Japan has an efficient and trustworthy transportation network. If you would like to make a long distance transfer between cities, you can take a high speed bullet train (shinkansen), domestic flight or long distance bus. For transfer within cities, a well-established local train or bus network is available. In addition, you can also rent a bicycle and have a leisurely ride around the city.
Japan offers various kinds of ways for you to explore this lengthy land. Some are speedy but pricey while others are wallet-friendly but take time. Take a look below and find out the transportation method most suitable for you!
In addition to the renowned JR Pass, there are also many economical passes and tickets available. For example, if you want to visit Mt. Koya, Koyasan World Heritage Ticket is the most inexpensive and convenient package for you. It is also highly recommended to buy a prepaid IC card like Suica and Pasmo, which can make your transfers more smoothly.