Useful Tickets and Passes
Nationwide Rail Pass: “Japan Rail Pass”
* If you plan to travel a long
distance in Japan. you can save money by using Japan Rail
Pass. This pass can be purchased outside Japan.
Unlimited travel on almost all JR
trains nationwide, including bullet trains, limited express trains, local
trains, some JR buses and the JR ferry to Miyajima.
7, 14 or 21 consecutive days
Not available to residents of Japan.
7 days 29,110 yen
14 days 46,390 yen
21 days 59,350 yen
*JR passes can be purchased at
"Midori-no-Madoguchi" ticket reservation counters at JR stations.
Public Transport to Mt. Fuji Region
By expressway bus
Shinjuku Bus Terminal - Mt. Fuji Region (Lake Kawaguchiko, Lake Yamanakako)
There are expressway-bus services to the Mt. Fuji region from Shinjuku
Bus Terminal at JR Shinjuku Station South Exit and JR Tokyo Bus Terminal
at JR Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit.)
Getting to Yamanakako
2,050 yen from Shinjuku to Yamanakako Asahigaoka Terminal (Lake Yamanakako),
Line Name: Fuji-Goko Line
Bus No. 1101 Lv. Shinjuku 7:15 - Arr. Yamanakako Asahigaoka 9:29
Bus No. 1121 Lv. Shinjuku 7:45 - Arr. Yamanakako Asahigaoka 9:59
* Reservation necessary. The busses are often fully booked on the day of departure.
*Click here for bus reservation
*Click here for more info. on Shinjuku Bus Terminal.
Shinjuku Bus Terminal (Busta) at the South exit of JRShinjuku Station.
At JR Shinjuku Station, follow the sign "Shin-minami Exit, "
or "Shinjuku Bus Terminal (Busta)."
Tokyo Station (Yaesu Exit). - Mt. Fuji Region(Lake Kawaguchiko, Lake Yamanakako area)
2,100 yen from Tokyo to Yamanakako Asahigaoka Terminal.
*Click for expressway bus schedule at JR Tokyo Sta.
By train and bus Tokyo-(train)-Fujisan Station - (local bus) - Bungaku-no-mori Park
Lv. JR Tokyo (Track2) 6:33- Chuo-Line - Arr. Takao (transfer point)7:31
Lv. Takao (Track2) 7:47 - Arr. Fujisan 9:23 (JR-Fujikyu through service)
Lv.Fujisan (Bus stop 3 for Gotenba) 9:38 - Arr. Bungaku-no-mori Park 10:07
Lv. JR Tokyo (Track2) 6:11- Chuo-Line- Arr.Takao (transfer point) 7:31
Lv. Takao (Track2) 7:47 - Arr. Fujisan 9:23
Lv. Fujisan (Bus stop 3 for Gotenba) 9:38 - Arr. Bungaku-no-mori Park
In and Around Tokyo
For moving around Tokyo, the following passes are
convenient; you don't have to go to the ticket vending machine each time you
take a train or bus. And it will be useful if you use them effectively in the
desigrtnated period of time.
One-day pass for subway, bus and JR train services in Tokyo. 1,590
yen: adult. 800 yen: child of 6-12 years old
One-day pass which allows you to travel by
JR in the city proper (23 wards of Tokyo )
750 yen: adult, 370 yen: child (6-12)
Toei Chikatetsu, Tokyo Metyro Ichinichi-ken (Subway One-day Pass)
one-day pass which offers you to travel by
subway in Tokyo. (valid for both Toei and Eidan subway lines)
1,000 yen: adult. 500 yen: child.
* Subway passes can be purchased at
ticket vending machines at subway stations.
JR East, “Odekake Pass” for
Tokyo and its vicinity
validity: one day,
Can be used on Saturdays, Sundays, holidays. and
29~May5, July 20~August 31, December 29~January 3.
for adults, \1,330 for children aged 12 or younger.