September 12, 2022
The Nagasaki Shinkansen: Kyushu’s New Bullet Train
Starting September 23, 2022 JR Kyushu will start operating Japan’s latest state-of-the-art bullet train. Directly connecting Nagasaki city to Fukuoka (Hakata station), reducing travel time by 30 minutes.
July 22, 2022
Popular Local Passes For Japan Train Travel
Learn why the Hakone Free Pass and other local passes make train travel in Japan cheaper and easier, and why they are the perfect companion to the JR Pass.
August 15, 2019
Detailed Guide To Jr West Passes
JR-West has a total of 11 regional passes on sale. We’re here to help you find the right JR West Pass for you.
July 29, 2019
Everything You Need To Know About The Kansai Area Pass
Make the most out of a visit to Japan’s Kansai region by using the handy Kansai Area Pass, from JR West. Learn what is included and how to best use it.
July 22, 2019
Japan By Rail Ebook
Japan by Rail eBook, is the ultimate travel guide for going to Japan. Explore in depth expert advice, itineraries, travel tips and much more.
November 20, 2018
The Kansai Area Pass Explained
Explore the Kansai region with a JR Kansai Area Pass. Visit: Kyoto, Osaka, Kobe, Nara, Himeji and more.
September 20, 2022
Expert Guide To Regional Japan Rail Passes
One of the questions we get asked most is: Which Japan Rail Pass should I get? A regional pass or a nationwide JR Pass?
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.