Train lines in Japan - Tokaido Shinkansen

Tokaido Shinkansen
東北新幹線
 

The Tokaido Shinkansen connects Tokyo Station with Shin Osaka Station.

That famous image of the bullet train rushing past with Mount Fuji in the background? That'll be the Tokaido Shinkansen!

It is the most heavily travelled high speed train route in the world.

 

Tokaido Shinkansen
Station names and distances from Tokyo Station to Osaka Station.

There are three types of train services - Nozomi, Hikari and Kodama.

Nozomi - the fastest trains on the line with limited stops.
Hikari - slower than Nozomi but faster than Kodama.
Kodama - the slowest service, stopping at all the stations on the line.

The Kodama trains typically run shorter distances than the Nozomi and Hikari trains and are often used for travel to and from cities along the line.

See also:

>> Trains in Japan
>> Regional train line connections

Station name Station name in Japanese

Prefecture

Distance from Tokyo Station Connecting train lines
Tokyo 東京駅 Tokyo
>>> Hokuriku Shinkansen
Joetsu Shinkansen
Tohoku Shinkansen
Tokaido Honsen
Tohoku Honsen
Chuo Honsen
Sobu Honsen
Keio-sen
Yamanote-sen
Shinagawa 品川駅 6.8km Tokaido Honsen
Yamanote-sen
Keikyu Honsen
Shin Yokohama 新横浜駅 Kanagawa
28.8km Yokohama-sen
Odawara 小田原駅 83.9km Tokaido Honsen
Odawara-sen
Daiyuzan-sen
Hakone Tozan
Atami 熱海駅 Shizuoka
104.6km Tokaido Honsen
Ito-sen
Mishima 三島駅 120.7km Tokaido Honsen
Sunzu-sen
Shin Fuji 新富士駅 146.2km  
Shizuoka 静岡駅 180.2km Tokaido Honsen
Shizuoka Shimizu-sen
Kakegawa 掛川駅 229.3km Tokaido Honsen
Tenryu Hamanako-sen
Hamamatsu 浜松駅 257.1km Tokaido Honsen
Enshu Tetsudo-sen
Toyohashi 豊橋駅 Aichi
293.6km Tokaido Honsen
Iida-sen
Nagoya Honsen
Azumada Honsen
Atsumi-sen
Mikawa Anjo 三河安城駅 336.3km Tokaido Honsen
Nagoya 名古屋駅 366.0km Tokaido Honsen
Chuo-sen
Kansai Honsen
Gifu Hashima 岐阜羽嶋駅 Gifu
396.3km Hashima-sen
Maibara 米原駅 Shiga
445.9km Tokaido Honsen
Hokuriku Honsen
Kyoto 京都駅 Kyoto
513.6km Tokaido Honsen
Sanin Honsen
Nara-sen
Kyoto-sen
Shin Osaka 新大阪駅 Osaka
552.6km Sanyo Shinkansen
Tokaido Honsen

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