Ueno

Rail pass for visitors

Greater Tokyo Pass offers unlimited ride of Tokyo Subway and major Non JR lines in Tokyo and surrounding area.

Greater Tokyo Pass covers most Non JR railways, such as Keisei railway, Tobu railway, Odakyu railway, Tokyo Metro. In this post, I explain how to use this pass.
2017 Hokkaido

Trip to Hokkaido in 2017 winter – Part 8, Hakodate to Tokyo

My trip report to Hokkaido in 2017. This post is part 8 of the report from Hakodate to Tokyo by the Hokkaido Shinkansen.
7 to 9 days

Sample itinerary Tokyo to Osaka plus Hakone, Takayama, Shirakawago and Kyoto in 7 days by Japan Rail Pass

7 days JR Pass price is almost same as round trip fare between Tokyo and Osaka by Shinkansen. That means if you have...
Tokyo

Guide to take trains in Tokyo. How to choose the best deal and the best route by the train.

There are so many train lines and subway lines in downtown Tokyo. It is hard to find the route and the coverage of many deals. This guide shows you the train system, how to find the route and how to choose the deals.
Rail pass for visitors

Tokyo Wide Pass user guide. Perfect choice for trip to Nikko, Fuji, Gala Yuzawa and Odaiba

Tokyo Wide Pass is valid for 3 days and it covers Tokyo and surrounding area, such as Nikko, Lake Kawaguchi, Izu, Gala Yuzawa. This post shows you how to use this pass.
Rail pass for residents

Tokyo Metropolitan District Pass (Tokyo Tokunai Pass), good choice for sightseeing in Tokyo.

Tokyo Tokunai Pass is JR deal which covers JR local line in downtown Tokyo. This post shows you how to use this deal.
2013 winter Tohoku & Nagano trip

Trip to Tohoku and Nagano in 2013 winter – Part 3, from Ueno to Akita by Akebono

Overnight Limited Express Akebono is one of the way to get Aomori. (C) JP Rail This post is continued from Trip to T...
Limited Express

The limited express Kusatsu train guide. The direct access to Kusatsu-Onsen from Ueno, Tokyo

The limited express Kusatsu runs between Ueno and Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi. This train takes you to the nearest station to Kusatsu onsen from Ueno in Tokyo. You can find the information of this train in this post.
2012 spring trip to Tohoku and Hokkaido

Overnight train from Hakodate to Ueno (Tokyo) on March 20, 2012.

I show you my trip report of sightseeing in Hakodate and Hakodate to Tokyo by overnight train Hokutosei.
Express

Save money and time going to Kanazawa, Overnight Express train Noto

*Since March 2012, this train has not been operated. Even though JR East has not announced officially anything about...
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...
Overnight Trains

Overnight express train Cassiopeia, very popular overnight train between Tokyo and Sapporo

*This train was discontinued in March 2016. Cassiopeia is operated between Ueno and Sapporo. This train is like J...
Overnight Trains

Overnight Express Train Hokutosei, most popular overnight train between Tokyo and Sapporo

This train was discontinued on March 13, 2015. Hokutosei is operated between Ueno and Sapporo. This train is like...
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