The Hokuriku Shinkansen
Kanazawa bullet train
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.
Since March 2015, the Nagano Shinkansen line have a new extension providing service to Kanazawa and its beautiful garden. The new trains that run to Kanazawa Station, called the Hokuriku Shinkansen, are available for you to use with your Japan Rail Pass and the Osaka-Tokyo Hokuriku Arch Pass.
Travel from Tokyo to Kanazawa in just 2.5 hours !
The Kagayaki and Hakutaka run from Tokyo to Kanazawa, the Kagayaki is the faster (express) of the two.
The Tsurugi trains will run exclusively between Kanazawa and Toyama, and will not continue on to Nagano or Tokyo.
- Kurobe-Unazuki Onsen