Skip Navigation

Any way to buy Japan Rail Pass INSIDE Japan?

Travel Forums Asia Any way to buy Japan Rail Pass INSIDE Japan?

1. Posted by Ivory (Full Member 6 posts) 10y

I heard that there's a website somewhere out there you can get a Japan Rail Pass after you've entered the country but I've had no luck finding it -- any clues?

2. Posted by pulquerio (Budding Member 20 posts) 10y

i bought my pass inside japan, i just went to JR and had no problems at all, just showed the passport

3. Posted by sole (Respected Member 208 posts) 10y

Strange, thought you HAD to buy an exhcange order abroad before actually obtaining the pass:

[ Edit: Edited at Oct 5, 2006 12:51 PM by sole ]

4. Posted by DocNY (Respected Member 420 posts) 10y

they wouldn't let me buy it there in May

5. Posted by Gelli (Travel Guru 2457 posts) 10y

I believe that there are 2 legal places in japan that you can buy it wiuthout the exchange order, but no idea where they are. I would guess that possibly one would be in Narita, but that is a blind guess at best.