Do I need a Japan Rail Pass during the Rugby World Cup 2019 ?

  • Published on : 02/09/2019
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Trains in Japan

Do I need a Japan Rail Pass during the Rugby World Cup 2019 ? here is our guide.

With Tokyo or Yokohama as a base,  you can organize daytrips from there and reach the other match locations by train. 

To plan your journey and to check a train schedule, you can use Hyperdia. 

If you stay in Tokyo and Yokohama you may need a Pasmo Card or a Suica card. Learn more about the IC card in Japan.

Pasmo

Pasmo

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More about the Japanese railway network

The Tokaido Shinkansen leaves from Tokyo Station to Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima and Kyushu Island. 

The shinkansen network allows you also to go and explore North Japan.

Tokaido Shinkansen

Tokaido Shinkansen

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