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From / To / Via

Enter a station name in English.
If you do not know the exact name, type the first few letters. Then you will get a list of choices.
Please note that some station names include a hyphen, slash, space(s) or parentheses. Be sure to enter them.
  • Examples:
    • TOKYO
    • SHIN-YOKOHAMA
    • ASAKUSA(TOBU/SUBWAY)
    • NAGOYA DOME MAE YADA
    • NAMBA(NANKAI)
    • JIMMUJI
    • UNIVERSALCITY
If you enter "TOKY", the following station name will be given. Select the station you are searching for from the list.
  • Examples:
    • TOKYO
    • TOKYO DISNEY SEA
    • TOKYO DISNEYLAND STATION
    • TOKYO SKYTREE
    • TOKYOTELEPORT
When there is more than one station with the same name, a prefecture, a railroad company or both of them will be indicated after the station name.
  • Examples:
    • TAKAMATSU(ISHIKAWA)
    • TAKAMATSU(KAGAWA)
    • TAKAMATSU(TOKYO)
    • SHINJUKU(JR)
    • SHINJUKU(TOEI)
    • SENDAI(KAGOSHIMA)
    • SENDAI(MIYAGI/JR)
    • SENDAI(MIYAGI/SUBWAY)

Add to favorites' button

You can save stations you frequently use on the search result page, and retrieve them here when you enter your starting point and destination.

Date / Time

Enter the time and date you want to depart the starting point or the time and date you want to arrive at your destination in the pull-down menus.

Type (Search by)

Select "Departure" or "Arrival" or "Average" in the pull-down menu.
  • By selecting "Departure", the route you can arrive earliest at your destination, leaving after the time you entered, will be suggested.
  • By selecting "Arrival", the route you can leave latest and arrive by the time you entered, will be suggested.
  • By selecting "Average", average travel time for each route will be given.

Order (Sort by)

Choose what you want to sort by: "Time" (Travel Time), "Transfer" (Transfers) or "Money" (Fare and Fee).
  • By selecting "Time" (Travel Time), the fastest route will be given.
  • By selecting "Transfer" (Transfers), the route with the fewest changes will be given.
  • By selecting "Money" (Fare and Fee), the route with the cheapest fare and fee will be given.

Max Routes (Number of routes)

Enter how many different routes you want to search for.
This system can suggest a maximum of 10 routes.

Fare Type

Choose your preferred method of payment: "Ticket" or "IC" (such as Suica, PASMO or ICOCA).
By default, the fare type is set to "IC".
Please note that actual fares may differ from the search results although we always pay close attention to check the IC card fare structure.

Vehicle Type

Choose your preferred method of travel.
The methods of travel you can choose are as follows:
Airplane, Airport Shuttle Bus, Bullet Train (SHINKANSEN), NOZOMI / MIZUHO / HAYABUSA (SHINKANSEN), Limited Express, Express, Liner, Walk, Sleeper Limited Express, Sleeper Express, Ordinary Train (Local Train)
To customize your trip, deselect the methods of travel that you do not want to use.

Corp. (Railroad Company)

To customize your trip, you can choose what you want to use from the followings:
Japan Railway (JR) / Private Railway
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