Where can I use JR East Pass?
You can use this pass to get from Tokyo (right from Haneda Airport, in fact) to Sendai, Fukushima, Matsushima (home to interesting little islands as well as one of Japan’s three most famous views: the reflection of pine trees in the sea), Nikko (a fantastic “power spot” all-year round, but particularly beautiful during …
Does JR pass cover Tohoku Shinkansen?
Using the Japan Rail Pass Your Japan Rail Pass is valid on all trains of the Tohoku Shinkansen Line. You can activate your JR Pass at the ticketing counter of any major train station.
Where can I use JR East Pass in Tohoku?
You can only use the JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) on Tobu Railway lines if the train either departs from or terminates at a JR station. You cannot use the JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) to travel on the Tokaido Shinkansen.
How old do you have to be to get a JR East Pass?
Children under the age of 6 do not require a pass, unless you wish to reserve seats. An additional fee is required for use of Green Cars and GranClass trains. This pass does not have student discounts or youth fares. You can only use one JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) at a time while travelling in Japan.
How much does it cost for JR East Pass to Sendai?
The round trip fare for an adult on the Tōhoku Shinkansen (Tōkyō Station to Sendai Station) with a reserved seat is about ¥22,000. With a JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area), you can take the same journey plus get on and off at stations in the Tokyo and Sendai areas freely for 20,000 yen!
Can you get a refund on a JR East ticket?
To obtain a refund, you must apply at a JR EAST PASS (Tohoku area) collection/sales point (not available at some collection/sales points). If a seat ticket is issued and you are late for the indicated train’s departure, no refund will be issued, even if the ticket has not been used.