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Event information

Hiking from Echigo-Yuzawa Station

Hiking from Echigo-Yuzawa Station

Event period
From Thursday, June 1 to Sunday, November 12, 2017.

Event page

Hiking from Nikko Station

Hiking from Nikko Station

Event period
From Tuesday, April 25 to Monday, September 25, 2017.

Event page

Campaign information

Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket (one-way) questionnaire gift campaign

Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket (one-way)  questionnaire gift campaign

Use a Tateyama Kurobe Option Ticket (one-way) to take a trip to the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route! Also, get a set of postcards when you fill out our questionnaire!

Campaign page

Eki- Rent-A-Car (Rent a car at the station) campaign

Eki- Rent-A-Car (Rent a car at the station) campaign

Eki-Rent-A-Car is managed by the JR Group. The rental office is located at the station, making it easy to rent a car after arriving on the train. Use the link below to get a preferred discount from Eki- Rent-A-Car. Please refer to the terms and conditions on the website. Enjoy a trip by rail and car!

Campaign page

Japan Travel Guide Free Gift Campaign

Japan Travel Guide Free Gift Campaign

Show us your “My Travel Photo” Happy snaps to collect Shinkansen badges!

Campaign page

Welcome to Saitama

Welcome to Saitama

Take this pamphlet to exchange for a Kawagoe-Saitama Original Tenugui(Japanese hand towel).

Pamphlet PDF [PDF/1.3MB]

Touch the culture of sake and miso in Niigata City

Touch the culture of sake and miso in Niigata City

A walking tour of discovery in Nuttari, a town extending along the Shinano River estuary and famed for its fermented foods. Take a trip to Nuttari, a town with a rich history where traces of its heyday as a rice shipping port can still be seen and a long tradition of fermented foods lives on. Take a casual walk from Niigata Station on the Joetsu Shinkansen and enjoy the town.

Open PDF File [PDF/4.94MB]

Special travel information

From Matsumoto to Hida Takayama

From Matsumoto to Hida Takayama

JR EAST PASS (Nagano, Niigata area) holders can purchase a round-trip ticket between Matsumoto and Takayama for 4,500 yen. That's less than half the normal price!

Official Hida Takayama website