Why can't I use the Nozomi Shinkansen with a JR Pass?
Tokaido and Sanyo lines
How to use your rail pass even without use of the Nozomi bullet train. Buy your JR Pass today, available in 7-, 14-, and 21-day passes.
Many travellers who are using or thinking of using a Japan Rail Pass often feel confused by this: what kind of trips are they prohibited from making? Does the lack of Nozomi trains affect their travel?
Learn more about the shinkansen network here.