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KANSAI THRU PASS

This ticket enables you to ride on subways, private railways and buses throughout the Kansai district. As well as enabling you to tour Osaka, Kobe and Kyoto, it lets you visit Nara, Wakayama and Koyasan. Purchasing the economical KANSAI THRU PASS that comes in two types; 2-day and 3-day, will let you enjoy a more value-for-money holiday.

The Pass can be used on nonconsecutive days during its period of validity (example: Mon, Wed and Fri in the case of a 3-day PASS)

Example

❊One day is counted as the duration from the first train to the last train in a day. (Not 24 hours from the time when you purchase it.)

KANSAI THRU PASS – Such a deal!!

  • From Kyoto to Osaka, Kobe, Mt. Hiei and Himeji. Get on and off the train or bus bound for Wakayama, Nara and Koyasan as you like during the period of validity (Excluding JR lines. Check the map for the available trains and buses).
  • You can use the train or bus without going through the troublesome task of checking the complicated rate table to buy tickets and you won't need to buy another ticket every time you make connections.
  • You can benefit from complimentary discount promotions at about 280 major tourist facilities along the railway lines.
  • Special Privileges
    Don't miss the special promotions at tourist facilities along the railway lines available to the holders of the KANSAI THRU PASS.
  • It can be used from Kansai Airport Station on the Nankai Train after arriving at Kansai International Airport (The Express Rapi:t requires additional tariff).
  • Receive a free area map in English, Chinese, Korean, Thai language.

KANSAI THRU PASS Types and Prices

Type of ticket Adult Child (Ages 6 to 12)
2daycard2DAY PASS 4,300 yen 2,150 yen
3daycard3DAY PASS 5,300 yen 2,650 yen

Purchase price in Japan

Type of ticket Adult Child (Ages 6 to 12)
2daycard2DAY PASS 4,400 yen 2,200 yen
3daycard3DAY PASS 5,500 yen 2,750 yen

You get the following items when you buy KTP


  Sale period Valid period
2019 Edition April 1, each year‐March 31,the following year April 1, each year‐May 31,the following year

Who is eligible to purchase KANSAI THRU PASS

KANSAI THRU PASS is a special ticket available only for tourists visiting Japan for the purpose of sightseeing. You will need to meet one of the following requirements in purchasing KANSAI THRU PASS.

Purchase is limited up to 2 pcs per person. (Except for group purchase)
*combination of different tickets is ok

  1. A foreign tourist visiting Japan from abroad on a short stay entry status.
  2. A Japanese national living abroad.
    ( a person with overseas permanent resident status or with a permanent residence card. *Required for the presentation of a document to identify and confirm. )
  3. A person accompanying those who meet the requirements 1 and 2 above as their guide.
    ( Under the condition that the purchase of the PASS must be at the same time with the purchasers who meet the above 1 and 2 requirements.)

How to get KANSAI THRU PASS.....

It can be purchased from a travel agency overseas such as Korea,Taiwan,Hong Kong and Thailand

Where to buy KANSAI THRU PASS in Japan

Purchase is limited up to 2 pcs per person. (Except for group purchase)
*combination of different tickets is ok

Buy the ticket from the following PASS offices in Japan.

(Access / Opening hours)

* You will be required to present your passport and fill out an application form when purchasing the PASS.

* When purchasing a child PASS, please present the child's passport.A chime sounds in time of passage of a ticket gate with a child PASS.

KANSAI THRU PASS is also available from the following hotels. (Tickets can be offered only for the guests staying overnigt at the following hotels.)

Osaka

Hotel New Hankyu Osaka
06-6372-5101
Sheraton Miyako Hotel Osaka
06-6773-1111
Fraser Residence Nankai Osaka
06-6635-7111
Hearton Hotel Shinsaibashi
06-6251-3711

Kobe

Kobe Portopia Hotel
078-302-1111

Internet Purchase

Notes for the use of KANSAI THRU PASS

  • The PASS is for one person only.
  • The PASS holder can use the trains and buses in the designated area during the period of validity.

    * It cannot be used on JR lines, airport limousine bus or reserved seat buses. It may not be valid on some routes.

  • When using the PASS, insert it into the automatic ticket gate in the direction of the arrow printed on the ticket.
  • When using the reserved seat express train of the Nankai Electric Railway , Kinki Nippon Railway, Semboku Rapid please purchase a separate express ticket, special coach ticket and/or reserved seat ticket.
  • The PASS can be reissued at major stations if the magnetic strip fails to function during your journey.

    *Please see below for details

  • The PASS will not be reissued when lost.
  • Refund for the PASS can be issued at the point of purchase only if they have not been used (handling fee may apply).

    * Only applicable when the PASS is still valid and all the coupons in the area map are unused.

  • Tickets will not be refunded for suspended services by a transportation company once the PASS has been used.
  • If the PASS is used illegally, it will be invalidated and collected, and additional fare will be charged, according to the regulations of each transportation company.
    Separate fare will be required for journeys outside the valid zone. Please inquire the station staff.
  • * Please be advised that you may be required to present the back of your PASS on routes operated by some transportation companies.

  • Please do not bring the PASS close to the magnet (smartphone cases, etc).

*Stations where unusable KANSAI THRU PASS can be replaced

If the KTP becomes unusable due to magnetic strip failure during the journey, the following stations will reissue a new one. Please check with a member of station staff.

(Stations are subject to change)

Please contact to the travel agent you purchased the PASS for the exchange or refund.

Osaka Metro
All stations
Osaka Monorail
Osaka Kuko Station
Kita-Osaka Kyuko Railway
Senri Chuo Station
Kyoto Municipal Subway
All subway stations, Bus Ticket Center in front of Kyoto Station
Kintetsu
Osaka Namba Station / Osaka Uehommachi Station / Tsuruhashi Station / Yamato Yagi Station / Kintetsu Nara Station / Kyoto Station / Tenri Station / Osaka Abenobashi Station
Keihan Electric Railway
Yodoyabashi Station / Kyobashi Station / Hirakatashi Station / Sanjo Station / Demachiyanagi Station
Kobe Municipal Subway
Sannomiya Station / Shin-Kobe Station
Kobe Electric Railway
Minatogawa Station / Sanda Station
Nankai Electric Railway
Namba Station / Kishiwada Station / Wakayamashi Station / Kansai Airpotr Station / Sakai Higashi Station / Kawachi Nagano Station / Koyasan Station
Hankyu Railway
Umeda Station / Kobe-sannomiya Station / Kawaramachi Station
Hanshin Electric Railway
Umeda Station / Amagasaki Station / Koshien Station / Mikage Station / Kobe-sannomiya Station
Sanyo Electric Railway
Itayado Station / Sanyo Tarumi Station / Sanyo Akashi Station / Sanyo Himeji Station

Area Map

Check the map for areas where the KANSAI THRU PASS can be used. Please note that the pass cannot be used on some routes.(As of April 1,2019)

This is the area map of "KANSAI THRU PASS", and differs from usual "SURUTTO KANSAI" use area.

Available at Railway Bus Line.Not available at some Lines. Please confirm "Note!!"

  • EIZAN ELECTRIC RAILWAY*(partially)
  • Osaka Metro/OSAKA CITY BUS
  • OSAKA MONORAIL
  • KITA-OSAKA KYUKO RAILWAY
  • KYOTO MUNICIPAL SUBWAY/BUS
  • KINKI NIPPON RAILWAY (KINTETSU)*(partially)
  • KEIHAN ELECTRIC RAILWAY*(partially)
  • RANDEN (KEIFUKU RAILWAY)
  • KOBE RAPID TRANSIT
  • KOBE MUNICIPAL SUBWAY / BUS
  • KOBE ELECTRIC RAILWAY (SHINTETSU)
  • SANYO ELECTRIC RAILWAY
  • SEMBOKU RAPID RAILWAY
  • NANKAI ELECTRIC RAILWAY
  • NOSE RAILWAY
  • HANKYU RAILWAY
  • HANSHIN ELECTRIC RAILWAY
  • HIEIZAN SAKAMOTO CABLE
  • PORT LINER/ROKKO LINER
  • HOKUSHIN KYUKO RAILWAY
  • ITAMI CITY BUS
  • KYOTO BUS
  • KINTETSU BUS
  • KYOTO KEIHAN BUS
  • KEIHAN KYOTO KOTSU
  • KEIHAN BUS
  • KOBE CITY TRANSPORT PROMOTION
  • SANYO BUS
  • SHINTETSU BUS
  • TAKATSUKI CITY BUS
  • NANKAI WING BUS KANAOKA
  • NANKAI WING BUS NANBU
  • NANKAI BUS
  • NANKAI RINKAN BUS
  • HANKYU DEN-EN BUS*
  • HANKYU BUS*
  • HANSHIN BUS*(partially)
  • WAKAYAMA BUS
  • WAKAYAMA BUS NAGA
  • AMAGASAKI TRANSPORTATION SERVICE

*....When you use these lines, you write down the date of use on the back of the PASS with a permanent ink pen and show it to the station staff.

Note!!

A LIMOUSIN BUS, HIGHWAY BUS, MIDNIGHT EXPRESS BUS
Not available.
The USJ SHUTTLE BUS
Not available
KINTETSU / NANKAI RAILWAY DESIGNATED SEAT EXPRESS
Additional charge when in designated seat in KINTETSU / NANKAI RAILWAY / Semboku Rapid

*Please note that the pass cannot be used on some routes.