The Best Winter Views by Rail

  • Published on : 26/06/2022
  • by : Japan Experience
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Wintertime scenery on Japanese trains

Explore the incredible beauty of Japan in winter from the window of your Japan train. Order your Japan Rail Pass today.

  • Soya Main Line - Hokkaido

This nothernmost train line runs through Hokkaido, from Asahikawa to Wakkanai, the last stop in Japan. View the vast expanses of snow from the warmth and comfort of your window seat!

  • Gono Line - Aomori

The Gono Line runs from Akita to Aomori, the northernmost prefecture on the main island oh Honshu. This line boasts stunning views of the Sea of Japan. It's also one of our top ten all time best train views!

  • Akita Airiku line - Akita

This line was recently featured in travel blogs for its scenic, winding journey through hills and valleys, crossing rivers, bridges, and mountains. They also have a special, monthly train during winter where you can sample local, home-cooked meals right from your seat!

The best winter views by rail
The Soya Main Line runs on Hokkaido Island
The Gono Line offers stunning views of the sea of Japan
The Akita Nairiku Line crosses rivers, bridges and mountains
Admire the famous Shinano River with the Hokuetsu Express
The Yonesaka Line connects Yamagata and Niigata Prefectures
A map of the lines

Take advantage of your winter trip to Japan and order your East Pass today!

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