What is JBL pass?

100 routes in 35 prefectures available!

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100 routes in 35 prefectures available!

JBL Pass is the unlimited ride ticket of express bus covering the broadest area in Japan. You can also get to the popular destination such as Hida Takayama and Kanazawa with this pass.

Various seat types are selectable

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Various seat types are selectable

Usually, only economy class seats are available with this kind of transportation pass. However, you can select even a luxurious type with this pass.

6 types of Passes

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6 types of Passes

Do NOT have to be consecutive!
You can choose a pass from 3 types 3-Day, 5-Day, or 7-Day depending on your itinerary.

If you travel only during weekdays, MON to THU Pass is recommended.

Choose any 3, 5, or 7 days within 1 month from purchase.

Purchase&Booking online

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Purchase&Booking online

No need to exchange a ticket so that you can purchase JBL pass and book a bus anywhere in the world.

Available Seat types

JBL Pass enables to travel on various seat types! Starting from 4 seats in a row, lots of comfortable and luxurious seats are also selectable.

Example
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Southern Cross

Osaka/Kyoto switch Sakata/Tsuruoka

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Dream Sleeper

Tokyo switch Hiroshima/Fukuyama

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S Class

Tokyo switch Nagano
Nagoya switch Nagano

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ReBorn

Osaka switch Tokyo

Available Routes

Check the available routes with JBL Pass.
JBL Pass covers throughout Japan: Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Hida Takayama, Shirakawago and 35 more prefectures!

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Sample Routes

Check the available routes with JBL Pass.
JBL Pass covers throughout Japan: Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, Hida Takayama, Shirakawgo and 35 more prefectures!

Trip to Shirakawago, Nagoya and Osaka

Trip to Magomejuku and Takayama/Shirakawago and Mt.Fuji

Trip to Nagoya, Shirakawago, Sendai and Tokyo from Osaka

Trip to Sendai, Kyoto, Osaka, Shikoku area, Nara, Nagoya from Tokyo

How to use

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Cancel and Refund for JBL Pass

  • Changing JBL Pass type is not available. Make a cancellation once and purchase one again.
  • Cancellation of JBL Pass can be made on your MyPage.
  • Full refund can be received as long as your JBL Pass is unused and before expiration.
  • No partial refund.
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Change/Cancel your booking

  • Only departure and arrival place can be changed. To change time schedule and routes, make a cancellation and booking again.
  • Change the bus stops and cancellation can be made on your MyPage.
  • Make a cancellation by the day before the departure date.
  • Cancellation on the departure date is not accepted. If you cancel a reservation on the departure date, you will not be able to ride the canceled bus or make another booking for that date.
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MON to THU Pass

All Day Pass

  • JBL Pass purchasable period October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020
    Available departure dates October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020 except for all Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays
    (Blackout period: December 27, 2019 - January 5, 2020, May 1, 2020 - May 6, 2020, August 10, 2020 - August 16, 2020)
    Available period Choose any 3, 5, or 7 days within a month from purchase
    Eligibility Tourist visiting Japan (Those who hold non-Japanese passport only)
    The person who purchased JBL Pass (One passenger may buy multiple Bus Passes only if the planned routes for all members traveling are identical. The purchaser of the multiple Passes must travel at all times.)
    Registered members of our website (free registration)
    Credit card holders (payments only by credit card)
    Notice Purchase
    * Purchasing JBL Pass can only be made from our website. Purchasing by phone or e-mail, and at our terminal is not accepted. 
    * One JBL Pass for each passenger. One passenger may buy multiple JBL Passes only if the planned routes for all members traveling are identical. The purchaser of the multiple Passes must travel at all times. If plans differ between members of a group, each member must purchase and book as an individual passenger. 
    * The JBL Pass is a ticket-less service. 

    Booking
    * Total three bus can be booked per day. Be sure to have at least one hour between the arrival of the current bus and the departure of the next bus. 
    * Only one overnight bus can be booked on the same day.
    * Only one booking for a particular route can be made on the same day. (The opposite direction is possible)
    Example:
    YES! 9:30am Osaka to Nagoya, 6:30pm Nagoya to Osaka
    NO! 9:30am Osaka to Nagoya, 6:30pm Osaka to Nagoya
    * bus scheduled to depart 12Aam to 3:00am are counted as bus that depart on the previous day.
    * Early booking is recommended. No partial refund is available.

    Boarding
    * Bring the booking confirmation email (Printed or displayed on your mobile) and your passport.
  • JBL Pass purchasable period October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020
    Available departure dates October 1, 2019 - September 30, 2020
    (Blackout period: December 27, 2019 - January 5, 2020, May 1, 2020 - May 6, 2020, August 10, 2020 - August 16, 2020)
    Available period Choose any 3, 5, or 7 days within a month from purchase
    Eligibility Tourist visiting Japan (Those who hold non-Japanese passport only)
    The person who purchased JBL Pass (One passenger may buy multiple Bus Passes only if the planned routes for all members traveling are identical. The purchaser of the multiple Passes must travel at all times.)
    Registered members of our website (free registration)
    Credit card holders (payments only by credit card)
    Notice Purchase
    * Purchasing JBL Pass can only be made from our website. Purchasing by phone or e-mail, and at our terminal is not accepted.
    * One JBL Pass for each passenger. One passenger may buy multiple JBL Passes only if the planned routes for all members traveling are identical. The purchaser of the multiple Passes must travel at all times. If plans differ between members of a group, each member must purchase and book as an individual passenger.
    * The JBL Pass is a ticket-less service.

    Booking
    * Total three bus can be booked per day. Be sure to have at least one hour between the arrival of the current bus and the departure of the next bus.
    * Only one overnight bus can be booked on the same day.
    * Only one booking for a particular route can be made on the same day. (The opposite direction is possible)
    Example:
    YES! 9:30am Osaka to Nagoya, 6:30pm Nagoya to Osaka
    NO! 9:30am Osaka to Nagoya, 6:30pm Osaka to Nagoya
    * bus scheduled to depart 12Aam to 3:00am are counted as bus that depart on the previous day.
    * Early booking is recommended. No partial refund is available.

    Boarding
    * Bring the booking confirmation email (Printed or displayed on your mobile) and your passport.
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FAQ

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