questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

can you use the jr pass on the mizuho shinkansen?

Can you use the JR Pass on the Mizuho Shinkansen?

Or is the Nozomi Shinkansen the only train that cannot be used with a pass?

Thank you.


Hi there,

The Japan Rail Pass is not valid with the Mizuho (introduced 2011) or the Nozomi Shinkansen unfortunately. However it can be used on the new Sakura and Hayabusa shinkansen which were also introduced last year.

Full validity can be found here.

Hope this helps!


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