Jan 04th 2016
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As you known Japan is one of many countries which has very convenient public transportation. The rate using public transportation in Japan is just ranked as the second in the World. But the fee for riding by train or other transportation is relatively high. That’s why there are so many kind of Norihoudai Pass Ticket had created to enhance traveling.
Last articles we introduced some pass ticket in traveling in Osaka, you can see more at Osaka Norihoudai Thru Ticket. And in this time, we continue introduce some norihoudai ticket but start from Osaka to go other cities like Kobe, Kyoto… With these ticket you definitely have the most saving and convenient trip around Kansai Area.
1. Surutto Kansai 3 day or Kansai Thru Pass (スルッとKANSAI 3 DAY チケット)
This ticket is suitable for somebody who want to discovery Kansai Area (Kyoto, Nara, Kobe, Osaka, Wakayama and Shiga) around 2 or 3 days
With only one thru pass, you can ride on any bus and train in Kansai area as much as you like.
You can use this ticket on during its period of validity. So it is really saving.
You can have discount or free for around 350 sightseeing locations, shops, restaurants around Kansai
Please note the important point: You cannot use this card for JR line
Price of ticket: 5200 yen for Adult and 2600 yen for Child
- Spring and Summer Edition: from April 1 to September 20 each year and it has period from April 1 to October 31 each year as validation period
- Autumn and Winter Edition: from October 1 to March 31 of the following year and validity period is from October 1 to April 30 of the following year
Where you can buy:
Tourist Information Center (here is some Tourist Information Center in Osaka where you can buy ticket
Station Master of any subway, new tram station in Osaka
2. Uji Fushimi 1 day Ticket (宇治 – 伏見 1 day チット)
With this ticket you can ride to Uji – the most famous place for Matcha in Kyoto and Fushimi with Fushimi Inari Temple with the highlight feature is 10000 Torii Gate. Beside that you can enjoy World Cultural Heritage Sites Byodo-in Temple and Ujigami Shrine. Uji Fushimi 1 day Ticket is definitely suitable for someone who are planning to those famous places.
Price of ticket: for Adult from 600 yen to 900 yen and for Child 300 yen to 450. The price can be varied according to the starting station.
Sale date: from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017
Where you can buy: Station Master in any Keihan Stations
Validity Period: one day on the date you buy
More information about this ticket, please refer this pdf file
3. Nara – Ikaruga 1 day Ticket (奈良 – 斑鳩 1 day チケット)
The distance from Osaka to Nara is not too far but because we usually use Kintetsu Line to come to Nara so the riding fee is little expensive. So we would like to introduce Nara Ikaruga 1 day Ticket to help you saving money when visit Nara. With this ticket you can freely ride with any train, bus and newtram in Osaka, Kintetsu line from Osaka to Nara and Bus in Nara City (limited)
Price of ticket: varied by the starting station, and if you start from stations in Osaka, the ticket price is 1650 yen for adult.
Sale date: April 1. 2016 to March 31, 2017
Sale location: Station Master in subway station, train, bus and newtram
4. Kouyasan 1 day Ticket （高野山1dayチケット）
Kouyasan or Mount Koya recently has attracted visitors. From 2004, this mountain is recognized as World Heritage by UNESCO. With this ticket you can ride as much as you like all subway, bus, train and newtram in inside Osaka City, Nankai Line from Namba Osaka to Kouyasan Station and Nankai Rinkan Bus
Price of ticket: 2940 yen
Sale date: from April 1, 2016 to November 31, 2016
Sale location: Station Master Office of any subway, train, bus and newtram
5. Hieizan 1 day Ticket (比叡山1dayチケット)
For someone who want to learn and discovery more about Buddhism, Hieizan Mountain is where you must see. This is a mountain located in the border of Kyoto and Shiga and famous for Hieizan Pagoda – the important Buddhism Centre in Middle Age. If you go from Osaka to Hieizan in casual way, it could take you much money. But with this below ticket, we hope it can save you much traveling cost. Hieizan 1 day ticket provide you norihoudai service to freely ride all train, bus, subway and newtram in inside Osaka City, all Keihan Line.
Price of ticket: 2100 yen for Adult and 1050 yen for Child
Sale date: from March 19, 2016 to April 12, 2016
Sale location: Station Master Office at subway, train, bus, newtram station
More information about this ticket, please refer to this guide
Here is an image of one Station Master Office for your reference, each station has its own Station Master Office.