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How to buy Tickets

Ticket Purchase Places

JR Ticket Offices

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Ticket vending machines image

  • Tickets can be purchased from the ticket vending machines.
  • Every ticket vending machine in our stations is equipped with English menus and sells tickets with information in English.
  • Some of the machines allow you to buy limited express tickets and reserve seats.

For maps of station layouts, click here



Ticket Purchase Procedure

Please provide the agent with the following information:

  1. Departure station, destination (station)
  2. Date and time of boarding
  3. Types of trains (Nozomi, Hikari, Kodama, etc)
  4. Number of persons (adult, child [6 to 11 years])
  5. Types of seats (smoking / non-smoking, non-reserved seat / reserved seat / first class car)

Tokai IC Card(TOICA)
An IC card that can be used
in Nagoya and Shizuoka

Tokaido Sanyo Kyushu Shinkansen Online Reservation Service