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Transfer between Marunouchi Line to Shinkansen at Tokyo Station

3 months ago
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Hello, I would like to answer about transfer in Tokyo Station when I have JR Pass. I will need to transfer from Marunouchi Line to Shinkansen.

How long should I spare to get to the shinkansen line from Marunouchi line? We will be walking with a 7 years old kid so we couldn't walk too fast.

If I have printed the reserved ticket for the shinkansen, which ticket I should insert/tap at the gate (i.e. JR Pass vs Reserved Ticket vs IC)?

Thank you very much.

18684 posts
3 months ago

Hi there,

Tokyo's station is big and can take some time to navigate. While I think it is possible in 5-10 minutes to make the transfer. I would take at least 15 min if you are travelling with someone that may take a bit more time.

Your JR Pass is your one ticket for Japan, so please put this ticket only in the gate.

Kind regards,

3 posts
3 months ago

Hi Daniel,

Thank you for your reply.


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