A Story Begins — Hokkaido Shinkansen. Service between Shin-Aomori and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto launching March 26th, 2016.

Hokkaido Shinkansen Route and StationsHokkaido Shinkansen Route and StationsTravel times from Hakodate Station will be as follows

"Hakodate Liner" — Linking Shin-Hakodate- Hokuto Station and Hakodate Station

The "Hakodate Liner" connects Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Station and Hakodate Station in as little as 15 minutes, linking the shinkansen with all train lines with 16 round trips operating per day. Travel times are 15 to 22 minutes. This train employs the colors and designs represented Hokkaido's vibrancy in each part of the car. In addition, trains promote a barrier-free rider experience with step-free exits on trains, large restrooms for wheelchair users, and more.