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Stop Over for JR ticket holder [duplicate]

I am traveling from Sapporo to Hakodate and will make a stop over at Okumakoen station. I understand that I can make stop over with the same ticket same day. But if I would like to reserve the seat ...
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Bullet train from Tokyo to Osaka (with stopovers) [duplicate]

I am planning a trip from Tokyo to Osaka, with a stopover at Nagoya for 2 nights to travel to Takayama, and continue to Osaka. Should I do one more stopover at Kyoto or is a day trip better? Also, can ...
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Can't stopover at Sapporo when going from Asahikawa to Chitose airport?

Yesterday I travelled from Asahikawa to Chitose airport (in Hokkaido, Japan), as on this Hyperdia screenshot (except I planned to take a later Airport service after having lunch in Sapporo). Now ...
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On which trains in Japan is reservation mandatory?

The vast majority of Japanese trains have so-called non-reserved (or unreserved) seats (自由席, literally "free seats"), which do not allow reservation and are available on a first-come, first-served ...
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How much does it cost to enter and leave the same station (JR line, Tokyo)

I'm going to pick an item up from someone in Tokyo. Problem is, it's about an hour away and therefore the journey is quite expensive. So he's agreed to meet me at his station on the platform so I don'...
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How to reserve a seat with Japan Railways (JR)?

Especially for all-reserved trains, but also for others, one sometimes needs or wants to reserve a seat on a JR train, even with a rail pass. When and how can one do so?
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Stopovers on Shinkansen services?

I'm planning a Hakodate-Tokyo journey this summer after the Hokkaido Shinkansen opens, but it's a four-hour journey even on the fastest service and I'd like to take a break, stretch my legs and eat ...
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What does my Shinkansen ticket say?

Here is a Shinkansen ticket: I understand most of it, but the line below the "to" and "from" feels contradictory to me. It says that 7月23日から4日間 4 days starting from July 23 and also that ...
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Do I have to reboard at the same station after a Japan Rail stopover?

With some exceptions, Japan Rail base fare tickets allow stopovers. There is an excellent answer that explains when a ticket is eligible for stopovers, but it is not clear from either that answer or ...
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Tokyo -> Kyoto via Nagano and Kanazawa as stopovers on single JR ticket - is it possible?

This spring I'm going to Japan, and our current itinerary looks like this for a few of the days: Day 1: Tokyo Station -> Nagano (Shinkansen), overnight in Nagano Day 2: Nagano -> Kanazawa (Shinkansen)...
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Can I use a JR Hokkaido Round Trip Discount Ticket (Sapporo-Hakodate, return) with a stopover? [closed]

Sapporo-Onumakoen (stop over) - Hakodate and return trip: Hakodate-Noboribetsu (over night) - Sapporo. Total length of stay for this route is five days.