Visit Japan with new rail passes by region

Choose between the JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) or the JR EAST PASS (Nagano, Niigata area).

Depending on the area of East Japan you want to travel in, you can now choose the pass that best suits your itinerary.

Both passes are valid for 5 days of flexible travel within a period of 14 days in Ordinary Class, adult or discounted child fares.

With a JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) hop on a high-speed bullet train and enjoy travel between Tokyo and the North-East area of the main island, including travel aboard the Tohoku Shinkansen, Akita Shinkansen, Yamagata Shinkansen, Joetsu Shinkansen and Hokuriku Shinkansen. Make your way from Tokyo all the way to Aomori, to visit Hirosaki Castle and Park. View the map.

With a JR EAST PASS (Nagano, Niigata area) travel between Tokyo and the central area of the main island to exciting destinations such as Nagano, Niigata, Karuizawa and Matsumoto. This flexible pass includes unlimited travel aboard sections of the Tohoku Shinkansen, Yamagata Shinkansen, Joetsu Shinkansen and Hokuriku Shinkansen. View the map.

As you can see both of these passes offer great value as they include travel aboard high-speed Shinkansen “bullet trains”!

For added convenience, book it and receive an Exchange Order Voucher by e-mail that you can exchange for the actual pass in Japan.

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