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Posted by on Jun 4, 2014 in Barclays Arrival, Credit Cards | 2 comments

Trip Review: Narita Express and Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen

Japan loves trains and it’s not surprising given that their trains are efficient, fast, and clean. After our ANA First Class Square flight landed, we took the Narita Express from Narita International Airport to Tokyo Station since we were staying nearby. When we left Tokyo for Hiroshima, we boarded the Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen, better known as the bullet train.   How You Can Do It Normally, the Narita Express costs 3,020 JPY one-way between the airport and Tokyo Station; this price is for the Ordinary Car, which is what I recommend, because the Green Car (first class) is not worth the extra money for this short ride. If you have a foreign passport, however, you can pay just 1,500 JPY for the one-way from Narita International Airport to Tokyo Station. The special price is not valid for the reverse route from Tokyo Station to Narita International Airport. A direct Nozomi Shinkansen from Tokyo Station to Hiroshima Station takes about 4 hours, and a one-way ticket costs 18,040 JPY for...

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