celebrating 150th anniversary: JR East offering unlimited rides on Shinkansen and limited express trains for 3 days

To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the opening of the railroad, JR East is offering the JR EAST PASS, which allows unlimited rides on Shinkansen and limited express trains for three days.

In addition to all JR East lines, the pass allows unlimited rides on all Aomori Railway Line, IGR Iwate Ginga Railway Line, Sanriku Railway Line, Kitetsu Express Line, Izu Express Line, Fuji Express Line, and Echigo Tokai Railway Line (between Naoetsu and Arai Stations) for three days, including Shinkansen and Limited Express trains and JR East BRT. On Shinkansen and Limited Express trains, it also allows up to 4 reserved seats (advance reservation required) to be available in regular cars.

Prices are 22,150 yen for adults and 10,150 yen for children. Tickets are available from October 14 to 27 and will be sold on the Ekinet website one month prior to the start of the pass period.

Pass Details

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JR EAST PASS to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the opening of the railroad

〇Price:

  • Adults 22,150 yen
  • Children 10,150 yen

(tax included)

〇 Period of use:

October 14, 2022 (Friday) to October 27 (Thursday)

※On sale one month before the start date

〇Expiration date:

3 days

〇Sales method:

Sales are limited to the dedicated website Ekinet (えきねっと)

〇 Using range

  • Free seats (non-reserved) on all JR East lines, Aomori Railway Line, IGR Iwate Ginga Railway Line, Sanriku Railway Line, Kitetsu Express Line, Izu Express Line, Fuji Express Line, and Echigo Tokai Railway Line (between Naoetsu and Arai Stations) in the free area, including Shinkansen and limited express trains and JR East BRT
  • If you reserve a seat in advance, you can take designated seats on Shinkansen and Premium trains four times.

〇Special Offer:

Car rental and other special offers are available. Details will be announced later.

From:JREast 「鉄道開業150年」事業について~150 年の歩みに感謝を表し、鉄道の可能性を未来へつなぐ~

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