Sophisticated exterior designs exuding a sense of speed
Interiors embodying Japanese motifs and omotenashi (Japanese hospitality)
JR East Shinkansen trains operate along five routes. In addition to the standard Tohoku, Joetsu, and Hokuriku Shinkansen, there are two other routes that run on conventional lines converted to Shinkansen track gauge, namely the Yamagata and Akita Shinkansen.
Shinkansen railcars for through-operation
onto converted lines
Reach different parts of Eastern Japan such as the Tohoku region and the Nagano, Niigata area by hopping aboard the Shinkansen. Brimming with stunning nature and being home to many historic sites, your journey here will surely be an experience of a lifetime!
Explore the eastern region of Japan this fall/winter with
JR EAST Welcome Rail Pass 2020,
a special limited discount pass for foreign passport holders!