questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

night train from tokyo to aomori

night train from Tokyo to Aomori

How long can we reseve For Goron-to-seat before travel ? And where can we reserve seat in Japan , we will already have JR pass before go to Japan? Can we do at Kansai airport? And how about Akebono night on next 30 April 2015, will it still operate?


Hi there,

Train seats can be booked up to 30 days in advance. This can be done at any JR Station in Japan, including kansai airport.

The Akebono train has sadly been retired. It is now a special train which only rides at specific days. Unfortunately no plans have been released yet for 2015. It may be better to use the Shinkansen instead.

Hope this helps,


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