Travel area guide in West Japan

  • JR-WEST

Other Services

Other Services

Free Wi-Fi service

This service can be used in most JR stations and on the Kansai-Airport Express "HARUKA" linking up Kansai International Airport and Kyoto.

Easy to Use

Free of charge
for 8 days

Baggage Delivery Service

Enjoy Japan even more with "Hands-Free Travel"!
We can help you to send your baggage from the airport to your hotel (from your hotel to the airport).

Available accommodation

Osaka

  • Hotel Keihan Universal City
  • Hotel Universal Port Vita
  • Hotel Keihan Universal Tower
  • The Park Front Hotel at Universal Studios Japan
  • Hotel Universal Port
  • The Singurali Hotel & Skyspa at Universal Studios Japan
  • Hotel Kintetsu Universal City

Shin-Osaka

Kyoto

Rent-a-Car & Rent-a-Cycle

  • Rent-a-car
  • Rent-a-cycle ‘Ekirin Kun’

Rent-a-car

Benefits
10 percent off car rental fees

Service details

  1. Receive service when you present your JR-WEST RAIL PASS at the following participating stores. (Do not forget to bring with you your passport and Japanese driver's license or other documents you need to drive.)
  2. Make a reservation in advance. The reservation site is https://www.ekiren.co.jp/phpapp/en/jr_pass/
    *Reservations may be full, in which case you will be unable to use the service.
  3. May not be used in combination with other Eki Rent-a-car discount offers.

JR-WEST Rent-a-car & Lease store list

Rent-a-cycle ‘Ekirin Kun’

Benefits
Free Rent-a-cycle

Note: This service cannot be used with the Setouchi Area Pass, Hokuriku Arch Pass and Takayama-Hokuriku Area Tourist Pass.

Service details

  1. Present your JR-WEST RAIL PASS at the following participating stores. You can use a rental bicycle for the day.
  2. The model lent out will be a 26-inch light roadster.
    *Only JR-WEST ALL AREA PASS, Sanyo-San‘in Northern Kyushu Pass can rent electric bicycles.
  3. Reservations are not taken. Bicycles will be available on a first come, first served basis.
    *There is a limited number of bicycles, so at times none will be available. The number of bicycles available will depend on the store.
  4. Children age 11 or younger may not use the service.
  5. Customers are responsible for accidents, thefts, losses or breakdowns of bicycles while they are lent out.
  6. Rent-a-cycle ‘Ekirin Kun’ can be used only at designated stations in the valid area of the rail pass you have.

Rent-a-cycle ‘Ekirin Kun’store list

Store Name / Operating Hours
Store name Operating hours
Fukui
Maibara
8:00 - 18:00
Omihachiman
Hikone
Ishiyama
Shin-Osaka
6:30 - 21:00
Hoshida
6:30 - 22:00
Konoikeshinden
6:30 - 21:00
Ibaraki
6:30 - 22:00
Nishi-Kujo
Tsukamoto
Akashi
6:30 - 21:00
Kobe
8:00 - 18:00
Aioi
8:00 - 19:00
Nara
8:00 - 18:00
Wakayama
8:00 - 20:00
Shirahama
9:00 - 18:00
Tottori
Yonago
8:00 - 18:00
Matsue
9:00 - 19:00
Okayama
(Weekdays) 7:00 - 20:00
(Weekends and Holidays) 7:00 - 19:00
Fukuyama
Kure
Hiroshima
8:00 - 20:00
Takehara(Business days: 1/4 - 12/28)
8:30 - 17:00
Mihara
9:00 - 17:30
Tokuyama
8:00 - 18:00
Shin-Yamaguchi
9:00 - 19:00
Shin-Iwakuni
9:00 - 18:00
Shimonoseki
8:00 - 19:00

Hotels

  • Hotel Vischio Toyama
  • Hotel Granvia Kyoto
  • Hotel Vischio Kyoto
  • Umekoji POTEL Kyoto
  • Hotel Granvia Osaka
  • Hotel Vischio Osaka
  • NARA Hotel
  • Hotel Vischio Amagasaki
  • Hotel Granvia Wakayama
  • Hotel Granvia Okayama
  • Hotel Granvia Hiroshima

Sapporo Area

  • Sapporo Odori

Tokyo Area

  • Tokyo Oimachi
  • Akihabara
  • Shinjuku
  • Higashi Ginza
  • Nihonbashi Ningyocho
  • Asakusa
  • Iidabashi Korakuen

Chubu Area

  • Kanazawa
  • Nagoya Shinkansen-guchi
  • Nagoyaekimae Tsubakicho

Kansai Area

  • Kyoto Shijo Muromachi
  • Kyotoeki Hachijoguchi
  • Shin-Osaka
  • Shin-Osaka West
  • Shin-Osaka Shomenguchi
  • Umeda
  • Osaka Kyobashi
  • Shinsaibashi
  • Shinsaibashi Yotsubashi
  • Abeno Tennoji

Chugoku Area

  • Okayama
  • Hiroshima Shinkansenguchi
  • Shimonoseki

Fukuoka Area

  • Hakataguchi ekimae

Other Service

At the Kyoto Railway Museum—the largest railway museum in Japan—visitors are encouraged to "See, Feel, Experience."

See 53 different trains—from steam locomotives to Shinkansen—at the Kyoto Railway Museum in Kyoto’s Umekoji district. At Japan’s largest railway museum, a “hub of railway culture that progresses with the community,” visitors will learn about railroad history, safety, and technology through surprising and impressive experiences.

Safe, Reliable, Convenient Service from WEST JR Bus
Bus stops are conveniently located right next to JR Osaka, Sannomiya, and Kyoto Stations.
Use online booking for easy and convenient reservations!