If you want to get the most value from your JR Rail Pass then we recommend you plan your trip with great detail. Where do you want to go? When do you want to go? And what transport method do you want to use? The great thing about the Japan Rail Pass is it gives you complete flexibility with unlimited travel. So if you want to go with the flow and decide which route to go, it’s perfect for the spontaneous traveler.
Japan is quite the destination for many types of travel. With it’s booming population of 127 million people and great landmarks, it really does make for the trip of a lifetime. The most visited areas are:
How Do I Find Out What Trains To Catch?
You can find detailed information on what dates and times trains (and ferries/buses) leave on our timetable page.