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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.
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.
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.
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.
Kyoto, Nara

Tokaido Shinkansen image gallery. Check the interior and accommodations.

We cannot think about the travel in Japan without Shinkansen. Especially Tokaido Shinkansen (Tokyo-Shin Osaka) can b...
Limited Express

Limited Express Ayame. Access to Kashima-Jingu and Choshi

This train has been discontinued in March 2015. Limited Express Ayame (あやめ) is operated between Tokyo (東京) and Ch...
Limited Express

Limited Express Shiosai. Access to Choshi from Tokyo.

Limited Express Shiosai (しおさい) is operated between Tokyo (東京) and Choshi (銚子), Naruto (成東), Sakura (佐倉). Choshi is l...
Limited Express

Limited Express Wakashio. Access to Katsuura and Awa-Kamogawa in Boso peninsula from Tokyo

Limited Express Wakashio (わかしお) is operated between Tokyo (東京) and Kazusa-Ichinomiya (上総一ノ宮), Katsuura (勝浦), Awa-Kam...
Aomori, Shin-Aomori, Hirosaki

Gran class and all class seat of Tohoku Shinkansen E5 series and Gran class for Hayabusa, Hayate and Yamabiko image gallery

E5 series was introduced for Tohoku Shinkansen in this past March. This is the first fleet that has Glan Class seat ...
Maibara, Ogaki

Save money and time to go to Nagoya, Kyoto and Osaka from Tokyo by train. Overnight rapid train Moonlight Nagara

185 series still run as limited express train Odoriko. This fleet is used for rapid Moonlight Nagara too. JR East an...
Aomori, Shin-Aomori, Hirosaki

Tips for taking Gran Class of Tohoku Shinkansen Hayabusa

JR East started to operate 2 round trips of Hayabusa after suspension by earthquake. It takes more than 4 hours betw...
Aizu Wakamatsu, Fukushima, Koriyama, Nikko, Kinugawa-Onsen

Compare interior of Tohoku Shinkansen Hayabusa with Hayate

All line of Tohoku Shinkansen will be restored soon. Of course the fastest train "Hayabusa" will be operated too. No...
Atami, Ito, Shimoda, Mishima, Shuzenji

Train to Shonan, Odawara and Atami with no surcharge from Tokyo. Rapid train on Ueno-Tokyo line

***This rapid line will be connected with Takasaki and Utsunomiya rapid lines in March 14, 2015. Now Tokyo is depart...
Narita (NRT)

Rapid Train on Yokosuka-Sobu line running between Tokyo, Yokohama, Narita Airport, Chiba and Kamakura

This rapid train connects Tokyo, Narita airport, Chiba, Yokohama and Kamakura. It is very convenient way to get these places.
Atami, Ito, Shimoda, Mishima, Shuzenji

No express surcharge! Fast, economical and convenient! Rapid service network in Greater Tokyo

Japan Railway operate Rapid trains throughout Japan. Especially lots of Rapid trains are operated in urban area, suc...
Akita, Morioka, Hiraizumi

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

Technically Akita Shinkansen means the line between Morioka and Akita. But most of trains are operated between Tokyo...
Limited Express

Narita Express, JR’s express train service between Narita airport and Tokyo, Shinjuku, Shinagawa, Yokohama

Narita Express connects Narita Airport and Tokyo, Shinjuku, Yokohama and many stations in these areas. This post will tell you about Narita Express.
Kofu, Otsuki, Kawaguchiko, Gotemba, Shizuoka

The Limited Express Azusa, Super Azusa, Kaiji, and Fuji Excursion (Fuji-Kaiyu) for Matsumoto, Kofu, Kawaguchiko, Shinano-Omachi and Hakuba from Shinjuku

This post explains you the Limited Express Azusa from Shinjuku to Matsumoto, Kaiji to Kofu and Fuji Excursion to Kawaguchiko. You may find lots of info and photo of the train interior.
Aomori, Shin-Aomori, Hirosaki

The newest and fastest train! Tohoku Shinkansen “Hayabusa”

Tohoku Shinkansen will be extended to Shin-Aomori on this coming December 4. The fastest train that is called "Hayab...
Atami, Ito, Shimoda, Mishima, Shuzenji

The limited express Odoriko and Saphir Odoriko train ride guide. The express trains which run between Tokyo, Yokohama, Izu and Atami

This post shows you the riding guide of the limited express Odoriko and Super View Odoriko which run between Tokyo, Yokohama, Izu and Atami.
Aizu Wakamatsu, Fukushima, Koriyama, Nikko, Kinugawa-Onsen

Direct transfer to Yamagata and Shinjo, Yamagata Shinkansen (bullet train)

Yamagata Shinkansen is operated between Fukushima and Yamagata and Shinjo. But all train services are provided to/fr...
Joetsu, Nagano and Hokuriku

Nagano Shinkansen, direct access to Nagano and Karuizawa from Tokyo.

*Nagano Shinkansen will be extended to Kanazawa in March 2015 and now it is called Hokuriku Shinkansen. Please see t...
Joetsu, Nagano and Hokuriku

The Joetsu Shinkansen train guide: The Shinkansen train connects Tokyo, Niiagata and Echigo Yuzawa

E4 series is only by-level Shinkansen fleet on all Shinkansen lines. The Joetsu Shinkansen is the third oldest Shink...
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