What is a JR EAST PASS?

  • Valid for any 5 days within a 14 day period.
  • Allowing unlimited rides on JR EAST lines including Shinkansen within a designated area.
  • Purchase before arriving in Japan to save JPY1,000 ( Child JPY500 ).

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3 Steps To Get Your JR EAST PASS


Step 1

Before leaving for Japan, purchase an Exchange Order (e-ticket) at Travel Japan Website.


Step 2

After you arrive in Japan, take your Exchange Order (e-ticket) to an exchange location. Your passport is required. You will receive your JR EAST PASS after confirmation of eligibility.

Step 3

Select any five days within 14 days of issuance, including that day, when you want to use the JR EAST PASS. You do not have to designate your five days of use when purchasing.



  • The JR EAST PASS is available exclusively for visitors from abroad who enter Japan under the entry status of " Temporary Visitor ".
  • The pass user must have a passport issued by a country other than Japan.
  • The pass user must have a " Temporary Visitor " stamp in their passport.


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