Uno Economical Tickets for tourists

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Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) stated that the number of international travelers to Japan reached to 15,899,000 increase of 15.6% compared to previous year, recording the best half year ever. You can see many international tourists everywhere in Tokyo today, and it must be absolutely increased compared to a decade ago. And it makes useful economical tickets for tourists, so I will show you some economical tickets for tourists.


JAPAN RAIL PASS (JR Pass) which is offered by the six companies comprising the Japan Railways Group (JR Group) can be used for travel with JR lines except some Express as Nozomi.

This is a price list of JR pass as of October 2018 from the official website. The round trip from Tokyo to Osaka costs 27,240 yen, so if you would get off the train at Nagoya or Kyoto, or you would go beyond to Hiroshima, you can save some money with JR pass. And also you can use this pass to take the train from Narita Airport and the monorail from Haneda Airport to the city center.

JR pass is a special fare ticket that is available only to travelers visiting Japan from foreign countries for sightseeing. You need to meet the required qualifications to buy JR pass, so please check and make sure you meet the eligibility requirements on their official website.


2. Tokyo Subway Ticket

Tokyo Subway Ticket is valid for all lines of Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway for 24 hours, 48 hours and 72 hours from the travel starting time during the valid period. Each ticket costs 800 yen, 1200 yen and 1500 yen. And this tickets is available only for domestic visitors residing outside of Tokyo, Kanagawa, Saitama, Chiba, Ibaraki, Tochigi, Gunma and Yamanashi as well as overseas visitors.

You can take all of colored lines on the map from their official website with Tokyo Subway ticket. The lines covered almost all of major tourist spots in Tokyo except Daiba and Tokyo Disney Resort.

You can purchase at Tokyo Metro Tourist Information, Tourist Information Office, Tourist agencies as HIS and JTB, and some shops as BIC CAMERA. Please make sure on their website.


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