It’s quite expensive compared to many countries, but there are ways to save money visiting Japan. Consider the following tips.
- Train passes. Transport in Japan is expensive. Trains can be very fast and take you to almost everywhere you might like to visit. Or at least very near. This is one site which offers several passes for the Kansai region, in western Japan. Here is another very different pass. And here is yet another pass for the Kansai region. There are many passes – depending on where you would like to visit.
- Use bicycles for local transport where that is safe and convenient – and these are provided free with some train passes. You can pick them up at the station.