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What is a Japan Rail Pass (JR Rail Pass) ?
The Japan Rail Pass is only available for sale outside of Japan.
There are 5 types of Japan Rail Pass - JR Pass, JR East Pass, JR West Pass, JR Hokkaido Pass , JR Kyushu Pass
and All Shikoku Pass
Japan has one of the world's most extensive and efficient railway networks, with clean and comfortable trains (including the super-fast bullet trains). Book your Japan Rail Pass before you go and you can sit back, relax and enjoy Japan as you glide across the country.
Japan Rail Passes are avaliable only to foreign travellers visiting Japan.You must have "temporary visitor" visa under the status of Japanese immigration law. Japan rail passes are not avaliable for people travelling on working holiday or student visas. Please note the ALL JR passes must be purchased before you arrive in Japan. JR passes are not sold in Japan.
Each of the five different Japan train passes cover different areas of Japan. The Japan railpass is the only one to cover the whole country.
You can read more information and frequently asked questions about Japan Rail Passes here.
Japan Rail Pass
Over 15,000 rail passes sold on-line
No credit card surcharge for VISA & Mastercard
Australian based Travel Agency covered by the Travel Compensation Fund (TCF http://www.tcf.org.au/)
Official/Certified Japan Rail Pass Issuer (Issued on JTB stock)
We are an Australian based Travel Agency so your card will be charged in Australian dollars!
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Japan Rail Interactive Map
Please move your mouse over the rail pass in which you want to see the interactive map. You can also click on the rail pass type to see further details on the product page.
Japan Train Tickets
JTB is also able to arrange sector fares for rail travel around Japan. Japan Train tickets go on sale one month prior to intended travel. There is a $55.00 booking fee per person per booking. Sector fares can only be booked in conjunction with accommodation arranged by JTB. Japan rail tickets are issued in Japan and delivered to your accommodation prior to travel (they cannot be collected at the airport.)
Contact your nearest JTB consultant for booking
on 1300 739 330.