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Here's the 2nd half of cheaper private rail companies.
(If you missed what this tip is about pls read "Riding JR trains without JR PASS 1")


Kintetsu (approx. 570 km)
The largest private railway company. Kintetsu operates an extensive railway network in the southern Kinki region, serving Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Ise and Nagoya.

Nankai (approx. 170 km)
Nankai operates a network of railway lines in southern Osaka and Wakayama Prefecture. Interest for tourists: Access to Kansai Airport and Koyasan.

Hankyu (approx. 150 km)
Hankyu operates several lines in northern Osaka and connects Osaka with Kobe and Kyoto.

Keihan (approx. 90 km)
Keihan operates one main line, connecting Osaka with Kyoto and several shorter lines.

Hanshin (approx. 50 km)
Hanshin operates one main line between Osaka and Kobe, and a few short branch lines.


Nishitetsu (approx. 120 km)
Nishitetsu operates a network of railway lines in Fukuoka Prefecture around the city of Fukuoka. Interest for tourists: Access to Dazaifu.

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  • Written Sep 15, 2006
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