Types of Limited Express Trains

  • Sightseeing Limited Express Shimakaze
  • Sightseeing Limited Express Blue Symphony
  • HINOTORI
  • Urban Liner
  • Ise-Shima Liner
  • Sakura Liner
  • Vista Car
  • Standard

This page contains information about all reserved-seat Kintetsu Limited Express trains connecting sightseeing areas in Osaka, Nara, Kyoto, Ise-Shima and Nagoya comfortably and conveniently.

  • To board a Limited Express train, you need to pay a Limited Express charge in addition to the basic fare. Be sure to purchase an additional Limited Express ticket.
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Sightseeing Limited Express "Shimakaze"

The Sightseeing Limited Express "Shimakaze" operates only one round trip a day between Osaka-Namba Station, Kyoto Station and Kintetsu-Nagoya Station and Ise-Shima.

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    Premium Seats

    You can stretch out and unwind in genuine leather seats with a design meant to relax. Each seat is equipped with an electric leg rest and a seat back with an air cushion. The seats also offer lumbar support for adjusting the firmness of the lower back cushion and with relaxation functions. Electric outlets, reading lights, and other great features are also provided.

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    Salon Seats (group seats)

    Each booth has a large table, perfect for enjoying group travel (four to six passengers).

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    Japanese-style Private Rooms (group seats)

    Here you can enjoy a comfortable time in a Japanese-style private room without wearing shoes.

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    Western-style Private Rooms (group seats)

    You can also relax in a Western-style private room furnished with an L-shaped sofa and table.

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    Cafe Car 1F

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    Cafe Car 2F

In the Cafe Car, you can enjoy light meals and drinks made of specialties along the railway line while watching the scenery unfold through the windows.

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    Barrier-free Facilities

    Seats for passengers using wheelchairs and wheelchair-accessible multi-purpose restrooms are available. Displays in Braille characters, studded paving blocks, and support handles are also provided.

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Sightseeing Limited Express "Blue Symphony"

The Sightseeing Limited Express "Blue Symphony" connects
Osaka-Abenobashi Station and Yoshino Station.

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    Deluxe Seats

    All seats are arranged in a three-column (2+1) style, providing lots of space and comfort. Each seat has a reclining function and electric outlet.

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    Salon Seats/Twin Seats (group seats)

    Each booth has a large table and electric outlet.

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    Lounge Car

    You can enjoy light meals and drinks made of specialties from places along the railway line while watching the seasonally changing scenery unfold through the window.Leather sofas and indirect LED lighting help provide a relaxing and wonderful journey.

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    Barrier-free Facilities

    Seats for passengers using wheelchairs and wheelchair-accessible multi-purpose restrooms are available.

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"HINOTORI"

2020.3.14 DEBUT!
The Limited Express "HINOTORI" takes you from Osaka-Namba Station to Kintetsu-Nagoya Station in approx. 2 hours.
With the concept of “Upgraded Relaxation”, HINOTORI transforms your train journey into the ultimate in relaxation.

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    Premium Seats

    Seats with a backshell enable you to recline your seat without worrying about the passengers behind. Seats have a spacious 130 cm pitch, and each introduces an electric reclining function for enhanced relaxation.

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    Standard Seats

    Standard seats also have backshells. The seat pitch of 116 cm is the widest among our other standard seats.

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    Lockers

    Lockers are available for large luggage and other items.

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    Cafe Spot

    Vending machines offering freshly ground coffee and sweets are available on the observation deck in both the front and last cars.

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"Urban Liner"

The Limited Express "Urban Liner" connects
Osaka-Namba Station and Kintetsu-Nagoya Station.

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    Standard Seats

    Each seat has a reclining function.

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    Deluxe Seats

    All seats are single seats with three seats per row. Each of the comfortable cradle-type seats have an electric reclining function and foot rest.

    • Some cars also have seats with electric outlets.
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    Barrier-free Facilities

    Seats for passengers using wheelchairs and wheelchair-accessible multi-purpose restrooms are available.

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"Ise-Shima Liner"

The Limited Express "Ise-Shima Liner" connects Osaka-Namba Station, Kyoto Station and Kintetsu-Nagoya Station with the Ise-Shima area.

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    Standard Seats

    Each seat has a reclining function.

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    Deluxe Seats

    Each of these spacious seats has a reclining function, foot rest, and electric outlet.

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    Salon Seats/Twin Seats (group seats)

    Salon seat booths for four passengers and Twin seat booths for two passengers are available. Each booth has a large table, luggage storage space, and electric outlet.

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    Barrier-free Facilities

    Seats for passengers using wheelchairs and large wheelchair-accessible restrooms are available.

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"Sakura Liner"

The Limited Express "Sakura Liner" connects
Osaka-Abenobashi Station and Yoshino Station.

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    Standard Seats

    Each seat has a reclining function.

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    Deluxe Seats

    All seats are single seats with three seats per row. Each seat has a reclining function, foot rest, and electric outlet.

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    Barrier-free Facilities

    Seats for passengers using wheelchairs and wheelchair-accessible multi-purpose restrooms are available.

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"Vista Car"

The Limited Express "Vista Car" operates across the Kintetsu network.
The middle two cars of the four-car train are double-deckers.

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    Upstairs Seats (standard seats)

    Each seat has a reclining function.

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    Downstairs Seats (group seats)

    Each booth seats a group of three to five people. Each has a large table, luggage storage space, and electric outlet.

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Standard type

Standard Limited Express trains operate across
the Kintetsu network.

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    Standard Seats

    Each seat has a reclining function.

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    Barrier-free Facilities

    • On some trains, seats for passengers using wheelchairs and wheelchair-accessible multi-purpose restrooms and electric outlets are available.
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