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

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JR EAST x Hoshino Resorts Summer Adventures

JR EAST x Hoshino Resorts Summer Adventures

Use a JR Kanto Area Pass to visit Nikko / Kinugawa! Show your JR Kanto Area Pass at the front desk to receive a free hand towel during our gift campaign! (Offer valid for the first 100 visitors)

Hiking Event Information

Hiking Event Information

Minakami See magnificent scenery while walking around Ichinokurasawa on Mount Tanigawa! Participate on any day of your choosing from Wednesday, October 1 to Monday (holiday), November 3, 2014 (except Thursdays).

Hiking Event Information

Hiking Event Information

Hike mid-slope on Mt. Fuji, at an elevation of about 2,300 meters! Choose your own day during the Tuesday, July 1 to Tuesday, September 30, 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

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

Validity Period

  • 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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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 10:00-19:00

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 are available at JR Kanto Area Pass sales locations. The pass must be unused and the validity period cannot have started on the day the refund is made.
  • If the JR Kanto Area Pass has clearly not been used, a refund may be made after the start of the validity period. In this case, a refund fee applies. However, if a reserved seat ticket was issued with the JR Kanto Area Pass, no refund will be made after the departure time regardless of whether the pass has been used to ride a train.
  • 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.