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On line reservation : JR East Area

Online reservation : JR East Area

JR East is the only company who offers advance on line seat reservation.

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Covid-19: How to cancel my trip to Japan

Article updated on July 2nd 2021

Japanese Night Trains

Japanese Night Trains

Both a retro throwback and a complete novelty, night trains are rapidly becoming rare as they lose business to airlines and bullet trains.

The JR Train Station with One Passenger

The JR Train Station with One Passenger

Did you know there is a JR station in Hokkaido with a single passenger? Learn about this viral story and get your Japan Rail Pass today - available in 7-, 14-, and 21-day passes.

Character Trains in Japan

Character Trains in Japan

Five of Our Favorite Japanese Trains Decorated Inside and Out with Anime Characters. Explore Japanese Character Trains with Your Japan Rail Pass - Order Today!

IC Cards in Japan

IC Cards in Japan

Learn about IC transportation cards in Japan and how they can make your trip faster and easier. Supplement it together with your Japan Rail Pass, available in 7-, 14-, and 21-day passes!

The New Sanyo-San'in Regional Pass

The New Sanyo-San'in Regional Pass

The JR West regional pass is new and improved in 2015. Here's what you need to know about the changes! - Buy your JR Pass today, available in 7-, 14-, and 21-day passes.

The Best Ekiben of Western Japan

The Best Ekiben of Western Japan

Take a look at Western Japan's top 5 most delicious "ekiben" to eat on Japan bullet trains! Order your Japan Rail Pass online today.

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