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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 2,800 yen 700 yen
Any JR station within Nagoya City ⇔ Tsu 3,000 yen 750 yen
Any JR station within Nagoya City ⇔ Matsusaka 4,000 yen 1,000 yen
Any JR station within Nagoya City ⇔ Taki 4,400 yen 1,100 yen
Any JR station within Nagoya City ⇔ Ise-shi 4,800 yen 1,200 yen
Any JR station within Nagoya City ⇔ Toba 5,600 yen 1,400 yen
Kuwana ⇔ Tsu 2,600 yen 650 yen
Kuwana ⇔ Matsusaka 3,400 yen 850 yen
Kuwana ⇔ Taki 3,600 yen 900 yen
Kuwana ⇔ Ise-shi 4,400 yen 1,100 yen
Kuwana ⇔ Toba 5,200 yen 1,300 yen
Yokkaichi ⇔Matsusaka 3,000 yen 750 yen
Yokkaichi ⇔Taki 3,200 yen 800 yen
Yokkaichi ⇔Ise-shi 3,600 yen 900 yen
Yokkaichi ⇔Toba 4,600 yen 1,150 yen

 

 


Special offers from Kintetsu Railway

1) Discount train tickets — "Mawa-rianse"

A "Mawa-rianse" 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-rianse" ticket, please click here.

Ticket prices:
Adults: 9,500 yen Children (12 years old or younger): 5,200 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:4,000 yen
Children (12 years old or younger): 2,000 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.


3) Discount train tickets — "Ise・Toba Two-Day Free Kippu"

The "Ise・Toba Two-Day Free Kippu" is a round trip ticket that allows users unlimited travel between Kintetsu Ise-shi train station and Toba train station provided they depart from one of the following departure cities. In addition to unlimited Kintetsu train access, users may also ride any local bus between Ise and Toba. Please note that passengers need to buy an additional reserved-seat ticket if they use a limited express train.

Price:
Departing from Cost for Adults Cost for Children
(12 years old or younger)
Any train station between Osaka (Nanba) and Tsuruhashi 4,350 yen 2,180 yen
Kyoto 4,700 yen 2,350 yen
Any train station between Kintetsu Nara and Gakuenmae 4,180 yen 2,090 yen
Yamato Yagi 3,720 yen 1,860 yen
Nabari 3,100 yen 1,550 yen
Kintetsu Nagoya 3,820 yen 1,910 yen
Kuwana 3,400 yen 1,700 yen
Kintetsu Yokkaichi 3,100 yen 1,550 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. Kintesu train lines provide convenient access throughout the Mie and Kansai areas. To find out more about their discount tickets and other useful information, please visit their English website.


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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