Guide > Boarding the Train
Finding Your Train and Seat
See our guide below on how to find your train at the station and locate your seat.
Find the name of your train on the board above the ticket gate and check the platform from which the train departs.
Find your car number indicated on your ticket.
*On reserved seats cars/sections, “指定席”, “指定”, “指”, or “RESERVED” will be displayed.
Find your seat number indicated on your ticket (there is no seat number on express non-reserved seats ticket).
*On non-reserved seats cars/sections, “自由席”, “自由”, “自”, or “NON RESERVED” will be displayed. If any seats are open in non-reserved seats cars/sections, you may have a seat.