Kansai Expressway Pass (KSEP)

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Introduction to the Kansai Expressway Pass (KSEP)

  • We sell KSEP enabling you to use expressways in Kansai as much as you like for a fixed price.
    * Some sections of the expressway are excluded.
  • By using the ETC card provided by designated rental car companies, you can use the expressway without stopping at toll booths!
  • This pass is limited to rental cars for foreigners. Plans start from 7,200 yen for 2 days with deals for longer periods of use.
    Choose your preferred plan from options ranging from 2 to a maximum of 10 days.
  • Make your reservations for a KSEP according to your plan and rental car at Kansai International Airport rental car booking location.
  • Eligible Individuals
    • Those with non-Japanese passports and Japanese citizens with permanent residence permits in a foreign country.
    • Must possess a driver's license that can be used in Japan.
  • Period of use
    • October 25th (Wed.), 2017 - December 17(Sun.), 2017
  • We offer two different types of plan: the "NEXCO Hanshin Set Plan," which includes the Hanshin Expressway (minus Route 8 Kyoto Line), and the "NEXCO Plan," which covers only NEXCO and Road Public Corporation roads and does not cover the Hanshin Expressway.
Pamphlet

Sales Price (Does not include the fees for the rental car)

Time Period Price
NEXCO Hanshin Set Plan(※1) NEXCO Plan(※2)
2day 7,200yen 5,500yen
3day 8,200yen 6,500yen
4day 9,200yen 7,500yen
5day 10,200yen 8,500yen
6day 12,000yen 9,500yen
7day 13,000yen 10,500yen
8day 14,000yen 11,500yen
9day 15,000yen 12,500yen
10day 16,000yen 13,500yen
* Under the KSEP scheme, "1 day" means 0:00-23:59.
For example if you were to use the service from 13:00 on April 1 to 13:00 on April 4, this would count as three days (72 hours) use for the car rental, but "4 days" use for the KSEP.
※1 Available in all sections of Ride Areas.
※2 Available only at NEXCO and administrative sections of each public corporation of Ride Areas (Except of theHanshin Expressway) .
* Contact fee for rent-a-car and ETC card will be charged separately.
* 100 yen charge for round trip use of Kansai International Airportconnection bridge (Kansai Bridge tax).
* Separate charge outside of Ride Areas.

Drivable Areas

  • Using KSEP, you can use all expressways in Kansai for a fixed price. (Does not apply to Honshi Expressway, Hanshin Expressway No.8 Kyoto Route, etc.)
Drivable Areas
  • Please be aware that KSEP will not apply in the following situations.
    In these situations, KSEP will not apply for the whole portion of relevant driving regardless of whether or not there was some driving on the ride areas.
    • Entering from an interchange not in the ride area and exiting from an interchange not in the ride area
    • Driving outside of the usage period stated in the completed application
    • When traveling on toll roads operated by associations other than NEXCO West Japan/NEXCO Central Japan/Kyoto Prefecture Road Corporation/Osaka Prefecture Road Corporation/Hyogo Prefeucure Road Corporation/Nara Prefecture Corporation
  • In the following case, KSEP covers only part of the relevant usage.
    • Entering from an interchange within the ride area and exiting an interchange not in the ride area
    • Entering from an interchange not in the ride area and exiting from an interchange in the ride area
  • In this case, additional fees must be paid for parts where you have traveled outside the ride area.
    Drivable Areas
    Separate fees must be paid on the parts marked with red lines (outside the ride area), and only the parts marked with blue lines are covered by KSEP. When entering from an interchange outside the ride area and leaving via an interchange outside the ride area, separate fees will apply to all parts.

Method of Use

step1
Make a reservation for a KSEP according to your plan and rental car at a booking location.
step2
Follow the necessary procedures at eligible business locations for designated rental car companies and pay the fees for KSEP.
step3
Rent a rental car and ETC card.
step4
Use the expressway and enjoy sightseeing.
step5
Return your rental car and ETC card and pay any fees for driving where KSEP did not apply.

Cautionary Points

  • Please be aware that KSEP will not apply in the following situations.
    In these situations, KSEP will not apply for the whole portion of relevant driving regardless of whether or not there was some driving on the ride areas.
    • Entering from an interchange not in the ride area and exiting from an interchange not in the ride area
    • Driving outside of the usage period stated in the completed application
    • When traveling on toll roads operated by associations other than NEXCO West Japan/NEXCO Central Japan/Kyoto Prefecture Road Corporation/Osaka Prefecture Road Corporation/Hyogo Prefeucure Road Corporation/Nara Prefecture Corporation
  • In the following case, KSEP covers only part of the relevant usage.
    • Entering from an interchange within the ride area and exiting an interchange not in the ride area
    • Entering from an interchange not in the ride area and exiting from an interchange in the ride area
  • In this case, additional fees must be paid for parts where you have traveled outside the ride area.
    For example, when using the Honshi Expressway or Hanshin Expressway Route 8, the following fees must be paid KSEP separately.
regular vehicle
Weekdays/Holidays Holidays Weekdays
Kobe-Awaji-Naruto Expressway
(Kobe-Nishi ~ Naruto)
2,620yen 3,280yen
Hanshin Expressway Route 8
(Yamashina IC ~ Oguraike Honsen tollgate)
460yen 460yen
  • When passing through a tollbooth the fees for those not using KSEP will be displayed on the roadside displays and car navigation.
    If you have fulfilled the conditions of use for KSEP, you will not be billed for the displayed fees.

Rental Car Company and Inquiries

  • Please inquire at any of the rental car companies for more detailed information.
    The details for the rental car companies are displayed below.
《Rental Car Company at Kansai International Airport and Inquiries》
Company Name Phone number Opening Hours Websites
TOYOTA RENT a Car +81-3-5954-8020 AM8:00~PM8:00 https://rent.toyota.co.jp/eng/
Times Car RENTAL Coming Soon Coming Soon http://www.timescar-rental.com/
ORIX Rent-A-Car Coming Soon Coming Soon http://car.orix.co.jp/eng/
NISSAN Rent a Car +81-96-355-6752 AM9:00~PM5:00 http://nissan-rentacar.com/english
Nippon Rent-A-Car +81-3-6859-6234 AM9:00~PM5:00
Except Saturdays, Sundays, and National Holidays
https://www.nrgroup-global.com/en/
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