Hokuriku Shinkansen Timetable
The Hokuriku Shinkansen Line runs from Tokyo Station to Kanazawa Station and is one of primary transport routes through Central Japan. On this page you will find the following information:
Enroute between Tokyo and Kanazawa services on the Hokuriku Shinkansen line stop at stations including Ueno, Omiya, Takasaki, Karuizawa, Nagano, Iiyama, Toyama and others (depending on the service you choose). For more information, see our ‘Hokuriku Shinkansen’ main page.
TIMETABLE FROM TOKYO TO KANAZAWA
Frequent services run from Tokyo to Kanazawa and the reverse journey of Kanazawa to Tokyo with all trains stopping at Nagano Station. The earliest service from Tokyo to Kanazawa, departs Tokyo at 06:16, arriving in Nagano at 07:39 and Kanazawa at 08:45. There is also an earlier service from Nagano to Kanazawa, departing at 06:11 and arriving at 07:38 respectively.
The last service from Tokyo to Kanazawa departs at 21:04 and arrives at Nagano at 22:27 followed by Kanazawa at 23:34. There are also two later services from Tokyo stopping all stations to Nagano, where the train terminates. The last of these services – and the final shinkansen of the day – departs Tokyo at 22:08 and arrives in Nagano at 23:52.
TIMETABLE FROM KANAZAWA TO TOKYO
Services from Kanazawa to Tokyo are just as regular, with all trains stopping at Nagano Station. The earliest service from Kanazawa to Tokyo, departs Kanazawa at 06:01 and stops at Nagano at 07:08 before arriving in Tokyo at 08:32.
The last service from Kanazawa to Tokyo departs at 21:04 and stops at Nagano at 22:27 before terminating in Tokyo at 23:34. Following this service, there is a final train departing Kanazawa at 22:08 and stopping all stations to Nagano, where it terminates at 23:52.
HOKURIKU SHINKANSEN LINE MAP
Running from Tokyo Station to Kanazawa Station, the Hokuriku Shinkansen stops at the following stations:
Tokyo / Ueno / Omiya / Kumagaya / Honjo-Waseda / Takasaki / Annaka-Haruna / Karuizawa / Sakudaira / Ueda / Nagano / Iiyama / Joetsu-Myoko / Itoigawa / Kurobe-Unazukionsen / Toyama / Shin-Takaoka / Kanazawa
Further information and tips for using the Hokuriku Shinkansen to travel to and from Nagano can be found through our ‘How To Get To Nagano’ page.
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