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Need more connections

During festival times, you'd think that there would be some foresight as to offer more connections... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Shanghai Region, China
a bit convoluted

A bit convoluted to get around the station to the regular rail into Aomori, especially if you are... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2017
Houston, Texas
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13 Aug 2018
“Need more connections”
2 weeks ago
“Connecting to Hokkaido..!!!”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Shin-Aomori station is latest with all the facilities in the Shinkansen route. Shin-Aomori is the starting point to visit Hokkaido island using Shinkansen or Ferries.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Parpanatha Pala... M
Reviewed 6 January 2019

Including a Tourist Information Center in the station it was very handy for foreigners. Restaurants,souvenir shops are in plenty.Even in a bad weather the station has so much to keep the travellers happy.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Lalani F
Reviewed 13 August 2018

During festival times, you'd think that there would be some foresight as to offer more connections between shin-aomori and aomori station, but no. Otherwise the connection between the JR and the Shinkasen are a good 5 minute walk or 2 minute sprint because you;ll probably...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank J H
Reviewed 9 October 2017

Excellent as with all Japan Rail stations. Plenty of shops, especially for food, and very well signposted. We had no problem moving from the Shinkansen to the local line to Aomori station downtown.

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank Anthony S
Reviewed 9 June 2017

There's a delicious soba / udon shop reasonable priced. Shops selling Aomori souvenirs, drinks and food.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank VKML
Reviewed 30 March 2017

A bit convoluted to get around the station to the regular rail into Aomori, especially if you are tired, but after finding a helpful employee to ask, we managed it without too much fuss on our other excursions to and from Aomori.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank KLsWanderlust
Reviewed 10 December 2016

Transfer from Shin-Aomori to JR East Mainline , takes slight longer transfer than usual when compare to other Shinkansen transfer to local line, and slight tricky for JR Pass holder as you need to go past information counter rather than barrier, the JR East mainline...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank James C
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