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Tokaido Shinkansen

Between JR Tokyo Station and JR Shin-osaka Station
+81 800-452-1682
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from US$142
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Mt Fuji, Lake Ashi and Bullet Train Day Trip from Tokyo
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Kyoto Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo
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  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“jr pass” (61 reviews)
“leg room” (34 reviews)
Between JR Tokyo Station and JR Shin-osaka Station
+81 800-452-1682
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love using shinkansen when we cme to japan. Buy JRPass before. Eating ekiben, watching mount fuji. very comfortable train

Thank Hyeonri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We take a trip from Tokyo to Osaka by shinkansen. First, the train was very clean and smooth. Second, we enjoy the view from the window side with the beautiful scenery. Worth it.

Thank Edwin L
Reviewed 1 week ago

After activating our JR passes our first train took us from Tokyo to Shin Osaka. All journeys were very comfortable, signage in English and lots of staff to help guide. Great views and can bring on food & drink (even alcohol). We were in the...More

Thank Senator905
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved it, so cool, great experience. We travelled from Tokyo to Osaka. It was seamless. Caught local trains from Asakusa to Tokyo station. Found the Shinkansen ticket station area in Tokyo station, which was pretty easy, this is where you can buy your tickets...More

Thank Tanya M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Shinkansen train is one of the coolest trains I've ever been on. The train was on time and travelled extremely fast. I recommend you wait for a few minutes after getting off the train to see another train pass and be amazed at how...More

Thank Thom T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Domestic travel is mostly done by train in Japan. The country has an extensive rail network which connects the big cities by high speed bullet trains. Today we travelled from Tokyo to Hakone by the Shinkansen 700. It is an amazing experience. The trains departs...More

Thank Robert-Jan1972
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took hikari from odawara to Kyoto and than Nozomi from Kyoto to Tokyo on a different day. Nozomi only takes 2 hours 20 min. Everything from ticket sales to signage to departure and announcements is well organized. Trains are spotless, but can get crowded. Trains...More

Thank ldjs
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We utilized the Shinkansen on a 7 day JR pass. Well worth the cost and a huge saving made by purchasing early from our home country. This is the only way to travel long distances on mainland Japan. Tokyo to Hiroshima 1000km in 4 hours...More

Thank Thebates22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Because of severe weather the nozumi we had booked on was 2 hours late leaving. However abellio take note JR railways flooded the station with assistants and information albeit in Japanese! They really know how to organise themselves to minimise customer disruption. Maybe the Scottish...More

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

Took the bullet train to Odawara per another trip advisors recommendations. Cost us $125NZ for X 2 adult tickets. Plus $400¥ - $5.00 NZ, Shinjuku to Tokyo station. Quite the challenge to know where to go as in how to buy the ticket, which platform...More

Thank LuluPopNZ
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31 May 2017|
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Response from FibreFil | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can good luck
16 May 2017|
Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
Assume you only travel in ordinary class-non reserve seat, Kodama or Hikari express, the cost will be: 8210+5390=13600Yen If you travel on Nozomi express 9830+6230=16060Yen Reservation and Green car(First class... More
6 May 2017|
Response from ReallyBadHat | Reviewed this property |
I'd just go for the bullet return There is a mix of train / tube in Kyoto to mix with walking We rented an electric assisted bike, this was a great & convenient way to get about - see my cycle shop review