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Tohoku Shinkansen

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Efficiency and comfort come at a price

From Tokyo Station, rode the Hayabusa and the Yamabiko going to and returning from Sendai. Trips... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2017
YubaPrincess
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London, United Kingdom
Speed, Comfort, Time

The bullet train (Shinkansen) is a great way to travel within Japan. We took the Tohoku line from... read more

Reviewed September 9, 2017
Mason883
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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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Reviewed 29 November 2017

From Tokyo Station, rode the Hayabusa and the Yamabiko going to and returning from Sendai. Trips are fast and stops were fewer on the Hayabusa (though the fares on the Hayabusa and the Yamabiko are roughly similar). Comfortable because there are food carts on the...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

The bullet train (Shinkansen) is a great way to travel within Japan. We took the Tohoku line from Shin-Aomori Station to Tokyo Station. Once arriving at the station, we went to the ticket booth where the agent spoke English and understood exactly where in Tokyo...More

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Reviewed 31 March 2017

Using our Japan Rail Pass to travel northwards to Aomori and to Hakodate. We were able to get assigned seating for most of the journey, but there was one stretch where we could not, but were still able to find two separated seats to continue...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2016

We were very excited and lucky to take the new Hyabusa Shinkansen from Tokyo to Shin-hakodate in Hokaido, in Gran Class. What an amazing train and the most perfect first class way to travel on a train. Not only is the cabin perfectly appointed, like...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

We, a family of 4, went from Tokyo to Aomori by Tohuku Shinkansen Gran Class in early July. I read a lot about Gran Class before deciding to take the ride. Although with our JR 14-day Green Car Pass, we still had to pay an...More

Thank Annie C
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