There are several Tokyo train passes that can make catching trains in the capital easier. Tokyo’s special JR Pass and the Pasmo Passport are two options for tourists while a regular Pasmo card is better for residents. They’ll allow you to mostly avoid ticket machines and may reduce fare costs. Find all of the options in this article and decide what will save you money and time on your next trip.
The JR Pass is Japan's famous gateway to making train travel easy. It gives foreign tourists access to all JR (Japan Rail) trains in Japan, which is most of the country’s trains outside of some subway and rail systems in cities. You can buy 7, 14, or 21-day passes and can also upgrade it for premium benefits. Read on to find out whether it's the right fit for your trip.