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JR West Kansai Pass (1, 2, 3 or 4 Days)

4.7 ( 3,097 reviews ) 40K+ Booked
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  • Enjoy unlimited rides on special rapid services, rapid services, and local trains on JR West lines including airport express HARUKA!
  • Book your JR Kansai WIDE Area Pass up to 6 months in advance for hassle-free travels upon arrival in Japan
  • Experience up to 4 consecutive days of non-stop journeys and adventures in Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe, Himeji, Nara, and a lot more
  • No physical exchange vouchers required – quickly redeem your JR Pass via digital redemption machines at JR Pass ticket offices

Most recent review

Highly recommended

Thanks for providing another quality option for Japan rail transport!

8 Apr 2021
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What to expect

Simply redeem your voucher for a rail pass when you're in Japan and be ready to take the inclusive Kansai-Airport Express train that heads west. In about 1 hour 10 minutes, you will arrive in Osaka, known for its architecture, nightlife and hearty street food. Stay on the train for another 10 minutes and you will arrive in Kyoto, renowned for its classical Buddhist temples, as well as gardens, imperial palaces, Shinto shrines and traditional wooden houses. Travel to and from between other major cities such as Kobe, Nara, Himeji, Wakayama, Shiga, Tsuruga and Iga-Ueno all with the same pass. This is definitely the easiest and fastest way to explore Kansai region and an essential travel pass for Japan!

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JR Kansai Rail Pass
Pick up your pass at Osaka Kansai Airport for discounted train travel around Osaka, Kyoto and beyond with the JR West Kansai Rail Pass

Things To Note

Confirmation

  • You will receive confirmation of your booking instantly via email. In the event that you do not receive an email from us, please check your Spam folder or notify us via email

Booking Guidelines

  • The name, country of residence, and passport numbers entered when booking must be an exact match to the passports used when boarding
  • The date you select upon booking is the date you intend to exchange your voucher for your JR Pass

Pass Eligibility

  • Children aged 1-5 must be accompanied by a paying adult
  • Children aged 1-5 can travel free of charge
  • Each paying adult can bring a maximum of 2 children. A child ticket will be required for each additional child
  • Children under 12 months old may travel free of charge
  • Valid only for non-Japanese passport holders with a "Temporary Visitor" Visa stamp on the passport. Non-Japanese passport holders with a permanent residence in Japan cannot use this product
  • Secure a Temporary Visitor Stamp at immigration to be eligible for a JR Pass. Do not pass through the automated gates, as no stamp will be applied
  • Japanese passport holders who have been residing outside of Japan for 10+ years are eligible to use a JR pass if they have 1) a valid Japanese passport and 2) a Copy of Overseas Residential Registration/Certificate of Overseas Residence from the Japanese embassy or legation of Japan in your foreign country of residence
  • Visit the official website for more information about JR Pass eligibility

Additional Information

  • Once purchased, the validity dates cannot be changed

Insider Tips:

  • With the JR East Pass, you can also discover more picturesque attractions in East Japan!

Location

FAQs

Activity Q&A

Q: Does it matter if the redemption date and the activation date of the pass are different?

A: Physical pass must be redeemed within 90 days from the voucher issue date. Activation date must be within 30 days from redemption.

Q: Can I amend the passenger's name?

A: No cancellations, refunds, or changes can be made.

Q: Can I redeem the JR PASS in advance?

A: Physical pass can only be redeemed on the voucher issue date.

Q: Where can I redeem my JR PASS?

A: Redemption locations: Kyoto Station, Osaka Station, Shin-Ōsaka Station, Osaka Kansai International Airport, Nara Station, Sannomiya Station, and Wakayama Station. For travelers with e-MCO, please proceed to a JR Pass Ticket Office (Midori-no-Madoguchi) and look for a digital redemption machine. For assistance, please refer to this step-by-step redemption process upon using a digital redemption machine.

Q: Is the non-used JR pass refundable?

A: No cancellations, refunds, or changes can be made.

Q: I was unable to pick up my JR pass on the date I selected, can I cancel my order?

A: Your exchange voucher is valid for 90 days starting from the date of purchase, you may choose to redeem the pass within these days. Once purchased, the pass cannot be canceled.

Q: Can I just use my Klook electronic confirmation or voucher to exchange for the pass when I arrive in Japan?

A: You can pick up your JR Pass with the Klook electronic confirmation and/or voucher along with your passport at the following locations: Kyoto Station, Osaka Station, Shin-Ōsaka Station, Osaka Kansai International Airport, Nara Station, Sannomiya Station, and Wakayama Station

Q: I ordered the pass on the Klook website or app, but have not received an exchange voucher yet. When will it come?

A: Your Klook voucher/order confirmation will serve as the exchange voucher. Use this to redeem your JR Pass once you have landed in Japan at the JR official office or redemption machine at the following locations: Kyoto Station, Osaka Station, Shin-Ōsaka Station, Osaka Kansai International Airport, Nara Station, Sannomiya Station, and Wakayama Station