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NRT to Osaka upon arrival

6 months ago
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Im from Singapore and Im trying to get tickets online for the shinkansen from Tokyo to Osaka, right after I reach Narita airport. I want to get 3 tickets to and from Osaka and Tokyo.

I will reach Tokyo on the 30 Dec 2018 about 11am. I plan to go to Osaka on the same day and return back to Tokyo on the 2 Jan 2019.

I know the tickets can be brought in Tokyo but it has to be a day or so in advance, right?

I have already brought the air tickets and booked the hotels. Plus, I will be there during the peak period. So I have to buy the tickets online/outside of Japan. Where could I buy them?

Also, would a domestic flight or overnight bus be a better option?

Thank you for the help!

15494 posts
6 months ago

Hi there,

We don't sell normal train tickets online at, we sell the Japan Rail Pass, along with other tourism passes for Japan. I'm afraid I can't help you with buying normal tickets but a 7-day Japan Rail Pass might be worth considering here, it functions as your tickets all across Japan and a 7 day Japan Rail Pass costs about the same as a normal return ticket Tokyo - Kyoto using the Shinkansen.

Hope this helps,

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