Trains list

This page shows you the list of JR trains. These trains are covered by JR Pass (Japan Rail Pass), JR East Passes, Hokkaido Rail Pass, JR West Passes, Shikoku Rail Pass, and Kyushu Rail Pass without a few exceptions. You can find the detailed information at each trains’ pages.

The Shinkansen

The list of the high speed train, “Shinkansen” a.k.a. Bullet train. Try to use Shinkansen as much as you can to save your trip time.

The Tokaido, the Sanyo and the Kyushu Shinkansen

The Shinkansen line between Tokyo, Nagoya, Shin-Osaka, Hiroshima, Hakata, Kumamoto and Kagoshima-Chuo

The Tohoku, The Hokkaido, The Akita and the Yamagata Shinkansen

Shinkansen line between Tokyo, Sendai, Morioka, Shin-Aomori, Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto, Akita, Yamagata and Shinjo

Joetsu Shinkansen

Shinkansen line between Tokyo and Niigata

Hokuriku Shinkansen

Shinkansen line between Tokyo and Toyama, Kanazawa

The limited express train

The list of limited express train which is the fastest train on the conventional line. If Shinkansen does not run to your destination, limited express train is your choice.

Hokkaido

The limited Express Super Ozora and Super Tokachi

This runs between Sapporo and Obihiro, Kushiro.

the limited Express Okhotsk and Taisetsu

This runs between Sapporo, Asahikawa and Abashiri.

The limited Express Kamui and Lilac

This runs between Sapporo and Asahikawa.

The limited Express Super Hokuto

This runs between Hakodate and Sapporo.

The limited Express Soya and Sarobetsu

This runs between Sapporo, Asahikawa and Wakkanai.

The limited Express Furano Lavender Express

This runs between Sapporo and Furano.

Tohoku region

Limited Express Shirayuki

This runs between Joetsu-Myoko and Niigata.

Limited Express Tsugaru

This runs between Aomori and Akita.

Limited Express Inaho

This runs between Niigata, Sakata and Akita.

Kanto region

Narita Express

This runs between Narita Airport and Tokyo, Shinjuku, Yokohama, Ofuna.

Limited Express Hitachi and Tokiwa

This runs between Shinagawa, Tokyo, Ueno and Mito, Katsuta, Iwaki.

Limited Express Odoriko and Super View Odoriko

This runs between Tokyo, Shinjuku and Izukyu-Shimoda, Shuzenji.

Limited Express Kusatsu

This runs between Ueno and Naganohara-Kusatsuguchi, Manza-Kazawaguchi.

Limited Express Nikko and Kinugawa

This runs between Shinjuku and Nikko, Kinugawa-Onsen.

Limited Express Shiosai

This runs between Tokyo and Choshi.

Limited Express Wakashio

This runs between Tokyo and Katsuura, Awa-Kamogawa.

Limited Express Sazanami

This runs between Tokyo and Kimizu.

Tokai region

Limited Express Inaji

This runs between Toyohashi and Iida.

Limited Express Fujikawa

This runs between Shizuoka and Kofu.

Limited Express Wide View Nanki

This runs between Kii-Katsuura, Shingu and Nagoya.

Hokuriku and Shin’etsu region

Limited Express Thunderbird

This runs between Osaka and Kanazawa.

Limited Express Wide View Hida

This runs between Nagoya and Takayama, Toyama.

Limited Express Azusa and Kaiji

This runs between Shinjuku, Kofu, Matsumoto and Minami-Otari.

Limited Express Shirasagi

This train runs between Nagoya, Maibara and Kanazawa.

Limited Express Shinano

This runs between Nagoya and Nagano.

Kansai region

Limited Express Haruka

This runs between Kansai Airport, Tennoji, Shin-Osaka and Kyoto.

Limited Express Kuroshio

This runs between Kyoto, Shin-Osaka, Shirahama, Kii-Katsuura and Shingu.

Limited Express Konotori

This runs between Shin-Osaka and Kinosaki Onsen.

Limited Express Hashidate

This runs between Kyoto and Amanohashidate, Toyooka.

Limited Express Kinosaki

This runs between Kyoto and Kinosaki Onsen.

Limited Express Maizuru

This runs between Kyoto and Higashi-Maizuru.

Sanyo and San’in region

Limited Express Yakumo

This runs between Okayama, Matsue and Izumoshi.

Limited Express Super Oki

This runs between Shin-Yamaguchi and Yonago, Tottori.

Limited Express Super Matsukaze

This runs between Tottori, Yonago and Masuda.

Limited Express Hamakaze

This runs Osaka and Tottori.

Limited Express Super Hakuto

This runs between Kyoto, Osaka and Tottori, Kurayoshi.

The limited express Super Inaba

This runs between Okayama and Tottori.

Shikoku

Limited Express Nanpu and Shimanto

This runs between Okayama, Takamatsu and Kochi.

Limited Express Shiokaze and Ishizuchi

This rund between Okayama, Takamatsu and Matsuyama.

Kyushu

Limited Express Sonic

This runs between Hakata and Oita.

Limited Express Kamome

This runs between Hakata and Nagasaki.

Limited Express Midori and Huis Ten Bosch

These trains run between Hakata and Sasebo, Huis Ten Bosch.

Limited Express Kirishima

This runs between Kagoshima and Miyazaki.

Limited Express Nichirin

This runs between Beppu, Oita and Miyazaki.

Limited Express Hyuga

This runs between Nobeoka and Miyazaki.

Trans-Kyushu Limited Express (Kyushu Odan Tokkyu)

This runs between Beppu, Oita and Kumamoto.

Overnight trains

Limited Express Sunrise Izumo

This train runs between Tokyo and Izumoshi.

Limited Express Sunrise Seto

This train runs between Tokyo and Takamatsu.

Moonlight Nagara

This train runs between Tokyo and Ogaki.

Cruising train, Scenic train and Joyful train

The list of trains by a specialized fleet running on a scenic route

Genbi Shinkansen

This runs on Joetsu Shinkansen between Echigo-Yuzawa and Niigata.

Toreiyu Tsubasa

This runs on Yamagata Shinkansen between Fukushima and Shinjo.

Resort Shirakami

This runs between Akita and Aomori, Hirosaki.

Kushiro Shitsugen Norokko Train

This runs between Kushiro and Toro.

Furano Biei Norokko Train

This runs between Furano, Biei and Asahikawa.

Izu Creile

This runs between Odawara and Izukyu-Shimoda.

Kohisno Shu*Kura

This train runs between Joetsumyoko and Tokamachi.

SL Banetsu Monogatari

This train runs between Niigata and Aizu-Wakamatsu.

HIGH RAIL 1375

This runs between Kobuchizawa and Komoro.

Limited Express A Train

This runs between Kumamoto and Misumi.

Limited Express Ibusuki no Tamatebako

This runs between Kagoshima-Chuo and Ibusuki.

Limited Express Aso Boy!

This runs between Kumamoto and Aso.

Limited Express Umisachi-Yamasachi

This runs Miyazaki and Nango.

Limited Express Hayato no Kaze

This runs between Kagoshima and Yoshimatsu.

Limited Express Yufuin no Mori and Yufu

Very popular train runs between Hakata, Yufuin and Beppu.

Limited Express Isaburo / Shinpei

This runs between Kumamoto, Hitoyoshi and Yoshimatsu.

Rapid train

The list of urban commute trains

Rapid Airport Train

This train runs between New Chitose Airport, Sapporo and Otaru.

Kansai rapid train network

This is a guide of rapid train network in Kansai area.

Yamatoji Rapid

This runs between Osaka and Nara.

Miyakoji Rapid

This runs between Kyoto and Nara.

Kansai Airport Rapid and Kishuji Rapid

These trains run between Osaka and Kansai Airport, Wakayama.

Special Rapid

This runs between Tsuruga, Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Himeji and Kamigori.

Greater Tokyo rapid train network

This is a guide of rapid train network in Greater Tokyo area.

Ueno Tokyo line

This runs between Takasaki, Utsunomiya, Tokyo, Yokohama, Odawara and Atami.

Yokosuka Sobu line

This runs between Narita Airport, Chiba, Tokyo, Yokosuka and Kurihama.

Shonan Shinjuku line

This runs between Takasaki, Utsunomiya, Shinjuku, Odawara and Atami.