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Greater Tokyo Pass: 3-Day Unlimited Travel In Tokyo For Just JPY7,200

No greater Tokyo pass than this!

Do you find it difficult to navigate Japan’s complex (and rather costly) public transportation system? If so, thank your lucky stars you can now buy the Greater Tokyo Pass for the most cost-effective and convenient way to travel ever!

The Greater Tokyo Pass is a transport ticket that offers the user three full days of unlimited rides on railways and streetcars across 12 companies and buses operated by 52 companies in the Kanto area. If you’re intending to head there during cherry blossom season, good news! The Greater Tokyo Pass will be available for sale just in time for the season from 1 Apr 2018 onwards.

P.S. If you need an idea of just how worth it this pass is, a trip from Narita International Airport to downtown Tokyo can set you back approximately JPY3,000!

Read on to find out how you can get your hands on one!

Where can I use my Greater Tokyo Pass?

Greater Tokyo Pass Route Map

Source: kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp

The Greater Tokyo Pass is valid for railways operated by the following 12 companies:

  • All Odakyu lines
  • Keikyu Line
  • Keio Line
  • Keisei Line* – includes train from Narita Airport to town
  • Sotetsu Line
  • Seibu Line
  • Tokyo Metro Line
  • Tokyu Line
  • Toei Subway
  • Tokyo Sakura Tram (Toden Arakawa Line)
  • Tobu Line
  • Minatomirai Line
  • Yokohama Municipal Subway

Passengers may incur a separate fee when using limited express trains requiring a fare and reserved seating.

*When travelling on the Narita Sky Access Line, you may use your pass between the following stations:
All stations of the Keisei Line (excluding the Hokuso Line section between Shinshibamata and Inba Nihon-idai Stations) and Narita Airport stations

The Greater Tokyo Pass is also valid for use on buses operated by 52 companies in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba and Saitama.

Note: The Greater Tokyo Pass does not include travel on JR Lines. If you’re interested in JR Passes, check out this list of commonly asked questions on the JR Pass to decide if you need one for your next trip!

Where can I buy my Greater Tokyo Pass?

The Greater Tokyo Pass will launched on 1 Apr 2018 at the following locations:

Airport

Show/ParadeClosure dates
Brand New Dream 11 May 2018
Tokyo Disneyland Electrical Parade Dreamlights11 May 2018
Mickey’s Rainbow Luau11 May 2018
The Diamond Horseshoe Presents “ Mickey & Company”11 May 2018
Brand New Dream 9 July 2018 - 26 September 2018
Super Duper Jumpin’ Time9 July 2018 - not known

Tokyo Cities

 QuantityAmount
Essentials
4G SIM Cardx 2PHP 1168
Airport Transfer
(Airport to Hotel; Hotel to Airport)
x 2PHP 3114
Attraction Transferx 4PHP 1872
Activities
Singapore Zoox 2PHP 2802
Singapore River Safarix 2PHP 2568
Singapore Night Safarix 2PHP 3270
Sentosa Cable Carx 1PHP 740
Madame Tussauds Singaporex 2PHP 1556
4D Adventurelandx 2PHP 1050
Skyline Lugex 2PHP 1712
Megazip Ziplinex 2PHP 3426
AJ Hackett Great Swingx 2PHP 3814
Wings of Timex 2PHP 934
Singapore River Cruisex 2PHP 1790
Gardens by the Bayx 2PHP 1790
Food
Chinatown Food Streetx 6 (3 coupons each)PHP 1050
No Signboard Seafoodx 1PHP 3308
Ng Ah Sio BKTx 2PHP 818
TOTALPHP 36782

Kanagawa Prefecture

Restaurant/ ShopClosure dates
Promenade Gifts16 April 2018 - not known
Space Place Food Port11 October 2017 - not known
Lite Bite Satellite18 October 2017- not known
Event booth in Plaza ( In front of Cinderella’s Castle)1 December 2017 - not known
Carriage House Refreshments 1 April 2018 - 31 December 2019
Blue Bayou7 May 2018 - 26 May 2018

How long is the pass valid for?

3 days from date of purchase. Your ticket is considered first used from the time of use.

Therefore, you should aim to use your pass as early in the day as possible in order to maximize its validity.

How much does it cost?

Ride/AttractionClosure dates
Tower of Terror7 May 2018 - 29 May 2018
Journey to the Center of the Earth7 May 2018 - 20 July 2018
Toy Story Mania!4 June 2018 - 26 June 2018
Mermaid Lagoon Theatre12 June 2018 - 14 June 2018, 4 September 2018 - 6 September 2018 and 15 November 2018 - 5 December 2018
Flounder’s Flying Fish Coaster16 July 2018 - 27 July 2018
Sindbad’s Storybook Voyage23 July 2018 - 19 August 2018
The Magic Lamp Theatre30 August 2018 - 21 September 2018
Jumpin’ Jellyfish17 September 2018 - 26 October 2018
Jasmine’s Flying Carpets1 October 2018 - 12 October 2018
20,000 Leagues Under The Sea 5 November 2018 - 23 November 2018
Raging Spirits26 November 2018 - 25 December 2018

How do I use my Greater Tokyo Pass?

Greater Tokyo Pass Paper Ticket

Source: kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp

The Greater Tokyo Pass will be issued in the form of a paper ticket. This paper ticket cannot be used at automatic ticket gates and must be used at manned gates for railways only. If you’re using the Greater Tokyo Pass for travel on a bus, simply present your ticket to the attendant. You may be asked to present your passport for identity verification purposes.

What if I don’t use my Greater Tokyo Pass?

Travellers can refund their pass with a JPY220 service charge deducted from the price.

You can only refund your pass if it meets the following conditions:

  • The pass is refunded before start of travel
  • The pass is refunded within the period of validity

Is it worth it?

Interior of Tokyo Skyliner

Definitely!

If you need a sense of just how much money you’ll be saving, here’s how much it will cost you for single trip tickets in-between these famous Japanese landmarks.

Moreover, instead of buying multiple different passes, you can breeze through the gates with one single pass.

RestaurantClosure dates
Papadakis Fresh Fruit1 April 2018 - 19 August 2018
Sailing Day Buffet1 April 2018 - not known
Gondolier Snacks25 September 2018 - 4 October 2018

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