Hokuriku Shinkansen Bullet Train

[UPDATED AT 13:00 ON OCT. 29TH]

Direct operations of the Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet trains running between Tokyo and Kanazawa were resumed from October 25th. Kanazawa city was not impacted by the typhoon. Everyone, please do come here.


[UPDATED AT 16:30 ON OCT. 18TH]

It was announced that there is a possibility that direct operations of the Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet trains between Tokyo and Kanazawa could be resumed from October 25th.

A definite timetable is scheduled to be announced on October 23rd.

Please check the JR homepage for the latest situations regarding service. https://www.jreast.co.jp/e/


Direct connections for bullet train service between Tokyo and Kanazawa are canceled.

Due to the impacts from the typhoon, routes and bullet train cars were damaged. Accordingly, for Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet trains, Kagayaki and Hakutaka operations for direct connections between Tokyo and Kanazawa are canceled. Please check the JR homepage for the latest situations regarding service.


Until all lines of the Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet trains are opened for traffic, please use alternative means below to travel by train and bus between Tokyo and Kanazawa.

  • TokyoMaibara by Shinkansen Hikari, MaibaraKanazawa by Limited Express Shirasagi
  • TokyoKyoto by Shinkansen Nozomi, KyotoKanazawa by Limited Express Thunderbird
  • TokyoNagoya by Shinkansen Hikari, NagoyaTakayama by Limited Express Hida, TakayamaShirakawagoKanazawa by Nohi Bus : https://www.nouhibus.co.jp/highwaybus/kanazawa_en/

Alternative means exist due to the availability of Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet trains, local trains, and buses.

Hokuriku Shinkansen bullet trains are in service between Tokyo and Nagano.

You can travel Nagano (Limited Express Wideview Shinano) – Matsumoto (Bus) – Takayama (Bus) – Shirakawago (Bus) – Kanazawa route by using the  Three-Star Route Option Ticket.


In addition, please check the access page below for means of transportation such as airplanes.  

Access to Kanazawa : https://visitkanazawa.jp/howtoreach/access

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Kanazawa Column: A tour of architectural masterpieces in Kanazawa

La colonna è stata rimodernata di recente.

Con il tema dell’architettura moderna e storica della città, gli articoli saranno suddivisi e distribuiti in due momenti. Gli articoli trattano di famosi architetti che sono in diversi modi legati alla città di Kanazawa e agli edifici che meritano una visita. Pertanto, ti invitiamo a leggere assolutamente gli articoli. Sono disponibili soltanto in lingua inglese.

Kanazawa Column: A tour of architectural masterpieces in Kanazawa