Now you can book, buy, and reserve bullet train tickets with the handy new smartEX app from JR Central and JR West! This app allows travelers even outside of Japan to purchase their bullet train tickets aboard the Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen that runs between Tokyo and Kyoto up to a month in advance. Purchases can be made with a credit card and you can change your reservations as many times as you like on any of the Tokaido Sanyo line bullet trains including the ultra-fast Nozomi which departs up to 10 times per hour.
For more information, click here (PDF) or visit: https://smart-ex.jp/en/lp/app/
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