If it’s your first time visiting Japan, this is the rail pass for you. With the Hokuriku Arch Pass you can travel between Tokyo and Osaka, including popular stops such as Kyoto, Kobe, Nara, Kanazawa and many more. You will be able to travel aboard all trains throughout the Hokuriku Arch Pass area including the Hokuriku Shinkansen for 7 consecutive travel days.
Anyone who possesses a passport issued by a country other than Japan and enters Japan with the status of Temporary Visitor.
7 consecutive days
From the date of purchase, the pass voucher must be exchanged in Japan within 3 months. On the date of exchange in Japan, the user will need to select a start date within 1 month from that date. The user then has 7 consecutive days to use their pass as of the start date.
Unlimited rides within the pass area on ordinary car reserved seating on local (including special rapid and rapid), express, and limited express trains on all lines of the Hokuetsu Shinkansen (between Tokyo and Kanazawa stations), JR East, JR West, Tokyo Monorail, and Noto Tetsudo (between Nanao and Wakuraonsen stations).
How to Exchange your E-ticket
HOKURIKU ARCH PASS has to be collected at one of exchange offices in Japan within 3 months from the travel date in the PNR. Passenger will need to have a valid paper or e-ticket and a valid passport. See the Exchange locations on the Hokuriku Arch Pass Website.