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Travel with Shinkansen in Japan

The ultra fast bullet train

OUR SHINKANSEN TRAVEL TIPS

GENERAL INFORMATION

Travel the bullet train in comfort, at speed and for free if you have a Japan Rail Pass.
ABOUT SHINKANSEN LINES

The Japan Shinkansen Network runs all the way from the Hokkaido in the North to Kyushu in the South and links major cities in just a few hours.
HISTORY AND PROJECTS

Japan's Shinkansen are world renowned. The system celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2014 and new routes opening soon.

Your Pass at the best price

National JR Pass From $ 248
JR Kansai Pass From $ 19
JR Kyushu Pass From $ 132
JR Shikoku Pass From $ 65
JR West Pass From $ 167
JR Hokkaido Pass From $ 145
JR Central Pass From $ 123
JR East Pass From $ 229

Latest Tips

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The Hakodate Line connects with the Hokkaido Shinkansen in Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Private Lines in Japan

A few popular places do not have any JR lines.