The Takayama-Hokuriku Tourist Pass is a great and affordable way to travel via train around the Takayama-Hokuriku region. Get free seat reservations and unlimited rides on all JR Conventional lines. The Takayama-Hokuriku Tourist Pass also grants you access to certain buses, the Hokuriku Shinkansen (additional fee required for seat reservation), limited express, express and rapid trains. Do note that the pass does not allow access to the Tokaido Shinkansen from Kyoto to Shin-Osaka station.
Travel from Osaka/Nagoya to visit the World Heritage sites of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama, as part of a grand tour of the Kanazawa, Toyama, and Gifu areas!
Unlimited rides on JR local and limited express trains, Hokuriku Shinkansen and buses along the route.
Use of reserved seats on JR limited express* are free of charge up to 4times! *excluding “HARUKA”
Transport services and routes covered by this pass:
JR lines: Non-reserved seats of ordinary cars of JR limited express, express, rapid, and ordinary trains between Nagoya － Toyama station (via Tokaido/Takayama lines), between Kanazawa － Kyoto station － stations within Osaka City area (via Hokuriku/Kosei/Tokaido lines), between stations within Osaka City area － Kansai-airport station (via Hanwa/Kansai-airport lines)
Timetable:Osaka ~ Kanazawa (Hokuriku Line), Nagoya ~ Toyama (Takayama Line)
Non-reserved seats of ordinary cars of the Hokuriku Shinkansen between Toyama － Kanazawa station
Nohi Bus/Toyama Chitetsu Bus/Hokutetsu Bus:
Shirakawa-go/Kanazawa line and Takayama/Toyama line between Takayama Nohi Bus Center – Shirakawa-go – Kanazawa/Toyama
*with some exceptions; reservations required. more info
Kaetsuno Bus: World Heritage Bus between Shirakawa-go － Shin-Takaoka station
Notes; Additional fees will be required for reseved seats of the Hokuriku Shinkansen.The Tokaido Shinkansen between Kyoto – Shin-Osaka station is not available route of this pass. If you travel on Tokaido Shinkansen, basic fare and additional fee will be required.
After booking online, you can collect your Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order (EO) on the collection date and at the preferred Changi Recommends booth indicated during your booking process. Remember to collect your Physical Exchange Order from Changi Recommends counter before checking in for your flight.
Refer to this website for more information: https://touristpass.jp/en/takayama_hokuriku/