After a two month closure due to COVID-19, the scenic train line Resort Shirakami will resume operations between Akita and Aomori prefectures on a limited schedule. Enjoy the picturesque coastline of northern Akita and the expansive fields of rural Japan year-round! Tickets may be booked in advance online. Grab a Hinaidori Ekiben (a famous and local train station bento) at Higashi-Noshiro Station and start your journey!
The Resort Shirakami operation schedule for the months of July-September can be found below:
The Japanese version can be accessed through JR East’s link.