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Asahikawa

The Limited Express Kamui and Lilac: Inter-city express between Sapporo and Asahikawa

The limited express Kamui and Lilac connect Sapporo and Asahikawa in 1 hour 25 minutes. You will find these train's guide and timetable in this post.
Limited Express

The limited express Shinano: Inter-city express connecting Nagoya and Nagano

The limited express Shinano operated by 383 series. The limited express train Shinano runs between Nagano (長野) and N...
Limited Express

The Limited Express Shirayuki: Intercity express between Joetsu-Myoko and Niigata

The limited express Shirayuki runs along a coast side in Niigata. It connects Joetsu Myoko on the Hokuriku Shinkansen and Niigata.
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Kobe, Himeji

Sunrise Izumo train guide and timetable: Overnight sleeper train runs between Tokyo and Osaka, Izumoshi, fully covered by the JR Pass

Sunrise Izumo is an overnight express train which runs between Tokyo and Izumoshi. This post explains you about this train with many photos.
Kobe, Himeji

Sunrise Seto train guide and timetable: Overnight sleeper train runs between Tokyo and Osaka, Takamatsu, fully covered by the JR Pass

Sunrise Seto is an overnight express train which runs between Tokyo and Takamatsu. This post explains you about this train with many photos.
Hakodate, Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto

The limited express Hokuto train guide and the timetable: Inter-city express train for Sapporo to Hakodate

The limited express Hokuto connects Sapporo and Hakodate. In this post, I show you the photo of this train, the train guide and the timetable.
Aizu Wakamatsu, Fukushima, Koriyama, Nikko, Kinugawa-Onsen

The Tohoku-Hokkaido, the Akita and the Yamagata Shinkansen train guide. The Shinkansen goes to Hakodate, Aomori, Sendai, Akita and Yamagata

The Tohoku, the Hokkaido, the Akita and the Yamagata Shinkansen lines connect Tokyo and many cities in northern Japan, such as Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto (Hakodate), Shin-Aomori, Sendai, Akita, Yamagata, Fukushima and Utsunomiya. In this post, I explain about these Shinkansen trains with many photos.
Kanazawa, Toyama, Wakura-Onsen, Fukui

The Limited Express Thunderbird timetable and the train information. The train bound for Kanazawa from Osaka and Kyoto.

The limited express Thunderbird is the primary way to get Kanazawa from Osaka and Kyoto. In this post, I show you the photo of this train, the train guide and the timetable.
Cruising train

The limited express Kawasemi Yamasemi train guide

This train runs between Kumamoto and Hitoyoshi as JR Kyushu's sightseeing train. You can find the information about the limited express Kawasemi Yamasemi.
Rapid service

Rapid Airport train for New Chitose Airport to/from Sapporo and Otaru

Rapid Airport runs between Sapporo, New Chitose Airport and Otaru. You may find theis train's guide in this post.
Cruising train

HIGH RAIL 1375, the train runs JR’s highest point

HIGH RAIL 1375 is one of the seasonal operation trains which runs between Kobuchizawa and Komoro. This train goes through the highest point in all JR lines. You can enjoy the fresh air and nice mountain scenery. Please find more information about this train.
Cruising train

The world fastest art gallery, Genbi Shinkansen

Genbi Shinkansen is one of the Shinkansen trains of the Joetsu Shinkansen. But the interior is totally different from other Shinkansen trains. This is like an art gallery. Please find the information about Genbi Shinkansen in this post.
Atami, Ito, Shimoda, Mishima, Shuzenji

Cruising train Izu Creile offers you very comfortable train experience to Izu peninsula from Odawara.

Izu Creile is one of the seasonal operation trains which runs between Odawara and Izukyu-Shimoda. Please find the train guide of this train in this post.
Hakata, Kokura

Limited time operation. Specialized Shinkansen train 500 TYPE EVA

This project had been done already. 500 Type EVA is no longer available. This train was already repainted and refur...
Aomori, Shin-Aomori, Hirosaki

Direct access to Hokkaido from Tokyo, Hokkaido Shinkansen (bullet train)

Hokkaido Shinkansen will be opened on March 26, 2016 between Shin-Aomori and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto. This will be the ...
Joetsu, Nagano and Hokuriku

The Hokuriku Shinkansen, direct access to Kanazawa, Nagano and Toyama from Tokyo.

The Hokuriku Shinkansen is the fastest route to get Nagano, Toyama and Kanazawa from Tokyo. Please find the information about this Shinkansen line in this post.
Cruising train

Enjoy premium Japanese Sake on board. Cruising train Koshino Shu*Kura

Koshino Shu*Kura is the train which as the theme of Japanese Sake. It runs along the coast of Sea of Japan. You can enjoy tasty Sake and beautiful scenry at same time.
Aizu Wakamatsu, Fukushima, Koriyama, Nikko, Kinugawa-Onsen

Toreiyu Tsubasa. First ever Shinkansen train that has foot bath.

Toreiyu Tsubasa is one the Shinkansen trains on Yamagata Shinkansen line. But this train has a food onsen bath and it is operated as the sightseeing train. Please find lots of photos and information about this train in this post.
Aomori, Shin-Aomori, Hirosaki

Alternatives of Overnight train Twilight Express, in case that you cannot make a reservation.

***Twilight Express was discontinued in 12 March, 2015. There is no overnight train option between Osaka and Hokkaido ...
Hakodate, Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto

Overnight Express Train Twilight Express, most popular overnight train between Osaka and Sapporo

***Twilight Express was discontinued in 12 March, 2015. There is no overnight train option between Osaka and Hokkaido ...
Niigata, Nagaoka, Echigo-Yuzawa

Save time and money to go to Niigata from Tokyo by train. Overnight rapid train Moonlight Echigo

***This train usually runs in peak periods. But since summer peak season in 2014, this train has not run any more. It ...
Atami, Ito, Shimoda, Mishima, Shuzenji

The Tokaido, the Sanyo and the Kyushu Shinkansen (Bullet Train) train ride guide. Most popular train between Tokyo, Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima, Hakata and Kagoshima.

This Shinkansen ride guide gives you all information about the Shinkansen between Tokyo, Nagoya, Kyoto, Osaka, Hiroshima, Hakata, Kumamoto and Kagoshima in this post.
Hakata, Kokura

Direct access to Fukuoka (Hakata), Kumamoto, Kagoshima from Osaka. Kyushu Shinkansen

Kyushu Shinkansen Tsubame Kyushu Shinkansen runs between Hakata and Kagoshima-Chuo. But many trains run from Shin-Os...
Akita, Morioka, Hiraizumi

Tohoku and Joetsu Shinkansen image gallery. Check the interior and accommodations.

Tohoku Shinkansen and Joetsu Shinkansen share the track between Tokyo and Omiya. So some types of trains are used on b...
Hakata, Kokura

Sanyo Shinkansen image gallery. Check the interior and accommodations.

Sanyo Shinkansen is operated between Shin-Osaka and Hakata. But Sanyo Shinkansen is connected with Tokaido Shinkanse...
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