NIKKO PASS world heritage area

This travel pass for foreign travelers features one round-trip train ticket from Asakusa as well as discount fares for bus and train services in the Nikko and Kinugawa Onsen area.
This pass is ideal for travelers who want to tour the temples and shrines of Nikko's world heritage area and enjoy the famous hot springs of Kinugawa Onsen.
Visit the many iconic temples and shrines of Nikko, including the world heritage sites of Nikko Toshogu Shrine, Nikko Rinnoji Temple, and Nikko Futarasan Shrine. This pass is ideal for travelers who want to explore Nikko during a day trip or overnight trip.
Present your NIKKO PASS to receive special discounts for tourist facilities, transportation, souvenirs and food, etc.


  • Adult
  • ¥2,000
  • Zones included in the travel pass1 round-trip between Asakusa and Shimo-Imaichi
    • Tobu Bus lines within the world heritage area
    • All Tobu Railway lines between Shimo-Imaichi, Tobu-Nikko and Shin-Fujiwara stations
  • Facilities with discount admission
    • Tobu World Square
    • Edo Wonderland Nikko Edomura

Pass Privileges

Present the discount pass to get discounts on tourist facilities and rides, souvenirs, and food and beverages.

20% off limited express fares and compartment room fares!

Purchase a separate limited express ticket in addition to the discount pass to ride the Limited Express Spacia (Kinu, Kegon), Revaty (Kinu, Kegon, Aizu), and Kirifuri.
SL reserved seat charge is required in addition to the discount pass to use SL Taiju.
4 persons compartment room can also be purchased at the same 20% discount as limited express fares.

  • ●Discount prices are limited to simultaneous train reservations and ticket purchases made at the Tobu Tourist Information Center Asakusa on the 1F Counter of Asakusa Station or the 1F ticket counter at Asakusa Station.
  • ●Compartment room fares represent the price per room. The separate limited express fare must be purchased by each person in the compartment.
  • ●Available zones: Asakusa to Tobu-Nikko, Kinugawa Onsen Line and Shin-Fujiwara
  • *Limited Express Kirifuri operates only on weekends and holidays.
Discount limited express fares
(per adult)
Trains 4-person compartment fare per room
Spacia Revaty Kirifuri*
Weekdays 1,340yen→1,080yen 1,440yen→1,160yen 3,090yen⇨2,480yen
Weekends and holidays 1,440yen→1,160yen 1,030yen→830yen 3,700yen→2,960yen
Afternoon / night discounts 1,030yen→830yen

Discounts on tourist facilities and rides!

  • Nikko Area
    • Nikko Natural Science Museum
    • Akechidaira Ropeway
    • Regularly scheduled Lake Chuzenji sightseeing cruises (mid-April to November 30)
    • Hybrid bus/Odashirogahara area access bus (zone of operation from mid-April to November 30: Akanuma shako to Senjugahama)
    • Nikko Kirifuri Skate Center (outdoor rink in the winter)
    • Kosugi Hoan Museum of Art, Nikko
    • Nikko Astraea Hotel
  • Kinugawa Onsen Area
    • Tobu World Square
    • Kinugawa Koen Iwaburo
    • EDO WONDERLAND Nikko Edomura
    • Kinugawa Onsen Ropeway
    • Osaru-no-Yama
  • *Discount tickets vary by season. Please be advised that there are some facilities that cannot be used in winter, and others that are only available in winter. Changes to facilities and contents are subject to change without notice.

Discounts at souvenir shops and restaurants, too!


  • Nikko/Kinugawa Onsen Area
    10% discount on purchases of over ¥1,000 at stores with this symbol.
  • *Not applicable to alcohol and tobacco. Some restrictions apply.

Terms and Conditions of Use

  • Validity Period: 2 Days (1 night and 2days)
  • Valid for one round trip on the railway between Asakusa and Shimo-imaichi Station, and the unlimited train and bus ride zones.
  • Board any 2C bus departing from or arriving at the Tobu Nikkō Station bus terminal, and 2A and 2B buses up to Rengeishi.
  • Entrance fees to "Nikko shrines and temples" are not included.
  • ※Notes
  • A separate ticket for a limited express train is required to take an express train.
  • Only 1 round trip train ride is allowed between Asakusa and Shimoimaichi Station (you can get off on the way, at Tokyo Skytree Station or Tochigi Station).
  • Common Admission Tickets for Shrines and Temples in Nikko are not included.
  • JR express trains of inter-connected through service are not included.
  • Passengers taking Steam Locomotive"Taiju" need to purchase a reserved seat ticket.

Usage Area

Usage Area


Bus Route Map

Please click here for more information regarding the free ride zones for the bus.

Introduction of the Model Course

Main Sightseeing Spots

  • Main Sightseeing Spots1

    Nikko Toshogu ShrineA shrine that deifies the first shogun of the Edo period, Tokugawa Ieyasu. Extravagantly reconstructed by third shogun Tokugawa Iemitsu, this shrine attracts many people with its richly colored buildings and elaborate engravings.

  • Main Sightseeing Spots2

    Nikkozan Rinnoji TempleMountain temple founded in 766 by Shodo Shonin. The Sanbutsudo Hall of the main temple will be partly dismantled and repaired up until 2020, and during the repair period you can view the repair site from the observation pathway.

  • Main Sightseeing Spots3

    Nikko Futarasan ShrineA shrine revering Mount Nantai as an object of worship. Popular as a god of marriage and good luck, there are married cedar trees, a sacred tree for marriage, and the Futara reisen, the sacred spring, on the shrine grounds.

  • Main Sightseeing Spots4

    Nikko Futarasan Shrine ShinkyoA lacquered bridge at the entrance to the World Heritage site area. This bridge is mystical and legendary, thought to have been crossed by Shodo Shonin when he founded the temple on the mountain.

Nikko/Kinugawa Onsen Sightseeing Information

Limited Express Ticket Online Purchasing and Reservation Service

You can purchase and book tickets for limited express trains on Tobu Railway. You can also check availability of seats.(Only English is available)

When purchasing discount passes to Nikko / Kinugawa and tickets for limited express trains together, the fare for the limited express trains will be 20% off. To purchase them together, please read the information for each ticket.

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