Japan Rail Cafe Opens At Tokyo Station This March

Japan Rail Cafe, Tokyo: All about travel in Japan

A cafe cum tourist information centre, Japan Rail Cafe is your one-stop service for all things about travel in Japan.

Calling all Japan-lovers! The Japan Rail Cafe is expected to open at Tokyo Station on 5 March 2020. You can expect a platform for exclusive seasonal travel information and a space for like-minded travellers to interact. It is operated by East Japan Railway Co., which also opened the Japan Rail Cafe in Singapore in January 2017 with a similar concept.

Japan Rail Cafe is opening at Tokyo Station. | Image credit: JRC

Whether you’re looking to explore new exciting things to do in Japan, purchase Japan Rail Pass tickets, or just looking for fellow travellers, this is the place for you! With an interactive large screen, visitors are able to have virtual experiences of travel and receive travel information. If you wish to customize your trip to Japan, there is a Travel Information Counter at which you can consult the staff to plan your perfect itinerary. Other services available include purchasing of JR tickets and “Welcome Suica” IC cards for inbound tourists.

Besides, the cafe offers authentic Japanese food, served with a touch of the Japanese cultural experience for a gastronomic experience. You can anticipate a wide selection of  Japanese food such as a set including traditional bar snacks and Japanese beef steak, and a green tea brewing set with Japanese sweets. Ebiken box lunches are also available for you to enjoy lunch on the go. 

Ichiban-cha is carefully roasted to create a Japanese green tea that is sweet and fragrant. | Image credit: JRC

Japan Rail Cafe offers a multi-purpose platform for all things Japan-travel related — from seasonal travel information, to meeting people from around the world and sharing travel tips and stories. If you’re travelling to Japan soon, be sure to check it out! 

Find out more here!

Japan Rail Cafe

Gran Tokyo North Tower 1F,
Next to JR Tokyo Station, outside the Yaesu Central Gate

Opening hours:
Weekdays 8am to 10pm; Weekends & public holidays 8am to 9pm
Ticket information counter 8am to 4pm everyday 

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