IMG_2479 It is always crowded with people at Universal Studios Japan.

Sometimes you have to wait for 3-4 hours to ride on popular attractions.

To avoid the long queue,

Don’t miss out on express pass!!

Using express pass, you can ride on popular attractions within 15-20 min.It is definitely worth buying it if you want to reduce waiting time.

There are 3 kinds of express pass, and I’ll explain each of them!

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Universal Studios Japan Express Pass Guide!

First of all what is express pass?

Express pass will shorten the waiting time for designated popular attractions.

When entering the park, a separate Studio Pass (entry ticket) such as a 1 Day Studio Pass is also required.

There are Express Pass 7, Express Pass 6, and Express Pass 4,and 15th special express pass.

7,6,4 are the numbers of attractions you can shorten the waiting time.

Express Pass 7


The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Timed Entry Ticket is included with Universal Express Pass 7.

There are 3 kinds of express pass 7

Price:6,900yen〜13,200yen
Types and prices of valid Express Passes will vary depending on the day.

Express Pass 7 ~The Flying Dinosaur~

1. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ in 4K3D
2. Flight of the Hippogriff
3. The Flying Dinosaur
4. The Amazing Adventures of Spider Man
5. Hollywood Dream The Ride or Backdraft
6. Jurassic Park The Ride or JAWS
7. Terminator 2:3-D


※Please be noted that Hollywood Dream The Ride Backdrop is not included.

Express Pass 7~ Backdrop ~

1. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ in 4K3D
2. Flight of the Hippogriff
3. Hollywood Dream The Ride Backdrop
4. The Amazing Adventures of Spider Man
5. Hollywood Dream The Ride or Backdraft
6. Jurassic Park The Ride or JAWS
7. Terminator 2:3-D


Express Pass 7 ~Standard~

1. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ in 4K3D
2. Flight of the Hippogriff
3. Space Fantasy The Ride
4. The Amazing Adventures of Spider Man
5. Hollywood Dream The Ride or Backdraft
6. Jurassic Park The Ride or JAWS
7. Terminator 2:3-D

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Express Pass 4

There are 3 kinds of Express Pass 4
The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Timed Entry Ticket is included with Universal Express Pass 4 Standard.

Price:4500 yen〜8100 yen
Types and prices of valid Express Passes will vary depending on the day.

Express Pass 4 ~The Flying Dinosaur~

1. The Flying Dinosaur
2. Hollywood Dream The Ride
3. Space Fantasy The Ride or Backdraft
4. Jurassic Park The Ride or JAWS

Express Pass 4 ~Standard~

1. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey in 4K3D
2. The Amazing Adventures of Spider Man
3. JAWS or Backdraft
4. Space Fantasy The Ride or Jurassic Park The Ride or Terminator 2:3-D

Express Pass 4 ~The Hollywood Dream The Ride Backdrop~(〜9th of Jan.2017)

1.The Hollywood Dream The Ride Backdrop~
2.The Hollywood Dream The Ride
3. Space Fantasy The Ride or Backdraft
4. Jurassic Park The Ride or JAWS


15th Special Express Pass

The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Timed Entry Ticket is included with 15th Special Express Pass.

Price:3,900yen〜6,600yen
Types and prices of valid Express Passes will vary depending on the day.

1. The Flying Dinosaur
2. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey™ in 4K3D
3. Universal RE-BOOOOOOOORN Parade Halloween version

Cool Japan Express Pass 5,2017(From 13th of Jan. to 28th of May.2017)


Price:6,900yen〜8,100yen
Types and prices of valid Express Passes will vary depending on the day.

1.Evangelion XR Ride
2.Godzilla: The Real 4-D
3.Attack on Titan: The Real
4.Monster Hunter: The Real
5.Detective Conan: The Escape

Cool Japan Express Pass 4,2017(From 13th of Jan. to 25th of June.2017)


Price:4,400yen〜5,600yen
Types and prices of valid Express Passes will vary depending on the day.

1.Evangelion XR Ride
2.Godzilla: The Real 4-D
3.Attack on Titan: The Real
4.Monster Hunter: The Real

Cool Japan Express Pass 2,2017(From 13th of Jan. to 25th of June.2017)

There are 2 kinds of Cool Japan Express Pass 2.

Price:2,400yen〜3,000yen
Types and prices of valid Express Passes will vary depending on the day.

Cool Japan Express Pass 2/Evangelion&Godzilla Set

1.Evangelion XR Ride
2.Godzilla: The Real 4-D

Cool Japan Express Pass 2/Attack on Titan&Evangelion Set

1.Attack on Titan: The Real
2.Evangelion XR Ride

How to buy Express Pass?

In Advance:
  • Klook Travel App: Download the app from Apple Store or GooglePlay and you can order Express Pass.
  • Travel agencies(English support is available) if you are in overseas.
  • Lawson (Only in Japanese )if you are in Japan

On the day:
  • At the ticket booth or ticket windows inside Universal Studios Japan.
  • Official Hotel(Only for guests in official hotel)

The number of Express Pass is limited, so it is better to purchase it in advance.


I had to wait for Harry Potter attraction for 3 hours, so It is worth to buy Express Pass on a busy day!
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