You may live right next to a major JR Shinkansen station, or you may live in a place from where you have to take a 1-hour bus (which comes only twice a day) to the nearest local train station from where you have to take a 1-hour local train to the nearest major JR station.
There are many transportation options for you in Shizuoka, and in Japan. With a little bit of planning and preperation, your travel experience can be a very enjoyable one. This page will give you some information on the transportation options available to you to travel in Shizuoka, and Japan.
- Local Buses
- Special / Overnight Buses
- Local Trains and Subways
- Useful Phrases
Copyright notice: Some of the information on transportation is loosely based on a very well put-together book found in a ShizAJET member’s desk. The original was written for Tokyo Orientation by Ryan MacDonald in Fukushima and Alina Stubbs in Iwate.