The Nikko and the Kinugawa are trains that debuted in 2006, limited express trains providing service from central Tokyo to the World Heritage Site Nikko. Departing from Shinjuku, the trains stop at Ikebukuro and Omiya before transferring to Tobu Railway tracks, where they proceed to Tobu-nikko Station and Kinugawa-onsen Station. The cars on the Nikko and Kinugawa are painted to match those of Tobu Railway. On the other hand, the Spacia Nikko and the Spacia Kinugawa trains are operated by JR but use Tobu Railway cars.
Enjoy the spring foliage while touring the World Heritage Shrines and Temple of Nikko! Choose your own day during the Saturday, May 11 to Sunday, May 26 period.
Approximately two hours from Shinjuku and Ikebukuro. The direct limited express NIKKO and KINUGAWA trains are convenient to go directly to Nikko and Kinugawa.
The trains offer a comfortable journey to travelers coming from overseas, with enough room between seats, larger luggage accommodation space, and the provision of information in four languages - Japanese, English, Korean and Chinese. Why don't you visit the world heritage sites and abundant nature of Nikko and Kinugawa in these comfortable trains?
From Kurihashi to Tobu-nikko and Kinugawa-onsen, trains operate on Tobu Railway tracks. JR EAST PASS holders ride free on this interval only for these express.