This article was published on
9th October, 2020
JR East will be selling the special limited “JR EAST Welcome Rail Pass 2020” available only to foreign passport holders (regardless of visa status). This pass will allow unlimited rides on both Shinkansen and limited express trains within the jurisdiction of JR East for three consecutive days during the set period. Please take this opportunity to invite all foreign residents in Japan to travel to areas such as Tohoku and Kanto so that they can enjoy Japanese railways and attractive local tourist destinations.
Tohoku・Yamagata・Akita・Joets・Hokuriku Shinkansen(between Tokyo and Joetsumyoko ) , JR East Lines (including BRT), Aoimori Railway Line, Iwate Galaxy Railway(IGR) Line, Sanriku Railway Line, Echigo TOKImeki Railway Line (between Myoko-Kogen and Naoetsu), Shinano Railway Line
E.g. Return trip between Tōkyō Station and Sendai Station
The round trip fare for an adult on the Tōhoku Shinkansen (Tōkyō Station to Sendai Station) with a reserved seat is ¥22,000(*).
Make this trip for just ¥12,000 with the JR EAST Welcome Rail Pass 2020!
This is a 3-day pass, so you can stay overnight and take your time exploring the area.
*In regular periods
*See the timetable or other information sources for the exact fare
・ Tickets can be picked up at the dedicated terminal installed at Ueno Station (scheduled to begin from October 17th).
≪Reference≫ Process from ticket purchase to receipt at WAmazing (image)
JR EAST Travel Service Center in Tokyo Station, Ueno Station, Shinjuku Station, Shinagawa Station, Shibuya Station, Ikebukuro Station, Hamamatsucho Station, Narita Airport Terminal 1 Station, Narita Airport Terminal 2・3 Station , Tokyo Monorail Line Haneda Airport Terminal 3 Station, Sendai Station.
JAPAN RAIL CAFE (Tokyo Station), JR EAST Welcome Center MATSUMOTO (Matsumoto Station), and View Plazas in Yokohama, Niigata, Nagano, Morioka, and Akita.
・ Please check purchase locations on the following website: (www.jreast.co.jp/e/ticketwindow/)
For more information, please find following Web page.
A dedicated web page URL: https://www.eastjapanrailway.com/pass/
*In this web page, we suggest attractive places for customers to visit using the “JR EAST Welcome Rail Pass 2020”.
JR EAST official web site URL: https://www.jreast.co.jp/multi/pass/welcomerailpass.html?src=gnavi
Tags : tohoku, kanto, tokyo, PASS