Here are 10 benefits
Have you tried ordering Shinkansen at official Japan Rail web sites? If not, go try it yourself. We tried both Japanese and English sites many times. Conclusion: a nightmare! That is the reason why we started this easy-to-use booking
Why don't you just order from our easy booking site with international customers in mind?
Oh, and, did we mention that even after you miraculously
Your time in Japan is priceless. Outsource boring Shinkansen ticket bookings to us, and enjoy fantastic cities in Japan more! You have to expect long lines at JR Travel Service Center at airports to obtain Japan Rail Pass by presenting your exchange orders, sometimes 90-minute line.
To reserve seats at the
Sometimes we Japanese locals are confused which train to take, and which is cheaper. Let us handle the complicated part and present Shinkansen tickets in a way humans can understand.
Let's hope the ticket agents at the station
Going to the station with huge luggage and an important task to buy correct Shinkansen tickets before near the departure is very stressful. Get your tickets in advance and simply arrive at the station in peace,
It's the era of the great internet. Why do you want to waste time going to the station and buy tickets? Just order online from the comfort of your home. Your ticket will be waiting at your hotel.
If you reserve a ticket from outside of Japan using a travel agency, for example, JTB, the largest travel agency in Japan, you will be charged $75 per ticket! The $75 came from $55 service fee plus $20 courier fee to deliver your ticket to your hotel in Japan. We do it only for around $15~45 including courier fee!
* The JTB price was researched in 2011.
You help yourself to decide what you want and we process your requests. We book many tickets for international customers like you every day so that we don't have to charge expensive booking fees for your Shinkansen tickets.
We don't sell Kimono and Geisha and train tickets. We specialize in Shinkansen ticket booking only*. Period. When you need help with Shinkansen ticket booking, you know who to ask! Let us help you to buy a Shinkansen ticket online.
*Please note that we do not offer JR Passes.
It's scary to order from a web site you've never used. We feel the same. We accept
Regular seats used on Reserved cars and Unreserved cars of Shinkansen. Consider it as "economy class" seat.
Better seats with more space than ordinary seats. All Green Seats are reserved only. Consider it as "business class" seats.
Your seat is reserved and secured when you book your tickets. Head to the station with a peace of mind.
Seats are the same as Ordinary Seat.
Better seats and free blankets. Popular among Japanese business persons, executives and people who
Know as "First Class" of Shinkansen seats. Only available on Hokuriku and Tohoku Shinkansen lines.
You can take any open seats in unreserved cars of any train on the departure date. (No departure time will be indicated on your tickets.)
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