Hokuriku Arch Pass

This pass is recommended if you…

  • Want to visit Kanazawa and Toyama (Hokuriku area) from Tokyo.
  • Want to visit Osaka and Kyoto (or other places in Kansai) as well.
  • Use Narita Airport, Haneda Airport or Kansai Airport to visit Tokyo, Osaka, via Kanazawa or Toyama (the Hokuriku area).

How to travel with Hokuriku Arch Pass

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1. Purchase a voucher for a pass before coming to Japan

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2. Purchase a pass in Japan

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Eligibility

Hokuriku Arch Pass is for the exclusive use of visitors from overseas who enter Japan with the status of Temporary Visitor.
Customers who fulfill both of the conditions below can purchase and use this pass.

  • You must be a foreign national with a passport issued by a country other than Japan (Japanese nationals cannot use this pass.)​
  • You must have entered Japan with the status of Temporary Visitor and have an immigration sticker in your passport bearing the status Temporary Visitor as shown in the illustration below.

Period of Validity

7 consecutive days

[Permitted] Up to 7 consecutive days

  • October
    1st

  • October
    2nd

  • October
    3rd

  • October
    4th

  • October
    5th

  • October
    6th

  • October
    7th

[Not-Permitted] non-consecutive 7 days

  • October
    1st

  • October
    2nd

  • October
    5th

  • October
    10th

  • October
    12th

  • October
    13th

  • October
    14th

Use a Hokuriku Arch Passto explore
the best places in the area!

  1. Use on the IR Ishikawa Railway is limited to transit between Kanazawa and Tsubata Stations only. Pass-holder does not alight from the IR Ishikawa Railway.
  2. Use on the Ainokaze Toyama Railway is limited to transit between Takaoka and Toyama Stations only. Pass-holder does not alight from the Ainokaze Toyama Railway.

Covered Lines

Limited express, express, special rapid service, rapid service, and local service trains within the area

  • JR EAST Lines​ (Narita Express, limited area)
  • JR West Lines *
  • Tokyo Monorail
  • IR Ishikawa Railway **
  • Ainokaze Toyama Railway ***
  • Noto Railway (between Nanao and Wakuraonsen stations)

*You can only non-reserved seats on the Haruka limited express train to Kansai International Airport with this pass.
**The pass may only be used to pass through the section of the IR Ishikawa Railway line between Kanazawa and Tsubata stations (you can use special express trains)​
***The pass may only be used to pass through the section of the Ainokaze Toyama Railway line between Takaoka and Toyama stations (an additional charge is application if you wish to use the Ainokaze Liner rapid train)

NOTE!

Please note that you cannot use the Hokuriku Arch Pass to travel on the Tokaido Shinkansen. (This is because the Tokaido Shinkansen is operated by a different company.)

Recommended sight seeing spot

Tateyama-Kurobe Alpine Route

The area is accessible from Nagano and Toyama, and is famous for its colored leaves and the big snow wall ‘‘Yuki no Otani’’.
With Tateyama-Kurobe Option Ticket you can enjoy the area at more reasonable price.
Click here to learn more about the area!

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