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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)



❊One day is counted as the duration from the first train to the last train in a day. (Not for 24 hours from the time first used.)

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

  • 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.

How to get on a Train

  • 1.Buy a ticket

  • 2.Insert the ticket to the ticket gate

  • 3.Take the train


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 Validity 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.)