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Hayatoku-Green KODAMA

The "Hayatoku-Green KODAMA" ticket can be used when making a reservation at least 3 days before your date of travel. It is an economical option for using Green cars (First class cars) on "Kodama" Shinkansen. Recommended for those who would like to travel comfortably in a Green car (First class car).

"Hayatoku-Green KODAMA" - Main Points

Available for Purchase

Reserve up to 3 days ahead of your boarding date.

You can make a reservation between 1 month (10:00 am) and 3 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

"Kodama" Green cars (First class cars)

Only the reserved trains can be boarded.
This product has limits to the number 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 Nagoya are available for 9,170 Yen and from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka for 11,410 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

⇔ Shizuoka

6,140 Yen

▲2,600 Yen

⇔ Nagoya

9,170 Yen

▲5,580 Yen

⇔ Shin-Osaka

11,410 Yen

▲7,860 Yen

  • Difference to the normal fare/rate for a "Kodama" Green car ticket (First class car ticket).

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 3 days (11:30 pm) before the date of boarding.

Applicable Trains/Classes of Service

"Kodama" Green cars (First class cars)

  • The product will be displayed if you check "Search only for Hikari/Sakura/Kodama trains."
  • Only the reserved trains can be boarded.*2
  • This product has limits to the number seats.*3
Others
  • This option combines the basic fare and limited express tickets and can be used exclusively with the Tokaido 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 three days from then, you fulfill the conditions for the "Hayatoku-Green KODAMA" 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 two days of changing the reservation, your ticket type will switch to 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.