The JR Setouchi Area Pass is your ticket to exploration all around Japan's Seto Inland Sea! Visit Osaka, Kobe, Hiroshima, Fukuoka, and more — bus and boat tickets included!
• Only valid for foreign nationals visiting Japan with the status of Temporary Visitor, and the corresponding stamp in their passport • Please be aware that luggage space is sometimes limited on busy trains • For full conditions of use, visit https://rakuten-travelexp.net/setouchi-pass-rules
Grab an e-voucher for the Setouchi 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! This pass is a collaboration between JR West and JR Shikoku, and offers you a circular course looping around both areas, and hopping across the Seto Inland Sea on four different bus or ferry routes! Book now and look forward to seven days unlimited travel from Kyoto to Fukuoka, plus Hiroshima, Himeji, Kobe, Osaka, Takamatsu, Matsuyama, and more — all for a great fixed price. This pass also grants discounts at various attractions across the region, such as Himeji Castle, Amanohashidate View Land, Osaka Castle Museum, Kokoen Gardens, Hieizan Enryakuji Temple, and many other hotspots and hidden gems across the area.
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-West and JR-Shikoku Rapid Service Marine Liner, limited express, special rapid, rapid, and local train services in the coverage area (reserved or non-reserved ordinary seats) — Miyajima, Shodoshima, and Kokusai Ryobi Ferries — Meipuru-pu and Kodaden buses — Ishizaki Kisen and Setonaikaikisen super-jet boats — Okayama Electric Tramway • Not valid on: — Tokaido Shinkansen — Kyushu Shinkansen — The special rapid "A Seat" paid seating service