Can I ride the Nozomi & Mizuho Shinkansen with the Japan Rail Pass?

  • Published on : 18/08/2023
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The Shinkansen bullet train is hailed as one of the most premium and efficient means of rail travel in the entire world, making it a popular choice for visitors to Japan who are engaging in travel between different destinations throughout the country.

While the trains aren’t 100% included with the new Japan Rail Pass price, this added flexibility will certainly serve as a plus for many travelers to Japan, especially if it’s their first time. 

The additional fees for the most common routes are displayed below:

  • Tokyo > Kyoto: 4960 yen
  • Tokyo > Shin Osaka: 4960 yen
  • Tokyo > Hiroshima: 6500 yen
  • Tokyo > Hakata: 8140 yen
  • Shin-Osaka > Hiroshima: 4,170 yen
  • Shin-Osaka > Hakata: 4,960 yen
  • Hakata > Kagoshima-Chuo:  4,500 yen
Shinkansen Nozomi circulant en extérieur

Shinkansen Nozomi

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