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want to take bullet train fromYokohama (cruiseport) to Tokyo

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want to take bullet train fromYokohama (cruiseport) to Tokyo

Is it possible to take a bullet train fromYokohama (cruiseport) to Tokyo (Tokyo Station?)

If not, what is the best way to do it. thanks!

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1. Re: want to take bullet train fromYokohama (cruiseport) to Tokyo

Ride a taxi to Yokohama station and catch JR Tokaido Line train to Tokyo station.

…wikipedia.org/wiki/…Station_list

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2. Re: want to take bullet train fromYokohama (cruiseport) to Tokyo

It is possible... You'd have to get to Yokohama Station, then JR train to Shin-Yokohama or Shinagawa where you can board the bullet train.

However, as Nao suggested above, the normal JR train will take you direct from Yokohama without changing trains, so there is no need to take bullet train (and normal JR will be faster and cheaper overall).

Perhaps you just wanted the experience of riding the bullet train? Note that between Shin-Yokohama and Tokyo Stations the train is not going at its fastest speeds as it's in city and there are a couple of stops within close distances so not the time to get up to speed then slow down again!

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3. Re: want to take bullet train fromYokohama (cruiseport) to Tokyo

As mentioned, taking the Shinkansen (aka Bullet Train) from Shin-Yokohama to Tokyo does not make much sense if you are coming from the port area of Yokohama (costly and time-consuming). Because of noise protection and partly because of curves around Shinagawa etc the Shinkansen travels at low speed between Tokyo and Shin-Yokohama.

I suggest you just take the normal trains (Taxi to Kannai Station then Keihin-Tohoku Line or change to a faster Tokaido Line from Yokohama Station).

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4. Re: want to take bullet train fromYokohama (cruiseport) to Tokyo

For an experience, it is possible but in reality, it's much faster to take regular trains from the port area to Tokyo though.

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5. Re: want to take bullet train fromYokohama (cruiseport) to Tokyo

This will give you an idea of how to get to your destination. You'll be going from Nihon-Odori to Tokyo if you go by public transportation all the day.

www.hyperdia.com

Or.....just take a taxi to Yokohama station.

…yokohama.jp/eng/travel/transportation/getti…

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6. Re: want to take bullet train fromYokohama (cruiseport) to Tokyo

thanks to all who answered, i will take the regular train.

another question please. which area of Tokyo would be better for a first time tourist to stay in

1. The Tokyo Hilton financial area

or

2. The Tokyo Station Hotel area by the palace?

thanks!

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7. Re: want to take bullet train fromYokohama (cruiseport) to Tokyo

They are equally nice.

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8. Re: want to take bullet train fromYokohama (cruiseport) to Tokyo

If you want fun places (not office districts), look for hotels in Shinjuku, Shibuya, Ikebukuro or Ginza.

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