Joetsu Shinkansen: Tokyo-Niigata

  • Train : Shinkansen
  • Duration : Scenic Day Trips
Joetsu Shinkansen: Tokyo-Niigata
Journey Highlights
  • 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.
  • Overview
  • Inclusions & Exclusions
The Joetsu Shinkansen is a shinkansen line that connects Tokyo with Niigata. It was opened in 1982 and is operated by the East Japan Railway Company, commonly known as JR East. It provides tourists with access to hot spring and ski resorts in Gunma and Niigata.

Train Departure Schedule

  • 2020 : April - June , July - September , October - December
  • 2021 : January - March , April - June , July - September , October - December

Places Covered

Tokyo, Niigata


Rail fare only.