How much is a JR train from Tokyo to Osaka?
In Tokyo, you can catch the Shinkansen either at Tokyo Station or Shinagawa Station, and then arrive to Shin-Osaka Station in Osaka. A one-way journey costs 13,620 yen (unreserved seat) or 14,340 yen (reserved seat), but with your JR Pass, you can avail of either without having to pay additional fees.
Can I use JR Pass from Osaka to Tokyo?
In only about 2 hours and 30 minutes, it can take you from Shin-Osaka Station in Osaka to Tokyo Station or Shinagawa Station in Tokyo. However, it is not covered by your JR Pass, and you must purchase a one-way ticket that costs 13,620 yen (unreserved seat) or 14,650 yen (reserved seat).
How long does it take to get to Osaka from Tokyo on Shinkansen?
about 2.5 hours
Usual trip from Osaka to Tokyo on board of Osaka to Tokyo Shinkansen train takes about 2.5 hours. During this time the train covers the distance of 514 km (319 mi) between the two cities. This is the fastest travel option even in comparison with a plane!
How often does the Shinkansen run from Tokyo to Osaka?
approximately every 30min
The Shinkansen Hikari train leaves approximately every 30min from Tokyo and arrives at Shin-Osaka station after 2 hours and 53 minutes.
Can you use JR Rail Pass in Osaka?
JR Kansai Area Pass click here for details Type: Unlimited travel on local and rapid (kaisoku) JR trains in the region around Osaka, Kyoto, Nara, Kobe and Himeji and on the Haruka limited express to/from Kansai Airport.
Is JR Pass valid on Tokyo Metro?
While the metro lines do no accept the JR Pass, other IC Cards, such as the Pasmo and Suica, may be used. These cards give you access to almost any train or bus in Tokyo.
Is it cheaper to fly to Osaka or Tokyo?
Flying out of Osaka would be a lot more convenient but may cost more. With Tokyo you would have more options in terms of carrier which would ultimately make it cheaper if using a JR pass….
Is Tokyo or Osaka cheaper?
While Tokyo is certainly a little more expensive than Osaka, don’t forget that the cost of living and worker’s wages are higher in Tokyo too. Osaka has slightly less, but is a little cheaper on the whole. There’s also a big bargaining culture in Osaka, which is perfect for tourists.
Does the Shinkansen run 24 hours?
The Shinkansen is not a 24 hour service, but does run until late. You can find the last operating trains for a given route and non-nozomi shinkansen on Hyperdia by altering the “search details”.