NEW JR TOKYO Wide Pass – On sale starting November 19! Adults: 10,000 yen Children: 5,000 yen Limited winter offer Valid all the way to GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort!

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Special offer limited to pass users! Get discounts when renting a car at the station with Eki-Rent-A-Car!

Special offer limited to pass users! Get discounts when renting a car at the station with Eki-Rent-A-Car!

Eki-Rent-A-Car is managed by the JR Group. The rental office is located at the station, making it easy to rent a car after arriving on the train. Use the link below to get a preferred discount from Eki- Rent-A-Car. Please refer to the terms and conditions on the website. Enjoy a trip by rail and car!

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Limited time offer – Use a JR TOKYO Wide Pass to visit GALA Yuzawa at a discount!

When you use a JR TOKYO Wide Pass, you can travel round-trip between Tokyo and Echigo-Yuzawa/GALA Yuzawa Stations on the Shinkansen for only 10,000 yen per adult, saving 4,180 yen off the ordinary price of 14,180 yen per person. And the Shinkansen will get you to the ski resort in as little as 75 minutes.

Show your JR TOKYO Wide Pass at GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort for three special offers!

Show your JR TOKYO Wide Pass or JR EAST PASS at the GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort information counter to enjoy these special offers:

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 and a rental sled, boots and gloves.

For just this much:Adults: 2,000 yen, Children: 1,400 yen (Regular prices Adults: 2,900 yen, Children: 1,950 yen)

Special offer 2 – People who love to ski – The GALA Locker Set With Lift Ticket Includes a one-day gondola and lift ticket, a locker ticket, a 10% discount on rental skis and a 10% discount on skiing lessons. (Not valid for private lessons.)

For just this much:Adults: 3,100 yen, Children: 1,550 yen (Regular prices Adults: 5,600 yen, Children: 3,300 yen)

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

Answer our survey and get a free gift at GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort!

Show the final page of the survey at GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort and get a free bandage pack. Please note that gifts are limited to stock on hand.

Answer the survey at the URLs shown below.

Timetable

This timetable shows trains running between Tokyo Station and GALA Yuzawa Station.

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The official GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort website is updated every day at 6:30 a.m. with the current operating conditions.
We recommend checking the website to ensure there are no closures due to weather conditions or other extenuating circumstances.

GALA Yuzawa Snow Resort

What is it?

The JR TOKYO Wide 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 in the valid use area. The JR TOKYO Wide Pass makes it easy to visit popular tourist destinations such as Mt. Fuji, Izu and Karuizawa, GALA Yuzawa.

Even more convenient than before with the addition of Echigo-Yuzawa and GALA Yuzawa Stations (Service from Echigo-Yuzawa Station to GALA Yuzawa Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen is available only between Saturday, December 17, 2016, and Sunday, May 7, 2017.).

Save on travel fare – 10,000 yen gets you three days of unlimited travel on Shinkansen and limited express trains within the valid area.

Convenient access for travel from Tokyo – The JR TOKYO Wide Pass makes it easy to visit popular tourism locations such as Mt. Fuji, Izu and Karuizawa, GALA Yuzawa.

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

Prices

JR TOKYO Wide Pass Adults – 12 and older Children – 6 to 11
Prices 10,000 yen 5,000 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
  • Fujikyu Railway
  • Joshin Dentetsu Line
  • Saitama New Urban Transit Line (New Shuttle) – between Omiya and the Railway Museum
  • The entire Tokyo Waterfront Area Rapid Transit Rinkai Line
  • 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 TOKYO Wide 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 Fujikyu Railway, separate tickets are required for the observation car of the Fujisan 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 non-JR lines also have full reserved seating. Please ask our staff for more information). These trains require a reserved seat ticket.
  • When using the JR TOKYO Wide Pass for express train service on a Tobu line, either the departure or arrival station must be on a JR line.
  • Service from Echigo-Yuzawa Station to GALA Yuzawa Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen is available only between Saturday, December 17, 2016, and Sunday, May 7, 2017.

The JR TOKYO Wide Pass Usage Area
The JR TOKYO Wide Pass Usage Area

Take a short trip from Tokyo with the JR TOKYO Wide Pass

GALA Yuzawa

Karuizawa

 

Nikko/Kinugawa

Nasu Kogen

Ibaraki

Chiba: Narita/Boso

Yokohama

Izu

Mt. Fuji

Yamanashi: Kofu

Saitama: Omiya

Gunma: Kusatsu/Minakami

Please be aware that the JR TOKYO Wide Pass is not valid in all of the areas or on all of the transportation systems introduced in our sample itineraries.
Service from Echigo-Yuzawa Station to GALA Yuzawa Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen is available only between Saturday, December 17, 2016, and Sunday, May 7, 2017.

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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 2·3

JR EAST Travel Service Center All Days 8:15-20:00
JR Ticket Office All Days 6:30-8:15, 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

JR EAST Travel Service Center (New South Exit) All Days 8:00-19:00

Shibuya

Travel Service Center Weekdays 11:00-20:00
Weekends and Holidays 11:00-18:00

Ikebukuro

JR EAST Travel Service Center All Days 9:00-18:00

Yokohama

Travel Service Center Weekdays 10:00-20:00
Weekends and Holidays 10:00-19:00

Mito

Travel Service Center Weekdays 10:00-19:00
Weekends and Holidays 10:00-17:00

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 TOKYO Wide Pass is available for purchase and use only by holders of non-Japanese passports.
  • Always carry your passport when purchasing or using the JR TOKYO Wide Pass for identification purposes.
    Passport verification is required when purchasing.

Other

  • Multiple passes may not be purchased for the same person for use on the same day.
  • The starting date of the JR TOKYO Wide Pass cannot be changed.
  • Refunds are available at JR TOKYO Wide 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 TOKYO Wide 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 TOKYO Wide 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.

As of November 2016.