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JR Flex Rail Ticket: Tokyo to Kyoto Round-Trip Bullet Train Ticket & Coupon Instant Confirmation


Save on a round-trip Shinkansen package from Tokyo to Kyoto with flexible return dates. Stay up to 7 days and enjoy even more savings with one experience coupon that you can use for a cultural activity or a hearty meal at a local restaurant.

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What's a JR Flex Rail Ticket?
It is a Shinkansen round-trip package with a flexible return date which gives you the freedom to stay at your destination for 1 to 7 days—the choice is yours. The JR Flex Rail Ticket also comes with one (1) experience coupon of your choice for use at your destination. If you think you won't be traveling enough to need a JR Pass, the JR Flex Rail Ticket might be your best option!

Who can use it?
  • Foreign passport holders
  • Japanese citizens who are accompanying a foreign passport holder (up to two Japanese people per single foreign passport holder)

What are the benefits of using a JR Flex Rail Ticket?
  1. Shinkansen ride at a discounted price:
  2. Regular Price of Round-Trip Tickets from Tokyo to Kyoto: approx. JPY 26,640
    Flex Rail Ticket: JPY 21,000 (including one experience coupon worth JPY 3,000)
    Save up to 29%!
  3. Return date is flexible—stay from 1 up to 7 days.
  4. Choose one (1) experience coupon from 7 options (see below).

Experience Coupons You Can Use in Kyoto
Toei Kyoto Studio Park: Admission fee + 2 attractions + special goods
A film set that doubles as a theme park where you can dress up in Edo period costumes. Enjoy live studio performances too!
Marumasu-Nishimuraya: Kyo-Yuzen Workshop/Furoshiki-wrapping & chopsticks-making workshop + towel or pair of socks
Learn the basics of kyo-yuzen, one of Kyoto's traditional dyeing techniques. You can also learn how to make your own chopsticks. There is also a cafe on site where you can chill out.
Saganokan: Kimono rental
Get dolled up with the help of a professional kimono dresser. Walk around and take lovely photos in the surrounding areas.
Nichigetsuan Kyoto Cuisine: Meal (Miyako Gozen or Higashiyama Gozen) + face cleansing paper
Enjoy a delectable meal with a of gozen of your choice. Gozen is a set meal that includes rice, a main dish, side dishes, pickles and soup.
Kiyomizu Junsei Okabeya: Meal (Yuba hot pot)
Taste yuba (tofu skin) at a restaurant that specializes in tofu. Located in a kyomachiya (tradtional townhouse) near Kiyomizu-dera Temple!
Kyoto Saga Cuisine Yoshiya: Meal (fresh yuba tofu skin) + non-alcoholic drink
Sample fresh yuba (tofu skin) at a restaurant with views of Arashiyama!
Kyoto Tower Hotel's Restaurant Tower Terrace: Meal (morning/lunch buffet) + observatory admission + special goods
Kyoto, Chinese and Western dishes plus assortments of cakes, pastries and other desserts in a restaurant overlooking Kyoto Station.
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1 Select a date
2 Select the amount (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 196.58
USD 196.58
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 112.33
USD 112.33
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*The price is subject to change depending on the start time or add-on(s) you choose.
Adult (Age 12 & over)
USD 196.58
USD 196.58
Child (Age 6-11)
USD 112.33
USD 112.33
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: Round trip JR Flex Ticket from Tokyo or Shinagawa Station to Kyoto Station / One (1) experience coupon (choose from 7 available)
Package detail / Schedule
Location, direction and description
Exchange Process:
1. Bring your VELTRA voucher and passports of all travelers with the same booking to the JR Tokai Tours office at Tokyo Station or Shinagawa Station. All travelers using the same voucher must exchange together as a group. Should you wish to leave before 10:00 (Tokyo Station) or 11:00 (Shinagawa Station), you must exchange your voucher at least one (1) day before during business hours.

2. Show your confirmed voucher.
The voucher is valid up to 30 days after the designated date of booking. You may exchange your voucher any time between the designated date and 30 days after it. Vouchers will be invalid and refunds will not be issued after 30 days.

3. Receive your round-trip Shinkansen bullet train tickets.
Return tickets can only be used for non-reserved seats on the bullet train within 7 days from the designated start date. (ex: if your chosen start date is May 15 your return date can be from May 16 to 21. It cannot be May 22 or later.)
Experience Coupon:
Select one (1) experience coupon from the attached PDF and enjoy savings on an experience in Kyoto!
1. Toei Kyoto Studio Park (sightseeing)
2. Kyo-Yuzen Workshop at Marumasu Nishimura (dyeing experience)
3. Saganokan (kimono rental)
4. Nichigetsuan Kyoto Cuisine (dining experience)
5. Kiyomizu Junsei Okabeya (dining experience)
6. Kyoto Saga Cuisine Yoshiya (dining experience)
7. Kyoto tower Hotel - Restaurant Tower Terrace (dining experience)
Location, direction and description
Exchanges can be made at the following booths at each station.
Please note that vouchers must be exchanged prior to boarding the bullet train.

Location, direction and description
Tokyo Station: JR Tokai Tours Tokyo Branch
Located beside Yaesu Central South Exit.

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday: 10:00-20:00
Weekend and holidays: 10:00-19:00

Open all year except New Year holidays.
Closed: Dec 2, 2019.
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Location, direction and description
Shinagawa Station: JR Tokai Tours Shinagawa Branch
Next to Bullet Train South Exit.

Business Hours:
Monday - Friday: 11:00-19:30
Weekend and holidays: 11:00-18:00

Open all year except New Year holidays.
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    • Minors under 20 years of age must be accompanied by an adult aged 20 and above.
    • Japanese citizens purchasing the JR Flex Rail Ticket must be accompanied by a foreign passport holder. Each foreign passport holder may be accompanied by up to two (2) Japanese citizens.
    • Please make sure to read the restrictions prior to booking this tour.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • VELTRA voucher and passports for all participating travelers listed on the voucher
Requirement(s) - Others
    • You may not board the bullet train with the VELTRA voucher only. You must go to the designated JR Tokai Tours offices in Tokyo Station or Shinagawa Station and exchange your voucher for the JR Flex Rail Ticket.
Additional Note(s)
    • There are no guides on this activity.
    • Expired vouchers cannot be exchanged and cannot be refunded.
    • All seats on the bullet train are not reserved. Seats cannot be guaranteed.
    • The JR Flex Rail Ticket return trip is valid for 7 days from the start date (inclusive).
Activity provider
Please click HERE to send an inquiry about this activity
Payment/Cancellation policy
Payment type
Credit card payment
Cancellation Policy
  • ・Any cancellations made after 30 days after your designated activity date will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
    ・Any cancellations made after exchanging the voucher will be subject to the cancellation policy issued by JR TOKAI TOURS.
Change policy
  • Any changes made after the voucher exchange at JR Tokai Tours are subject to the same fees as outlined in the cancellation policy.
    If you wish to change the number of participants, the cancellation fees will apply per person.

After your booking is confirmed, be sure to print your voucher and bring it with you on the day of your activity.

USD 196.58
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JR Flex Rail Ticket: Tokyo to Kyoto Round-Trip Bullet Train Ticket & Coupon