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need help with train/subway pass

manila
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need help with train/subway pass

Hello guys! I will be visiting tokyo and osaka this 3rd week of march and I am planning to get a JR 7 day pass for the whole trip. My itinerary is like this.

Day 1: Arrival at narita airport late pm.

Staying at Ibis hotel Shinjuku.

Day 2 & 3: Visit areas within Tokyo

Day 4: Take the shinkansen train to Osaka. Staying at Nikko Hotel Shinsaibaishi.

DAY 5: Osaka Castle and nearby areas

DAY 6: Nara temple and nearby areas

Day 7: Depart via Kansai Airport

So my question is will I maximize my JR pass or should I purchase another card? Any suggestions? Thanks a lot!

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1. Re: need help with train/subway pass

JR Pass does not pay off, You can do the same trip at 60% of JR Pass price.

Buy IC card for urban transportation in Japan. http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e2359_003.html

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2. Re: need help with train/subway pass

Wow thank you very much for the quick response. Is the IC card applicable also for the narita express and the shinkansen trains from tokyo to osaka?

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3. Re: need help with train/subway pass

Discount NEX ticket with Suica http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/suica-nex/

How to buy Shinkansen ticket http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FgK3B8QYoyY

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4. Re: need help with train/subway pass

Great help sir!

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