Shinkansen Travel Tips

  • Published on : 21/06/2021
  • by : Japan Experience

Travel the bullet train in comfort, at speed and for free if you have a Japan Rail Pass.

Shinkansen Travel Tips

The Shinkansen network

The Shinkansen network

Here is an overview of the Shinkansen network in Japan - accessible with a Japan Rail Pass.

Shinkansen Nozomi à quai

Nozomi Shinkansen Train

The Nozomi is the super-express bullet train service on the Tokaido Shinkansen Line, faster than the Kodama and Hikari services, and is the only shinkansen service not covered by the Japan Rail Pas

How to read a Shinkansen Reservation Ticket ?

Your national Japan Rail Pass entitles you to seat reservations on many trains all over Japan. Learn here how to read the seat reservation ticket

The Sanyo Shinkansen Line 

The Sanyo Shinkansen Line 

The Sanyo Shinkansen Line is the Shinkansen Line between Shin-Osaka station and Hakata Station Station (Fukuoka) operated by JR West.

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