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[Notice] Product Revisions​

  • · Price and validity revisions will take effect on March 16, 2024 (JST). The product name will also be changed to Hokuriku One-Way Ticket.
    Click here for more information.

THUNDERBIRD One-way TicketTHUNDERBIRD One-way Ticket

*Service between Tsuruga and Kanazawa on the Hokuriku Shinkansen will be available from March 16, 2024.
Use of the pass will be possible between Tsuruga and Kanazawa from that date.

Prices

■ Prices are for products purchased through March 15, 2024 (JST)

Service section Adult Child
OSAKA City
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Fukui 5,000 YEN 2,500 YEN
Kanazawa 6,000 YEN 3,000 YEN
Toyama 7,000 YEN 3,500 YEN
KYOTO City
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Fukui 4,200 YEN 2,100 YEN
Kanazawa 5,500 YEN 2,750 YEN
Toyama 6,500 YEN 3,250 YEN

■ Prices listed here are for products purchased on or after March 16, 2024.The ticket will be sold as the Hokuriku One-Way Ticket.

Service section Adult Child
OSAKA City
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Fukui 6,000 YEN 3,000 YEN
Kanazawa 8,000 YEN 4,000 YEN
Toyama 8,500 YEN 4,250 YEN
KYOTO City
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Fukui 5,000 YEN 2,500 YEN
Kanazawa 6,500 YEN 3,250 YEN
Toyama 7,500 YEN 3,750 YEN

Train Accommodations

  •  THUNDERBIRD One-way Ticket can be used.
  •  Additional separate tickets are required

* When additional tickets are required, obtain the tickets at a JR-WEST station before boarding.

Train
Limited
Express
"THUNDERBIRD"
Bullet Train
"HOKURIKU
SHINKANSEN" in
the valid area

(Between Kanazawa and Toyama; Between Tsuruga and Toyama from March 16, 2024)

Limited Express
Trains excluding
"THUNDERBIRD"
Special Rapid
Services/
Rapid Services/
Local Services
in the valid area
Type GranClass -  *1 - -
First Class
(Green) Car
 *2  *2  *2  *4
Ordinary Car
(Reserved
Seating)
   *3  *5
Ordinary Car
(Non-reserved
Seating)
   *3  *6
  • * 1 Separate GranClass Tickets are required.
  • * 2 First Class (Green) Tickets and separate Express Tickets are required.
  • * 3 Separate Express Tickets are required.
  • * 4 Separate First Class (Green) Tickets for Local Services are required.
  • * 5 Separate Reserved Seat Tickets are required.
  • * 6 Separate charges are required when using paid seating services (such as A-seat) on Local, Rapid, and Special Rapid trains in the Kansai area.

Eligibility

Temporary visitor's visa

"Discounted One-way Ticket" user must be holding a passport issued by a foreign government.

※外国での永住権を持っているお客様を含め、日本国籍のお客様は使用できません。

"Discounted One-way Ticket" user must be entering in Japan as a "短期滞在(Temporary Visitor)".

* "短期滞在(Temporary Visitor)" is a status of residence defined under Japanese immigration law.

Individual customers are not allowed to purchase or exchange more than one of the same ticket for the same use period.

- You must present your passport to receive a pass.

Purchasing a "Discounted One-way Ticket"

* Available from select overseas travel agencies.

Purchasing Exchange Order through a Travel Agency outside Japan

  • Step 1. Purchase an exchange order(E-TICKET) at sales locations outside Japan.
    • * Once issued, the E-TICKET must be exchanged within 3 months.
  • Step 2. Exchange the E-TICKET for a "Discounted One-way Ticket" at an exchange location in Japan.
    • * E-TICKET exchange locations: Click here for details
    • * Receiving an E-TICKET: Click here for details
    • * The E-TICKET that could not been exchanged can be refunded at the overseas travel agency where the pass was originally purchased. (*A separate handling fee will be applied.)

* The "Discounted One-way Ticket" is not available for purchase within Japan.

Availability and Use

  • · The "Discounted One-way Ticket" is available and usable all year around.

Reserving a Reserved Seat Ticket

· Reserved seat tickets can be reserved at a ticket vending machine or a station ticket office.
Click here for information on reserving reserved seat tickets from a ticket vending machine.

Changes

  • · Changing the validity period start date is allowed only once.
  • · The ticket cannot be changed for a different ticket type. The ticket must instead be refunded, and the desired ticket purchased separately.
  • · Changing the departure or arrival station within a section is allowed only once for unused tickets within the validity period.
  • · Changing trains is allowed only once before the departure of the designated train, and only if tickets for the train being changed to are available within the validity period.

Refunds

  • · Refunds are accepted only at the "Discounted One-way Ticket" exchange location.

    * Click here for information on refund locations for refunds due to non-availability of services, delays, or other circumstances.

  • · The sales price minus a handling fee will be refunded.

    * Handling fee

    • · If no reserved seating ticket has been issued:

      560 YEN

    • · If a reserved seating ticket has been issued:

      Up to 2 days before departure: 560 YEN
      Between day before departure and time of departure:
      30% of original undiscounted Express ticket (based on original ticket purchase date) + 220 YEN
      * Minimum handling fee: 560 YEN

    • · A handling fee equivalent to the Limited express ticket for each train will be applied to a reserved seating ticket after departure time.
  • * Refunds cannot be provided if the "Discounted One-way Ticket" has been used or the validity period has ended.
  • * A refund of an unexchanged E-TICKET is available from the overseas travel agency where the ticket was purchased.
    Please note that an additional handling fee will apply.

Related information

  • · The "Discounted One-way Ticket" is only valid for the "Discounted One-way Ticket" holder.
  • · Presentation of a passport (of the person using the "Discounted One-way Ticket") is required to exchange an E-TICKET.
    * No more than one E-TICKET can be exchanged per passport.
  • · A passport is required when using a "Discounted One-way Ticket" and must be presented to the JR staff upon request.
  • · The "Discounted One-way Ticket" will not be reissued even if lost or stolen.
  • · The conditions of use for the "Discounted One-way Ticket" are stipulated by the JR-WEST carriage conditions and the laws of Japan.
  • · Conditions of use for an exchange order are stipulated by regulations and contracts of issuing companies.
  • · If any discrepancies arise between the foreign language and Japanese versions of the carriage conditions, the Japanese version has precedence.
  • · The information displayed (including prices) is current as of January 23, 2024, and is subject to change.

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