If you travel to and from Tokyo, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima and other major cities within Japan, it's very fast and convenient to use the bullet train (Shinkansen, 新幹線). The JAPAN RAIL PASS offers an incredibly economical way to travel throughout Japan by rail, some restrictions do apply.
■Who can buy it?
You have to be a foreign tourist visiting Japan from abroad for sight-seeing and under the entry status of "temporary visitor."
■Where can I buy it?
Exchange Orders can be purchased from the following JR authorized sales offices and agents:
JTB Corp., Nippon Travel Agency, KINTETSU INTERNATIONAL, Toptour Corporation, Japan Airlines*, All Nippon Airways**, JALPAK, and their associated agencies outside of Japan. It's available from agencies within these regions, Europe
, North America
, Central & South America
, Middle East
■How much does it cost?
(Children are half price.)
■Where can I turn in my exchange order to receive a JAPAN RAIL PASS?
You can recieve your JAPAN RAIL PASS at the JR Travel Service Center, locations within the Tokyo Metro area are listed below:
Narita Airport Terminal 1,8:15-19:00
Narita Airport Terminal 2,9:30-20:00
Haneda Airport International Terminal,11:00-18:30
for more information please check the official site.