Free wifi on bullets train
Shinkansen with a Japan Rail Pass
Free wifi on Shinkansen with a Japan Rail Pass
More services on board
Indeed during the Tokyo Olympics in 2020, many visitors will use shinkansen lines.
Tohoku, Hokuriku, Akita, Yamagata, Joetsu shinkansen
JR East launched free wifi in 2018 on its Tohoku Shinkansen (Tokyo-Sendai-Morioka), Hokuriku Shinkansen (Tokyo-Nagano-Kanazawa) and Akita Shinkansen. Little by little all the trains of this line will be equipped with wifi.
In 2020, all Yamagata Shinkansen Line and all Joetsu Shinkansen Line (Tokyo - Niigata) will be also equipped with wifi.
Tokaido, Sanyo, Kyushu and Hokkaido shinkansen
There are also plans to introduce free wifi in Limited Express as recently in the new Limited express to Hakone.