The shinkansen line between Morioka and Aomori opened in 2010 and includes the famous 26.5 km long Hakkoda Tunnel. Shinkansen
stops at Shin-Aomori where there are connections to Aomori by JR lines (4 mins).
This route is covered by the Japan Rail Pass
, the JR East Pass Tohoku Area
, the JR Tohoku South Hokkaido Rail Pass, the JR East South Hokkaido Rail Pass
.0 KM - MORIOKA station31 KM - 0H12- IWATE-NUMAKUNAI station
Unfortunately, the train runs almost exclusively through tunnels until this point, so it is not possible to enjoy the scenery.