5 Day JR East Tohoku Area Pass - Leisure Holidays

5 Day JR East Tohoku Area PassJapan

From RM703 / per person for 120 hours
Get unlimited travel on local, limited express, and express trains including the iconic Shinkansen bullet train at Tohoku Area

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Summary

Allowing unlimited rides on all trains covering Japan's scenic JR East train line, the JR East Tohoku Area Pass is the ideal way to discover this exciting and picturesque part of Japan. 

Stroll along prime cherry blossom spot, Hirosaki Park. See the historical Hirosaki Castle's fortified moats and gates. Wander through Shirakami Sanchi, Japan's first UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the expansive forest of Mongolian oak and beech trees.

Visit one of the most scenic views of Japan in Matsushima. Cruise around the bay to see picturesque islands of pine trees. Lounge by the famed hot spring resorts of Akita and Izu Peninsula. Take in the breathtaking countryside with the JR East Pass.


IMPORTANT

• Flexible five-day pass: 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
• The JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) is available exclusively for non-Japanese passport holders who enter Japan under the entry status of 'Temporary Visitor'. Both of the below two conditions must be met for purchase and use:
  1. Traveler must have a passport issued by a country other than Japan
  2. Traveler must enter Japan as a temporary visitor and have ‘Temporary Visitor’ stamped in their passport
• Children under 6 years old do not need to purchase ticket, except for the need to specify the seat, you need to pay for the purchase.
• There are no tickets for youth tickets and green (first class) cars.
• Each traveler can only purchase one pass for a trip. (A new ticket cannot be purchased until the ticket used for this trip expires.)

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Itinerary

JR East Tohoku Area Pass

Inclusive Of

• Unlimited travel on local, limited express and express trains including Shinkansen trains on the following rail company lines:
(1) JR East Lines (including BRT), Izu Kyuko Line, Aoimori Railway, Iwate Galaxy Railway (IGR), Tokyo Monorail, Sendai Airport Transit
(2) 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
(3) 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
• JR buses (excluding highway and some route buses) within the area


Exclusive

• Tobu Railway Lines
• Tokaido Shinkansen 
• GALA Yuzawa Station is in operation only in winter and spring 
• Special operating intervals and trains may be out of service due to the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami 
• An additional purchase is required for liners, sleeper cars, green cars (first class), or GranClass cars


Redemption Point

• JR EAST Travel Service Center (Tokyo Station - Marunouchi North Exit)
• JR EAST Travel Service Center (Shinjuku Station - New South Exit)
• JR EAST Travel Service Center (Shinjuku Station - East Exit)
• JR EAST Travel Service Center (Shibuya Station)
• JR EAST Travel Service Center (Ikebukuro Station)
• JR EAST Travel Service Center (Ueno Station)
• JR EAST Travel Service Center (Hamamatsucho Station)
• Haneda Airport International Terminal (Tokyo Monorail 2F, Ticket Gate)
• Narita Airport
  - Terminal 1 JR EAST Travel Service Center 
  - Terminal 1 JR Ticket Office
  - Terminal 1 Visitor Service Center
  - Terminal 2, 3 JR EAST Travel Service Center
  - Terminal 2, 3 JR Ticket Office
• Shinagawa Station (Central Exit)
• Other redemption locations please refer to official websites.


Ticket Validity

This voucher is valid within 3 months of the issued date. Ticket is valid for 5 days within a 14-day period from the date of exchange


Additional Information

• Child ticket: Age 6-11, free for aged 0-5
• Infants and babies travel for free, except that they need child's tickets in the following cases: 
  - When three or more infants accompany one adult or a child (tickets are required for the third and any additional infants)
  - When an infant or baby occupies his or her own reserved seat, Green Car seat or berth, etc.
  - When an infant travels alone
• It allows unlimited rides on all JR East train lines in the JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) designated area
• When purchasing, it is necessary to present your passport. Passport copies cannot be accepted
• Please always bring your passport with you when traveling on the train. If needed, you might have to present the passport to the train crew
• If you take the trains out of the valid area, you might have to pay the extra fares
• The JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) is valid on ordinary cars
• Luggage Restrictions: Passengers may bring up to two pieces of luggage, not including carry-ons and smaller bags, each piece may not weigh more than 30kg and its length, width and depth may not add up to more than 250cm, while its length may not exceed 200cm

Extras

Included Extras

Please find below a selection of extras that are included within the price of your tour.

JR Hokkaido lines, JR East Lines

Non-reserved seats on JR Hokkaido lines, JR East Lines (including BRT)

Izu Kyuko Line, Tokyo Monorail, Aoimori Railway, Iwate Galaxy Railway (IGR)

Non-reserved seats on Izu Kyuko Line, Tokyo Monorail, Aoimori Railway, Iwate Galaxy Railway (IGR), Sendai Airport Transit Line

JR East Lines

Reserved seats on the following limited express trains run directly with the JR East lines and Tobu Railway lines: the Nikko, the SPACIA Nikko, the Kinugawa, and the SPACIA Kinugawa train

Selected Tobu Railway Lines

Travel on local and rapid trains between Shimo-imaichi to Tobu-nikko and Shimo-imaichi to Kinugawa-onsen section on Tobu Railway Lines. For travelling between Kurihashi and Shimo-imaichi Stations, this pass can only be used on limited express trains that connect directly with Tobu Railway Lines

Local JR Buses

JR buses (excluding highway and some route buses) within the area

Sendai Airport Transit Line

Sendai Airport Transit Line

Optional Extras

All of the below extras are additional to the price of your tour, and can be selected on the next stage.

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