Trains in Japan

Trains in Japan:

Hyperdia - a timetable service which provides information on the journey and the timetable of railway and airplane routes within Japan -  http://www.hyperdia.com/en/
Japan Rail Pass – http://www.japanrailpass.net
Japan Railway (JR) Information Service in English – http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/ - (050-2016-1603).
Jorudan Train Route Finder - Useful website for getting around Tokyo and Japan.Type in your starting station and then your destination. It will then tell you the price, how to get there, where to transfer, the length of time it takes, distance etc.
www.jorudan.co.jp
http://www.jorudan.co.jp/english/

JR Information, Tokyo Metro and Maps in English
http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/index.html
http://www.tokyometro.jp/en/subwaymap/pdf/routemap_en.pdf
http://www.tokyometro.jp/global/en

Suica and Pasmo Travel Cards ( Prepaid Integrated Chip Cards for Everyday Year Round Train Travel). Please see – http://www.pasmo.co.jp/en and http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/pass/suica.html

Toei Subway and Bus (Tokyo) – http://www.kotsu.metro.tokyo.jp/english
Tokyo Metropolitan District Pass (Tokunai Pass) – One Day Travel Passes etc. – http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/pass
http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/pass/tokyo_free.html