Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Actually learning to drive in Japan

  1. #1

    Default Actually learning to drive in Japan

    I see that there's a massive thread on passing tests to convert licenses, but in my case I don't have a license anywhere, and I'm already in Japan, so I can't pass a test in my homeland before I get here.

    How much of an expensive, time consuming and soul-crushing ordeal is it going to be to learn how to drive here?

    I'd put my Japanese ability as good enough to sign up for a school but not enough to actually sit tests in Japanese.

  2. #2
    Billy Big Bollocks Ini's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 1970

    Default Re: Actually learning to drive in Japan

    5k-10k US and a few weeks should do it. Very easy. You should pass no problem.

    If you don't go through a driving school good luck.
    Last edited by therealwindycity; July 13th, 2014 at 12:53.
    Great men of action never mind on occasion being ridiculous; in a sense it is part of their job.

  3. #3
    Feckless Manchild Otaku word's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2009

    Default Re: Actually learning to drive in Japan

    Is it really that much now? Last I heard it was around 3k USD.
    Quote Originally Posted by 00Bear00 View Post
    When I read your post I suddenly feel like I am so far away from being crazy.
    Quote Originally Posted by Ini View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Ananasboat View Post
    It's festivals days like these on which I really try really hard to make up for not partying in college.
    yeah, because who needs free flowing drugs and alcohol fueling adventorous sex with taut, lithe young bodies when you could wander around a dying town in the freezing cold with a can of asahi super dry in your hand while some toothless old farmer shouts at you.

  4. #4
    keepin' it real ihatefall's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Central Tokyo

    Default Re: Actually learning to drive in Japan

    It's still 3k
    Everything I have ever said was a lie, and that's the truth.

  5. #5
    chill yo coop52's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2008

    Default Re: Actually learning to drive in Japan

    3k is the minimum. If you take longer than a month, then it'll cost more.

  6. #6

    Default Re: Actually learning to drive in Japan

    Local driving school in Tohoku - special rate - 3万 for special test prep class (1hr.) Full course (20+ classroom hours and test prep) 30万.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts