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Regional Pass

JR Kansai Area Pass 👋🏻

Regional Pass

JR Kansai Area Pass

The JR Kansai Area Pass is a specialized rail pass designed for tourists traveling within the Kansai region of Japan. Offered by JR West, this pass grants unlimited access to JR regional trains, buses, and even some rapid transit services across cities like Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, and Nara. The pass provides a cost-effective way for visitors to explore the cultural and historical treasures of Kansai. Additionally, its convenience eliminates the need for individual ticket purchases, making transit seamless. The pass can be bought for 1, 2, 3 or 4 consecutive days.

The Kansai Area Pass is only available to non-Japanese passport holders under the entry status of “Temporary Visitor”.

You can NOT purchase a Kansai Area Pass if you meet the following:

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    Japanese Citizen
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    Work visa
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    Student visa
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    Any other visa than Temporary Visitor.

This is included:

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    Unlimited rides on local JR lines.
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    Local JR West busses.
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    Haruka Kansai Airport Express (non-reserved seats)
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    Special Rapid, Rapid Services, Local train on JR West conventional lines.

This is excluded:

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    Shinkansen lines are not included.
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    Express Trains
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    Expressway buses

Refund in Japan:

Your Kansai Area Pass can be refunded and returned within 90 days of purchase at any Station that exchange the voucher. JR will charge you a 10% processing fee on each Rail Pass.

Refund outside of Japan:

Our normal return and refund policy applies. Feel free to read more about our return policy here.

No refund or re-issue if:

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    Pass has been lost
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    Pass has been damaged
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    Pass has been activated

Tickets

The numbers below include tickets for this event already in your cart. Clicking "Get Tickets" will allow you to edit any existing attendee information as well as change ticket quantities.
Adult - 1 day
Kansai Area Pass
18
Unlimited
Adult - 2 days
Kansai Area Pass
32
Unlimited
Adult - 3 days
Kansai Area Pass
38
Unlimited
Adult - 4 days
Kansai Area Pass
46
Unlimited
Child - 1 day
Kansai Area Pass
9
Unlimited
Child - 2 days
Kansai Area Pass
16
Unlimited
Child - 3 days
Kansai Area Pass
19
Unlimited
Child - 4 days
Kansai Area Pass
23
Unlimited

Children under the age of 6 ride for free. Children above the age of 12 are considered adults.

What is a Kansai Area Pass?

The JR Kansai Area Pass is an invaluable tool offered by the Japan Railways Group, tailor-made for travelers keen on immersing themselves in the vibrant Kansai region of Japan. Covering a dynamic area that includes iconic cities such as Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, and Nara, this pass facilitates unlimited travel on JR regional trains, certain bus routes, and select rapid transit lines, acting as a bridge between ancient temples, modern cityscapes, and tranquil landscapes.

Available in various durations, it caters to both the fleeting traveler and the leisurely explorer, ensuring they make the most of their visit, whether it’s for a day or multiple days. For tourists, the pass not only streamlines the travel process but also offers significant savings. Instead of juggling numerous ticket purchases and navigating fare structures, travelers can enjoy the freedom to hop on and off trains as they wish, maximizing spontaneity and exploration opportunities.

Furthermore, the region’s diversity, from Kyoto’s historical ambiance with its world-renowned temples and shrines to Osaka’s bustling urban life and culinary delights, is best experienced without travel constraints. The JR Kansai Area Pass seamlessly integrates these experiences, transforming what would be a logistical challenge into a pleasurable journey. In essence, this pass is more than just a ticket; it’s a passport to the heart and soul of Kansai, promising an unfiltered experience of its multifaceted cultural, historical, and modern attractions.