Are you traveler from foreign countries to Japan?
Are you looking for solutions to search train routes in Japan (especially at Tokyo capital area)?
If yes, Japan Transit Planner “Jorudan” is one of best solutions for you.
- What is Jorudan Transit Planner?
- What are Unique Values of Jorudan Transit Planner?
- How to use Jorudan Transit Planner?
What is Jorudan Transit Planner?
Japan Transit Planner, “Jorudan” is web-based application to help you search train routes. It’s free application which is available for both PC and mobile devices, while there are premium features which require paid login.
No worries. This article explains useful functions of this application which do not require paid login.
What are Unique Values of Jorudan Transit Planner?
Unique values of Jorudan Japan Transit Planner are:
- to support more than 10 languages (not only English, but also Chinese, French, German, Spanish, etc)
- to have special search option, “Rail Pass Search” (which are cost-effective free-pass tickets specialized for visitors with foreign passports);
- for “Japan Rail Pass”
- for “Tokyo Subway Ticket”
How to use Jorudan Transit Planner?
Let’s start to access Jorudan Transit Planner via your mobile devices by clicking underline part.
Language Selection of Jorudan
Please click “Setting & Language” at right top side.
You can change “Main Language” from drop list as you see below.
Please click “Setting” to make your setting valid, after your setting changed.
Jorudan Menu Selection
You can select menu by clicking “Menu” at top left corner.
Then you will find menu list as following.
Jorudan Route Search
It is easy operation to search train routes as below.
In case that you are not sure the names of railway station at trip start and end, please check route map.
Jorudan Route Map
In case that you identify railway station names from train map, this is an option to set station names for both trip start and end.
Please select “Route Map” from menu.
Default area is “Kanto”area where Tokyo capital area is covered.
If you are not Tokyo Capital Area, please select “Select Area” at the right top corner.
Then you will find route map at other area.
Station Selection for “Form” and “To” under Route Map
Please click target station from map (for example, Tokyo). You will find sub menu under Tokyo, and you will see “From” and “To”. If you would like to set Tokyo as starting point, please click “From”.
You can move the map to the direction you want, in order to find destination. Then you can set destination as same manner as above Tokyo example, when you find destination on route map. Let’s set “Shinjuku” as destination, for example.
Please click “Search”, after, you complete to set both “From”and “To”.
Then you will find search results covering route candidates and some more details.
Jorudan Rail Pass Search
“Rail Pass Search” has two special target tickets, one for “Japan Rail Pass” and another for “Tokyo Subway Tickets”.
Search method is same as “Route Search” or “Route Map” as described above, while station candidates are omitted to valid station to target pass tickets, “Japan Rail Pass” or “Tokyo Subway Ticket”.
Japan Rail Pass
When you choose “Japan Rail Pass”, you can search available routes for this special ticket.
Tokyo Subway Ticket
When you choose “Tokyo Subway Ticket”, you can search available routes (of Tokyo Metro and Toei Subway) for this special ticket.
Jorudan Transit Planner is useful web-based application to search train routes in Japan for travelers.
“Rail Pass Search” is optimized for “Japan Rail Pass” and/or “Tokyo Subway Ticket”, when you will use special area tickets for Japan tourists.
Thank you for your attention and have a nice trip.