The Kansai WIDE Area Rail Pass offers unlimited rides on the Sanyo Shinkansen (including the NOZOMI and MIZUHO, between Shin-Osaka and Okayama), the Limited Express, Rapid and local trains, West JR Bus services in the area, and on Kyoto Tango Railway and Wakayama Electric Railway trains with non-reserved seats.
The pass covers regions from Kansai Airport to Okayama, Kurashiki, Shirahama, Kinosaki Onsen, Takamatsu, Kishi, Tottori, Shiga, Tsuruga and Amanohashidate, and the pass is aslo valid for West JR Bus services!
* Not valid for the Tokaido Shinkansen. (It cannot be used on the Shinkansen between Shin-Osaka and Kyoto.)
Recommended for travelling to Osaka Castle (Osaka), Kinkaku-ji (Kyoto), Daibutsu (Nara), Kinosaki Onsen (Hyogo), and more of the Kansai region.
A regional rail pass user must be holding a passport issued by a foreign government.