The Seishun 18 ticket allows you to take all JR line trains
of J Japan as often as you like. There are no age restrictions
and they can be used by anyone.
However, there are some restrictions.
can use the tickets only for
*local train(futsuura), limited express train(kaisoku),
*cannot use for: express train(kyuukou), special express
train(tokkyuu), Shinkansen（bullet train）
The main mode of transportation available to you with this ticket
is the local trains, which stop at every station. So it can
take a lot of time to get to your final destination. For example
from Tokyo to Osaka by Shinkansen takes about 3 hours (13,700Yen)
but using this ticket on a local train (2,300yen) takes about
Most of the local trains are daytime trains, but there are some
limited express overnight trains (yakoukisoku). It is a very
good idea to use these overnight night trains for long distance
11,500yen (one set of five tickets)
One ticket is only 2,300 Yen and with this ticket you can
ride all the local and limited express trains for 24 hours.
So with one set of five tickets you can ride any of these trains
for 5 days for only 11,500 yen.
Compared with the normal price, this is much cheaper.
For example, the normal ticket price from Tokyo to Hakata (1,175km,
20hours) is 13,440Yen.
If you use the Seishun 18 ticket you can get to Hakata for only
2,300 yen and en route, you will see lots of different scenery,
you will have interesting experiences and you might make good
is a seasonal ticket sold for school vacations
||sale period: Feb.20th-Mar.31th
Valid for: Mar.1st-Apr.10th
||sale period: Jul.20th-Agu.31th
Valid for Jul.20th-Sep.10th
||sale period: Dec.1st-Jan.20th
Valid for: Dec.20th-Jan.20th
These tickets can be purchased at the main station of the JR
line and at every travel agency in Japan.
'One day' is counted from 0 a.m. to midnight of next day.
It is possible to share them with your friends.
For example, five people can use a set of Seishun 18 kippu for
a day, or two people can use two sets for 5 days.
The ticket sets cannot be separated, so you always have to use
the same train as your friend when sharing.
If you use even only one ticket, the remainder of the set is