For travelers from abroad, JR(Japan Rail, used to be the
Japan National Railroad : JNR)Groups prepare some kind of
Rail passes. When you plan to travel whole Japan, JR pass
is better, but if you plan to travel around Tokyo, our place
Hakuba and so on, JR-East pass is also useful. Please just
take your look below.
Attention!-- to purchase
passes above, you have to get something like a voucher in advance
before leaving your country. For more details, please make sure
the descriptions at each linked web page.
-- You can not get in Nozomi shinkansen the quickest
one in Tokaido & San-yo shinkansen lines.
Check out the detail here. Scroll down to find "2.
Train accommodation " at the page ( As of April 2007
Narita Express(Narita Intl' airport<<<-->>>Tokyo,
Asama bullet train (Tokyo>>>Nagano)
Asama bullet train (Nagano>>>Tokyo)
Limited express Azusa
Limited express Haruka
(Kansai Intl' airport <<<----->>>
Limited express Shinano (Nagoya <<<--->>>Nagano)