Official website of Central Japan Railway Company. related to our company and service and be ready for your visitation to Japan. Tokaido Shinkansen. Japan has an extensive and efficient train network; however, without an intimate knowledge of the system, its complexity can make it difficult to. About the Japanese high speed trains Shinkansen (Bullet trains). A list of online timetable resources and explanations on how to use them.

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West Japan Railway Company – Timetables, Route Maps, and Station Maps

One of Hyperdia’s major strenths is that it allows Japan Rail Pass holders to limit their searches to trains that are covered by their pass. Clicking the SearchDetails button will open the advanced search options where you can further refine your search.


On top of that, while most railway, bus and ferry companies publish their timetables online, few offer good English language resources. Shinagawa is the other Tokyo area station with Shinkansen access. Outside the toilets are jjapan corners with sinks and large mirrors. Thank you for your feedback. Shinkansen supplement limited express fee The supplement fee to be paid for using a shinkansen train as opposed to a local train. Furthermore, an English app is available to users in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and the United States for purchasing tickets for the Tokaido – Sanyo Shinkansen the app cannot be used by pass holders for making seat reservations, though.

To check the unreserved seat price look at the box on the right column and it has three row: Log in Join Recently viewed Bookings Inbox. Fukuoka’s main railway station, for example, is called “Hakata”.


Anything we can improve? Seat reservation feeor yen depending on whether it is low season, regular season or high season respectively. Green car timetabke The supplement fee for riding the green car. When does Hokkaido Shinkansen start? English JR East Official website. Thanks to the Japan Rail Passthe shinkansen can also be a very cost effective means of travel.

Timetables, Route Maps, and Station Maps

English Hyperdia Official webpage. Recline your seat with consideration for the person behind you. Members who are knowledgeable about this destination and volunteer their time to answer travelers’ questions. If you have any updates, suggestions, corrections or opinions, please let us know: Afterwards, it is possible to japam shinkansen tickets online and use the registered IC card to pass through the shinkansen ticket gates.

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Set your mobile phone to silent mode. Unfortunately, comprehensive printed English timetables are not widely available, however some rail companies print booklets and pamphlets of timetables for selected routes.

JR Hokkaido Official website. Simple Search Options Hyperdia’s basic search functions allow you to quickly look up routes between two stations. Shinkansen trains are equipped with relatively spacious overhead shelves smaller on certain train sets which can store small and medium sized bags and suitcases.

The Shinkansen Tour Cheapest way to travel Japan. Pass holders will tiemtable a seat reservation ticket that indicates the reserved seat. All of your saved places can timmetable found here in My Trips.

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If multiple trains are involved, there can be more than two tickets one supplement ticket for each train. Shinkansen fares are discounted by yen when using this service and are charged to the registered credit card rather than subtracted from the IC card’s balance.


JR West Official website. Smoking is not allowed on most shinkansen trains. Bilingual signs indicate whether a shinkansen car carries reserved or non-reserved seats. Singapore, Singapore as stated above remember you are using jR pass so tick that JR pass box as you will be limited on what trains you can use. Signs and announcements inside the trains are multilingual Japanese and English on all shinkansen lines; plus Korean and Chinese on selected lines and inform about upcoming stations.

The shinkansen network consists of multiple lines, among which the Tokaido Shinkansen Tokyo – Nagoya – Kyoto – Osaka is the oldest and most popular. Don’t talk on your phone except in the deck areas between cars. As for reaching those stations, most parts of Tokyo are not more than 20 minutes from one of them.

Both nationwide timetables as well as those covering a specific region or railway company are available. Neither Tokyo nor Shinagawa are interesting places to stay except for a short layover.

This time, insert not only your base fare ticket but also your supplement ticket together into the ticket slot at the same time and retrieve them on the other side of the gate. Free Wi-Fi is gradually being introduced to shinkansen trains across Japan, and it is expected that most shinkansen trains will offer free on-board Wi-Fi by Wireless internet is currently already available on all the newest train sets between Tokyo and Shin-Osaka, however, a subscription or 1-day pass has to be purchased before boarding the train.