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"Shinkansen aka. The Bullet Train" Shinkansen Tip by huggy93

Shinkansen, Kyoto: 25 reviews and 31 photos

  Shinkansen aka. The Bullet Train
by huggy93

Best way to get to Kyoto from Tokyo station is by the Shinkansen and believe me this train is like a bullet. I have experiences of bullets and trains so I know! It's really funny because in England, it is a real feat to have a train moving at 125 mph. The bullet is faster and if you are coming from the UK buy a Japan Rail Pass before you travel. The cost is approx. 164 GBP. and you can use in on the JR Lines and the Shinkansen as much as you want from as soon as you activate the pass, it will be valid for a week from activation. It can take you to Kyoto and Osaka etc. The bullet train travelling time is approx. 3 hours 25 minutes from Tokyo Station.

Mode: TO
Type: Train

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Oct 22, 2004
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