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The JR East Tohoku area Pass is a special discounted pass available only to customers visiting Japan (with a short-term visa no longer than 90 days) and holding a non-Japanese passport.
It allows unlimited rides on all JR East train lines in the JR East Tohoku area Pass designated area.
Start with a trip from Narita Airport or Haneda Airport to Tokyo, for example, then ride around, and maybe hop aboard the Shinkansen or a limited express to Aomori or Sendai. In addition to JR East lines, the JR East Tohoku area Pass allows rides on some non-JR trains in the Izu and Nikko areas.While in Japan, take advantage of this great offer to see a lot more for a lot less.
Unlimited travel on local, limited express and express trains including Shinkansen trains on the following rail company lines:
- JR East Lines (including BRT*)
- Izu Kyuko Line
- Aoimori Railway
- Iwate Galaxy Railway (IGR)
- Tokyo Monorail
- Sendai Airport Transit
*The following limited express trains that directly run between the JR East lines and Tobu Railway lines: the Nikko, the SPACIA Nikko, the Kinugawa, and the SPACIA Kinugawa.
*The pass can be used for travel on local and rapid trains between Shimo-imaichi and Tobu-nikko/Kinugawa-onsen on Tobu Railway Lines. Between Kurihashi and Shimo-imaichi Stations, the pass may be used only on limited express trains that connect directly with Tobu Railway Lines.**
*Also use JR buses (excluding highway and some route buses) within the area. Check bus map
You can use the pass on any five days within a 14-day period starting with the date of purchase or exchange in Japan. You do not have to determine your 5 travel dates at the time of purchase or exchange. For example, if you purchase your pass or get it by exchange on August 1, you can show the pass at a station on any five days between August 1 and August 14 and it will be stamped as valid for use on that day.
Qualifications for purchase
-The JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) is available for purchase by holders of non-Japanese passports with a visa to stay in Japan for no longer than 90 days. The passport is required for confirmation purposes at the time of purchase.
Making a seat reservation at JR Station
Visit a JR Ticket Office (Midori-no-madoguchi) or Travel Service Center (View Plaza), located in most major JR East stations, and present your JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) to reserve a seat.
- The JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) is not valid for the Tokaido Shinkansen as that is operated by a different rail company.
- GALA Yuzawa Station is in operation only in winter and spring.
- Special operating intervals and trains may be in service to meet the needs in the aftermath of the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.
- Exchange voucher (e ticket) is valid for 3 months from the issue date.
- All prices are in Australian dollar and prices are subject to change due to the exchange rate.
- 0% Credit Card Surcharge Fee (*VISA and Master Card ONLY).
-JR East Nagano Niigata 5 Days Flex Pass is not available for Japanese Passport Holder.
- Exchange voucher (e ticket) will be sent by Email.
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