00-20:00
Weekends and Holidays 11:00-18:00
Ikebukuro Travel Service Center (West) Weekdays 10:00-20:00
Weekends and Holidays 10:00-18:00
Yokohama Travel Service Center Weekdays 10:00-20:00
Weekends and Holidays 10:00-18:00

Notes:

  • Some Travel Service Centers are closed during the end-of-year and New Year's holiday season.
  • Office hours are subject to change and offices are subject to close without notice.

Purchase and use restrictions

Foreign passport holders only
  • The JR Kanto Area Pass is available for purchase and use only by holders of non-Japanese passports.
  • Always carry your passport when using the JR Kanto Area Pass for identification purposes.

Other

  • Multiple passes may not be purchased for the same person for use on the same day.
  • The starting date of the JR Kanto Area Pass cannot be changed.
  • Refunds may be obtained at sales locations for unused passes only. A refund charge applies.
  • Refunds are not made for canceled or delayed train service.
  • Lost passes will not be reissued.
  • Be sure to understand the conditions of use printed on this pass before using it.
  • Traveling to Sendai, Hiraizumi and Shirakami Sanchi highlands!
  • Riding the Shinkansen and the Narita Express!
  • Advance purchases can be made online as well.

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As of April 2014.