How much is the Japan Rail Pass?

Category Adult Adult
7 days ¥44,810 ¥33,610
14 days ¥72,310 ¥52,960
21 days ¥91,670 ¥66,200

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What are the eligibility requirements for the Japan Rail Pass?

The Japan Rail Pass is only valid for foreign passport holders entering Japan on a short-stay tourist visa (usually valid from 15 to 90 days), and for Japanese nationals living abroad who meet certain conditions.

What are the eligibility requirements for the Japan Rail Pass?

Originally, only Japanese nationals with overseas permanent resident status could purchase the Japan Rail Pass, but as of June 1, 2017, this has been changed to those with a Japanese passport and “a document that confirms that the period of stay is at least 10 consecutive years, such as one obtained at an overseas diplomatic mission.

How to use the JR Rail Pass

With the Japan Rail Pass, you submit your voucher, passport, and proof of eligibility for purchase to an exchange office at a major JR station and receive a pass in exchange. You cannot use JR lines without the exchange voucher. Please bring your voucher to the nearest JAPAN RAIL PASS exchange office and exchange it for a pass.

How long is the Japan Rail Pass valid for redemption?

The Japan Rail Pass is valid for 7, 14 or 21 consecutive days from the day you start using the pass. You must redeem your Japan Rail Pass within 3 months from the date of purchase of the voucher. (e.g., if the voucher was issued on April 15, you can redeem it until July 14).

What are the Japanese required documents for the JR Pass?

Notification and Proof
1 “Copy of Notification of Residence” (1) Application at the counter a. Apply to the Japanese diplomatic mission with jurisdiction over your area of residence for a copy of …
2 “Proof of Residence” (1) Please submit documents that can verify your address and a valid identification card (such as a Japanese passport) that can confirm your identity. For details, please check the proof at the diplomatic mission abroad.

How many people use the Japan Rail Pass?

The number sold by JR East alone is 1626 per day. Assuming that only 7-day validity was sold, that means 11,382 people use the pass every day. 2016/08/16

What does JR stand for?

Japan Railways is the common abbreviation for the six passenger railroad companies and one freight company that were established in April 1987 as a result of the division and privatization of Japan’s national railroad system.