What time does the Shinkansen start?

TIMETABLE FROM TOKYO TO OSAKA For details, refer to the following page for the Tokaido Shinkansen timetable. The earliest service from Tokyo Station to Shin-Osaka Station departs at 06:00 and stops at Nagoya at 07:35, Kyoto at 08:09 and reaches Shin-Osaka Station at 08:24.

What time do trains start in Japan?

5 AM
Trains begin operating at 5 AM, so if you are an early riser, beat the rush by arriving at your destination before 7 AM.

How do you get to Shizuoka?

Getting around Shizuoka is centered around JR Shizuoka Station along the JR Tokaido Shinkansen and the JR Tokaido Line. Local trains along the JR Tokaido Line run frequently between Shizuoka Station and the secondary city center around Shimizu Station (10 minutes, 240 yen one way).

Is the shinkansen still running?

The network presently links most major cities on the islands of Honshu and Kyushu, and Hakodate on northern island of Hokkaido, with an extension to Sapporo under construction and scheduled to commence in March 2031. The maximum operating speed is 320 km/h (200 mph) (on a 387.5 km section of the Tōhoku Shinkansen).

How much do bullet trains cost?

The 2022 business plan estimates that the full, 500-mile high-speed system between Los Angeles and San Francisco will cost as much as $105 billion, up from $100 billion two years ago. In 2008, when voters approved a bond to help build the railroad, the authority estimated that the system would cost $33 billion.

Do Japanese trains run 24 hours?

Most trains do not operate 24 hours; for example, in Tokyo they do not run in the early morning 01:00-05:00, and the Shinkansen never runs overnight. If you are planning to be out late and are relying on the train to get home, be sure to find out when the last train is leaving.

What is the best Shinkansen?

10 Fastest Shinkansen (Bullet Trains) in Japan

  • Hayabusa – top speed of 320 km/h (200 mph)
  • Komachi – 320 km/h (200 mph)
  • Nozomi – 300 km/h (186 mph)
  • Hikari – 300 km/h (186 mph)
  • Mizuho – 300 km/h (186 mph)
  • Sakura – 300 km/h (186 mph)
  • Kodama – 285 km/h (177 mph)
  • Yamabiko – 275 km/h (170 mph)