The Sanyo-San'in Area Pass from JR West is your ticket to discovering the best of western Japan. With seven days of unlimited rides, explore from Kansai to Fukuoka and everything in between!
Grab an e-voucher for the JR Sanyo-San'in Area Pass, and you can exchange it easily at any participating exchange office. Although the pass is only valid for overseas visitors, with a QR code voucher you can receive it even after landing in Japan! Book now and look forward to seven days unlimited travel from Fukuoka to Hiroshima, Himeji to Kobe, Osaka, Kyoto, Nara and more — all for a great fixed price. This pass from JR West also grants holders discounts at various attractions across the region, such as Himeji Castle, Kyoto Sightseeing Bus, Arashiyama Monkey Park, Osaka Castle Museum, Naniwa Exploration Cruise, Kuchu-teien Observatory, Harukas 300 Observatory, Sakamoto Cable Railway, Nara Kotsu Bus Lines, Kobe Port Tower, and others.
How to Receive Your JR Pass 1. Choose the date you intend to redeem the JR Pass and book; a lead guest may book on behalf of a group, but note that all guests must hold non-Japanese passports and have Temporary Visitor status. 2. Receive your QR code e-voucher with your confirmation email. If your requested date is more than 90 days in the future, we will wait to issue the e-voucher closer to your requested date. 3. Present your QR code e-voucher, printed or displayed on your smartphone, at any valid exchange office to redeem your physical pass. All guests must also present their passport for verification during redemption. If you have a passport with an IC chip you can also exchange your e-voucher at a ticket vending machine marked with the passport symbol. You can redeem it up to 90 days from the issue date of your e-voucher. Main exchange offices are at Kansai International Airport and Kyoto, Osaka, Shin-Osaka, Hakata, and Hiroshima stations. For a full list, visit https://rakuten-travelexp.net/jr-west-pickup-list How to Use Your JR Pass 1. Your JR pass can be used for 7 consecutive days and must be redeemed within 90 days from when the e-voucher is issued 2. The usage period must be within one month of exchanging your e-voucher for the physical pass 3. You need to specify the date that you want to start using the pass at the exchange office • When you first use the Pass, enter a ticket gate where there is an attendant available and receive a stamp in the designated column • Use your pass on: — The Sanyo Shinkansen between Shin-Osaka and Hakata — JR limited express, special rapid, rapid, and local train services in the coverage area (reserved or non-reserved ordinary seats) — The Chizu Express, JR-West Miyajima Ferry, West JR Bus, and Chugoku JR Bus within the coverage area • Not valid on: — Tokaido Shinkansen — Kyushu Shinkansen — The special rapid "A Seat" paid seating service — Conventional lines within Kyushu — Expressway buses — Carriages or trains requiring numbered or 'liner' tickets (additional fees apply) • For a map of the pass coverage area, visit https://rakuten-travelexp.net/sanyo-sanin-map