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  • As far as saving money goes, you can save some money on a 2 or 3 day subway pass for Tokyo. https://www.tokyometro.jp/en/ticket/travel/index.html For getting to/from Narita, the cheapest way is the 1000 yen bus. http://accessnarita.jp/en/home/ If …
  • You would not need a full JR Pass. There is the 5 day JR Setouchi Area Pass you could use, https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2361_setouchi.html as well as the 7 day JR Sanyo Sanin Area Pass. https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2361_sanyo_sanin.html And if …
  • Hi, It's very hard to tell if you are giving your whole itinerary or not. Are you returning to Tokyo after Osaka? Actually, either way you still don't make a rail pass pay off. With the 7 day pass you'd be close, and you'd break even if you are taki…
  • Yes, only 7.
  • Probably you'll arrive dead tired like everyone else. It's true you are not far at all from Ueno Stn so the Keisei makes good sense. If you're up to it, you might just get a taxi from Ueno Stn and take it easy on your first day. You will not be far …
  • Hi, In your case, you would not even make a 7 day pass pay off. But you might consider a japanican ticket to save money. https://www.japanican.com/en/tour/detail/PAS1J02031MKC/
  • No, you are not wrong. I don't know where you are going in Tokyo, but the Keisei goes to Ueno and Nippori Stations. You'll need to get from one of those to your final destination.
  • Hi, First, if you activate a 7 day JR Pass to start from Sep 17, the final day would be Sep 23. If you want a cheap way from/to Narita, there is the 1000 yen bus. http://accessnarita.jp/en/home/ If you had some other ticket in mind, I am not sure w…
  • Yes, you can do that - although it puts more pressure on you to strictly adhere to a schedule. You can see train schedules, times, fares, connections etc at http://www.hyperdia.com Under "More Options", be sure to uncheck the Nozomi box if on a full…
  • Hi, Yes, you can designate a future date as your start date when you activate your pass, as long as it is within a month. You don't get "tickets" - you simply show the pass at the manned gate of the station, and you walk on through.
  • Hi, Yes, if the 22nd is the first day of your pass, then your final day is the end of the 28th.
  • Hello, Yes, the Sakura line is covered. The trains you cannot use are the Nozomi and Mizuho trains.
  • Hi, A 7 day pass would serve you best for Oct 4-10. For a cheap way from Narita to Tokyo, you can use the 1000 yen bus. http://accessnarita.jp/en/home/ Plus you can see both Kamakura & Enoshima cheaply with the Enoshima Kamakura Free Pass. https…
    in JR pass Comment by Tenjin July 24
  • Hi, I think you have a good plan, using a 7 day pass for Oct 1-7. For Tokyo, there are good 48 & 72 hour subway passes to save money. http://www.tokyometro.jp/en/ticket/value/travel/index.html#anc03 You'll have a chance to see two of the best s…
  • Hi, You could simply buy a regular fare ticket and ride a Nozomi bullet train back if you wish.
  • Hi, Going from Tokyo down to Kansai and Hiroshima round trip would make both a 7 and 14 day pass pay off, but needless to say you would reap far bigger savings if you did all that on a 7 day pass. I would also highly recommend at least half a day to…
  • First, it's better to start a new thread and not piggyback your question on someone else's. Unless you significantly add more travel, like a day trip down to Hiroshima, a 7 day pass would not pay off. The Icoca & Haruka discount ticket might m…
  • Hi, First, for your plans, you still fall a ways short from making a 14 day pass pay off. That said, if you made some practical changes as I'll mention, it can save you some money. If you want to see the Fuji area, then going to Nagoya makes little …
  • Hi, The passes you mention are for long distance travel, and would be a horrible waste of your money if you are only in the Tokyo area. The monorail is almost exclusively used to get to/from Haneda airport. There are a few discount tickets you can …
  • You have already answered your own question - a 7 day pass is not enough for your travels. But a 14 pass would be enough, and pay for itself, provided that you take the side trip to Hiroshima/Miyajima.
  • Hi, You don't say which airport you are using. If Narita, you can use the JR Pass for the Narita Express train. If landing at Haneda, you can use the pass on the monorail and then the JR Yamanote Line. You can go to a number of popular tourist are…
  • Hi, and thanks. Unfortunately, you are still a long way off from making a 14 day pass pay off. But if you can make everything except the Fuji area and Yokohama fit into 7 days, you would get some good savings from a 7 day pass. If not, then get regu…
  • Slow: First, it's better to start a new thread and not piggyback your question on someone else's. There is no pass that can help you get to Izu for the length of your trip. Where to buy the pass is listed on their webpage. http://www.izudreampass.c…
  • Itchyfeet: Hi, You'd get more than your money for a 14 day pass with your plans, but I wouldn't. The bullet train from Tokyo to Kagoshima will take you over 7 hours, murdering the whole day. Fukuoka back to Tokyo is about 6 hours of sitting on train…
  • Hi, You are still a long, long way from making any JR pass pay off. Just buy regular tickets. You can save money on a Hakone Free Pass though. The Loop Course is a common way to see all the sights and takes a full day. http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e…
    in need your help Comment by Tenjin July 11
  • You can see Mt Fuji from the train, if the weather is good. To detour all the way to Fuji and back would take over half a day.
  • Are you returning back to Tokyo to leave Japan?
  • Hi, Yes, you would more than break even on a 14 day pass. If you use it to return to Tokyo and go to Narita on Aug 6th however, your first day of using the 14 day pass would be on July 24. You'd need to pay for the train or bus from KIX. Be aware al…
    in Need help!!! Comment by Tenjin July 10
  • It is covered. You can see a coverage map at https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2361_sanyo_sanin.html
  • Hi, A 7 day JR Pass would pay off well for a trip down to Hiroshima and back. You can use it on JR trains (though not the Nozomi bullet train). So yes, you can take a Hikari bullet train southwards, as well as the Yamanote line in Tokyo, Chuo Line e…

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