The world's fastest art experience!
The GENBI SHINKANSEN
Modern art created by prominent artists especially for the GENBI SHINKANSEN is on exhibit in each car. Additionally, the train features a café that serves Tsubame Coffee, a popular beverage from Tsubame-Sanjo, and desserts made from carefully selected local ingredients under the supervision of Chef Romi Igarashi from romi-unie.
Other attractive onboard features include a playroom where kids can interact with modern art first hand, and train windows offering beautiful panoramas along the route.
A unique journey of art appreciation on the Shinkansen, this is an experience not to be missed.
Click here for the dedicated GENBI SHINKANSEN webpage
How to purchase
Tickets for the GENBI SHINKANSEN are not available for sale outside of Japan. There are multiple ways to purchase tickets as follows.
- View Travel Package:
- Available for sale at JR EAST Travel Service Centers at Tokyo, Shinjuku and other stations, as well as at your nearby Travel Service Centers (View Plaza).
- Purchase a pass that is for foreign visitors to Japan and covers the travel area. Recommended passes when visiting Japan
- Available for sale at JR EAST Travel Service Centers and your local JR Ticket Office (Midori-no-madoguchi).
Note: Not all services are available on certain trains when boarding with a pass or a ticket.