How to buy shinkansen tickets
Search for Fares and Charges on Shinkansen Lines and Limited Express trains
Please select the line and station, then press the "Search" button.
This service is provided by JR East to search for basic fares and express train charges on shinkansen (Tohoku, Akita, Yamagata, Joetsu, Hokuriku*, Tokaido and Sanyo), and limited express trains (Narita Express, Super Azusa, Azusa, Kaiji, Super View Odoriko, Odoriko, Nikko, Kinugawa and Spacia Kinugawa).
*The sections between Nagano and Kanazawa to open on Saturday, March 14, 2015.
You can search for basic fares and express train charges between major stations.
*Seats cannot be reserved for the Hokuriku (Between Joetsumyoko and Kanazawa), Tokaido and Sanyo Shinkansen using
the "JR-EAST Train Reservation" site.
Line Departs Arrives
*The "NOZOMI" trains are aimed primarily at connecting major cities including Tokyo, Nagoya, Osaka, Hiroshima, and Hakata in shorter period of time, compared to the "HIKARI" and "KODAMA" trains.
*The sections searchable for fares and limited express charges on existing Tokaido Line Limited Express trains (Super View Odoriko and Odoriko) are mainly from the Tokyo area to both Atami and Ito stations.
(Sections beyond Ito station toward Izukyu-Shimoda station and beyond Atami station toward Shuzenji station are not searchable.)
*JAPAN RAIL PASS is not valid on the "NOZOMI" trains. Those who use JAPAN RAIL PASS are advised to use the "HIKARI" or "KODAMA" trains.Source: www.jreast.co.jp