Trainline has announced its entrance into Asia through a partnership with JTB, one of the few Japan Rail appointed global wholesalers.
The partnership means of which Trainline leisure customers right now have full access to the Japan Rail pass, which enables travel on trains across the whole of Japan through one, simple ticket along with also at a fixed cost.
The Japan Rail pass can be available to non-Japanese nationals residing outside Japan along with also provides hassle-free, intuitive access to one of the most technologically-advanced along with also efficient rail networks inside planet.
Trainline leisure customers can choose between the standard Japan Rail pass or the Green pass, for first class travel, opting for a travel period of either seven, 14 or 21 days.
The passes cover national travel on most Shinkansen high-speed trains (known inside UK as the bullet trains), as well as Japan Rail regional trains, bus services operated by Japan Rail along with also some ferry journeys.
Commenting on the completely new partnership, Daniel Beutler, general manager, Trainline International, stated: “We’re committed to opening up every rail journey inside planet along with also creating international rail travel as simple along with also hassle-free as possible.
“Our partnership with JTB takes us one step closer to achieving This particular – our customers across Europe along with also beyond right now have simple along with also cost-effective access to one of the best rail networks inside planet.”
Trainline sells tickets worldwide on behalf of 137 rail along with also coach companies.
The company recently announced a partnership with Eurail Group to provide Trainline leisure customers with access to Eurail along with also Interrail passes, which allow rail travel in up to 30 European countries on one ticket.
Clive Buckingham, Japanbound leisure manager at JTB, commented: “The Japan Rail Pass can be a very well-known product for overseas visitor to Japan, providing great value for exploring the country by train.
“We are very pleased to work together with Trainline to expand the range of train passes they offer.”