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San'in-Okayama Area

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  • ・ San'in-Okayama Area Pass is valid for unlimited travel in the valid area on the map
  • ・ Valid trains are below;
    • - Non-reserved seats on Express Trains 'YAKUMO,SUPER HAKUTO (INCL.Kamigori⇔Chizu) etc.'
    • - Rapid Services, and Local trains on JR-WEST Conventional lines
  • * These trains below cannot be used
    • - Bullet Train "SANYO SHINKANSEN" (Shin-Osaka⇔Hakata)

Prices

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  • • Due to the consumption tax increase in Japan, all products purchased on or after Tuesday, October 1, 2019, are subject to the revised prices. Click here for passes purchased on or before Monday, September 30, 2019.
  • • The applicable sales price of the product will vary according to the purchase date and not the date of exchange or the date of use.

Passes purchased on or after Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Validity
period
Purchasing from
a travel agent overseas
Purchasing from
JR-WEST
ONLINE TRAIN
RESERVATION
Purchasing from
a JR-West station
(Ticket counter)
4-day
Adult 4,580YEN
Child 2,290YEN
Adult 5,390YEN
Child 2,690YEN
Adult 5,600YEN
Child 2,800YEN

ATTENTION!!

  • Ticket prices and how tickets are reserved/received will change accordingly. We appreciate your understanding.
  • Please note that a passport, reservation number, authentication number, and/or credit card may be required to receive or purchase a pass reserved via JR-WEST ONLINE TRAIN RESERVATION. Click here for more information.
  • - Adult: 12 or over 12 years old when an exchange order issued or a rail pass purchased
  • - Child: 6-11 years old when an exchange order issued or a rail pass purchased
    • * An Adult's or Child's rail pass holder can accompany up to 2 infants (1-5 years old) for free.
    • * The infants from the third one will require Child's rail passes for each.
    • * Babies aged under 1 year old can be accompanied for free.
    • * Child's rail passes will be required for each infant in the following situations:
      • 1. When accompanied infants use Reserved seats by themselves
      • 2. When infants travel by themselves

Eligibility

Temporary visitor's visa

- A rail pass 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。

- A rail pass user must be entering in Japan as a "Temporary Visitor".

*"Temporary Visitor" is a status of residence defined under Japanese immigration law.

Purchasing a rail pass

Purchasing Exchange Order through a Travel Agency outside Japan

  • Step 1. Purchase an exchange order (MCO: Miscellaneous Charges Order or E-TICKET) at sales locations outside Japan.
    • * Sales locations: Click here for details
    • * Once issued, the MCO or E-TICKET must be exchanged within 3 months.
  • Step 2. After entering in Japan, present the MCO with a passport at exchange locations, fill out an application with necessary details, and exchange for San'in-Okayama Area Pass.
    • * The MCO or E-TICKET exchange locations: Click here for details
    • * Receiving an E-TICKET: Click here for more information
    • * The MCO or E-TICKET that could not be exchanged can be refunded at the overseas travel agency where the pass was originally purchased. (*A separate handling fee will be applied.)

Reserving via JR-WEST ONLINE TRAIN RESERVATION

  • Step 1. Submit a reservation via JR-WEST ONLINE TRAIN RESERVATION.
    * Payment options include paying by credit card when submitting the reservation, or paying at a station.
  • Step 2. After arriving in Japan, use the following to receive a pass from a station ticket machine or a station ticket counter.
    • (1) Reservation information (Click here for more information.)
    • (2) Passport
    • * A passport with an IC chip is required to receive a pass from a ticket machine. Travelers without a passport with an IC chip will need to receive their pass from a ticket counter.
    • * Pick up station: Click here for details
  • Step 3. Pay for San'in-Okayama Area Pass by cash or credit card when choosing to pay at a station.
Caution:
Reservations are accepted via JR-WEST ONLINE TRAIN RESERVATION up to one month before boarding (starting at 10:00 am (JST) on same day of preceding month).
• Due to the consumption tax increase in Japan, all products purchased on or after Tuesday, October 1, 2019, are subject to the revised prices.
• The applicable sales price of the product will vary according to the purchase date and not the date of exchange or the date of use.

Purchasing at JR-WEST Ticket Office

  • Step 1. After entering in Japan, fill out an application with necessary details and present these items below at sales locations;
  • Step 2. Purchase San'in-Okayama Area Pass by cash or credit card.

About Credit Card Payment

  • ・ The following credit cards can be accepted as payment at JR-WEST stations.
    • * Only the card holder can use the credit card.

Credit CardPayment

Availability and Use

  • ・ A rail pass is available and usable all year around.
  • ・ A rail pass is purchasable up to 1month in advance of the first day of use.
    • * Reservations are accepted via JR-WEST ONLINE TRAIN RESERVATION up to one month before boarding (starting at 10:00 am (JST) on same day of preceding month).
  • ・ A rail pass is valid for consecutive days.
  • ・ The validity of a rail pass starts from 12 a.m.

Train Accommodations

  •  San'in-Okayama Area Pass is usable.
  •  Additional separate tickets are required

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

Train Limited Express / Express Trains in valid area Special Rapid Services/Rapid Services/
Local Services in the valid area
Type First Class(Green)/
Sleeper Car
Ordinary Car,
Reserved Seating
Ordinary Car,
Non-reserved Seating
First Class(Green)Car Ordinary Car,
Reserved Seating
Ordinary Car,
Non-reserved Seating
Validity  *1  *2   *3  *4  *5
  • * 1 First Class (Green)/Sleeper Tickets and separate Express Tickets are required.
  • * 2 Separate Express Tickets are required.
  • * 3 Separate First Class (Green) Tickets for Local Services are required.
  • * 4 Separate Reserved Seat Tickets are required.
  • * 5 Separate charges will apply if using carriages / trains that require numbered or liner tickets.
Train Limited Express / Express Trains in valid area
Type First Class(Green)/
Sleeper Car
Ordinary Car,
Reserved Seating
Ordinary Car,
Non-reserved Seating
Validity  *1  *2
Train Special Rapid Services/Rapid Services/
Local Services in the valid area
Type First Class(Green)Car Ordinary Car,
Reserved Seating
Ordinary Car,
Non-reserved Seating
Validity  *3  *4  *5
  • * 1 First Class (Green)/Sleeper Tickets and separate Express Tickets are required.
  • * 2 Separate Express Tickets are required.
  • * 3 Separate First Class (Green) Tickets for Local Services are required.
  • * 4 Separate Reserved Seat Tickets are required.
  • * 5 Separate charges will apply if using carriages / trains that require numbered or liner tickets.

Changes

  • ・ The starting date of the rail pass and the duration cannot be changed after purchasing.
  • ・ Conditions vary for reservations submitted via JR-WEST ONLINE TRAIN RESERVATION. Click here for more information.

Refunds

  • ・ Refund location: only where a rail pass was issued or exchanged
  • ・ Refund price: the sale price minus a handling fee (10% of the price: Minimum 220 yen per one rail pass)
  • ・ No refund will be given if a magnetic ticket is removed from a rail pass book
  • ・ No refund will be given after a rail pass starts to be used or expired
  • ・ No refund will be given due to non-availability of service, delays, or similar issues
  • ・ MCOs that could not be exchanged can be refunded at the overseas travel agency where the pass was originally purchased. (*A separate handling fee will be applied.)
  • ・ Conditions vary for reservations submitted via JR-WEST ONLINE TRAIN RESERVATION. Click here for more information.

Related information

  • ・ A rail pass is only valid for its rail pass holder only.
  • ・ A passport must be carried when a rail pass is used and presented when a JR staff asks to.
  • ・ A rail pass will be void if the magnetic ticket is detached from a rail pass book.
  • ・ A rail pass will not be reissued even if lost or stolen.
  • ・ Conditions of use for a rail pass are stipulated by JR-WEST's carriage conditions and 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 October 1, 2019, and is subject to change.

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