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Un voyageur dans un Shinkansen regarde le Mont Fuji

Japanese Bullet Trains

The best way to travel around Japan is on a high speed Bullet Train. Order your Japan Rail Pass today online!

Inside the Gran Class

Inside the Gran Class

The Gran Class, the Japan bullet train's latest first-class experience. Travel on the bullet train with your Japan Rail Pass - order today!

The Hokuriku Shinkansen

The Hokuriku Shinkansen

In March 2015, the brand new Hokuriku bullet train line will open! Get ready to ride it with your Japan Rail Pass - Available in 7-, 14-, and 21-day passes.

The New Hokkaido Shinkansen

The New Hokkaido Shinkansen

Since March 2016, the brand new Hokkaido Shinkansen line is in operation. Read more about it here, and get your Japan Rail Pass today! Available in 7-, 14-, and 21-day passes.

The 50-Year History of the Shinkansen

The 50-Year History of the Shinkansen

The shinkansen turned 50 years old this year! Learn about its history here. Japan Rail Pass - Available in 7-, 14-, and 21-day passes.

Hokkaido Shinkansen' stations and trains

Hokkaido Shinkansen' stations and trains

Since March 2016, the new Hokkaido Shinkansen is in operation. Discover the new stations and how to reach Hakodate and Sapporo.

Introduction to the Hokkaido Shinkansen

Introduction to the Hokkaido Shinkansen

Get ready for the upcoming Hokkaido Shinkansen train!

The Evangelion Shinkansen

The Evangelion Shinkansen

Anime lovers, use your JR Pass to ride on the special Evangelion shinkansen!

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