September 27, 2022
Hyperdia Alternatives: How To Plan For Jr Pass Travel
Learn how to plan your JR Pass trip with these tools to find the best schedules, fares and travel information.
April 25, 2022
The Biggest And Busiest Train Stations In Japan
Amazingly, the top ten busiest train stations in the world are all in Japan. Here’s our guide to those incredible stations and the impressive numbers behind them.
March 31, 2022
Top 10 Amazing Japan Train Facts
From the world’s fastest train to the longest rail bridge, find out our Top 10 Amazing Facts About Japan’s Trains.
June 23, 2021
The Komachi Shinkansen Train
This iconic train is in service on the Akita Shinkansen line and famous for its red colour, modern design and top speed of 320 km/h (200 mph). Let’s take a closer look at the Komachi.
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.
November 13, 2020
The Saphir Odoriko Luxury Excursion Train From Tokyo To Izu Peninsula
The SAPHIR ODORIKO train is a wonderful resort excursion train, travelling from Tokyo down the scenic coastline of the Izu Peninsula.
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.
January 13, 2023
Jr Keihin Tohoku Line
The JR Keihin-Tohoku line (京浜東北線), is one of the most important railway lines crossing through Tokyo. The line runs from Yokohama station to Omiya stations.
June 14, 2020
Japan’s Private Railway Lines
The Japan Rail Pass can help you see a lot of Japan by train, but there are also private railways in Japan that can be useful.