JR East Pass

Tokyo imageThe JR East Pass lets you explore the top half of Honshu, Japan’s main island.  If you are travelling Nagano, Niigata or Tohoku areas, these passes are for you. Passes are available in Economy Class only.

Please make sure to read the terms and conditions below.

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Terms and Conditions

  • Above mentioned price includes handling charge.
  • After issue tickets are non refundable and non changeable.
  • The JR EAST 5 Day Flex Pass sales ends as of 31st March 2016.  The JR EAST 5 Day Flex Pass purchased by 31 March can be exchanged until June 30 2016.



  • If you are ordering only JR East Passes, please select the Pick-up option. The passes will be emailed to you as electronic vouchers. (JR East Pass only) 


If you are a tourist visiting Japan from abroad for sightseeing:

You must be visiting Japan under the entry status of “Temporary visitor” according to Japan Immigration Law. When you enter Japan for sightseeing, entry personnel will stamp the passport as “Temporary visitor”. Only a person who has a passport bearing this stamp can use a JAPAN RAIL PASS. Please note that according to strict interpretation of the Japanese Immigration Law, “Temporary visitor” status differs even from other types of stays that are also for only short time periods. 

If you are a Japanese national living in a foreign country: 
Australian residents travelling on a Japanese passport are not allowed to purchase JR East pass.


  • Persons meeting conditions a or b above are required to fax us a copy of a) permanent resident visa or b) marriage certificate. (Fax Number: Sydney Office 02-9510 9479 / Melbourne Office 03-8623-0010).  These documents also need to be produced at the time of exchange in Japan. (if unsure, please contact us on 1300-739-330)
  • Australian residents travelling on a Japanese passport are not allowed to purchase JR Hokkaido, East, West or All Shikoku Rail passes.
  • In a rare case when travellers have dual passports (Japanese & Other), unless your valid non Japanese passport is stamped with “Temporary Visitor”, issuance of JR pass will be refused.

JR East Pass Exchange office

JR East Pass Exchange Orders have to be exchanged for an actual pass at the JR East Line major station only. For more information, please visit following site: