Trains

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.
side trip

How to get to Asakusa. Does the JR Pass cover Asakusa?

Asakusa is one of the big tourist places in Tokyo. Asakusa is also the terminal station of Tobu Railway for Nikko and Kinugawa Onsen. This post shows you how to get Asakusa. You also find how to use JR Pass and other JR deals to get Asakusa.
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.
Ferries

How to get to Miyajima by a train and a ferry. The JR Pass and the JR West Passes cover the trip fully.

Itsukushima Shrine in Miyajima Miyajima is one of the World Heritage sites in Japan, and also this is called one of ...
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.
Seasonal trains

Schedule of 2017 summer seasonal trains of Japan Railways

I cannot say that summer is the best season to visit Japan. It's very hot and very humid. But it's vacation season a...
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.
Kanto Area

Yokohama and Kamakura access guide. Find the right deal and route from your place to stay.

Yokohama and Kamakura are very popular places to visit from Tokyo as day trip. Of course you can visit these places from other places, like Osaka and Kyoto. I will show you how to get these places and choose the deals.
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 ...
Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe and Nara

Osaka Kaiyu Ticket gives you a big saving for the trip to Osaka Kaiyukan Aquarium and sightseeing in Osaka.

Whale shark tank is the biggest reason to visit Osaka Kaiyukan Aquarium. I have been to Osaka Kaiyukan Aquarium many...
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 ...
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