questions & answers: using the japan rail pass

green car or ordinary car

Green Car or Ordinary Car

I want to travel by Shinkansen on November 28th at 6:00 PM from Tokyo to Kyoto. I would buy the JRpass First Class to get a place and avoid the queues. This is good? Hikari has First Class?


Hi there!

Yes every Hikari train has a Green (First) Class and it's a very convenient way of travel. Traveling by Green Car is also much more relaxed as most people travel in Ordinary (2nd) Class.

Have a good journey,

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Many thanks, Daniel-san!!


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