The Seishun 18 ticket (青春18きっぷ) is a special discount ticket sold by national rail operator JR three times a year—in summer, winter and spring. It allows up to five non-consecutive days of unlimited travel on JR local and rapid trains, making […]
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The old JR East Pass has been extended to allow travel throughout the JR East network and through the Seikan Tunnel to Hakodate and beyond. This is a 'flex' pass that allows unlimited travel on 6 days over a 14 day period.Details and Purchase
The JR Pass is a 1 week pass that allows unlimited travel on Japan Rail lines throughout the country. This ticket is extraordinarily good value for long distance and inter-city travel. *Restrictions: Can only be purchased by temporary visitor […]Details and Purchase
What a shame it would it be to visit Japan and not zip around on the iconic shinkansen—the country’s fastest train. In 50 years from now when we’re all getting from A to B in Jetsons-style flying cars, wouldn’t it be great to reminisce with the […]