Explore the best of what Japan has to offer with the JR East Pass. Learn about how the JR East Pass can save you money when travelling around JR East's vast network.

JR East Pass

All you need to know about this convenient rail pass

Guide to the JR East Pass

Flexible 5-day pass offers convenience and value

Travel Tohoku With a JR East Pass

Go the distance with unlimited rides for any five days

Travel with JR East Pass

Choose between Niigata/Nagano & Tohoku – both start from Tokyo

Top destinations

Our photojournalists try the JR East Pass

Morioka's Fesan Department Store

Shop kimono, sample wagashi, then board your train

Memorial Ship Hakkoda-Maru

A historical vessel docked at Matsu Bay in Aomori City

Kanto Festival Centre

Learn more about Japanese festivals in Akita

Discover True Kakunodate

Get lost in the charming streets of a historical town

JR East Hotels

Comfort and convenience – right at your arrival station

Stay in comfort

Convenient stays with JR East Hotels

Hotel Folkloro Takahata

A welcoming, friendly haven in Takahata

Hotel Metropolitan Sendai

The epitome of luxury in the city of Sendai

Hotel Metropolitan Morioka

Relax, feast, and enjoy the view all from city center

Hotel Folkloro Hanamaki Towa

An ideal place to start and finish your day in Iwate

Folkloro Kakunodate Hotel

Japanese hospitality in an old samurai town

Hotel Metropolitan Akita

Spacious rooms and a great night sleep

Travel in Comfort

No-fuss travelling with your convenience in mind


Travelling on JR East

Free Wi-Fi on JR East Train System

Internet connection around Tokyo, Yokohama and Narita

How to Get a Suica Card

Take this smart card and make your trip more pleasant

Guide to the JR East Pass

Flexible 5-day pass offers convenience and value

Free Wi-Fi

Stay connected

Learn about how JR East's free Wi-Fi can help you get around.

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Travel Info App

For Android, iPhone and iPad

Travel in comfort with JR East's free Travel Info app, available for Android and iPhone.

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Get the JR East Pass

Get unlimited rides across the JR East network