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Osaka Loop Line
The Osaka Loop Line in one of the many convenient train lines that runs through the metropolitan Osaka area.
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Japan's Most Unique Train Stations
Check out some of Japan's highest and deepest train stations. Order your Japan Rail Pass today!
Harajuku station along the JR Yamanote Line
Harajuku station (JY19) is a key station in Tokyo served by the Yamanote Line.
Rugby World Cup 2019 : access to the stadiums
For each stadium of the RWC 2019, you will find our tips to access to the cities and to the stadium.
Mito Station in Mito city, Ibaraki Prefecture has trains on the Joban, Suigun and Oarai Kashima lines. Ueno Station is just over an hour by express.
Hamamatsucho Station is a gateway of Tokyo city if you take the Monorail from Haneda International Airport with a Japan Rail Pass.
Horyuji Station Nara JR Yamatoji Line
Horyuji Station is on the JR Yamatoji Line and is a 20 minute walk from Horyuji Temple in Nara. The station has coin lockers and is staffed.
Hitoyoshi Station in Kumamoto is on the Hisatsu Line and is the terminus for several scenic trains: the Kawasemi Yamasemi, Isaburo Shinpei and Hitoyoshi SL.
Yonago Station: Yonago Station in Tottori Prefecture is a major rail hub with trains on the San-in Line, Hakubi Line and Sakai Line.
Discover Sapporo Station
Sapporo Station is the main station of Hokkaido Island. It is also home to many shops and to the JR Tower, the tallest building in Sapporo.
Kokura Station: Kokura Station in Kokura, the second largest station in all of Kyushu, is the main transportation hub for the city of Kitakyushu in Fukuoka Prefecture, northern Kyushu.
Kawagoe Train Stations
Kawagoe train stations: Kawagoe, in Saitama is served by three train stations: Hon Kawagoe Station, Kawagoe Station and Kawagoe-shi Station.
Hara Station Nagoya Tsurumai Line
Hara Station is a subway station in the east of Nagoya on the Tsurumai Line. Hara is one stop after Hirabari going west; the next stop is Ueda Station.
Lockers in Station in Japan
There are several situations in which you may need to use lockers during your journey in Japan : before check-in or after checkout, during a one-day stop. Here are our tips.
Kawaramachi Station Takamatsu
Kawaramachi Station in Takamatsu city, Shikoku, is a major hub for Kotoden trains and buses. Kawaramachi Station in Takamatsu incorporates Flag department store.
Kuramaguchi Station Kyoto Subway
Kuramaguchi Station (鞍馬口 ) is a subway station on the Karasuma Line of the Kyoto subway one stop north of Imadegawa Station.
Nishitetsu-Fukuoka Tenjin Station
Nishitetsu-Fukuoka Tenjin Station in Fukuoka is a terminus for Nishitetsu trains and buses as well as being a busy entertainment and shopping center.
Discover Kanazawa Station
With its huge glass dome, Kanazawa Station is connected to Nagano and Tokyo with the Hokuriku Shinkansen since March 2005.
Discover Shin-Osaka Station
If you are using a bullet train to Osaka you will arrive at Shin Osaka Station.
Kakunodate Station in Akita Prefecture serves the JR East and Akita Nairiku Jukan, and is attractive in its antique samurai style.
Takamatsu Station in Kagawa Prefecture in Shikoku is a major railway station with rail connections to Okayama, Matsuyama, Kochi and Tokushima.
Osaka Station City
An explanation of Osaka's biggest transportation hub, the newly restored Osaka Station. Visit today with your Japan Rail Pass!
Explaining Fukuoka's biggest transportation hub, the newly restored Hakata Station and the Kyushu and Shinkansen Pass. Visit today with your Japan Rail Pass!
Incredible Train Station Water Vistas
See incredible Views from trains and stations. Order your Japan Rail Pass online today - 7, 14, & 21 day JR passes available.
Japan's Eki Naka Phenomenon
Japan's Eki Naka Phenomenon with everything you need including shopping, food/drink, and events. Find out what you can explore with your Japan Rail Pass!
Explaining Central Japan's biggest transportation hub. Visit today with your Japan Rail Pass!
Navigating Hiroshima Station
Never been to Hiroshima? Your guide to Hiroshima Station and transport that you can use with your Japan Rail Pass.
Navigating Namba Station
Namba Station is a large group of stations in the center of Osaka, including Kintetsu, Nankai, JR and subway lines, department stores and Namba entertainment.
Sannomiya, Kobe, and Shin-Kobe Stations
The many JR Stations in Kobe can sometimes be confusing for travellers. Learn more about them here!
Kawasaki Station is a major rail station in Kawasaki, Kanagawa Prefecture on the Tokaido Main Line, the Keihin-Tohoku Line and the Nambu Line.
Tokorozawa Station in Tokorozawa, Saitama has Seibu Line trains to Ikebukuro and Nishi-Shinjuku stations in Tokyo.
Yamato-Saidaiji Station in Nara is a Kintetsu railway station with connections to Kyoto, Osaka, Asuka and Yoshino.
Chikusa Station in Nagoya is on the Higashiyama Line of the subway and also the JR Chuo Line with Shinano trains to Matsumoto and Nagano.
JR Kaihin-Makuhari Station
JR Kaihin-Makuhari Station 海浜幕張駅 - Kaihin-Makuhari Station (Kaihimmakuhari Station) in Chiba Prefecture is on the JR Keiyo Line to Tokyo Station.
Fukui Station: read a guide to Fukui Station with connections to Kanazawa, Kyoto, Osaka and Nagoya,
Nakatsugawa Station Gifu Chuo Line
Nakatsugawa Station, Gifu is on the JR Chuo Line from Nagoya via Tajimi to Nakatsugawa. The Chuo Line then continues to Shiojiri, Takao, Mitaka and Tokyo.
Tennoji Station: read a guide to Tennoji Station in south Osaka with details on train and bus connections and nearby sights and attractions around Tennoji.
Osaka Station City is the new development of the JR Umeda Station that includes department stores, roof gardens and a cinema.
Kiso Fukushima Station Nagano
Kiso Fukushima Station is a JR station serving the pleasant town of Kiso Fukushima in Nagano Prefecture. Kiso Fukushima Station is on the Chuo Main Line.
Mojiko Station Kitakyushu
Mojiko Station 門司港駅:, Kitakyushu, on the Kagoshima Main Line, is one of few remaining large scale stations made of wood in Japan.
Tsurumai Station: read a guide to Tsurumai Station in Nagoya with information on train connections and local attractions.
Kyobashi Station Osaka: find information on Osaka's JR Kyobashi Station including train and subway services and nearby attractions.
JR Gifu Station
JR Gifu Station: read a guide to JR Gifu Station with connecting lines and train information.
Gifu Meitetsu Station
Gifu Meitetsu Station: read a guide to Gifu Meitetsu Station in Gifu city, Gifu Prefecture.
Kanayama Station Nagoya: read a guide to Kanayama Station in Nagoya including train and subway lines and surrounding attractions.
JR Akita Station
JR Akita Station in Akita Prefecture 秋田駅 The building won't win any awards for architectural excellence but is the main station in the center of the city.
Fujigaoka Station Nagoya
Fujigaoka Station is at the eastern end of the Higashiyama (Yellow) Line of the Nagoya subway.
Fukuchiyama Station Kyoto Prefecture
Fukuchiyama Station connects the city by train with both Osaka and Kyoto, Kansai's two biggest cities. Fukuchiyama is on the Sanin Main Line to Shimonoseki.
Tsukuba Station TX Express Ibaraki
Tsukuba Station is the terminus of the Tsukuba Express (TX) that runs between Akihabara and Tsukuba (Science City) in Ibaraki Prefecture.
Matsue Station Sanin Line Shimane
JR Matsue Station in Matsue in Shimane Prefecture is a main point of access for visitors to the city. JR Matsue Station is on the Sanin Line.
JR Izumo Station JR出雲市駅 JR Izumo-shi Station in Izumo, Shimane Prefecture is built in the style of the nearby Izumo Taisha shrine. Izumo Taisha is the main attraction in town.
Tsurumai Station Nagoya
Tsurumai Station Nagoya is a railway station on the Tsurumai subway line and JR Chuo Line from Nagoya Station to Nakatsugawa.
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