Japan Train Travel
Railways in Japan
A list of major railways in Japan - includes Tokyo subways and Japan railways.
Shinkansen - Japanese Bullet Trains
Japan has some of the best train networks in the world. Tips for traveling by shinkansen trains. From your About Guide.
Japanese Traffic Guide by Jorudon Co.
Find out how to get to a place from another.
JR East English Information Centers
Office hours and locations of Travel Information desks in Japan, by JR-east.
JR East Suica Card (Japanese Site)
Suica is a rechargeable prepaid IC card by JR East. This page explains about the Suica card in detail.
JR-East Special Tickets
Many special tickets are available from JR-East. Check the areas out if you plan to visit the eastern Japan.
JR West ICOCA Card (Japanese Site)
Icoca is a rechargeable prepaid IC card that can be used on JR trains in the Kansai region. This site explains about the card.
PASMO is a rechargeable IC card which is valid on most trains and some buses in the Tokyo area.
Pitapa (Japanese Site)
PiTaPa Card is a IC card which is valid on many trains and buses in the Kansai region.
Kansai Thru Pass
Kansai Thru Pass is available only for foreign tourists to Japan. If you are traveling in Kansai region, consider getting one.
Tokyo Monorail runs between Haneda Airport and Hamamatsu-cho.
Shinkansen (Bullet train) Timetable
You can search the arrival and departure time of shinkansen in each station. Includes Tohoku, Tokaido, Joetsu Shinkansen.