JR Kansai Pass

JR Kansai Area Pass

1DAY

Adult (12+)

1030

Child (6-11)

515

2DAY

Adult (12+)

2015

Child (6-11)

1010

3DAY

Adult (12+)

2480

Child (6-11)

1240

4DAY

Adult (12+)

2950

Child (6-11)

1475

*Price is subject to change without prior notice.

JR Kansai Area Rail Pass covered Kansai International Airport, Kyoto, Osaka, Nara, Kobe and Himeji. If visitors travel within those cities, this is the only pass you needed. Please get unlimited rides on the non-reserved seats on the Kansai-Airport Express, “HARUKA”, and Rapid Service as well as local trains from Kansai Airport to each cities. From March, 2015 the area is to expand to Wakayama, Shiga, Tsuruga and Iga-Ueno!

Terms and Conditions

DELIVERY

Purchasing-procedure for MNL

ELIGIBILITY

  • Only travelers who visiting Japan under the entry status of “Temporary visitor”, and has a passport bearing this stamp can use this pass. Please note that according to strict interpretation of the Japanese Immigration Law, “Temporary visitor” status differs even from other types of stays that are also for only short time periods.
  • Japanese passport holders can NOT use this pass. However in a rare case when travelers have dual passports (Japanese & Other), unless your valid non Japanese passport is stamped with “Temporary Visitor”, issuance of JR pass will be refused.

Exchange

  • To exchange date of the pass, once the pass has been obtained, can no longer be changed.
  • JR Exchange Offices (Offices and service hours are subject to change or discontinuation without notice. ):
    • Kyoto Station Ticket Office, daily from 5:30AM to 11PM
    • Shin-Osaka Station East Ticket Plaza Office, daily from 5:30AM to 11:30PM
    • Kansai Airport Station Ticket Office, daily from 5:30AM to 11PM
    • Sannomiya Station Tickets Office, daily from 5:30AM to 11PM
    • Okayama Station Ticket Office, daily from 5AM to 11:30PM
    • Wakayama Station Ticket Office, daily from 5AM to 11PM
    • Toyooka Station Ticket Office, 5:20AM to 11PM
    • Kinosaki-onsen Station Ticket Office, daily from 5:45AM to 10:50PM

Validity

  • The lines include in the pass:
    • Kansai Airport Express Haruka
    • Nara line
    • JR Kyoto line
    • Gakkentoshi line
    • Yamatoji line
    • JR-Tozai line
    • Osaka Higashi line
    • The Osaka Loop Line
    • JR-Yumesaki line
    • Hanwa line
    • JR-Kobe line
  • The pass is valid from Kansai Airport, Kyoto and Nara in the East to Himeji in the West.

Booking

  • With the Pass, no additional fee is required when reserving seats.
  • Shinkansen Bullet Trains are not included in the Pass.
  • Non-reserved Ordinary class cars can be accessed freely.
  • In order to travel in first class (Green cars) you will have to pay additional fees.
  • To access the platforms, show your pass to the JR West staff located at the platform gates.
  • To reserve a seat, ask the JR West staff at the ticket office.
  • It is a personal pass. Please always carry your passport when using the Pass as station and train staff may check it.

Cancellation

Cancellation Penalty after Payment:

20% – once confirmed and finalized.
50% – 20 working days before departure.
80% – 7 working days before departure.
100% – below 7 working days.

Notes:

(a) All rates are subject to change without prior notice unless payment has been done and finalized.

(b) Refund is allowed only before the exchange of EO (Exchange Order); unused EO must be submitted to the Branch where you bought it within 12 months from the issuance date, together with your letter of request to refund; failure to surrender original EO means NO REFUND will be processed.

(c) NON REFUNDABLE if EO has been exchanged.

(d) Processing of refund is approximately 2 months; for Credit Card, refund may be longer.

(e) For Cash Payments, refund will be in the form of Check payable to Customer, same name as with the issued OR/Official Receipt.

(f) For Credit Card Payments, refund will be reversed in Billing of your issuing Bank.

(g) Amount of Refund for both type of payments are net of applicable charges and processing fees.

(h) Neither an Exchange Order nor a Japan Rail Pass can be reissued if lost or stolen.

JR Kansai Wide Area Pass

5DAYS

Adult (12+)

3980

Child (6-11)

1990

*Price is subject to change without prior notice.

This Kansai Wide area pass covers a much bigger area than other Kansai area pass. This pass is a popular pass for foreign travellers who want to travel outside Kansai, which include Kinosaki Onsen, Shirahama, Kurashiki, and Okayama area. You can get unlimited rides on non-reserved seats on the Sanyo Shinkansen (Incl. NOZOMI and MIZUHO, between Shin-Osaka and Okayama), Limited Express trains, Rapid Service and local trains from Kansai Airport. The area is to expand to Takamatsu and Iga-Ueno for passes valid from March, 2015.

*Not valid on the Tokaido Shinkansen (not valid on the Shinkansen between the Shin-Osaka and Kyoto)

Terms and Conditions

DELIVERY

Purchasing-procedure for MNL

ELIGIBILITY

  • Only travelers who visiting Japan under the entry status of “Temporary visitor”, and has a passport bearing this stamp can use this pass. Please note that according to strict interpretation of the Japanese Immigration Law, “Temporary visitor” status differs even from other types of stays that are also for only short time periods.
  • Japanese passport holders can NOT use this pass. However in a rare case when travelers have dual passports (Japanese & Other), unless your valid non Japanese passport is stamped with “Temporary Visitor”, issuance of JR pass will be refused.

Exchange

  • To exchange date of the pass, once the pass has been obtained, can no longer be changed.
  • JR Exchange Offices  (Offices and service hours are subject to change or discontinuation without notice. ):
    • Kyoto Station Ticket Office, daily from 5:30AM to 11PM
    • Shin-Osaka Station East Ticket Plaza Office, daily from 5:30AM to 11:30PM
    • Kansai Airport Station Ticket Office, daily from 5:30AM to 11PM
    • Sannomiya Station Tickets Office, daily from 5:30AM to 11PM
    • Okayama Station Ticket Office, daily from 5AM to 11:30PM
    • Wakayama Station Ticket Office, daily from 5AM to 11PM
    • Toyooka Station Ticket Office, 5:20AM to 11PM
    • Kinosaki-onsen Station Ticket Office, daily from 5:45AM to 10:50PM

Validity

  • The lines include in the pass:
    • Kansai airport express Haruka (non reserved seats)
    • JR Nara line
    • JR Kyoto line
    • JR Gakkentoshi line
    • JR Yamatoji line
    • JR Tozai line
    • JR Osaka Higashi line
    • JR Osaka Loop Line
    • JR Yumesaki line
    • JR Hanwa line
    • JR Kobe line
    • JR Uno line
    • JR Ako line
    • JR Bantan line
    • JR Kakogawa line
    • JR Fukuchiyama line
    • JR Sagano Scenic Line
    • JR Maizuru line
    • JR Obama line
    • JR Kosei line
    • JR Hokuriku line
    • JR Biwako line
    • JR Manyo-Mahoroba (Sakurai) line
    • JR Wakayama line
    • JR Kisei (Kinokuni) line
    • JR Sanyo Shinkansen (Shin-Osaka to Okayama)
  • The Pass is valid on Local, Rapid and Special Rapid trains on conventional JR West lines.
  • The Pass is valid in non- only) reserved seats on the following Express Trains: Haruka, Hamakaze, Kinosaki, Konotori, Kuroshio, Thunderbird.
  • The Pass is valid on the Sanyo Shinkansen between Shin-Osaka and Okayama in non-reserved seats only.
  • The Pass is NOT valid on the Tokaido or Kyushu Shinkansen.

Booking

  • You cannnot make seat reservation until you have exchange the Pass.
  • An additional fee is required when reserving seat on Express trains and Shinkanses Bullet Trains.
  • Non-reserved Ordinary class cars can be accesed freely. In order to travel in first class (green Cars) you will have to pay additional fees.
  • To accese the platforms, show your pass to the JR West staff located at the platform gates.
  • To reserve a seat, ask the JR West staff at the tickets office.
  • It is a personal pass. Please always carry your passport when using the Pass station and train staff may check it.

Cancellation

Cancellation Penalty after Payment:

20% – once confirmed and finalized.
50% – 20 working days before departure.
80% – 7 working days before departure.
100% – below 7 working days.

Notes:

(a) All rates are subject to change without prior notice unless payment has been done and finalized.

(b) Refund is allowed only before the exchange of EO (Exchange Order); unused EO must be submitted to the Branch where you bought it within 12 months from the issuance date, together with your letter of request to refund; failure to surrender original EO means NO REFUND will be processed.

(c) NON REFUNDABLE if EO has been exchanged.

(d) Processing of refund is approximately 2 months; for Credit Card, refund may be longer.

(e) For Cash Payments, refund will be in the form of Check payable to Customer, same name as with the issued OR/Official Receipt.

(f) For Credit Card Payments, refund will be reversed in Billing of your issuing Bank.

(g) Amount of Refund for both type of payments are net of applicable charges and processing fees.

(h) Neither an Exchange Order nor a Japan Rail Pass can be reissued if lost or stolen.