This main train journeys table shows the time of the shortest route without using the Nozomi and Mizuho trains, as it is not possible to take these trains with a Japan Rail Pass
. Depending on the connection time and the route, it may be slightly longer.
To find the routes and schedules you need for your trip, you can visit this website :
some tips to use Hyperdia
• Fill in your departure station and the
system will automatically provide the station that you can click on. It is the same for your arrival station. Then choose your desired departure time.
• Click on "More Options" to choose to go via a certain station, avoid certain types of trains and much more...
• If your journey is quite long, the system will suggest an internal flight, if you do not want these options shown, deselect "Airplane" and "Airport Shuttle Bus."
• If you have a Japan Rail Pass or if you want to know if your journey is eligible for using the Japan Rail Pass
, click on "More Options" and uncheck the "NOZOMI / MIZUHO /HAYABUSA (SHINKANSEN)" (unless you want to ride the Hokkaido Shinkansen
to Sendai, Morioka, Shin Aomori, Kikonai or Okutsugaru-Imabetsu) and "Private Railway
" boxes. You will see the details of your trip if possible with the Japan Rail Pass. Please notice that if you want to travel from Tokyo to Shin-Aomori or Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto (Hokkaido) with the Japan Rail Pass, you can use the Hayabusa train so you must check the NOZOMI/MIZUHO/HAYABUSA box. You will have the details of your trip as possible with the Japan Rail Pass.