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Take the train in Japan

In Japan, the train is more than just means of transportation

our Travel tips

Trains in Japan is part of the culture and occupies a special place in everyday life. Here is our advise on how to travel easily and how to make the trip more interesting, for those who are discovering Japan by train.  The Japan Rail Pass is reserved for foreign travelers and gives access to the exceptional train network.
japan train guide
how to purchase train tickets in japan and ic cards ?
Train stations in foreign countries can sometimes feel intimidating, but fear not! Buying a regular ticket in any station in Japan is not so difficult. As many train and subway system in the world, Japan has introduced IC Card System which can be complementary to  your Japan Rail Pass.
symbols and vocabulary
As you travel trough out the country, it can be useful to spot some train and stations words and symbols.
japanese train stations
As central hubs of activity, where people are coming, going, and meeting up with friends and loved ones, Japan's busiest train stations are rapidly improving their presence and overall experience. Stations in Japan are constantly renovating to crete a welcoming atmosphere.
how to stay connected? 

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

New Japan Luxury Trains in 2017

Combining transportation and tourism
How to go from Hakodate to Sapporo with your Japan Rail Pass ?

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.