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.
September 6, 2019
What Is The Tohoku Shinkansen
The Tohoku Shinkansen (東北), gets its name from the Tohoku region and covers the entire route between Tokyo and Shin-Aomori.
February 22, 2016
Jr Pass And The Hokkaido Shinkansen
As of March 26th 2016, Hokkaido will be connected to mainland Japan by Shinkansen. Learn all about the Hokkaido Shinkansen and the Japan Rail Pass validity.
February 3, 2011
Use Japan Rail Pass On Hayabusa
From March 2011, the Japan Rail Pass can be used on the new JR East Hayabusa service which takes you from Tokyo to Shin-Aomori in just over 3 hours!