Free Wi-Fi service begins on Shinkansen bullet trains



Free Wi-Fi service begins on Shinkansen bullet trains

Partners Information: Free Wi-Fi service begins on Shinkansen bullet trains! The service will be gradually rolled out on the Tokaido, Sanyo and Kyushu Shinkansen (bullet trains) from 25 July 2018. 

Shinkansen Free Wi-Fi stickers will be displayed in cars where the service can be used.

We expect that the Free Wi-Fi service will be usable all Tokaido, Sanyo and Kyushu Shinkansen by March 2020.

Usage method

Use your Wi-Fi enabled device (laptop, tablet or smartphone etc.) to connect to SSID: Shinkansen_Free_Wi-Fi

Anyone can use the service free of charge if they complete the authentication procedures. This can be done via social media or by registering an email address.

* In the event of a major natural disaster, anyone can use the service without registering.

Notes

Further information

Read more about the service on the JR Central website.