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 -
Japan Rail Pass –
Japan Railway (JR) Information Service in English – - (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.

JR Information, Tokyo Metro and Maps in English

Suica and Pasmo Travel Cards ( Prepaid Integrated Chip Cards for Everyday Year Round Train Travel). Please see – and

Toei Subway and Bus (Tokyo) –
Tokyo Metropolitan District Pass (Tokunai Pass) – One Day Travel Passes etc. –