Japan Rail Pass, Tokyo & Osaka with Flights

Price
$3499 per person
Duration
11 days
Destination
Japan

TOP VALUE Tokyo & Osaka with Japan Rail Pass & Flights

Enjoy the amazing sights and thrills of Tokyo and Osaka with central hotels, plus explore more of Japan with the two week rail pass. You can basically travel by train to almost everywhere that you'd want to visit and it’s really easy to get around. Plus, flights are included from Australia with this special deal!
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The astounding history, wonders of the natural and man-made variety and extraordinary cuisine of Japan awaits on this fantastic Tokyo and Osaka getaway. This amazing 10-night holiday includes a Japan Rail Pass, all your accommodation in Tokyo and Osaka, as well as flights from Australia. Contact us for the latest special deals on this trip!

What's included

Destination
Departure Location
Fly from Australia to Tokyo, Japan
Return Location
Fly from Osaka to Australia
Tour Start Date & Time
Everyday
Additional Information
Departs daily in 2024: Prices will vary depending on dates, see the Brochure Tab for low price seasons. Booking Code: JPNRP11M
Price includes
  • Accommodation based on twin share room
  • Baggage charge
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • International flights from Australia
  • Rail travel as per itinerary
Price does not include
  • Airport meet and greet
  • All meals
  • Any items or services not specified
  • Medical and emergency insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Visa arrangements and fees
Additional Prices
Single Supplement: From $1500 to cover the cost of a private room Travel Insurance: Insurance is essential - please ask us for a quote.

Japan rail trip overview

The astounding history, wonders of the natural and man-made variety and world-class cuisine of Japan awaits on this fantastic getaway.

Japan has an extensive and very efficient rail network and this independent trip features the great train experience and most affordable way to get around. Japanese trains are clean, comfortable and as you’d expect, incredibly punctual. You can basically travel by train to almost everywhere that you’d want to visit and it’s really easy. Language is seldom a problem and stations have signs and departure boards in English as well as Japanese. The Japan Rail Pass offers unlimited travel on the JR Railway, selected buses and selected ferries for overseas visitors.

To start with, Tokyo will be your base for the 5 nights. From here you can use the rail pass to take exhilarating bullet train rides, explore vibrant cities, see UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites and enjoy scenic excursions.

Then travel by economy rail from Tokyo to Osaka, where the next 5 nights will be at a central Osaka hotel. Exciting days of exploration await, as you discover ancient temples, delicious dining and unique sights on an unforgettable holiday in Japan!

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Japan Rail Pass Deal

Looking for an affordable way to explore Japan? A Japan Rail Pass is the best way to go, with regular departures between the following dates.

2024 lowest-price departures: 01 February to 15 March, 15 April to 10 June, 15 July to 10 September, 10 October to 30 November
2024 departures from $500pp extra: 16 March to 14 April, 11 June to 14 July, 11 September to 09 October

Want to stay in Kyoto?
We can rearrange your itinerary for a few nights at Vischio Kyoto Hotel by Granvia

Our chosen hotels are conveniently located at the main train stations, so you can easily use the underground trains to explore the cities.

Prices will vary depending on your travel dates and Japan Rail rates have recently increased significantly. For the latest deals and current prices please call 1300 168 910 or email [email protected] today!

Note: Prices in AUD are per person, based on twin share. Prices are subject to availability and can change without notice. Rates will be confirmed at time of booking. Please request rates for single travellers. Conditions apply.

Inclusions at a glance

  • Flights – Return economy airfares to Tokyo & from Osaka
    • Fly from Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane or Perth (from extra $290pp from Adelaide, Hobart & Canberra – contact us for other cities)
    • Flights include baggage & all airfare taxes
  • Accommodation – 10 nights in standard hotel rooms, based on twin share
    • 5 nights Tokyo at Tobu Tokyo Levant Hotel or similar
    • 5 nights Osaka at Premier Hotel Cabin President or similar
  • Train – Economy Rail from Tokyo to Osaka
    • 14 days Japan Rail Pass, for day touring from Tokyo & Osaka

Why we love this trip

  • This is a worry-free way to explore Tokyo, Japan
  • Enjoy discovering the delights of Osaka and staying at a 4-star hotel
  • Travel by the famous high-speed Bullet Train between cities
  • Enjoy time to explore at your leisure and see what interests you most
  • Flights from Australia are included, to cap off a great value holiday!

 

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  • DAY 1
  • DAYS 2-5
  • DAY 6
  • DAYS 7-10
  • DAY 11
DAY 1

Fly to Tokyo

Upon arrival at Tokyo Airport, use your Japan Rail Pass to make your way to your hotel. The remainder of the day is free to start exploring the spectacular city.

DAYS 2-5

Tokyo & Rail Pass

Your time is free to explore Japan’s busy capital city. Tokyo is a blend of the ultramodern and the traditional. Famous for its skyscrapers and neon-lit streets to its ancient temples. Meiji Shinto Shrine is known for its impressive gate and surrounding woods. The Imperial Palace sits amid large public gardens and the city's many museums offer exhibits ranging from classical art to a reconstructed kabuki theatre.

Make use of your Japan Rail Pass to take day trips and excursions to see more of the country. History lovers should head to Kanazawa. Karuizawa is a 70-minute journey from Tokyo along the Hokuriku Shinkansen line. There's also much to see and experience in Nagano, Shizuoka City, Nagoya, Yokohama, Atami, Takasaki and more!

DAY 6

Train Tokyo to Osaka

It's time to catch the train to your next destination, Osaka. On arrival, make your way from the station to the central hotel, then enjoy exploring at your leisure.

DAYS 7-10

Osaka & Rail Pass

Your hotel is located just a 1-minute walk from Ginza Itchome Station on the Yurakucho Line. It's the perfect location to use your rail pass to connect with other great sights and cities. Popular day trips include Kyoto (14 minutes by shinkansen), Nara (30 minutes by express train), Hiroshima (1.5 hours by shinkansen) and Kobe (14 minutes by shinkansen).

DAY 11

Depart Osaka, Fly to Australia

This morning it's time to check out of your hotel and make your way to the airport in time for your departure flight. As this thrilling journey comes to a closer, great memories begin!

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The astounding history, wonders of the natural and man-made variety and extraordinary cuisine of Japan awaits on this fantastic Tokyo and Osaka getaway. This amazing 10-night holiday includes a Japan Rail Pass, all your accommodation in Tokyo and Osaka, as well as flights from Australia. Contact us for the latest special deals on this trip!

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The brochure includes details of the inclusions and other relevant travel information. Information contained in the brochure is subject to change and at the time of booking you will be provided with an updated copy that includes the current details for your reservation.

Trip departures

This trip departs daily from Australia.

2024 lowest-price departures: 01 February to 15 March, 15 April to 10 June, 15 July to 10 September, 10 October to 30 November
2024 peak season departures: 16 March to 14 April, 11 June to 14 July, 11 September to 09 October

Please ask us for your preferred departure date and we will advise availability and current costs.
Price will vary depending on your travel date.
Contact us for travel at other times of the year.

Trip start time

The flight details and check-in times will be provided when your booking is confirmed.

Important to remember...

The day-by-day itinerary is intended as an indicative guide only. Travel by nature is unpredictable. Weather patterns, road and rail conditions, public holidays, travel restrictions and a multitude of other factors may necessitate itinerary changes that are ultimately for the client's benefit. It is essential that travellers are flexible and open minded in this regard.

Speak to a travel specialist

The My Travel Experience team are travel experts and we're here to help you enjoy the best holiday - from the time you start to plan your trip until the day you return home. We are only a phone call or email away whenever you need us, so please contact us today with any questions.

Email [email protected]. Phone 1300 168 910 (in Australia) or +61 400 226 454 (from overseas or via mobile).

New safety measures, more flexibility and greater peace of mind.

The wellbeing and safety of our passengers and staff is always a priority, especially as we adjust to a new world for travellers. My Travel Experience is committed to ensuring your peace of mind with customer-friendly booking practices and enhanced health and safety standards on our trips.

To help you book with confidence, we will assist you if any unexpected situations arise and My Travel Experience also offers clients as much flexibility as possible when making bookings.

How to make a booking:

This travel deal is valid for a limited time and can be withdrawn at any time. Please contact us for current rates.

Advertised price is based on lead-price departure(s) and was correct as of 01 October 2023.

Rates will be advised for your preferred travel date prior to any payment being required.

All prices are per person, based on twin share, and listed in Australian dollars (AUD). The package is subject to confirmation at the time of booking and prices may change without notice. Booking conditions and cancellation fees apply.

Please read My Travel Experience Booking Terms & Conditions prior to making a reservation. By booking any travel service with us, you have agreed to be bound by these terms and conditions.

To make a booking please call My Travel Experience on 1300 168 910 or email [email protected].

You can also select a trip and request it via this website - please enter your preferred departure date (if known) and the number of people travelling. If you wish to submit an enquiry, please let us know your travel dates plus any other information that will help us provide a quote, such as departure city and travel preferences.

No payment is required to submit an online booking request - your booking is pending confirmation and no place is being held. Your reservation status will be advised when you hear from our travel consultants. Bookings are normally actioned within 24 hours - Monday to Friday.

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      Japan Rail Pass, Tokyo & Osaka with Flights

      Price
      $3499 per person
      Duration
      11 days
      Destination
      Japan

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