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Discount information

Special offers from Central Japan Railway Company (JR)

1) Discount train tickets — "Iseji Free Kippu"

This non-reserved ticket allows travelers to ride on the Kaisoku Mie Train (a express train that runs between Nagoya and Toba) provided they embark and disembark at any of the stations between Matsusaka and Toba. This ticket is good for a full three days and includes a 6,000 yen taxi/shop voucher* (see details below).

Where to buy:
Tickets can be purchased at any JR ticket counter, JR Tokai Tours travel agency or from most major tourist agencies.

*The 6,000 yen taxi voucher is good for up to four people. Or, if preferred, a part of the voucher (2,000 yen) may be used in participating shops and restaurants between the cities of Matsusaka and Toba. Participating taxi companies and shops are shown on the tickets or for more information, you can visit the Central Japan Railway Company website. Please note, this page is in Japanese only.

 

 


2) Discount rapid train tickets — "Kaisoku Mie Toku Dane"

These tickets can be used for the following "Kaisoku Mie" (rapid) trains on the Central Japan Railway (JR). These tickets are sold as a set of 4 but can be used individually or for a group of up to four people. Once purchased, the tickets are good for one month.

Applicable Area
(from station to station)
Ticket price
(for a set of 4)
cost per ticket
Any JR station within Nagoya City ⇔ Suzuka 2,880 yen 720 yen
Any JR station within Nagoya City ⇔ Tsu 3,080 yen 770 yen
Any JR station within Nagoya City ⇔ Matsusaka 4,120 yen 1,030 yen
Any JR station within Nagoya City ⇔ Taki 4,520 yen 1,130 yen
Any JR station within Nagoya City ⇔ Ise-shi 4,920 yen 1,230 yen
Any JR station within Nagoya City ⇔ Toba 5,760 yen 1,440 yen
Kuwana ⇔ Tsu 2,680 yen 670 yen
Kuwana ⇔ Matsusaka 3,480 yen 870 yen
Kuwana ⇔ Taki 3,720 yen 930 yen
Kuwana ⇔ Ise-shi 4,520 yen 1,130 yen
Kuwana ⇔ Toba 5,360 yen 1,340 yen
Yokkaichi ⇔Matsusaka 3,080 yen 770 yen
Yokkaichi ⇔Taki 3,280 yen 820 yen
Yokkaichi ⇔Ise-shi 3,720 yen 930 yen
Yokkaichi ⇔Toba 4,720 yen 1,180 yen

 

 


Special offers from Kintetsu Railway

1) Discount train tickets — "Mawa-ryanse"

A "Mawa-ryanse" ticket allows people to use any Kintetsu trains (both reserved and non-reserved seats), local buses and boats between Matsusaka and Kashikojima. The ticket also provides users free passes for 28 different tourist attractions as well as many other discount services for shops and restaurants within the Ise Shima area. Once purchased, the tickets are good for four days. To see our recommended touring routes in the Ise City area using a "mawa-ryanse" ticket, please click here.

Ticket prices:
Adults: 9,800 yen Children (12 years old or younger): 5,300 yen

Where to buy:
Tickets can be purchased at any Kintetsu ticket kiosk or Kintetsu travel agency.

For more information, you can visit the Kintetsu Railway's website. Please note, this page is in Japanese only.


2) Discount train tickets — "Kintetsu Shumatsu Free Pass"

The "Kintetsu Shumatsu Free Pass" ticket allows users to ride any Kintetsu trains over a weekend (three full days, including either Friday or Monday) at a discount price. The free pass ticket is limited to local and rapid trains only. Please note: Kintetsu limited express trains require a reserved-seat ticket.

Ticket prices:
Adults:4,100 yen
Children (12 years old or younger): 2,050 yen

Where to buy:
Tickets can be purchased at any Kintetsu ticket kiosk or Kintetsu travel agency.

For more information, you can visit the Kintetsu Railway's website. Please note, this page is in Japanese only.


Special offers for bus travel

Discount train tickets from Sanco Bus Company — "Ise Toba Michikusa Kippu"

The "Ise Toba Michikusa Kippu" ticket allows for unlimited local bus travel within and between the cities of Ise and Toba as well as a 10 to 20% discount on entrance fees for several tourist attractions within the area.

Ticket price:
1-day tickets: adults, 1,000 yen; children (12 years old or younger): 500 yen 2-day tickets: adults, 1,600 yen; children (12 years old or younger): 800 yen

Where to buy:
Tickets can be purchased:

  • on any CAN bus (loop line bus connecting Ise, Futami and Toba)
  • at any Sanco Bus ticket booths within Ujiyamada train station, Ise-shi train station, Toba Bus Center or near Naiku Mae bus stop.
  • at the Ise Tourism Information main office (in front of Geku Shrine's main entrance)
  • at Mikimoto Pearl Island
  • at Futami Plaza (Futami Sea Paradise)
  • at the Toba Seaside Hotel For more information, you can visit Sanco Bus Company's website.Please note, this page is in Japanese only.

Highway bus options

Even though exploring Japan by train is usually a fun and fast way to travel, Japanese highway busses provide a convenient and economical alternative. There are currently one different bus routes available to and from Ise City:

Between Ise and Tokyo

There is one daily bus departing from Ise and one daily bus departing from Tokyo. Each bus leaves in evening and arrives at Ise/Tokyo the next morning. The route takes approximately 10 hours each way. This is the most economical way to travel between Ise and Tokyo.

For a detailed access map and price information for the one different highway routes above, click here.


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