The Japan Expressway Pass is a special service that allows unlimited use of Japan expressways through the ETC system at a flat rate and it is available only International visitors to Japan.
- About Japan Expressway Pass
- Handling shops
- How to use the pass
- Agreement for use and contact address
- Considerations for driving a car
October 13, 2017 ～
|Consecutive Days||Rates||Per Day (Reference)|
|7 days||20,000 yen||2,857 yen|
|14 days||34,000 yen||2,429 yen|
Japan Expressway Pass may only be used by visitors to Japan who have foreign nationality.
In order to use the pass, you must present documentation such as a non-Japanese passport.
The Japan Expressway Pass pass cannot be used for expressways in Hokkaido, Sky Gate Bridge tolls (100 yen per round trip), Kanmon Tunnel, Daini Shinmei Road, Shuto Expressway,Hanshin Expressway, or expressways operated by the Honshu-Shikoku Bridge Expressway Co. or expressway public corporations.
However, it can be used on Sanriku Expressway (Sendai–Matsushima Road), Kyoto Jukan Expressway, and Bantan Road, operated by expressway public corporations.
There are different kinds of pass in Hokkaido area and Tohoku area.
■[訪日外国人限定] Hokkaido Expressway Pass
■[訪日外国人限定] Tohoku Expressway Pass
For example – Normal expressway toll (Ordinary vehicles) and train fare in Japan is as follows.
Major sightseeing spots
(片道 One Way)
|電車料金 Train fare|
(片道 One Way)
Kansai International Airport
(Kanazawa Castle Park)
(Kurashiki Bikan Historical Quarter)
(Ohkunoshima Island : Rabbits Island)
(Atomic Bomb Dome)
You can apply for this pass at a rental car shop located in 275 locations throughout Japan.
|STEP1||Check with your local car-rental dealer for details, using the website below.|
You may not be able to return your rented car at the dealer of your choice when using the Japan Expressway Pass (Japan Expressway Pass) system.
Be sure to double-check before renting! There are no problems when you return it to the same place you rented it, though.
|STEP2||Reserve the car and expressway electronic toll collection (ETC) card for use with your Japan Expressway Pass pass.|
The Japan Expressway Pass pass can only be used with regular-sized passenger cars (“ordinary vehicles”).
Ask the dealer for information on what types of cars are available.
|STEP3||Complete the Japan Expressway Pass application on the day you rent the car. The dealer will explain the system and agreement.|
The rental and Japan Expressway Pass fees are payable in advance.
|STEP4||Pick up your car-rental, and the ETC card needed to use Japan Expressway Pass pricing.|
|STEP5||And you’re off!|
|STEP6||Return the car-rental and ETC card, and pay any additional toll fees assessed that were not covered by the Japan Expressway Pass system.|
①East Nippon Expressway Co., Ltd. Customer Service Center:
0570-024-024 (toll call) or 03-5338-7524 (toll call)
②Central Nippon Expressway Co., Ltd. Customer Service Center:
0120-922-229 (toll free) or 052-223-0333 (toll call)
③West Nippon Expressway Co., Ltd. Customer Service Center:
0120-924-863 (toll free) or 06-6876-9031 (toll call)
Article about the “Considerations for driving a car” is s follows.
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