Travel Plan and Which Pass?

Q. Best way to get to Nikko from Tokyo area using JR pass?

faqYou can take JR-TOBU NIKKO EXPRESS
there are only 2 departures from Shinjuku (7:30AM and 1:05PM) and Ikebukuro (7:37AM and 1:11PM) and 2 trips back from Tobu-Nikko station per day (10:45AM and 4:37PM).