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which shinkansen to take from tokyo to osaka

Which shinkansen to take from tokyo to osaka

Hi, can i know if we reach Tokyo station, which shinkansen should i take to go to shin-osaka using the jr pass? Because i know nozomi is not included in the jr pass.

Second question is, how long does the shinkansen take to reach shin osaka? Because i saw the shinkansen include in jr pass will be slow 20minutes. So total how long does it take to reach shin osaka? Thanks.


Hello there,

You can use the Hikari Shinkansen using the JR Pass from Tokyo - Shin-Osaka station. This route takes about 180 minutes.

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Hope this helps,


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