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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Bilingual signs indicate whether a shinkansen car carries reserved or non-reserved seats. Get notified by e-mail when a reply is posted.

JR West Official website. A passenger typically receives two pieces tometable tickets a base fare ticket and a supplement ticketalthough in some situations the two tickets are combined into a single ticket.

All shinkansen lines except the Akita and Yamagata Shinkansen run on tracks that are exclusively built for and used by shinkansen trains. Seat reservations can be made from one month before travel date from A fee of a few hundred yen applies for making seat reservations.

Shinkansen timetable – Japan Forum

Before you can use an IC card on these shinkansen trains, the card has to be registered at a ticket machine for this service, which is known as the “Touch de Go” service. Any shinkansen can be reserved from any JR ticket office in Japan.

This is especially useful to exclude airplanes or certain train types from the results, e. Neither Tokyo nor Shinagawa are shinkanseh places to stay except for a short layover. Ordinary Like the name suggests, ordinary seats are the regular seats found on all shinkansen trains.


Better value than the JR Rail Pass.

On all other shinkansen lines, smoking is not possible. You can deselect transport that you don’t want to take or that you can’t restriction of Yimetable pass for example.

While Hyperdia is a great tool for planning railway travel in Japan, some of its functions and screens can profit from some additional explanations which we try to provide below:. If you have any updates, suggestions, corrections or opinions, please let us know: How can we access tourist attraction from cruise port? Similar to the nationwide Japan Rail Pass, there are numerous regional passes that also cover some shinkansen trains.

Discount ticket shops around major stations also sell shinkansen tickets at small discounts. Hyperdia shinkanzen also a powerful tool for Seishun 18 Kippu users. Log in to get trip updates and message other travelers. Virtually all shinkansen platforms are equipped with escalators and elevators. Green car fee The supplement fee for riding the green car.

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

Destination Expert for Hong Kong, Osaka. We also already have planned on the dates of each location. 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. Anything we can improve? Japanese websites for online reservations are operated by the JR companies, but require Japanese language skills.

JR-EAST – East Japan Railway Company

Shinkansen trains are equipped with relatively spacious timetablr shelves smaller on certain train sets which can store small and medium sized bags and suitcases. Jorudan Another English route finder. English Hyperdia Official webpage. Just start inputting a station name, and Hyperdia will attempt to autocomplete it.


Japan’s main islands of Honshu, Kyushu and Hokkaido are served by a network of high speed train lines that connect Tokyo with most of the country’s major cities. Return the seat to its original position before exiting the train. Luckily there are several excellent English online route finders available on the internet to help travelers navigate the railway system in Japan. Another minor challenge for the user is to know the actual station names. Travel packages such as the various shinkansen tour packages by Japanican or the Puratto Kodama Economy Plan for travel along the Shinkansrn Shinkansen by Kodama can provide more substantial savings, but have to be purchased in advance.

Timetables, Route Maps, and Station Maps

Recline your seat with consideration for the person behind you. English JR East Official website. About Us Help Center. Seat reservation feeor yen depending on whether it is low season, timehable season or high season respectively. At a vending machine A few types of vending machines with bilingual menus Japanese and English allow travelers to make seat reservations on shinkansen trains.