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almost 2 years ago
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I will be arriving in Haneda airport on the 1st May midnight. Staying near the airport hotel. We would like to travel to Fukuoka the next morning . Please advise how to get to Tokyo to get the train to Fukuoka. Do I need to book seat reservation?

Will travelling from Fukuoka to Kawaguchiko on 5th May . Which is the best option as I will be staying near Fujisan Station.?

Your advice is much appreciated.

Thank you.


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almost 2 years ago
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Hi there,

You can use the Shinkansen from Tokyo station to Hakata (the station for Fukuoka). There is one transfer at Shin-Osaka and the full route is covered by the JR Pass. Seat reservations are recommended but not neccacry in case you want to use a non-reserved seat.

For Kawaguchiko, use the Shinkansen to Mishima station, from there express buses (non-JR) travel to Kawaguchiko.

Hope this helps,

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