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Wakayama Electric Railway _ Tamadensha

Wakayama Electric Railway

Wakayama Electric Railway (Dentetsu) is a private railway that runs from Wakayama city to Kishi in Kinokawa.

Smartphone

Smartphone Apps for Your Japan Rail Travel

Check out a few of our favorite apps to use when traveling Japan by rail! Order your JR Pass today - available in 7-, 14-, and 21-day passes.

Train Conductor in Japan

Jorudan

If you want to optimize your time when taking the train in Japan, you should plan your routes well in advance (and ensure that you order your Japan Rail Pass prior to departing for Japan).

Shinkansen au quai d'une gare au Japon

Practical tips on JR PASS

Japan is the country of trains, with probably the densest network in the world, the highest traffic... It has therefore developed a culture of train travel unique in the world.

The Chuo Main Line in Tajimi, Gifu - serving mainly the localities

Chuo Line

The Chuo Main Line is a Japan Rail-operated railway line that goes between Tokyo and Nagoya, and is not to be confused with the Chuo Line (Rapid), which is the special section of the line that serv

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Chuo Line Subway

The Chuo Line in Osaka is a municipal subway running west-east from Cosmosquare at Osaka Port to Nagata Station through Hommachi and north central Osaka.

Rugby 2019

Do I need a Japan Rail Pass during the Rugby World Cup 2019 ?

Do I need a Japan Rail Pass during the Rugby World Cup 2019 ? here is our guide.

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Orange Hisatsu Railway

The Orange Hisatsu Railway is a private railway that runs 117 kilometers between Yatsushiro in Kumamoto and Sendai in Kagoshima.

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Gomen Nahari Line

The Tosa Kuroshio Railway Gomen Nahari Line (ごめん・なはり線) in Shikoku runs just over 42 kilometers between Gomen and Nahari stations.

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Kumamoto Station

Kumamoto Station, in Kumamoto city, Kyushu, is on the Kyushu Shinkansen to Hakata, the Hohi Line and JR Kagoshima Main Line.

Fuji

Train in Japan : What ’s new in march 2019 ?

Limited Express and Shinkansen

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Hakodate Station

Hakodate Station is a major station and point of access in Hakodate in Hokkaido with trains to Sapporo, Otaru and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto.

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Tarumizu to Kamoike Ferry

The Tarumizu to Kamoike Ferry crosses Kogoshima Bay from Tarumizu on the east to Kamoike on the west. There are frequent sailings that take 50 minutes.

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Getting Around Hagi

Getting Around Hagi: find information on trains to Hagi in Yamaguchi Prefecture, its railway stations, long distance buses and the Hagi Loop Bus.

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Tottori Station

Tottori Station is the main railway station serving Tottori city, the capital of Tottori Prefecture. There are trains on the San-in Line and Inbi Line.

Shinkansen

Train in Japan : on line reservation Overview

Train in Japan : on line reservation Overview with a Japan Rail Pass

Reservation Shinkansen

Online reservation : JR East Area

JR East is the only company who offers advance on line seat reservation.

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Utsunomiya Station

Utsunomiya Station is the main point of access for rail services to Utsunomiya city in Tochigi Prefecture in the northern Kanto.

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Kurofune Black Ship Train

The Kurofune or Black Ship Train is a Commodore Perry-themed train that operates between Atami and Shimoda on the Izu Peninsula. The trains offer spectacular ocean views.

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Nose Railway Myoken Line

The Nose Railway Myoken Line runs from Kawanishi in Hyogo Prefecture to Nose in Osaka Prefecture.

Kids

Japan : Take the train with your children

Traveling with children in Japan is quite easy. Here are our tips for taking the train and purchase the right Japan Rail Pass.

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Miyazaki Station

Miyazaki Station is the main station for Miyazaki city, the capital of Miyazaki Prefecture at the southern end of Kyushu.

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Yamashina Station Kyoto

Yamashina Station in north east Kyoto is made up of three stations: JR Yamashina Station, the Yamashina subway station and Keihan Yamashina Station on the Keishin Line.

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Yufuin Station Oita Prefecture

Yufuin Station serves the very popular rural hot spring resort of Yufuin in the mountains of Oita Prefecture in Kyushu.

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Oita Station Guide

Oita Station: read a guide to JR Oita Station which is on three lines: Nippo Line, Kyudai Line and the Hohi Line. The station is also a large shopping and entertainment center.

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Nakatsu Station

JR Nakatsu Station in Oita Prefecture, Kyushu is served by the Sonic and Nichirin Limited Express trains which run between Hakata Station and Miyazaki.

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Fukuchiyama Line

The Fukuchiyama Line is a JR railway line between Osaka Station and Fukuchiyama in Kyoto Prefecture.

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Shintetsu Arima Line

The Shintetsu Arima Line (Kobe Dentetsu Arima-sen) is a 22.5km-long commuter railway line in Kobe, Hyogo Prefecture operated by Kobe Electric Railway. It connects Arima Onsen with central Kobe.

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Chuo Main Line Nagoya-Nakatsugawa

Chuo Main Line Nagoya-Nakatsugawa: read a guide to the Chuo Main Line and the 20 stations between Nagoya Station and Nakatsugawa Station.

Keihan Line Train Carriage Elegant Saloon 8000 Series Double Decker

Keihan Main Line

Keihan Railways operates train services in the Kansai area of west central Japan, namely Kyoto, Osaka and Shiga prefectures.

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Haruka Express Train

The JR Haruka Express connects Kyoto Station with Kansai International Airport (KIX) with trains at busy times running through Shiga Prefecture to Maibara Station.

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Takamatsu Transport

Takamatsu transport: find information on Takamatsu Station, Kotoden trains and buses, taxis and ferries from Takamatsu Port.

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Matsuyama-shi Station

Matsuyama-shi Station (as known as Matsuyama City Station or shieki is the other major railway station in Matsuyama in Ehime Prefecture on Shikoku along with JR Matsuyama Station.

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Matsuyama Station

JR Matsuyama Station is the main point of access by train to Matsuyama city in the western part of Shikoku. There are trains to Matsuyama from Okayama Station and Takamatsu Station.

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Shin-Aomori Station

Shin-Aomori Station is the northern terminus station for the Tohoku Shinkansen from Tokyo and the starting point for the Hokkaido Shinkansen to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Station in Hakodate.

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Aomori Station

Aomori Station is on the Ou Main Line for Shin-Aomori Station, Hirosaki Station, Akita Station, Yamagata, and Niigata and the Aoimori Railway Line for Hachinohe and Morioka.

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Sendai Station

JR Sendai Station is Akita and Tohoku shinkansen lines, the Sendai subway, the Tohoku Main Line, the Senseki Line and the Joban Line.

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Sendai Subway

Sendai subway has two lines: the north-south Namboku Line and the east-west Tozai Line. Sendai Station is the major intersection of the two lines.

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Kamiiida Line & Meitetsu Komaki Line

Kamiiida Line & Meitetsu Komaki Line: the Kamiiida Line & Meitetsu Komaki Line connects Heian-dori Station in Nagoya with Inuyama to the north.

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Kochi Station

Kochi Station is the main point of access for Kochi city and is also a highway bus terminal and on the Kochi tram network.

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Meiko Line

The Meiko Line is a continuation of the Meijo Line of the Nagoya subway system and runs 6km from Kanayama Station to Nagoyako Station in the Nagoya Port district of the city.

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Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line

The Nagahori Tsurumi-ryokuchi Line of the Osaka subway runs from Taisho Station is the south west to Kadoma-minami Station in the north east of Osaka.

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Sakaisuji Line

The Sakaisuji Subway Line in Osaka runs from Tenjimbashisuji Rokuchome Station north-south to Tengachaya Station via Kitahama, Ebisucho and Dobutsuen-mae stations.

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Yotsubashi Subway Line

The Yotsubashi Subway Line in Osaka runs north-south from Nishi-Umeda to Suminoekoen Station. Yotsubashi Subway Line runs through Namba and Yotsubashi stations in central Osaka.

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Sennichimae Line

The Sennichimae Line of the Osaka Municipal Subway connects Nodahanshin in the north west and Minami-Tatsumi in the south east of Osaka via Namba, DenDen Town and Tsuruhashi.

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Hanshin Railway

The Hanshin Railway lines connect Umeda and Namba stations in Osaka with Amagasaki and Sannomiya in Hyogo Prefecture. Hanshin lines include the Hanshin Main Line and the Hanshin Namba Line.

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Shin-Kobe Station

Shin-Kobe Station in Kobe is a shinkansen station on the Sanyo Line and also connects with the Kobe subway and the Shin-Kobe ropeway.

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Hiroshima Station

Hiroshima Station is the main point of access for train travelers to Hiroshima city with shinkansen connections west to Hakata and east to Osaka and Tokyo.

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Meijo Line Nagoya Subway

The Meijo Line is a circular, loop line of the Nagoya subway network running from Kanayama through Sakae, Motoyama, yagoto and Aratama-bashi stations.

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Linimo

The Linimo is an unmanned Maglev (magnetic-levitated) train that runs from Fujigaoka Station on the Higashiyama Line in Nagoya to Yakusa near the site of the 205 Aichi Expo.

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Higashiyama Line

The Higashiyama Line is the busiest of the six subway lines in Nagoya and runs west to east from Takabata to Fujigaoka, where it connects with the Linimo.

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Sakura-dori Line

The Sakura-dori Line is a subway line in Nagoya that runs from Nakamura Kuyakusho via Nagoya Station to Tokushige in the south western suburbs.

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Tsurumai Line Nagoya Subway

The Tsurumai Line of the Nagoya subway runs east-west from Kami Otai Station to Akaike Station with connections to Inuyama from Kami Otai and Toyota from Akaike.

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Chichibu Railway

The Chichibu Railway is a scenic railway that runs from Mitsumineguchi Station to Hanyu taking in many famous sights of Saitama Prefecture.

Shinkansen

Japan Train schedule and price

In Japan, the railway network is the best way to travel but it can sometimes be difficult to find the right way to reach your destination.

Kawaguchiko

Private Lines in Japan

The Japan Railways and a Japan Rail Pass will take you all over Japan but you may also come accross "private lines" or railways that are not owned by the Japan Railways Company.

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Choshi Dentetsu Railway

Choshi Dentetsu Railway is a private railway line connecting Choshi JR Station to the outlying coastal attractions of Choshi in Chiba Prefecture.

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Joban Line

The Joban Line is a four-section Japan Rail train line running between the greater Tokyo and Tohoku regions.

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Tokushima Station

Tokushima Station is the main station in Tokushima, Shikoku with rail connections to Takamatsu, Kaifu and Naruto.

Pasmo

IC Cards in Japan

Learn about IC transportation cards in Japan and how they can make your trip faster and easier. Supplement it together with your Japan Rail Pass, available in 7-, 14-, and 21-day passes!

IC

Regional (and Interchangeable!) IC Cards

IC Cards are a great way to zip through Japan's city transportation systems. Learn more about how they can help you and your Japan Rail Pass here!

Train

How to Avoid Crowded Trains 

Japan has some of the world's most crowded trains... but how to avoid them? Japan Rail Pass - Available in 7-, 14-, and 21-day passes. Order today!

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JR Train Emergency Information

What to do in an emergency while traveling by train in Japan. Be safe and secure when you use your Japan Rail Pass.

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Japanese Night Trains

Both a retro throwback and a complete novelty, night trains are rapidly becoming rare as they lose business to airlines and bullet trains.

Shinkansen

From Limited Express to Local Train

What's the difference between limited express and super express? We explain it all here. Buy your Japan Rail Pass today for access to every kind of train in Japan.

Ekiben 2

The Best Ekiben of Eastern Japan - Part 2

More delicious train station bento around Eastern Japan. Explore them with your Japan Rail Pass - available in 7-, 14-, and 21-day passes.

Anpanman

Character Trains in Japan - Part 1

Five of Our Favorite Japanese Trains Decorated Inside and Out with Anime Characters. Explore Japanese Character Trains with Your Japan Rail Pass - Order Today!

Shinkansen

Should I Reserve a Seat?

Can you make reservations with a JR Pass? When should you make them? Your questions answered. Buy your Japan Rail Pass online today!

Ekiben

The Ekiben of Eastern Japan - Part 1

Explore the amazing food available on Japanese trains! Order Your Japan Rail Pass Online Today - 7, 14, & 21 Day Passes Available.

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The New Sanyo-San'in Regional Pass

The JR West regional pass is new and improved in 2015. Here's what you need to know about the changes! - Buy your JR Pass today, available in 7-, 14-, and 21-day passes.

Futsu kakueki

Useful Train Station Vocabulary

Teach yourself a few useful words to use around Japanese train stations! Order your Japan Rail Pass today.

Shibuya

Train Platform Markings and Symbols

Learn the meanings of some of the strange symbols and markings you'll see on Japanese train station platforms.

Reservation Shinkansen

How to Exchange Your Voucher for a Rail Pass ?

A step-by-step guide for how to easily exchange your voucher for a JR Pass.

Hitsumabushi Bento

The Best Ekiben of Western Japan

Take a look at Western Japan's top 5 most delicious "ekiben" to eat on Japan bullet trains! Order your Japan Rail Pass online today.

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Do I Need a SIM Card?

No trip overseas these days is complete without guaranteed access to the web. Does a SIM card work for your travel? Add one to your cart when you purchase your JR Pass!

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Japan Railway Trivia - Part 1

What is the Japan's longest railway line ? What train station has is the highest in Japan? Learn some fascinating trivia about the amazing Japan Railways!

Do I Need a Pocket Wifi?

Do I Need a Pocket Wifi?

No trip overseas these days is complete without guaranteed access to the web. Does a pocket wifi device work for your travel? Add one to your cart when you purchase your JR Pass!

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Purchasing a Japanese Train Ticket

Learn how to purchase train tickets for extra journeys outside of your Japan Rail Pass and have your trip go off without a hitch!

Sekihoku

The JR Train Station with One Passenger

Did you know there is a JR station in Hokkaido with a single passenger? Learn about this viral story and get your Japan Rail Pass today - available in 7-, 14-, and 21-day passes.

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Japan Train Etiquette

An overview of some of Japan's public transportation etiquette that might differ from that in your own country.

Golden week

Golden Week Travel Advice

Advice for traveling during "Golden Week," one of the busiest times in Japan.

'Wanman"

Unmanned Stations and Trains

Our explanation of rural trains and stations that may not have attendants. Be prepared to travel anywhere and everywhere with your Japan Rail Pass! Available in 7-, 14-, and 21-day passes.

Seto Ohashi

Japan Rail Trivia - Part 2

What is the Japan's longest railway bridge ? What is the longest train station name in Japan? Learn some fascinating trivia about the amazing Japan Railways!

Shirakawago

The Takayama-Hokuriku Tourist Pass

The Takayama Hokuriku Tourist Pass, new for 2014/2015, is a great way to travel from major cities to Kanazawa and Takayama. Learn more here!

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Aonami Line Nagoya

The Aonami Line in Nagoya runs from Nagoya Station to Kinjo-Futo Station for Port Messe Nagoya convention center and the SCMaglev & Railway Park.

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Okayama Station

Okayama Station is an important railway hub on the Sanyo Shinkansen from Osaka to Fukuoka and also has trains running south to Shikoku and north to Matsue.

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Osaka Monorail

Osaka Monorail at 21km was once the longest monorail in the world and runs from Osaka Itami Airport to Kadoma via Banpaku-Kinen-Koen.

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Nambu Line

Nambu Line: the Nambu Line in greater Tokyo connects Tachikawa Station in Tachikawa with Kawasaki Station in Kawasaki, Kanagawa.

Kintetsu Trains at Yamato-Saidaiji Station

Kintetsu Rail Passes

Kintetsu Rail Passes: Kintetsu, the second longest network after JR offers a variety of rail passes for foreign visitors to Japan.

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Toyama Station

Toyama Station is a major station with JR trains on the Hokuriku shinkansen, JR Takayama Main Line, Ainokaze Toyama Railway and Toyama Light Rail.

Kintetsu Nara Station

Kintetsu Nara Station

Kintetsu Nara Station in Nara has trains to both Namba in Osaka on the Kintetsu Nara Line and Kyoto Station on the Kintetsu Kyoto Line.

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JR Nara Station

JR Nara Station: read a guide to JR Nara Station a main point of access by train and bus to Nara from Osaka and Kyoto.

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Hisatsu Line

Ride the slow train of the Hisatsu Line, a local railway line in Kyushu which wonderful views of the Kirishima Mountains.

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JR Banetsu Line

JR Banetsu Line: the JR Banetsu West Line and JR Banetsu East Line connect Koriyama in Fukushima Prefecture with Niitsu and Iwaki respectively.

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Yokohama Subway

Yokohama subway: read a guide to the Yokohama subway system which consists of the Blue Line and the Green Line running from Shonandai to Azamino and Nakayama to Hiyoshi.

Yokohama Station

Yokohama Station is a major station in the Kanto area with services on various JR Lines, the Yokohama Subway and the Tokyu Toyoko Line.

Tanimachi Line Train, Osaka

Tanimachi Subway Line Osaka

Tanimachi Line: read a guide to the Tanimachi Line on the Osaka subway network from Dainichi Station in Moriguchi to Yaominami Station in Yao.

Aichi Loop Line Kasugai to Okazaki

Aichi Loop Line: The 45 km long, north-south line connects Kozoji Station in Kasugai with Okazaki via Toyota in Aichi near Nagoya. It does not form a loop.

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Kagoshima Chuo Station

Kagoshima Chuo Station: read a guide to Kagoshima Chuo Station the southern terminus of the Kyushu shinkansen.

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Nagasaki Station

Nagasaki Station: read a guide to Nagasaki Station which has connections to Hakata Station in Fukuoka, Sasebo, Huis Ten Bosch and other destinations in Nagasaki Prefecture.

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Midosuji Line Osaka

Midosuji Line: read a guide to the Midosuji Line, the main north-south underground artery in Osaka city.

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Nagoya Kintetsu Station

Nagoya Kintetsu Station: read a guide to Nagoya Kintetsu Station and Kintetsu train information from Nagoya to Osaka.

Nagoya Meitetsu Station

Nagoya Meitetsu Station: read a guide to Nagoya Meitetsu Station as well as Meitetsu train services and Meitetsu buses.

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Kobe Subway

Kobe subway: read a guide to the Kobe subway including subway lines, stations and travel passes.

Hanshin Station, Umeda, Osaka

Umeda Station Osaka

Umeda Station Osaka: read a guide to Umeda Station in Osaka with rail connections from Umeda Station and local Umeda attractions.

Namba Station, Osaka

Namba Station

Namba Station: read a guide to Namba Station in Osaka including Kintetsu, Nankai, JR and subway lines, department stores and Namba entertainment.

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Jingu-Mae Station Nagoya

Jingu-Mae Station: read a guide to Jingu-Mae Station in Nagoya, a major Meitetsu Line connecting station.

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Fukuoka Subway

Fukuoka subway: read a guide to the Fukuoka subway with information on fares, travel cards and stations.

Tsukuba Express, Akihabara to Tsukuba

Tsukuba Express (TX)

Tsukuba Express: read a guide to the Tsukuba Express (TX) a high speed train between Akihabara Station in Tokyo and Tsukuba city, Ibaraki.

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Chuo-Sobu Line

Chuo-Sobu Line: the Chuo-Sobu Line is a main east-west rail link in central Tokyo between Mitaka and Chiba.

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Osaka Subway

Osaka Subway: read a guide to the Osaka Subway including fares, subway lines, passes and station information.

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Nagoya Subway

Nagoya subway guide: read a guide to Nagoya's subway system including information on Nagoya subway lines, fares, pre-paid cards and connecting stations.

Japan Rail Pass - Exchange Offices

Japan Rail Pass Exchange Offices

Japan Rail Pass Exchange Offices: the major offices throughout Japan where an Exchange Order can be exchanged for a Japan Rail Pass. Below are a few of the 51 offices throughout Japan where the Exc

Japan Train Travel Tips

Japan Train Travel Tips: very useful tips for when traveling by train in Japan.

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Sapporo Subway

Sapporo Subway the Sapporo Subway system has three lines and is a quick and easy way to get around the city.

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Seishun Juhachi Kippu Rail Pass

Information on the discount Seishun Juhachi (Youth 18) JR rail ticket in Japan which allows discount train travel throughout Japan.

Tsurumai Line Nagoya Subway

The Tsurumai Line (鶴舞線) is one of the six main subway lines of the Nagoya subway system. It runs east to west from Kami Otai (T01) to Akaike (T20).

Namboku Line Sapporo Subway

Namboku Line Sapporo Subway

The Namboku Line of the Sapporo subway in Hokkaido runs north-south through Sapporo Station, Susukino, Odori and Nakajima Park.

Kuko Line on the Fukuoka subway

Kuko Line Fukuoka Subway

The Kuko Line (Airport Line) is one of the three subway lines in Fukuoka. The line operates from Meinohama to Fukuokakuko (Fukuoka Airport) in Hakata Ward.

JR Hohi Main Line Kumamoto - Beppu

JR Hohi Main Line: The 148 km-long JR Hohi Mainline runs in the Aso caldera region of Kyushu and connects Kumamoto Station with Oita Station.

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Meitetsu Railways

Meitetsu Railways 名古屋鉄道: Nagoya Railroad company aka Meitetsu Railways is a major railway network in the Chubu region of central Japan.

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JR Kisuki Line Shimane - Hiroshima

Starting at JR Shinji (San-in Line), on the shore of Lake Shinji the JR Kisuki Line travels 82 kilometers to terminate at Bingo-Ochiai Station n Hiroshima.

Akechi Railroad

Akechi Tetsudo Akechi Railway

The Akechi Tetsudo (Akechi Railway) train makes the journey between Ena and Akechi in Gifu Prefecture, not far from Nagoya.

Sonic Express

Sonic Train From Hakata to Oita

Sonic Train From Hakata to Oita ソニック: JR Kyushu's Sonic is an express train running from Hakata Station in Fukuoka to Oita via Beppu.