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Regional JR Pass

What is a Regional JR Pass?

A Regional Japan Rail Pass is a highly cost-effective rail pass for exclusive use by foreign tourists, allowing unlimited travel on Japan Railways (JR) lines within a particular region of Japan. Each regional pass covers different areas and offers a range of validity periods to match your travel needs. We offer all kind of available Regional Passes by JR. If you can’t find the pass you’re looking for in the list below, feel free to contact us and we’ll issue the Regional Pass manually for you.

Waterfall rockside

JR Hokkaido

Hokkaido Rail Pass

This pass allows unlimited travel within Hokkaido, Japan’s northernmost island renowned for its natural beauty and unique cultural heritage. Known for its stunning national parks, winter sports facilities, and renowned Sapporo Snow Festival, Hokkaido offers unique experiences in all seasons. The Hokkaido Rail Pass includes access to limited express trains, express trains, and local trains on the JR Hokkaido lines, and even certain bus routes.

This pass can be bought for 5 or 7 days.

Triangle houses

JR West & JR East

Hokuriku Arch Pass

The Osaka Tokyo Hokuriku Arch Pass is a rail pass that provides unlimited travel between Tokyo and the Hokuriku region, which includes Kanazawa, Toyama, and other locations, as well as the cities of Osaka and Kyoto. This pass is particularly valuable for those interested in traveling the Sea of Japan coastline, experiencing Tokyo’s bustling urban life, and exploring the traditional and historic cities of Kyoto and Osaka.

The pass covers travel on the Hokuriku Shinkansen between Tokyo and Kanazawa, conventional JR lines in the Kansai region, including the Kyoto area and the urban Osaka area, and other conventional JR lines around Toyama and Kanazawa. This offers visitors an efficient and economical way to see a substantial part of Japan, from the modern metropolis of Tokyo to the traditional and historical charm of Kyoto and Kanazawa.

This pass can be bought for 7 days.

Country side houses

JR Shikoku

All Shikoku Rail Pass

This pass allows unlimited travel within Shikoku, Japan’s smallest main island. Shikoku is famous for its 88 Temple Pilgrimage, the whirlpools of Naruto, and the gorgeous Iya Valley. This pass includes unlimited access to all JR Shikoku lines including limited express trains, local trains, and some bus lines.

This pass can be bought for 3, 4, 5 or 7 days.

Castle garden nighttime

JR West

Kansai WIDE Area Pass

In addition to the Kansai Area, this pass covers travel to Okayama, Wakayama, and other popular destinations, offering a broader scope of exploration. From the historical landmarks of Kansai to the beautiful natural landscapes of Okayama, this pass lets you experience more of Western Japan. The pass includes unlimited rides on local and rapid JR West trains, non-reserved seats on express trains and selected Shinkansen within the area.

This pass can be bought for 5 days.

Kyoto urban area

JR West

Kansai Area Pass

This pass is ideal for travelers focusing on the cities of Kyoto, Nara, Kobe, and Osaka in the Kansai region. The heartland of Japanese culture, Kansai is home to historic landmarks, delectable cuisine, and vibrant city life. The pass includes unlimited rides on local and rapid JR West trains within the designated area and on some bus routes.

This pass can be bought for 1, 2, 3 or 4 days.

Snow wall road

JR Central & JR East

Alpine-Takayama-Matsumoto Area Tourist Pass

This pass provides unlimited access to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, known for its breathtaking views and the famous “Snow Wall”, the old town of Takayama, and Matsumoto with its iconic black crow castle. It not only JR trains included, but also buses and other transportation in the covered area. This pass covers JR conventional lines between Toyama and Matsumoto, including the Takayama Main Line and Oito Line. It also includes usage of Toyama Chiho Railway, Tateyama Cable Car, Kurobe Cable Car, Tateyama Tunnel Trolley Bus, Tateyama Ropeway, Ogizawa-Kurobe Dam route bus, and Alpico Transport between Shinano-Omachi and Matsumoto.

This pass, ideal for outdoor enthusiasts and those who want to take in the natural beauty of Japan, is managed by JR Central and JR East, in collaboration with other local transportation companies in the area. Note that the validity of the pass may vary depending on the operation of the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route, which is typically closed in winter.

This pass can be bought for 5 days.

White old temple

JR West

Sanyo-San'in Area Pass

This pass covers Western Honshu, including the Chugoku and San’in regions. With attractions like Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Park, Okayama’s Koraku-en Garden, and Tottori’s sand dunes, this area of Japan offers a diverse travel experience. The pass includes unlimited access to Sanyo Shinkansen (non-reserved seats), local JR lines, and selected non-JR lines and ferries.

This pass can be bought for 7 days.

mt fuji mountain

JR Central

Mt. Fuji-Shizuoka Area Tourist Pass Mini

Primarily for those desiring the sight of the iconic Mount Fuji, this pass also includes the scenic prefecture of Shizuoka. Whether it’s the panoramic views from the Fuji Five Lakes region, the green tea plantations of Shizuoka, or the beautiful coastline along the Izu Peninsula, the adventures are endless.

This pass can be bought for 3 days.

Hiroshima bomb ruins

JR West

Setouchi Area Pass

For those planning to explore the Setouchi region, this pass allows unlimited travel in the area, including Hiroshima, Okayama, and the islands of the Seto Inland Sea. The pass covers all local and rapid JR West trains in the area, non-reserved seats on express trains, the Sanyo Shinkansen between Shin-Osaka and Hiroshima, and selected ferry routes in the Seto Inland Sea.

This pass can be bought for 7 days.

overview city harbour

JR Kyushu

All Kyushu Area Pass

Perfect for an immersive experience of Kyushu, the third-largest and most southerly of Japan’s main islands. Revel in the volcanic landscapes of Aso, relax in the hot springs of Beppu, and journey through Nagasaki’s deep history. As a bonus, the exchange voucher of this Regional Pass is sent over email and not physically and can therefore be bought with very short notice.

This pass can be bought for 3, 5 or 7 days.

Tokyo tower at night

JR East

Tokyo Wide Pass

This pass is designed for unlimited travel within the Kanto region, home to Tokyo and its surrounding prefectures like Chiba, Kanagawa, and Saitama. From the hustle and bustle of Tokyo to the serene landscapes of Nikko, Kanto offers a blend of ultra-modern and traditional Japan. The pass includes unlimited rides on JR East lines (including Shinkansen) within the designated area and selected non-JR lines.

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Bridge over river

JR West

Hokuriku Area Pass

This pass offers unlimited travel in the Hokuriku region, allowing you to explore areas of Niigata, Toyama, and Ishikawa. Visit Kanazawa’s beautiful Kenrokuen Garden, explore the art museums in Niigata, and enjoy the stunning coastal views of the Noto Peninsula. This pass covers all JR East lines in the area, including the Hokuriku Shinkansen, and some local bus lines.

This pass can be bought for 4  days.

Garden with pond

JR Shikoku

Kagawa Mini Rail & Ferry Pass

If you’re planning to explore Kagawa Prefecture, known for its famous udon noodles, charming island towns, and the beautiful Ritsurin Garden, then the Kagawa Mini Rail & Ferry Pass is the perfect choice. This pass offers unlimited travel on all local and rapid JR Shikoku trains within Kagawa Prefecture, the Kotoden Line, and the Takamatsu-Kotohira Electric Railroad. Furthermore, the pass includes unlimited ferry rides to Shodoshima, a picturesque island famous for its olive gardens and soy sauce production.

This pass can be bought for 2 days.

Deer in nara park

JR West

Kansai-Hiroshima Area Pass

Ideal for travelers who want to explore both the Kansai region and Hiroshima, this pass provides unlimited travel in these areas. Explore the historic cities of Kyoto and Nara, the bustling city of Osaka, and the peace memorials of Hiroshima. This pass covers all local and rapid JR West trains in the area, non-reserved seats on express trains, and the Sanyo Shinkansen between Shin-Osaka and Hiroshima.

This pass can be bought for 5 days.

bombdome hiroshima

JR West

Okayama-Hiroshima-Yamaguchi Area Pass

This comprehensive pass links the vibrant Okayama city, known for its Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter and the famed Korakuen Garden, to Hiroshima’s haunting history and the lush landscapes of Yamaguchi. Visit Hiroshima’s Peace Memorial Museum, the stunning Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island, and explore the beautiful Kintaikyo Bridge in Iwakuni.

This pass can be bought for 5 days.

volcano infront of city

JR Kyushu

Northern Kyushu Area Pass

Focusing on the northern part of Kyushu, this pass covers cities like Fukuoka, with its bustling Hakata station and ancient temples, and Saga, known for its ceramics and hot balloon festival.

This pass can be bought for 3 or 5 days.

coeanview volcano

JR Kyushu

Southern Kyushu Area Pass

Dive deep into the southern territories of Kyushu, visiting cities like Kagoshima, which sits under the shadow of the active Sakurajima volcano, and Miyazaki, with its coastal charm and spiritual shrines.

This pass can be bought for 3 days.

death valley

JR Hokkaidō

Sapporo-Noboribetsu Area Pass

Aimed for those wanting a slice of urban life alongside the allure of hot springs, this pass connects Sapporo and Noboribetsu. While Sapporo offers urban attractions like Odori Park, the Clock Tower, and the former Hokkaido government office building, Noboribetsu presents the therapeutic hot spring waters of Jigokudani (Hell Valley).

This pass can be bought for 4 days.

skiing sapporo moutnains

JR Hokkaidō

Sapporo-Furano Area Pass

Specifically tailored for nature lovers, this pass allows travelers to toggle between Sapporo’s city vibes and Furano’s countryside allure. Beyond Sapporo’s vibrant streets lies Furano, with its picturesque landscapes, flower fields, and ski slopes.

This pass can be bought for 4 days.

temple

JR West-Kyushu

Sanyo-San'in-Northern Kyushu Pass

This pass creates a bridge between the cultural-rich San’in region, the sunny coasts of Sanyo, and the warm, inviting landscapes of Northern Kyushu. Whether it’s the historic sights of Hiroshima, the art islands of Setouchi, or the vibrant Fukuoka city in Kyushu, this pass ensures an eclectic mix of experiences.

This pass can be bought for 7 days.

golden pavilion

JR West

Kansai-Hokuriku Area Pass

Spanning from the culturally rich Kansai region to the coastal delights of Hokuriku, this pass includes attractions like Kyoto’s golden pavilion, Osaka’s bustling streets, and the geisha districts of Kanazawa. The Hokuriku region, with its seafood, crafts, and unique coastal culture, is a journey in itself.

This pass can be bought for 7 days.

temple grounds

JR Central-West

Ise-Kumano-Wakayama Area Tourist Pass

Explore the spiritual heartland of Japan, taking in the Ise Grand Shrine, one of Shinto’s holiest sites, the Kumano Kodo pilgrimage trails, and the coastal beauty and hot springs of Wakayama.

This pass can be bought for 5 days.

old japanese town

JR Central-West

Takayama-Hokuriku Area Tourist Pass

Venture into the mountainous regions, experiencing the rich heritage of Takayama, the alpine vistas, and the coastal cultures of the Hokuriku region, including cities like Kanazawa and Toyama.

This pass can be bought for 5 days.

bridge over water

Hokkaido-East

JR EAST - South Hokkaido Rail Pass

This pass splendidly connects the vibrant metropolis of Tokyo to the serene, nature-rich island of Hokkaido. Traverse the historic temples of Nikko, get lost in Sendai’s dynamic atmosphere, explore Hakodate’s stunning night views, and finally, immerse in Sapporo’s cosmopolitan allure. It’s a blend of urban experiences and natural retreats.

This pass can be bought for 6 days.

water fall ryokan

Hokkaido-East

JR Tohoku-South Hokkaido Rail Pass

Ideal for those who wish to traverse the natural wonders and historical sites of the Tohoku region before venturing into southern Hokkaido. Meander through the scenic locales of Aomori, Iwate, and Fukushima, with attractions ranging from the Nebuta Festival to the picturesque Tanesashi Coast. Upon reaching Hokkaido, the renowned cities of Hakodate and Sapporo await.

This pass can be bought for 6 days.

Rocks across shore

JR West

San'in-Okayama Area Pass

This pass allows unlimited travel in the San’in and Okayama areas. Explore the sand dunes in Tottori, the Izumo Grand Shrine in Shimane, and the beautiful Koraku-en Garden in Okayama. This pass covers all local and rapid JR West trains in the area and non-reserved seats on express trains.

This pass can be bought for 4 days.

Regional Pass list

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Benefits of a Regional Pass



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Unlimited Rides

With a regional pass in your hands, enjoy the freedom of unlimited rides across designated JR trains, buses, and ferries. It’s not just a pass, but a ticket to hassle-free and boundless exploration across various areas.

Shinkansen train

Cost-Effective

Our passes present an economical solution compared to regular tickets, offering substantial savings for those plotting multiple long-distance journeys. Enjoy more travel freedom at lower costs, making your adventures budget-friendly and all the more enjoyable.

Talking on metro train

Flexibility

Experience ultimate flexibility with our wide range of validity periods to fulfil your travel plans. Depending on the specific regional pass, you can choose from durations ranging from a quick 2-day excursion to an extended 14-day adventure. This versatility allows you to tailor your travel experience to suit your schedule and preferences, ensuring a trip that’s perfectly timed to your unique itinerary.

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Convenience

Eliminate the hassle of frequent ticket purchases during your travels. With our convenient pass system, all it takes is a quick display of your pass and you’re immediately set for your journey. This user-friendly solution not only saves time and effort, but also lets you focus on what truly matters – enjoying your travel experience to the fullest. It’s effortless, efficient, and designed with your convenience in mind. Simply show your pass, and let the adventure begin.

Golden pavilion castle

Special Offers

Unlock an abundance of discounts and exclusive deals with our service, granting you access to select shops, hotels, and top-rated tourist facilities across various regions. It’s more than just a saving scheme; it’s your passport to explore hidden gems, enjoy quality accommodations, and experience authentic local culture, all while ensuring your budget remains intact. Embrace the opportunity to turn your journey into an economical yet enriching adventure.