The Hello Kitty Shinkansen

From Shin-Osaka Station to Hakata Station

a special shinkansen on the sanyo line

Hello Kitty shinkansen with your Japan Rail Pass
In march 2018, JR West announced that they will introduce a special shinkansen : the Hello Kitty shinkansen!

Since late June 2018, a shinkansen, a 500 serie, is indeed running from Shin-Osaka to Hakata Station (Fukuoka) as a Kodama.
Departure from Hakata: 6:40
Departure from Shin-Osaka: 11:29

Good news : as a Kodama train, it is covered by the Japan Rail Pass

As the the Harry Potter shinkansen and the Evangelion shinkansen in 2015, a 8 cars shinkansen is wrapped with the famous Character from Sanrio Co.
Hello Kitty Shinkansen with a Japan Rail Pass
In the car 1, no seats but the sales of local specialities and a display set up to promote the appeal of various regions in western Japan.
In the car 2, the Kawaï room, a very special pink interior will surprise you !

Cars 3,7,8 are non reserved seats car.

Cars 4,5,6 are reserved seats car.

Learn more about the shinkansen history and the the shinkansen 500
The Hello Kitty Shinkansen

Your Pass at the best price

National JR Pass From $ 267
JR Kansai Pass From $ 20
JR Kyushu Pass From $ 138
JR Shikoku Pass From $ 83
JR West Pass From $ 175
JR Hokkaido Pass From $ 152
JR Central Pass From $ 129
JR East Pass From $ 240

Latest Tips

By following your navigation on this website, you agree to the use of cookies in order to improve your user experience, provide personalized contents in consideration of your interests or to realize visits statistics. By continuing on this website, you agree to the use of cookies. To learn more and configure your preferences regarding cookies.