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Sakura Shinkansen Special Fare

Ride the shinkansen (bullet train) to Kagoshima on the cheap! JR Kyushu announced a discount fare for the “Sakura” shinkansen, which services between JR Hakata Station~Kagoshima Chuo Station, in the upcoming months. From Oct. 26~Dec. 21 you can catch the Sakura for a discounted price of ¥15,000 round trip (usually ¥18,000). Bookings must be made 7 days in advance for the special fare. Tickets will be sold from 10/19~12/12 and can be used from 10/26~12/21 only. Seat reservation is available. Full details online: http://www.jrkyushu.co.jp/tabi/sakura_hayatoku/index.jsp

Travel & Tourism
Published: Oct 22, 2012 / Last Updated: Apr 1, 2016

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