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SETOUCHI Area Pass


Reach the Chugoku region, from Kyoto and Hiroshima, with West Passes
Setouchi area railway network map

The Setouchi Area Pass gives unlimited access, for 7 consecutive days, to JR trains between Kansai Airport, Osaka, Okayama, Hiroshima and Fukuoka (Hakata), as well as buses, and the ferry on the Seto Inland Sea to get to Miyajima.

A child price (6 to 11 years of age) is available for this pass. Access to trains is free for accompanied infants aged 5 years or under.

7 days

Adults: $140

Children: $70

Western Japan - Seto Inland Sea

 

 

The JR West Setouchi Area Pass enables you to discover all of the major cities around the Seto Inland Sea.

The pass gives you access to the Korakuen gardens in Okayama from Osaka, one of Japan's top three gardens, an enchantment of light and colors.

Then take a trip to Hiroshima, restored since the Second World War, with its large Peace Park, renovated Castle and Shukkei en gardens. Not far from Hiroshima is Miyajima, accessible via ferry that can be ridden on the JR West Setouchi Area Pass, where you can admire the famous torii of Itsukushima Shrine, a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Torii gate at Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island, Hiroshima, Japan

Torii gate at Itsukushima Shrine on Miyajima Island, Hiroshima, Japan

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The Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, Japan

The Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima, Japan

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The city of Fukuoka will surprise you through its unique culture; its harbor, located opposite Korea, was the center of the first exchanges between Japan and the Asian continent. A charming blend of urbanity and tradition, it is a historic town worth travel that is not to be missed.

Or explore the North area of Shikoku Island: Matsuyama and the Dogo Onsen, thought to be Japan's oldest hot spring and then Takamatsu, at the North East of Shikoku where is located one of the most beautiful Japanese gardens Ritsurin.

The JR Setouchi Area Pass offers access to some of the most culturally and historically rich locations in Japan that will provide foreign travelers with days of authentic and memorable experiences. 

Night in Fukuoka, Japan

Night in Fukuoka, Japan

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Dogo Onsen in Ehime Prefecture, Japan

Dogo Onsen in Ehime Prefecture, Japan

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Conditions of the Setouchi Area Pass 

Eligibility 

- 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 "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 tickets for the same use period.

- You must present your passport to receive a pass.

Exchange

- We will send the e-voucher to your email address within 5 business days after your order. If you want to get earlier, please contact us. (E-voucher is not the real ticket, you cannot take trains with the voucher)

- You can print out an e-voucher on A4 size paper, or you can show the voucher on your mobile device when you exchange.

  • You can redeem your voucher for a physical pass in these places.
  • Kyoto Station, JR WEST (central exit), Ticket Office, daily from 6:30 am to 9 pm
  • Fukuchiyama Station, daily from 6:00am to 8:10pm 
  • NTA TiS Kyoto Branch, daily from 10:00-12:00 and 13:00-16:00
  • Shin-Osaka Station JR WEST (East exit), Ticket Office, daily from 6:30 am to 10 pm
  • Osaka Station, JR WEST Ticket Office (East exit), daily from 6:30 am to 10 pm
  • Travel Service Center SHIN-OSAKA, daily from 8am to 10pm 
  • Kansai Airport Station, Ticket Office, daily from 5:30 am to 11 pm
  • NTA TiS Osaka Branch (Travel Service Center Osaka), daily from 10am to 6pm 
  • Sannomiya Station (Kobe), central exit, Ticket Office, daily from 6 am to 10pm
  • NTA TiS Sannomiya Branch, Weekdays 10:30am to 6:30pm, Saturdays and Holidays 10:30am to 6pm
  • Okayama Station, daily 8am to 8pm
  • Hiroshima Station, daily from 5:30am to 10pm
  • Takamatsu Station, daily from 6:50 am to 8:10pm
  • JR SHIKOKU TOUR Takamatsu Branch, Weekdays 10 am 6pm, Saturdays and Holidays 10am to 5:30pm
  • Matsuyama Station, daily 4:50 am to 9pm
  • Warp Matsuyama, Weekdays 10am to 6pm and Saturdays and Holiday 10am to 5pm 
  • Hakata Stn.(JR-West Ticket Office [Shinkansen Central Gate]), daily 6am to 10pm 

 

Cancellation conditions and fees

  • An unused voucher is refundable for one year from the date of issue.

  • The voucher can be refunded if it has never been exchanged in Japan.

  • A cancellation fee of 15% of the value of the voucher will be retained.

  • No refund is possible for a voucher received by us more than one year from the date of issue.

  • A refund is not possible for a lost or stolen voucher.


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