Journey Name: Nagano Shinkansen : Tokyo - Nagano  |  Journey Duration: Scenic Day Trips
The Nagano Shinkansen is a shinkansen line that connects Tokyo with Nagano. It was opened in time for the Nagano Winter Olympics in 1997 and is operated by the East Japan Railway Company, commonly known as JR East. Formally known as the Hokuriku Shinkansen, this shinkansen line is scheduled to be extended to Kanazawa by spring 2015.
Train Departure Schedule :
January - March
April - June
July - September
October - December
Journey Dates :
Places Covered:
Tokyo, Nagano
Day to Day Itinerary:
The train that plies this route is called the Asama, named after the large active volcano on the border between Gunma Prefecture and Nagano Prefecture. It is the only train category along the Nagano Shinkansen. It operates between Tokyo and Nagano Stations with various stopping patterns and takes about 1 and a half hours. 

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  • A unique experience of travelling in one of the worlds’ fastest trains.
  • Cost Effective way of travelling in Japan
  • Can be used as part of the Japan Rail Pass
  • Fast, Punctual, Comfortable, Spacious and Efficient
  • Similar to flying within Japan, but with the advantage that you start and end right in the middle of the city.