How to use JR-West

Purchasing Tickets

Classification of Adult and Child Fares

Question

What are the age classifications for foreign visitors?

Answer

Adult : aged 12 years or older
Child : aged 6 to 11years
Infant : aged 1 to 5 years
Baby: aged less than 1 year old
(on the day that ticket is purhcased.)

Question

How many infants can accompany an adult?

Answer

An adult may be accompanied by up to two infants at no charge.

Question

Are there any circumstances in which an infant would require a ticket?

Answer

If three or more infants accompany one "Adult" or "Child", a Child ticket is required from the third "Infant" onward.

Question

Why do children's tickets cost the same as adult's tickets for green tickets, GranClass tickets and sleeper tickets?

Answer

This is because green cars, GranClass cars, and sleeper cars are more spacious and have higher-quality facilities than ordinary cars.