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Hayatoku-21

The "Hayatoku-21" ticket can be used when you make a reservation at least 21 days (3 weeks) before your date of travel. It is the most economical smartEX product for using reserved-seat ordinary cars on "Nozomi". Recommended for plans made far in advance, like vacations or weddings.

"Hayatoku-21" - Main Points

Available for Purchase

Reserve up to 21 days ahead of your boarding date

You can make a reservation between 1 month (10:00 am) and 21 days (11:30 pm) before the date of boarding.
If your plans change after you've made a reservation, you can switch to a different product free of charge (Payment of difference in price required).
The payment is settled in YEN and foreign transaction fee etc. accompanying this shall be governed by a contract between the Member and his or her credit card company.
Note that each time a change is made we take a new payment for the post-change product, and then refund the cost of the pre-change product. Therefore foreign transaction fee prescribed by the credit card company may be charged each time when making a change.

Applicable trains/Classes of Service

Nozomi - Ordinary Car, Reserved Seat

You can book a reserved seat in an ordinary car on a direct "Nozomi" train that departs between 6:00-6:59 am and 11:00 am - 3:59 pm.
This product has limits to the number of seats (and some dates are not included).

Number of Persons

You can book for up to 6 passengers! Option for children not available.

You can make reservations from 1 person up to a maximum of 6 all at once.

For example, trips from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka are available for 11,200 Yen and from Tokyo to Hiroshima for 14,260 Yen.

Applicable Sections and Pricing

<Main section prices (adult, one-way)>

Click here for all applicable sections.

Please see here concerning the prices for reservations made by September 30.

Sections Prices Savings*
Tokyo・Shinagawa

⇔ Nagoya

8,960 Yen

▲2,340 Yen

⇔ Shin-Osaka

11,200 Yen

▲3,520 Yen

⇔ Okayama

13,240 Yen

▲4,420 Yen

⇔ Hiroshima

14,260 Yen

▲5,180 Yen

Nagoya

⇔ Hakata

13,240 Yen

▲5,650 Yen

  • Difference to normal ordinary car reserved seat "Nozomi" fare/rate (regular season).

Terms of Use

Number of Persons

1 - 6 *1

  • Option for children not available.
Period of Use
  • May not be available during peak seasons of the year (holidays in Japan, such as year-end and New Year holidays, Golden Week and Obon).
  • For 2019, it cannnot be used between April 27 (Saturday) - May 6 (Monday), August 10 (Saturday) - August 19 (Monday), December 28 (Saturday) - January 6 (Monday).
Available for Purchase

From 10:00 am one month prior to boarding date, up to 21 days (11:30 pm) before the date of boarding.

Applicable Trains/Classes of Service

"Nozomi" ordinary car reserved seats on direct connection trains leaving the boarding station between 6:00 and 6:59 am or between 11:00 am and 3:59 pm.

  • Only the reserved trains can be boarded.*2
  • On sections starting or ending with Shin-Onomichi, Mihara, Higashihiroshima or Shin-Iwakuni stations, at which "Nozomi" trains do not stop, you will transfer to "Hikari" or "Kodama" trains. See here for details.
  • This product has limits to the number of seats.*3
Others
  • This option combines the basic fare and limited express tickets and can be used exclusively with the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen lines. If you use conventional lines to/from the station at which you board/disembark the Shinkansen, payment of a separate, conventional line fare is required.
  • If you disembark the train at an intermediate station, the remaining section of your journey becomes invalid and you cannot use the ticket to board again.
  • After you've made a reservation, you can switch to a different product free of charge.*4
  • Cannot be used with other discounts. Transfer discounts are not applicable.
  • When used by a member, the service can be used with an IC card for public transportation. If the IC card has not been registered, the reservation includes more than one person or includes children, or the service is used by a non-member, you can pick up your ticket from a ticket vending machine prior to boarding. Please note that once tickets have been collected, reservations cannot be changed anymore.
  • Valid only for the reserved train and class of service (You cannot use a different class of service on the same train or board a different train, including non-reserved seating). Please note that if you use a different class of service on the same train or board a different train, you will be required to purchase separately the necessary tickets, including the normal limited express fare and Green car fare, if applicable.
  • The number of seats on each train that can be used with this ticket is limited. Therefore, in some cases you may not be able to make a reservation even if your chosen train shows available seats.
  • If you change your reservation to a train leaving at least 21 days from then, you fulfill the conditions for the "Hayatoku-21" ticket and, if sufficient seats are available, can make the change keeping the same ticket type. You can also switch to a different product that is available for purchase at the time of change (though payment of any difference in price will be required).
    In addition, if you change to a train leaving within 20 days of changing the reservation, your ticket type will switch to a different product, like the "smartEX service" (Payment of any difference in price will be required).
    If you reduce the number of persons on your reservation, a refund fee of 320 Yen per person will be applied.
    The payment is settled in YEN and foreign transaction fee etc. accompanying this shall be governed by a contract between the Member and his or her credit card company.
    Note that each time a change is made we take a new payment for the post-change product, and then refund the cost of the pre-change product. Therefore foreign transaction fee prescribed by the credit card company may be charged each time when making a change.