1st step you do to purchase ticket(s) is to select ticket(s).
For Shinkansen/bullet train ticket,
you can find [FROM City] category at the navigation menu on the top of the page.
- Go to [SHINKANSEN TICKET] at the navigation menu
- Choose your departure city from [FROM CITY] category
You will see all tickets from CITY you choose. Then,
- Select one for your arrival city
You will see details of the selected ticket.
- Choose Seat type
- Choose Train type
If you have no idea about Train type, please read TICKET DETAIL.
- Choose your departure date
Please choose your preferred departure date and time.
We will prepare the best ticket for your preferred departure date.
- Choose quantities
- Click [ADD TO CART] button
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