The Hello Kitty Shinkansen
From Shin-Osaka Station to Hakata Station with a Japan Rail Pass
In march 2018, JR West introduced a special shinkansen in the summer : the Hello Kitty shinkansen !
A special shinkansen on the Sanyo line
Departure from Hakata: 6:42 (Kodama 730)
Hiroshima : 8:13
Okayama : 9:57
Himeji : 10:39
Departure from Shin-Osaka: 11:29 (Kodama 741)
Himeji : 12:02
Okayama : 12:38
Hiroshima : 13:55
Hakata : 15:38
Good news : as a Kodama train, it is covered by the Japan Rail Pass !
In the car 1, no seats but the sales of local specialities and a display set up to promote the appeal of various regions in western Japan.
In the car 2, the Kawaï room, a very special pink interior will surprise you ! Cars 3,7,8 are non reserved seats car. Cars 4,5,6 are reserved seats car.