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Hayabusa bullet train to Sapporo

lowpooihoon
lowpooihoon
over 1 year ago
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I understand that Hayabusa train requires mandatory seat reservation. I wish to find out whether it is safe or possible to reserve the seat on the day of travel?

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Daniel-san
12232 posts
over 1 year ago
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Hi there,

Generally its even fine to reserve your seat 20 minutes or so before departure.

However on busy periods like Goldenweek, New Year and Obon, its better to do so a couple of days in advance.

Hope this helps,
Daniel

PS: Note that the Hayabusa Shinkansen only travels to Shin-Hakodate station, from there a limited express service runs to Sapporo. The full route is covered by the JR Pass.

Hope this helps!
Daniel


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