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Hokkaido is the second biggest island and north part in Japan. There is only Hokkaido prefecture in this island.
Tohoku area is northern part of Honshu island (Main and biggest island). Aomori, Iwate, Akita, Miyagi and Fukushima prefectures are in this area.
Kanto area is Tokyo and surrounding area. Tokyo, Saitama, Chiba, Kanagawa, Gunma, Tochigi and Ibaragi prefectures are in this area.
Mt. Fuji and Hakone
Chubu area is in the middle of the main island, Honshu. Shizuoka, Aichi, Gifu, Nagano, Niigata, Yamanashi, Toyama, Ishikawa and Fukui prefectures are in this area.
Takayama, Kanazawa and Shirakawago
Kansai area is Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe and surrounding area. Osaka, Hyogo, Kyoto, Nara, Wakayama, Shiga and Mie pregectures are in this area.
Osaka, Kyoto, Kobe and Nara
Chugoku area is west part of Honshu island. Okayama, Hiroshima, Yamaguchi, Tottori and Shimane prefectures in this area.
Hiroshima and Miyajima
Shikoku is the smallest island in four major islands in Japan. There are four prefectures, Kagawa, Kochi, Ehime and Tokushima in this island.
Kyushu is located in south part of Japan. It is the third biggest island in Japan. Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Oita, Kumamoto, Miyazaki and Kagoshima prefectures in this island.
Timetable and reservation
Compare with the pass, how to find a single fare
New Chitose (CTS)
Network of JR trains
Train operation status
Sort by departure / arrival stations
Stations in Hokkaido
Sapporo, New Chitose Airport
Furano, Tomamu, Shintoku
Kushiro, Obihiro, Toro, Kawayu Onsen, Shibecha
Stations in Tohoku
Sendai, Yamagata, Shinjo
Aomori, Shin-Aomori, Hirosaki
Akita, Morioka, Hiraizumi
Aizu Wakamatsu, Fukushima, Koriyama, Nikko, Kinugawa-Onsen
Stations in Kanto
Narita Airport, Chiba, Choshi, Kashima-Jingu, Sakura, Naruto
Yokohama, Kamakura, Yokosuka, Odawara
Atami, Ito, Shimoda, Mishima, Shuzenji
Kofu, Otsuki, Kawaguchiko, Gotemba, Shizuoka
Iwaki, Katsuta, Mito
Tateyama, Kimitsu, Mobara, Kazusa-Ichinomiya, Katsuura, Awa-Kamogawa
Stations in Tokai
Takayama, Gero, Hida-Furukawa
Stations in Shinetsu and Hokuriku
Kanazawa, Toyama, Wakura-Onsen, Fukui
Nagano, Matsumoto, Hakuba, Mimami-Otari, Iida, Kobuchizawa, Komoro
Niigata, Nagaoka, Echigo-Yuzawa
Stations in Kansai
Osaka, Shin-Osaka, Namba, Tennoji
Kansai Airport, Wakayama, Mt. Koya
Kinosaki Onsen, Aanohashidate, Toyooka, Fukuchiyama, Maizuru
Shingu, Kii-Katsuura, Shirahama
Stations in Chugoku and Shikoku
Matsue, Izumoshi, Yonago
Shin-Yamaguchi, Masuda, Tsuwano
Tottori, Kurayoshi, Hamasaka, Kasumi
Takamatsu, Matsuyama, Uwajima, Kochi, Nakamura
Stations in Kyushu
Nagasaki, Sasebo, Saga, Huis Ten Bosch
Kagoshima, Miyazaki, Nango, Yoshimatsu, Ibusuki
Oita, Beppu, Yufuin
Kumamoto, Misumi, Hitoyoshi, Aso, Miyaji
Sort by type
Tokaido, Sanyo and Kyushu
Tohoku, Hokkaido,Akita and Yamagata
Joetsu, Nagano and Hokuriku
Limited express train on regular track
Seasonal trains schedule
Rail pass for visitors
Rail pass for residents
Tips for Japan Rail Pass
This is a tips for using Japan Rail Pass.
I show you some sample itineraries by Japan Rail Pass.
1 to 3 days
4 to 6 days
7 to 9 days
10 to 13 days
14 to 20 days
2012 spring trip to Kyushu
2012 spring trip to Tohoku and Hokkaido
2013 trip to Shirahama
2013 winter Tohoku & Nagano trip
2014 winter Aizu, Nikko and Hakone trip
2015 spring Shikoku
2015 spring Tokyo Disney Resort
2016 winter Tohoku, Chubu and Chugoku
2017 fall Mt Koya and Wakayama
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