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JR pass question

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JR pass question

When you specify the date when you would like the JR pass to be active can you also specify the time or does effectivity start from 00:00 on the day and end at 23:59 on the day it is to expire?

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1. Re: JR pass question

7, 14 or 21 calendar days.

Toronto, Canada
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2. Re: JR pass question

No you cannot set the time.

For example, if you start a 7 day pass on a Monday, it ends the following Sunday. Does not matter if you start it at 7am or 9pm Monday, it ends the next Sunday.

Guildford, United...
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Yes, ends at midnight on last day.

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thanks much, that clears it up!

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5. Re: JR pass question

Unless you happen to be riding on a train before midnght or like in the metropolitan area, the pass is still valid until the closure of the last trains, eg many JR trains in Central Tokyo stop running a little past midnight, the staff usually let people continue.

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