Tokyo to Fukushima via JR Tohoku ShinkansenShinkansen

The JR Tohoku Shinkansen goes straight to Koriyama and Fukushima.

At Tokyo Station or Ueno Station, look for the green signs of the JR Tohoku Shinkansen. img_midori

Buy your ticket at a JR Ticket Office, which you can recognise from the word みどりの窓口(midori no mado guchi) or from the green logo to the right.

Check the train times in advance, and for more information on JR stations (including station maps and the layout of shinkansen trains, please check here).

Getting to other places in Fukushima Prefecture


  • To get to Aizu Wakamatsu, take the Shinkansen to Koriyama Station. At Koriyama Station, change to the Ban’etsu West Line.
  • To get to Iwaki, take the JR Joban Line straight from Tokyo.