Takayama-Hokuriku Area Pass(5-Days)

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You can use the Takayama-Hokuriku Area Pass for unlimited rides on JR trains connecting Nagoya with Takayama and Toyama, and Osaka with Kanazawa and Toyama, as well as on buses to Shirakawa-go.

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Transport services and routes covered by this pass:

JR Lines
Non-reserved seats of ordinary cars of JR limited express, express, rapid, and ordinary trains between Nagoya − Toyama station (via Tokaido/Takayama lines), between Kanazawa − Kyoto station − stations within Osaka City area (via Hokuriku /Kosei/Tokaido lines), between stations within Osaka City area − Kansai-airport station (via Hanwa/Kansai-airport lines)

Non-reserved seats of ordinary cars of the Hokuriku Shinkansen between Toyama − Kanazawa station

Nohi Bus/Hokutetsu Bus
Nohi Bus/Toyama Chitetsu Bus

Nohi Bus/Toyama Chitetsu Bus/Hokutetsu Bus:
Shirakawa-go/Kanazawa line and Takayama/Toyama line between Takayama Nohi Bus Center – Shirakawa-go Kanazawa/Toyama
*with some exceptions; reservations required.

Kaetsuno Bus
Kaetsuno Bus: World Heritage Bus between Shirakawa-go − Shin-Takaoka station

Notes; Additional fees will be required for reseved seats of the Hokuriku Shinkansen.The Tokaido Shinkansen between Kyoto – Shin-Osaka station is not available route of this pass. If you travel on Tokaido Shinkansen, basic fare and additional fee will be required.



  • JR tickets operate under a registration system, with a very complicated booking process. Therefore, please ensure that you have provided the required information in order to make a purchase. Please bear in mind that H.I.S Travel Malaysia is not liable for any delays due to insufficient or incorrect information provided by travelers
  • Children require a child pass if occupying a seat in a reserved-seat carriage or traveling alone
  • Luggage Restrictions: passengers may bring up to two pieces of luggage, not including carry-ons and smaller bags. Each piece may not weigh more than 30kg and its length, width and depth may not add up to more than 250cm, while its length may not exceed 200cm

Refund Policy

  • [Refund Policy] For any “Exchange Order Voucher” that have not been exchanged into an “Official Pass” you can apply for a refund within 11 months from the purchased date. However, a 15% cancellation fee will be charged. Please ensure that you keep your vouchers safe as we cannot issue new passes or process refunds if passes are lost, stolen or partially used
  • [Refund Policy] For travelers with vouchers eligible for refund, please send the original Exchange Order Voucher back to H.I.S Travel Malaysia’s office for refund processing

JR Pass Redeem


Steps on How to Redeem Exchange Order JR Pass in Japan

Purchase the Japan Rail Pass Exchange OrderTo exchange your Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order for the actual Japan Rail Pass, you will need to follow these steps:

Arrive in JapanPurchase the Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order: The Japan Rail Pass cannot be purchased directly in Japan. You need to buy an Exchange Order from an authorised sales office or an authorised travel agent before arriving in Japan.

Present your Exchange OrderArrive in Japan: Once you arrive in Japan, locate a Japan Rail Pass Exchange Office. These offices are usually found in major airports, including Narita, Haneda, Kansai, and other major train stations.

Choose the validity periodPresent your Exchange Order: When you visit the Japan Rail Pass Exchange Office, present your Exchange Order along with your passport. Make sure to have your passport with you, as it will be required for verification purposes.

Complete the application formChoose the validity period: At the exchange office, you will be asked to choose the start date for your Japan Rail Pass. The pass can be activated on any day within 30 days of the exchange, but once activated, the validity period cannot be changed.

Receive your Japan Rail PassComplete the application form: You will need to fill out an application form with your personal details, including your name, passport number, and duration of stay. The form is usually available at the exchange office, and staff will assist you if needed.

Receive your Japan Rail PassReceive your Japan Rail Pass: After completing the form and verification done, the staff will provide you with the actual Japan Rail Pass. The pass consists of a paper ticket and a small booklet containing important information about the pass, including rules and instructions.

Remember to keep your Japan Rail Pass with you at all times during your travel in Japan, as you may be required to show it to the staff when entering and exiting the train stations or boarding the trains.