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Tokaido Shinkansen

Between JR Tokyo Station and JR Shin-osaka Station
+81 800-452-1682
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$308.51*
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Kyoto Rail Tour by Bullet Train from Tokyo
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good18%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bullet train” (120 reviews)
“jr pass” (72 reviews)
“tokyo station” (38 reviews)
LOCATION
Between JR Tokyo Station and JR Shin-osaka Station
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+81 800-452-1682
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"bullet train"
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"jr pass"
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"tokyo station"
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"japan rail pass"
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"mount fuji"
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"high speed"
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"your luggage"
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"always on time"
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"amazing experience"
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"few minutes"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

First of all, foreign visitors can no longer purchase concession tickets in Japan. If you want to buy a Japan Rail ticket to incorporate the Shinkansen, you must purchase it from your home country. We had to pay full fare for our tickets as the...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent can't fault the service. If you are taking the Shinkansen for the first remember to keep some time in your hand as you have to navigate through two barriers . Very helpful English speaking staff . You will never get lost

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Not a first for me on the Shinkansen. But as always, a great experience. The train comes in time and makes it on time. The comport on board the train is perfect. Great reclining seats with power outlets. The only down side is there is...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As an Australia tourist I purchased a Japan rail pass as I was doing a far amount of travelling around Japan. The pass is great value for money and is a great and easy way to move around the country, especially if travelling to Kyoto,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ask for seat E (which is a window seat on the right side of the train) when making a reservation for the shinkansen from Tokyo to Kyoto to get a spectacular view of Mount Fuji. Also don't forget to buy a bento box at department...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just completed a week of city hopping in Japan and have been on nine different bullet train rides from Tokyo to the western region including Nagoya, Hiroshima, and Osaka. These bullet trains were amazing - punctuality to a few seconds, clean, comfortable seats, courteous staff,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great way to travel from Tokyo to Kyoto and back. It was really as smooth and effecient as I expected. I enjoyed watching the staff prepare the train before I got on. I queued, as one does, and watched a small army...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bullet train is an absolute must when in Japan and it would be criminal not to go on it at least once. Last time I had the green card for first class and this time travelled second class and cannot say it was worse....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a ride!! A trip to Japan was always a dream for us. There are a lot of sites to see and the people here are extremely cordial. A ride on the bullet train was never on our bucket list. (It should have been!) what...More

Thank Eggmanh
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Shinkansen, known outside Japan as the Bullet Train, is the world's best rail service. The Bullet Train runs on time, literally to the second. The train is very comfortable. The Osaka-Kyoto line has a train every 15 minutes, if you miss one train, get...More

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Jessly P
April 2, 2018|
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Response from sand2skis | Reviewed this property |
Indeed, you can do Shinagawa-Nagoya as a two day trip. However JR will treat each leg as a separate journey and tickets will be issued as such. You can even do the trip in less than a day, if you wish. A limited-stop... More
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renae m
March 10, 2018|
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Response from sand2skis | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! Narita Airport is not serviced by a Shinkansen route. You'll have to take a Shinkansen from Kyoto to Tokyo, then change to the Narita Express (N'ex). Depending on the actual Shinkansen train service, the journey... More
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Pablo Z
February 3, 2018|
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Response from sand2skis | Reviewed this property |
Hi there Pablo! Indeed the Nozomi Shinkansen does stop at Nagoya. From Tokyo, the stops are Shinagawa, Shin-Yokohama then Nagoya. The ride should take about 1 hour & 40 mins. Try to book a seat on the right hand side... More
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