Information update date: 2021-02-16

Seishun 18

Hop on hop off travel using non-reserved seats in ordinary cars on ordinary or rapid trains on any JR line in Japan

  • Adults
    ¥12,050

*No children’s price available

What does this product let me do?

The Seishun 18 is a ticket for unlimited hop on hop off travel using non-reserved seats in ordinary cars of ordinary trains (including rapid trains) on all JR lines around Japan from Hokkaido in the north to Kyushu in the south.

[Railway companies and lines you can use]

  • All JR lines around Japan (inc. BRT*): JR Hokkaido, JR East, JR Central, JR West, JR Shikoku, and JR Kyushu

  • JR West Miyajima Ferry

  • *BRT: bus rapid transit

Please note

  • You cannot use this ticket to travel on Shinkansen trains, limited express trains, express trains, or sleeper trains.
    You cannot use this ticket to take the Shinkansen, limited express trains, or other such trains even if you purchase an additional Super (Limited) Express Train ticket.​ ​

  • You cannot use this ticket to take JR buses.

Great deals

How much can I save using this pass?

  • E.g. Group trip from Tōkyō Station to Nikkō Station

    The round trip fare for 5 adults using JR trains (Tōkyō Station to Nikkō Station) is about ¥26,000. 

    If you use a Seishun 18, the fare for the above trip is ¥12,050.

    *See the timetable, etc. for the exact fare

    「グループで東京駅から日光駅の往復利用の場合」のイメージ地図

    Great value for group day trips!

  • E.g. Day trips from Tōkyō Station to Nikko, Yokohama / Kamakura, Mito, and Odawara, and then traveling to Narita Airport

    1st day: Day trip to Nikko JR line (round trip from Tōkyō Station to Nikkō Station)
    2nd day: Day trip to Yokohama / Kamakura JR lines (Tōkyō Station to Yokohama Station / Yokohama Station to Kamakura Station / Kamakura Station to Tōkyō Station)
    3rd day: Day trip to Mito JR line (round trip from Tōkyō Station to Mito Station)​ ​
    4th day: Day trip to Odawara JR line (round trip from Tōkyō Station to Odawara Station)
    5th day: Depart Japan from Narita Airport JR line (Tōkyō Station to Narita Airport Terminal 1 Station)
    The total cost for train travel with this itinerary is ¥16,000.​ ​

    If you use a Seishun 18, the fare for the above trip is ¥12,050.

    *See the timetable, etc. for the exact fare

    「東京駅を起点に日光、横浜・鎌倉、水戸、小田原の日帰り旅行と成田空港への移動」のイメージ地図

    Save money on journeys by local railway line!

  • ¥12,050

Period of use/Period on sale

  Period of Use Period of Sales
March 1, 2021 (Mon) -April 10, 2021 (Sat) February 20, 2021 (Sat) -March 31, 2021 (Wed)
July 20, 2021 (Tue) -September 10, 2021 (Fri) July 1, 2021 (Thu) -August 31, 2021 (Tue)
December 10, 2021 (Fri) -January 10, 2022 (Mon) December 1, 2021 (Wed) -December 31, 2021 (Fri)

Please note

  • You can use this ticket 5 times. If 1 person is using this ticket, you can use it on any 5 days in the period of use above. You can choose any 5 days you please.
    You can split the ticket for use between several people (however, in this case, everyone must be traveling with the same itinerary).
    If 5 people use this ticket, each person can use it for 1 day only.​ ​

  • 1 day is counted as being up to 23:59 on any day that you use the ticket. If you are still on a train at 0:00, your ticket is deemed to be valid up to the next stop.​ ​

  • Whenever you wish to use your ticket, present it at a station or onboard a train so that it can be stamped with the date. You cannot use automatic ticket gate machines with this ticket.

Sales Points/Eligibility

Purchase Locations

This ticket is available from JR Ticket Offices (Midori-no-madoguchi) and Travel Service Center (View Plaza) at JR East stations. However, it is not available at some stations.​ ​

You can buy this ticket in advance. See the period of sale above for details.

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Eligibility

There are no special conditions applicable to this pass, and it is available for anyone to purchase.

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Refunds

Refunds are provided at sales points. You can only get a refund before the period of validity of your ticket has expired and before you start using the ticket. A handling fee applies.
No refunds will be given for cancelled or delayed trains.

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