Your Japan Transport Pass Guide To Osaka, Kyoto, Nara And Kobe

Discover the Kansai region the way that suits your plans best

Photos: Klook

Aside from Tokyo, the Kansai region is easily one of the most-visited places in Japan! Home to ultra-popular cities like OsakaKyoto, Nara and Kobe with plenty of excitement, yummy food, and beautiful sights to see, it’s no wonder Kansai is a huge must-visit spot.

A popular travel route in Kansai typically involves the usual suspects – Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe – but many visitors also like to include certain further destinations into their itinerary. The big question is, which Kansai transport pass should you get? Read the breakdown of each transport pass below to find the perfect one for you!

Pro-tip: Make sure to also read up on the differences between ICOCA, Kansai Thru Pass & Osaka Amazing Pass.

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8. Hankyu Tourist Pass

The Hankyu Tourist Pass is a rail pass which allows unlimited train travel on the Hankyu railway lines which covers Osaka, Kyoto, and Kobe. Available in 1-day and 2-day options, the Hankyu Tourist Pass is one of the more affordable options.

Valid on:

  • Hankyu Railway Kobe Line
  • Hankyu Railway Takarazuka Line
  • Hankyu Railway Kyoto Line

Not valid on:

  • Kobe Rapid Transit Railway

How to use: Purchase your Hankyu Tourist Pass from Klook. When in Japan, show your Klook voucher to redeem the pass. With the physical ticket, you may start using to get unlimited rides within the validity period on the selected railways.

Cities covered: Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe

Who is it for?
The Hankyu Tourist Pass is for you if you’re sightseeing in the Kyoto, Osaka and Kobe area for a day or two. While it’s on the lower end on the price scale, you will only be limited to the selected Hankyu railway networks. So, if it suits your itinerary and sightseeing routes, this rail pass is a great option!

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