November 16, 2020
The Akita Shinkansen Line Between Tokyo And Akita
The Akita Shinkansen is mini-Shinkansen line and splits off the Tohoku Shinkansen line at Morioka station.
November 14, 2020
The Kagayaki Shinkansen: The Fastest Train Between Kanazawa And Tokyo
The Kagayaki Shinkansen train is the fastest train service between Tokyo and Kanazawa, learn about its schedule, tickets and the JR Pass.
August 12, 2020
What Is The Nozomi Train?
The Nozomi train is the fastest train service between Kanto and Kyushu. Learn what the Nozomi is, how to ride it, tickets and alternatives.
June 12, 2020
Shinkansen Train Cars In Japan
With Shinkansen trains such an important part of Japan’s transport network, Shinkansen train cars have continued to evolve over the years.
April 21, 2020
How Much Luggage Can I Bring On The Shinkansen And Japanese Trains?
Learn what your luggage allowance is on the Shinkansen and Japanese trains in general. Restrictions apply to size, weight and pieces you can bring.
December 2, 2019
What Is The Nagano & Hokuriku Shinkansen?
The Nagano & Hokuriku Shinkansen is a high speed bullet rail line that stretches from Tokyo to Kanazawa, major stops along the way include Nagano, Iiyama and Toyama.
November 16, 2019
What Is The Kyushu Shinkansen?
The Kyushu Shinkansen (九州新幹線 Kyūshū Shinkansen) is the high speed bullet train line from Hakata down to Kagoshima-Chuo. Learn about the Kyushu Shinkansen line, trains, schedule, map, future and more.
October 28, 2019
Trainspotting In Japan
There are few absolutes in life, but if you love trains, there is no better place in the world for you to visit than Japan. From iconic steam trains to hyper modern bullet trains, Japan has them!
October 25, 2019
What Is The Hokkaido Shinkansen?
The Hokkaido Shinkansen is the newest Shinkansen line in Japan, starting at Shin-Aomori where it connects to the Tohoku Shinkansen from where runs up to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto station.
October 25, 2019
Jr Pass Shinkansen | Japanese Bullet And Maglev Trains
The Japanese word for “bullet train,” shinkansen can be directly translated as “new trunk line.” Japan’s creation of the shinkansen bullet train allows people to travel at speeds of up to 320km/h.