Cost of Living and Price Reports from Tokyo, Japan. You can download the Excel list of items+prices I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.

Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

Fare table for JR Kyushu-Shinkansen

Fare of Kyushu-Shinkansen was raised on April 1st 2014. Here is the new fare table for JR Kyushu-Shinkansen (unit: yen). It is valid from 2014 April 1st. Upper row means basic fare and lower row means express fare. You need to pay both of them for Shinkansen. For instance, from Kagoshima-Chuo to Shin-Osaka you have to pay 12090+9810 total 21900 yen.

  Kogo-shima Chuo Sendai Izumi Shin Mina-mata Shin-Yatsu-shiro Kuma-moto Shin Tama-na Shin-Omuta Chikugo Funa goya Kurume Shin-Tosu
Shin-Osaka 12,090 11,660 11,440 11,440 11,020 10,670 10,310 10,300 9,970 9,900 9,890
9,810 9,190 9,190 8,570 7,870 7,870 7,120 7,120 6,620 6,240 6,240
Shin-Kobe 11,770 11,440 11,120 11,120 10,700 10,340 10,310 9,980 9,970 9,680 9,670
9,810 9,190 9,190 8,570 7,870 7,870 7,120 7,120 6,620 6,240 6,240
Nishi-Akashi 11,770 11,440 11,120 11,120 10,700 10,340 10,310 9,980 9,970 9,680 9,670
9,810 9,190 9,190 8,570 7,870 7,870 7,120 7,120 6,620 6,240 6,240
Himeji 11,550 10,800 10,800 10,470 10,050 9,800 9,770 9,440 9,100 8,820 8,810
9,810 9,190 9,190 8,570 7,870 7,870 7,120 7,120 6,620 6,240 6,240
Aioi 11,550 10,800 10,800 10,470 10,050 9,800 9,770 9,440 9,100 8,820 8,810
9,810 9,190 9,190 8,570 7,870 7,870 7,120 7,120 6,620 6,240 6,240
Okayama 10,910 10,470 10,150 10,150 9,510 9,150 8,580 8,360 8,020 7,950 7,620
9,480 8,860 8,860 8,240 7,540 7,540 6,790 6,790 6,290 5,910 5,910
Shin-Kurashiki 10,580 10,150 9,930 9,930 9,180 8,610 8,370 8,030 7,700 7,410 7,400
9,480 8,860 8,860 8,240 7,540 7,540 6,790 6,790 6,290 5,910 5,910
Fukuyama 10,260 9,930 9,610 9,610 8,640 8,400 7,720 7,490 7,160 7,090 6,860
9,030 8,410 8,410 7,790 7,090 7,090 6,340 6,340 5,840 5,460 5,460
Shin-Onomichi 10,260 9,930 9,280 9,280 8,430 8,070 7,500 7,170 6,940 6,870 6,540
9,030 8,410 8,410 7,790 7,090 7,090 6,340 6,340 5,840 5,460 5,460
Mihara 10,260 9,610 9,280 9,070 8,430 7,750 7,500 7,170 6,940 6,550 6,540
9,030 8,410 8,410 7,790 7,090 7,090 6,340 6,340 5,840 5,460 5,460
Higashi-Hiroshima 10,040 9,070 8,740 8,530 7,780 7,210 6,960 6,630 6,400 6,010 6,000
9,030 8,410 8,410 7,790 7,090 7,090 6,340 6,340 5,840 5,460 5,460
Hiroshima 9,390 8,740 8,200 7,880 7,240 6,990 6,420 6,090 5,760 5,690 5,460
8,280 7,660 7,660 7,040 6,340 6,340 5,590 5,590 5,090 4,710 4,710
Shin-Iwakuni 8,850 8,200 7,660 7,340 6,700 6,450 5,780 5,550 5,220 4,820 4,810
8,280 7,660 7,660 7,040 6,340 6,340 5,590 5,590 5,090 4,710 4,710
Tokuyama 8,310 7,340 7,120 6,800 6,160 5,590 5,240 4,900 4,570 4,070 4,060
7,420 6,800 6,800 6,180 5,480 5,480 4,730 4,730 4,230 3,850 3,850
Shin-Yamaguchi 7,450 6,800 6,260 6,260 5,300 4,940 4,160 3,820 3,490 3,420 3,080
7,420 6,800 6,800 6,180 5,480 5,480 4,730 4,730 4,230 3,850 3,850
Asa 7,230 6,260 5,940 5,720 4,970 4,190 3,830 3,500 3,160 2,660 2,650
7,420 6,800 6,800 6,180 5,480 5,480 4,730 4,730 4,230 3,850 3,850
Shin-Shimonoseki 6,690 5,940 5,400 5,400 4,220 3,860 3,180 2,740 2,410 2,340 2,000
6,670 6,050 6,050 5,430 4,730 4,730 3,980 3,980 3,480 3,100 3,100
Kokura 6,370 5,720 5,070 5,070 3,890 3,540 2,750 2,420 2,080 2,010 1,720
5,910 5,290 5,290 4,670 3,970 3,970 3,220 3,220 2,720 2,340 2,340
Hakata 5,510 4,750 3,990 3,670 2,810 2,130 1,820 1,290 1,110 740 560
4,940 4,320 4,320 3,700 3,000 3,000 2,250 2,250 1,750 *850 *850
Shin-Tosu 5,180 3,990 3,670 3,240 2,480 1,650 1,290 840 460 230  
4,940 4,320 3,700 3,700 3,000 2,250 2,250 1,750 1,750 *850  
Kurume 4,750 3,990 3,240 2,810 2,130 1,650 1,110 650 370    
4,940 4,320 3,700 3,700 3,000 2,250 2,250 1,750 *850    
Chikugo-Funagoya 4,320 3,670 2,810 2,810 1,820 1,290 740 370      
4,320 3,700 3,700 3,000 2,250 2,250 1,750 *850      
Shin-Omuta 3,990 3,240 2,810 2,480 1,650 940 460        
4,320 3,700 3,000 3,000 2,250 1,750 *850        
Shin-Tamana 3,670 2,810 2,130 2,130 1,290 560          
3,700 3,700 3,000 3,000 2,250 *850          
Kumamoto 3,240 2,480 1,820 1,470 650            
3,700 3,000 2,250 2,250 *850            
Shin-Yatsushiro 2,480 1,820 1,110 840              
3,000 2,250 2,250 1,750              
Shin-Minamata 1,820 940 370                
2,250 1,750 1,750                
Izumi 1,470 650                  
2,250 1,750                  
Sendai 940                    
*850                    

*850 means the price for a non-reserved seat. It is cheaper than a reserved seat. JR (railway company) recommends to use a non-reserved seat for short ride.

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For short-stay foreign visitors, JR Rail Pass is the first choice to use Shinkansen with reasonable cost. 

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The above table covers the following stations.

Hakata 博多

Shin-Tosu 新鳥栖

Kurume 久留米

Chikugo-Funagoya 筑後船小屋

Shin-omuta 新大牟田

Shin-Tamana 新玉名

Kumamoto 熊本

Shin-Yatsushiro 新八代

Shin-Minamata 新水俣

Izumi 出水

Sendai (Kagoshima's Sendai) 川内

Kagoshima-Chuo 鹿児島中央

 

Important Note:

Surcharges vary according to the season. In the peak season you need to pay more 200 yen in addition to the regular price. In off-season 200 yen is discounted from the regular price.

The below is the "season" calender. Blue indicates Off season. Pink indicates Peak season. 

Calendar

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Table of Contents of Statistics/Rankings/Graphs is here.

In terms of the cost of living information, you can download the Excel price list of goods I posted.

English translation of the monthly report "Retail prices of major products in Tokyo" published by Tokyo Metropolitan government can be downloaded also.