What is the difference from Japan Rail Pass? Reservations Team Created 14 June 2023 12:53 Tokyo Subway Pass is used for all Tokyo metro lines. Japan rail pass is used for all JR lines (including Shinkansen lines in Tokyo).If you would like to fully enjoy all transportation in Tokyo area, we recommend that you buy our Japan Rail Pass. Was this article helpful? 0 out of 0 found this helpful Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.