Train lines in Japan - Tohoku Shinkansen

Tohoku Shinkansen
東北新幹線

The Tohoku Shinkansen connects Tokyo Station with Shin Aomori Station in Aomori Station. It has two 'mini-Shinkansen' branch lines - the Yamagata Shinkansen and Akita Shinkansen.

The line will be extended in late March 2016 as the Hokkaido Shinkansen to Hakodate, with a further extension through to Sapporo City planned for the future.

Tohoku Shinkansen
Station names and distances from Tokyo Station to Shin Aomori Station in Aomori Prefecture

There are four types of train services - Hayabusa, Hayate, Yamabiko and Nasuno:

Hayabusa trains run between Tokyo and Shin Aomori with limited stops along the way.
Hayate trains also run between Tokyo and Shin Aomori with limited stops, but are slower than the Hayabusa service.
Yamabiko trains run between Tokyo and Sendai limited stop and then all trains to Morioka.
Nasuno trains run from Tokyo to Oyama / Nasu Shiobara / Koriyama.

See also:

>> Trains in Japan

Station name Station name in Japanese Prefecture Distance from Tokyo Station Connecting train lines
Tokyo 東京駅 Tokyo
>>> Hokuriku Shinkansen
Joetsu Shinkansen
Tokaido Shinkansen
Tokaido Honsen
Tohoku Honsen
Sobu Honsen
Keio-sen
Yamanote-sen
Ueno 上野駅 3.6km Hokuriku Shinkansen
Joetsu Shinkansen
Tohoku Honsen
Yamanote-sen
Omiya 大宮駅 Saitama
30.3km Hokuriku Shinkansen
Joetsu Shinkansen
Tohoku Honsen
Takasaki-sen
Kawagoe-sen
Noda-sen
Ina-sen
Oyama 大山駅 Tochigi
80.6km Tohoku Honsen
Mito-sen
Ryomo-sen
Utsunomiya 宇都宮駅 109.5km Tohoku Honsen
Nikko-sen
Nasu Shiobara 那須塩原駅 157.8km Tohoku Honsen
Shin Shirakawa 新白河駅 Fukushima
185.4km Tohoku Honsen
Koriyama 郡山駅 227.7km Tohoku Honsen
Banetsu Saisen
Bansetu Tosen
Fukushima 福島駅 272.8km Tohoku Honsen
Ou Honsen
Yamagata Shinkansen
Abukuma Kyuko-sen
Iizaka-sen
Shiroishi Zao 白石蔵王駅 Miyagi
306.8km  
Sendai 仙台駅 351.8km Tohoku Honsen
Senseki-sen
Senzan-sen
Furukawa 古川駅 395.0km Rikuto-sen
Kurikoma Kogen くりこま高原駅 416.2km  
Ichinoseki 一ノ関駅 Iwate
445.1km Tohoku Honsen
Kitakami-sen
Mizusawa Esashi 水沢江刺駅 470.1km  
Kitakami 北上駅 487.5km Tohoku Honsen
Kitakami-sen
Shin Hanamaki 新花巻駅 500.0km Kamaishi-sen
Morioka 盛岡駅 535.3km Tohoku Honsen
Tazawako-sen
Akita Shinkansen
Yamada-sen
Iwate Genga Tetsudo-sen
Iwate Numakunai いわて沼宮内駅 566.4km Iwate Genga Tetsudo-sen
Ninohe 二戸駅 601.0km Iwate Genga Tetsudo-sen
Hachinohe 八戸駅 Aomori
631.9km Hachonohe-sen
Aoimori Tetsudo-sen
Shichinohe Towada 七戸十和田駅 668.0km  
Shin Aomori 新青森駅 713.7km Ou Honsen

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