Re: [76attendees] Kansai/Hiroshima Train Station: ATM/travel to hotel

Jared Mauch <> Mon, 02 November 2009 23:59 UTC

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Subject: Re: [76attendees] Kansai/Hiroshima Train Station: ATM/travel to hotel
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[try number two from 'other' address]

On Nov 2, 2009, at 6:45 PM, Akira Kato wrote:

>> The directions implied to me that one made one purchase at the  
>> airport
>> for both tickets (or a combined ticket).
> While you need to change the trains at Shin-Osaka, you can buy a
> single (more precisely "set of") ticket down to Hiroshima. As Scott
> suggested, you enjoy some discount for express train surcharge. Also
> it is generally expected that the station staffs at an international
> airport may have better English skill than other stations.

I also suggest that if you are buying your ticket at a site other than  
the Airport you know the exact train# you want to ride on.  If you do  
not speak the same language as the ticket office, you can get by with  
the right information on paper.

The JR machines can also sell you NEX (if your travel involves Tokyo)  
and other tickets in English. I presume the similar is also true in  

I will be taking the Kansai -> Hiroshima trip Saturday after spending  
the night at Kansai. (dtw-msp-nrt[rjaa]-kix[rjbb]).

- Jared