There are many convenient, unique trains throughout Japan.
More than just a means of getting to your destination, riding them is a special experience in itself.
Discover trains you’d like to ride here and plan your journey!


JR Hokkaido trains run through the Hokkaido area. Your eyes will be glued to the grandeur of nature expanding outside your train window. The Hokkaido Shinkansen connects the island of Hokkaido with Japan’s main island of Honshu.


JR East trains primarily run through the Tohoku, Kanto, and Shinetsu areas. There are many trains that showcase the best of the areas they run through, including gourmet food and sake you can enjoy aboard the train. In addition, colorful shinkansen are also one of their appeals.

  • Narita Express

    Narita Airport ⇔ Tokyo Station, Shinjuku Station, Yokohama Station, Ofuna Station

    Optimal for accessing Tokyo from Narita Airport!

  • Izu Craile

    Odawara Station ⇔ Izukyu-Shimoda Station

    Craile, an elegant resort train

  • Koshino Shu*Kura

    Joetsumyoko Station ⇔ Tokamachi Station

    Enjoy local Niigata sake and foods aboard the train


The trains of JR Tokai primarily run through the Chubu and Tokai areas. If you ride the “Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen” that connects Tokyo and Hakata with stops in Kyoto and Osaka, you can efficiently tour many of Japan’s highlights.


The trains of JR West primarily run through the Hokuriku, Kansai, and Chugoku areas. There are many sightseeing trains with designs with a Japanese atmosphere. If you ride these trains and tour the areas, you can experience Japanese traditional culture and history.

  • Kansai-Airport Express “HARUKA”

    Kansai-airport Station ⇔ Kyoto Station・Maibara Station

    The limited express train connects Kansai International Airport to major cities in the Kansai area

  • Ametsuchi

    Tottori Station ⇔ Izumoshi Station

    A sightseeing train derived from the legends of the San’in Region

  • Marumaru no Hanashi

    Shin-Shimonoseki Station ⇔ Higashi-Hagi Station

    A train that goes to Hagi (Ha), Nagato (Na), and Shimonoseki (Shi)!


The trains of JR Shikoku run through the Shikoku area. If you spend a relaxing time touring the area aboard the train, it will be the ultimate soothing experience. The islands of Shikoku and Honshu are connected by a train that runs over the Great Seto Bridge.

  • Shikoku Mannaka Sennen Monogatari

    Tadotsu Station・Zentsuji Station・Kotohira Station ⇔ Oboke Station

    Enjoy an outing on a sightseeing train and take in Shikoku’s nature and culture!

  • Tetsudo Hobby Train

    Kubokawa Station ⇔ Uwajima Station

    Designed after the 0-series shinkansen, the inspiration for Japan’s classic model train

  • Iyonada Monogatari

    Matsuyama Station ⇔ Iyo-Ozu/Yawatahama Station

    Sightseeing train along the Seto Inland Sea


The trains of JR Kyushu run through the Kyushu area. Please ride the many trains that have carefully-created interior and exterior designs. The Sanyo Shinkansen and local trains connect the islands of Kyushu and Honshu.

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