96 Family Cabins will run in this winter.

photo by Victoria_Borodinova

JR Central announced “Family Cabins” (ファミリー車両) will be available in Nozomi trains again during coming winter holidays. Those are special cabins for families traveling with children under primary school age by Tokaido Shinkansen trains in such busiest periods. Families can be on board with crying and screaming little babies without hesitation. That may be a great option for family travelers.

This season’s Family Cabins are available in 96 trains for 25 days from December 14, 2018 to January 7, 2019.

The elevators to go with buggies and large baggage are located on the platforms as follows.

  • Tokyo: near Car No. 7
  • Shinagawa: near Car No. 2
  • Shin-Yokohama: near Car No. 11
  • Nagoya: near Car No. 9
  • Kyoto: near Car No. 11 on outbound tracks and Car No. 8 on inbound tracks
  • Shin-Osaka: near Car No. 10 – 12

Overview of “Family Cabin”

Name of the wares:
Family Cabin (ファミリー車両)
Contents of wares:
Special cabins for passengers with children in Nozomi trains between tokyo and Shin-Osaka
Travel dates:
Fri, December 14, 2018 – Mon, January 7, 2019
Period of selling:
until four days before the travel date
Major available sectors and prices (e.g.)
Tokyo, Shinagawa – Nagoya [one-way] JPY 10,200 – 11,000 for an adult and JPY 4,700 – 4,900 for a child
Tokyo, Shinagawa – Shin-Osaka [one-way] JPY 13,500 – 14,500 for an adult and JPY 6,000 – 6,200 for a child
Nagoya – Shin-Osaka [one-way] JPY 6,100 – 6,300 for an adult and JPY 3,000 – 3,200 for a child
Schedules and dates:
[from Tokyo to Shin-Osaka]
  • December 14, Nozomi 281 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:53)
  • December 15, Nozomi 281 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:53)
  • December 16, Nozomi 281 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:53)
  • December 17, Nozomi 281 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:53)
  • December 18, Nozomi 281 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:53)
  • December 19, Nozomi 281 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:53)
  • December 20, Nozomi 281 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:53)
  • December 21, Nozomi 333 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:56), Nozomi 357 (Tokyo 13:23 → Shin-Osaka 15:56)
  • December 22, Nozomi 333 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:56), Nozomi 357 (Tokyo 13:23 → Shin-Osaka 15:56)
  • December 23, Nozomi 333 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:56), Nozomi 357 (Tokyo 13:23 → Shin-Osaka 15:56)
  • December 24, Nozomi 333 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:56), Nozomi 345 (Tokyo 12:23 → Shin-Osaka 14:56), Nozomi 357 (Tokyo 13:23 → Shin-Osaka 15:56)
  • December 25, Nozomi 333 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:56), Nozomi 345 (Tokyo 12:23 → Shin-Osaka 14:56), Nozomi 357 (Tokyo 13:23 → Shin-Osaka 15:56)
  • December 26, Nozomi 333 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:56), Nozomi 345 (Tokyo 12:23 → Shin-Osaka 14:56), Nozomi 357 (Tokyo 13:23 → Shin-Osaka 15:56)
  • December 27, Nozomi 333 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:56), Nozomi 345 (Tokyo 12:23 → Shin-Osaka 14:56), Nozomi 357 (Tokyo 13:23 → Shin-Osaka 15:56)
  • December 28, Nozomi 301 (Tokyo 07:47 → Shin-Osaka 10:20), Nozomi 307 (Tokyo 08:23 → Shin-Osaka 10:56)
  • December 29, Nozomi 413 (Tokyo 19:23 → Shin-Osaka 21:56)
  • December 30, Nozomi 409 (Tokyo 18:53 → Shin-Osaka 21:30), Nozomi 413 (Tokyo 19:23 → Shin-Osaka 21:56)
  • December 31, Nozomi 301 (Tokyo 07:47 → Shin-Osaka 10:20), Nozomi 389 (Tokyo 16:23 → Shin-Osaka 18:56), Nozomi 399 (Tokyo 17:47 → Shin-Osaka 20:20)
  • January 01, Nozomi 315 (Tokyo 09:47 → Shin-Osaka 12:20), Nozomi 333 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:56), Nozomi 357 (Tokyo 13:23 → Shin-Osaka 15:56)
  • January 02, Nozomi 315 (Tokyo 09:47 → Shin-Osaka 12:20), Nozomi 333 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:56), Nozomi 357 (Tokyo 13:23 → Shin-Osaka 15:56)
  • January 03, Nozomi 217 (Tokyo 09:20 → Shin-Osaka 11:53), Nozomi 333 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:56), Nozomi 357 (Tokyo 13:23 → Shin-Osaka 15:56)
  • January 04, Nozomi 333 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:56), Nozomi 357 (Tokyo 13:23 → Shin-Osaka 15:56)
  • January 05, Nozomi 333 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:56), Nozomi 357 (Tokyo 13:23 → Shin-Osaka 15:56)
  • January 06, Nozomi 333 (Tokyo 11:23 → Shin-Osaka 13:56), Nozomi 357 (Tokyo 13:23 → Shin-Osaka 15:56)
  • January 07, Nozomi 225 (Tokyo 11:00 → Shin-Osaka 13:33)
[from Shin-Osaka to Tokyo]
  • December 14, Nozomi 336 (Shin-Osaka 11:30 → Tokyo 14:03)
  • December 15, Nozomi 330 (Shin-Osaka 11:10 → Tokyo 13:43)
  • December 16, Nozomi 336 (Shin-Osaka 11:30 → Tokyo 14:03)
  • December 17, Nozomi 336 (Shin-Osaka 11:30 → Tokyo 14:03)
  • December 18, Nozomi 336 (Shin-Osaka 11:30 → Tokyo 14:03)
  • December 19, Nozomi 336 (Shin-Osaka 11:30 → Tokyo 14:03)
  • December 20, Nozomi 336 (Shin-Osaka 11:30 → Tokyo 14:03)
  • December 21, Nozomi 336 (Shin-Osaka 11:30 → Tokyo 14:03)
  • December 22, Nozomi 330 (Shin-Osaka 11:10 → Tokyo 13:43)
  • December 23, Nozomi 348 (Shin-Osaka 12:30 → Tokyo 15:03)
  • December 24, Nozomi 220 (Shin-Osaka 10:10 → Tokyo 12:43), Nozomi 340 (Shin-Osaka 11:56 → Tokyo 14:30)
  • December 25, Nozomi 318 (Shin-Osaka 09:56 → Tokyo 12:30), Nozomi 340 (Shin-Osaka 11:56 → Tokyo 14:30)
  • December 26, Nozomi 318 (Shin-Osaka 09:56 → Tokyo 12:30), Nozomi 362 (Shin-Osaka 13:56 → Tokyo 16:30)
  • December 27, Nozomi 318 (Shin-Osaka 09:56 → Tokyo 12:30), Nozomi 340 (Shin-Osaka 11:56 → Tokyo 14:30)
  • December 28, Nozomi 318 (Shin-Osaka 09:56 → Tokyo 12:30), Nozomi 342 (Shin-Osaka 12:10 → Tokyo 14:43), Nozomi 354 (Shin-Osaka 13:10 → Tokyo 15:43)
  • December 29, Nozomi 318 (Shin-Osaka 09:56 → Tokyo 12:30), Nozomi 330 (Shin-Osaka 11:10 → Tokyo 13:43), Nozomi 358 (Shin-Osaka 13:23 → Tokyo 15:56)
  • December 30, Nozomi 318 (Shin-Osaka 09:56 → Tokyo 12:30), Nozomi 330 (Shin-Osaka 11:10 → Tokyo 13:43), Nozomi 358 (Shin-Osaka 13:23 → Tokyo 15:56)
  • December 31, Nozomi 318 (Shin-Osaka 09:56 → Tokyo 12:30), Nozomi 330 (Shin-Osaka 11:10 → Tokyo 13:43), Nozomi 358 (Shin-Osaka 13:23 → Tokyo 15:56)
  • January 01, Nozomi 336 (Shin-Osaka 11:30 → Tokyo 14:03), Nozomi 354 (Shin-Osaka 13:10 → Tokyo 15:43), Nozomi 372 (Shin-Osaka 14:46 → Tokyo 17:20)
  • January 02, Nozomi 300 (Shin-Osaka 07:46 → Tokyo 10:20), Nozomi 304 (Shin-Osaka 08:13 → Tokyo 10:50)
  • January 03, Nozomi 298 (Shin-Osaka 07:23 → Tokyo 09:56), Nozomi 300 (Shin-Osaka 07:46 → Tokyo 10:20)
  • January 04, Nozomi 300 (Shin-Osaka 07:46 → Tokyo 10:20), Nozomi 304 (Shin-Osaka 08:13 → Tokyo 10:50)
  • January 05, Nozomi 300 (Shin-Osaka 07:46 → Tokyo 10:20), Nozomi 318 (Shin-Osaka 09:56 → Tokyo 12:30), Nozomi 330 (Shin-Osaka 11:10 → Tokyo 13:43)
  • January 06, Nozomi 300 (Shin-Osaka 07:46 → Tokyo 10:20), Nozomi 318 (Shin-Osaka 09:56 → Tokyo 12:30), Nozomi 330 (Shin-Osaka 11:10 → Tokyo 13:43)
  • January 07, Nozomi 336 (Shin-Osaka 11:30 → Tokyo 14:03), Nozomi 362 (Shin-Osaka 13:56 → Tokyo 16:30)
Terms of use:
For passengers with one or more children of primary schooler or younger.
Purchasable at:
JR Tokai Tours branches around Tokyo, Nagoya and Kansai area and an telephone shopping desk (ぷらっと旅・コールセンター)
* This ware is not purchasable at any JR ticket offices in stations.
Remarks:
Prices vary according to travel dates.
One extra seat will be assigned by a group, excluding infants aged zero.
Because extra seat will be assigned to a young children (1-5 y/o), the child fare applies to him/her. So the tickets cost much more than the regular case if the passengers are traveling with young children. Babies (under 1 y/o) are free of charge, but they don’t have their own seats.