Japan Rail Pass of Singapore

The Japan Rail Pass is a special pass available only to travelers visiting Japan from foreign countries for sightseeing.



1.Foreign tourist visiting Japan from abroad for sight-seeing, under the entry status of “Temporary Visitor”.


2.Japanese national living in a foreign country,

a. who is qualified to live permanently in that country, or

b. who is married to a non-Japanese residing in a country other than Japan.

Japan Rail Pass types and prices

There are two types of Japan Rail Pass:

Green – for superior class Green cars
Ordinary – for coach class cars

Type Green Ordinary
Duration Adult Child Adult Child


¥ 38,880

¥ 19,440

¥ 29,110

¥ 14,550


¥ 62,950

¥ 31,470

¥ 46,390

¥ 23,190


¥ 81,870

¥ 40,930

¥ 59,350

¥ 29,670


  1. The above are yen (¥) prices for a Japan Rail Pass Exchange Order, the actual cost in local currency are calculated at the time the Exchange Order is issued.
  2. Child prices for children apply from age 6 to and including age 11.
  3. Prices are subject to change.


Where to buy the Japan Rail Pass?

A Japan Rail Pass cannot be purchased inside Japan

You must purchase an Exchange Order from an authorized sales office or agent before you come to Japan.

After you arrive in Japan, you go to an applicable JR station that has a Japan Rail Pass exchange office to turn in the Exchange Order together with your passport to receive your Japan Rail Pass.

Japan Rail Pass

Authorized Japan Rail Pass sales agents in Singapore (Updated as of 29 February 2016) :



Venue Address Telephone Fax Kinds of PASS
Apple Vacations Singapore Pte Ltd

133, #03-18 New Bridge Rd, Chinatown Point, 059413

6533-5161 6533-5261 N, H, E, C, W, S, K
BIG S' Holiday Pte Ltd No.1 Rochor Canal Road, #03-22 Sim Lim Square, Singapore 188504 6338-1333 6338-8729 N, H, E, C, W, S, K
Changi Travel Services Pte Ltd

80 Airport Boulevard Changi Airport Terminal 1 #03-25 Singapore 819642


NIL NIL N, H, E, C, W, S, K
Commonwealth Travel Service Corporation Pte Ltd

• 133 New Bridge Road, #03-04 to 06 Chinatown Point, Singapore 059413

 • 1 Park Road, #03-04 to 06 People's Park Complex, Singapore 059108


6532-0532 6532-0235 N, H, E, C, W, S, K
Diners World Travel Pte Ltd

7500E Beach Road, #02-201 The Plaza, Singapore 199595

6292-5522 6294-1863 N, H, E, C, W, S, K
Dynasty Travel International Pte Ltd

35 New Bridge Road, Level 3 Dynasty Travel Hub, Singapore 059395


6532-0031 6532-4966 N, H, E, C, W, S, K
Follow Me Japan Pte Ltd

16 Raffles Quay #16-02C/D
Hong Leong Building
Singapore 048581


6507-3900 6226-7293 N, H, C, W, S, K
H.I.S. International Travel Pte Ltd

100, Tras Street, #03-16/17/18, 100AM, Singapore 079027


6222-1230 6224-7129 N, H, E, C, W, S, K
JTB Pte Ltd, Takashimaya 

391 Orchard Road, Takashimaya Shopping Centre, Ngee Ann City #03-11C, Singapore 238872


6595-0600 6737-5701 N, H, E, C, W, S, K
NTA Travel Singapore Pte. Ltd

141 Middle Road, #04-05 GSM Building, Singapore 188976


6338-1985 6338-8539 N, H, E, C, W, S, K
Pacific Arena 


• Great World City #02-09
• Parkway Parade #01-68
• Plaza Singapura #04-13A


6317-2888 6317-2811 N, H, E, C, W, S, K

Platform 9

• Southpoint #04-05


 6317- 2111 6317-2822 N, H, E, C, W, S, K

Sankei Trevel Service (S) PTE LTD

16 Raffles Quay, #33-07 Hong Leong Building, Singapore 048581


6222-6600 6224-1400 N, H, C, W, S, K

Wendy Tour


133 Cecil Street #11-01 Keck Seng Tower, Singapore 069535.


6225-8322 NIL N, H, E, C, W, S, K
X-Trekkers Adventure Consultant Pte Ltd

238 Thomson Road #03-59/60 
Velocity @ Novena Square Singapore 307683


6255-5898 NIL N, H, E, C, W, S, K

Please Note (1):

Agents are also authorized to sell other JR passes, together with the Japan Rail Pass.



N - JR Nationwide Pass
W - JR West Pass
E - JR East Pass
H - JR Hokkaido Pass
K - JR Kyushu Pass
S - All Shikoku Pass



This pass is valid for all JR Group railways’ Shinkansen “bullet trains” (except any reserved or non-reserved seat on “NOZOMI” trains), limited express trains, express trains and rapid or local trains. (With some exceptions)

The Japan Rail Pass is valid for local lines of JR bus companies and some of JR highway bus services. This pass is also valid for the JR Miyajima ferry.


Validity Period

  • The validity period of a Japan Rail Pass is the consecutive 7, 14 or 21 days beginning on the date the Pass is first used.
  • Within 3 months from the date the Exchange Order was issued, you must turn in your Exchange Order to obtain your Japan Rail Pass. At that time, you have to specify the date that you want to start using the Pass. It can be any date within one month from the date the Pass is received.

Once the Pass has a starting date written on it, the date cannot be changed.


Seat Reservations

You can make seat reservations on those trains with reserved seats without additional payment. (The Japan Rail Pass is not valid for any seats, reserved or non-reserved, on “NOZOMI” trains on the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen.)

Just go to any Travel Service Center or a Reservation Office at a JR station, or to the sales office of a JR-associated travel agency. Show your Japan Rail Pass and you will be given a reserved-seat ticket.


During crowded periods, there will be no guarantee of seats on specific trains.

Busy Periods:

  • December 28 to January 6
    This is the Japanese New Year holidays whereby Japanese have their vacations and return to hometown areas.
  • April 27 to May 6
    The “Golden Week” consists of consecutive holidays in a week and many travel thoughout Japan for vacations.

August 11 to August 20
The period is for traditional travel to hometown, also called the Obon season.


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