How to buy Tickets

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About Tickets

How to buy Tickets

Tickets can be purchased at JR Ticket Offices, JR TOKAI TOURS, and major Japanese travel agencies.

Shinkansen and JR Line Tickets

Purchase procedure
Please provide the agent with the following information:

Departure station, destination (station)
Date and time of boarding
Type of train (Nozomi / Hikari / Kodama)
Number of persons (adult, child [6 to 12 years])
Preferences (smoking / non-smoking, non-reserved seat / reserved seat / first class car)

Basic fare tickets and supplemental charge tickets can be purchased for reserved / non-reserved seats on the Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansens at any ATV (Automatic Ticket Vender) located in the Tokyo, Shinagawa, Shin-Yokohama, Nagoya, Kyoto, and Shin-Osaka Stations. When making purchases, please press the "English" button.