Shinkansen Ticket Online Booking : Reserve Without the Hassle
Super Express and Express Delivery is NOW READY!

Super Express and Express Delivery is NOW READY!

August 14, 2017

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Some tickets in mid-August are already SOLD OUT

Some tickets in mid-August are already SOLD OUT

August 03, 2017

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Traveling to/from Kyoto: Shinkansen time table to/from Kyoto

Traveling to/from Kyoto: Shinkansen time table to/from Kyoto

July 20, 2017

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“OBon”, the busiest period in August 2017 is coming up. Book NOW and securely reserve your seats!!

“OBon”, the busiest period in August 2017 is coming up. Book NOW and securely reserve your seats!!

June 26, 2017

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Can I eat food and drink at Shinkansen?

Can I eat food and drink at Shinkansen?

May 19, 2017

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Some tickets during "Golden Week" are already SOLD OUT

Some tickets during "Golden Week" are already SOLD OUT

April 24, 2017

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90-minute long line at JR EAST Travel Service Center at Narita Airport to obtain Japan Rail Pass

90-minute long line at JR EAST Travel Service Center at Narita Airport to obtain Japan Rail Pass

April 06, 2017

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Planning 1-day trip to Kyoto from Tokyo

Planning 1-day trip to Kyoto from Tokyo

March 01, 2017

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You can pick up your tickets at Tokyo Central Post Office  (located next to Tokyo station)

You can pick up your tickets at Tokyo Central Post Office (located next to Tokyo station)

February 16, 2017

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Cherry blossom season is coming! Book NOW before seats are SOLD OUT!!

Cherry blossom season is coming! Book NOW before seats are SOLD OUT!!

January 17, 2017

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Where can I take a bullet train in Tokyo?

Where can I take a bullet train in Tokyo?

January 10, 2017

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How to go to Nikko by Shinkansen?

How to go to Nikko by Shinkansen?

January 03, 2017

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It's The Best Season To Visit Hakuba

It's The Best Season To Visit Hakuba

December 29, 2016

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Some year-end tickets are already SOLD OUT.

Some year-end tickets are already SOLD OUT.

December 21, 2016

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Read this article before you purchase JAPAN RAIL PASS

Read this article before you purchase JAPAN RAIL PASS

December 14, 2016

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Narita Express (N'EX) from Narita International Airport to Tokyo available

Narita Express (N'EX) from Narita International Airport to Tokyo available

December 01, 2016

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FAQ page has been enhanced.

FAQ page has been enhanced.

November 26, 2016

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Year-end and new year PEAK is approaching. Book NOW and securely reserve your seats.

Year-end and new year PEAK is approaching. Book NOW and securely reserve your seats.

November 13, 2016

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How to Distinguish Between Adult and Child Tickets

How to Distinguish Between Adult and Child Tickets

October 18, 2016

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If You Go to Kyoto in November, Please Book Shinkansen Tickets ASAP.

If You Go to Kyoto in November, Please Book Shinkansen Tickets ASAP.

October 13, 2016

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How to ride bullet train, Shinkansen

How to ride bullet train, Shinkansen

October 01, 2016

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How to go to Shirakawago from Tokyo

How to go to Shirakawago from Tokyo

September 01, 2016

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Suspension of Tohoku and Hokkaido Shinkansen Due to A Big Typhoon (Lionrock or #10)

August 30, 2016

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"Obon," the Busiest Season for Shinkansen.

August 03, 2016

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Seat guide

Shinkansen seats are available in four levels depending on the comfort and services your require.

Reserved Seat

Your seat is reserved and secured when you book your tickets. Head to the station with a peace of mind.

Green Reserved Seat

Better seats and free blankets. Popular among Japanese business persons, executives and people who values comfortable travel. Consider it as "business class" seats.

GranClass Seat

Know as "First Class" of Shinkansen seats. Only available on Hokuriku and Tohoku Shinkansen lines. Gran Class seats comes with airline-like amenities and meals.The most expensive of all.

Unreserved Seat

You can take any open seats in dedicated unreserved cars. The best seat type if your priority is the cost and are traveling during less-crowded season/time.

 

For further information and photos, please visit official page at http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/ticket/types.html