In-vehicle facilities


Comfortable Relaxation Space

A backshell is introduced into each seat, covering the entire seat even when fully reclined. Other ideas are also incorporated to make the seats more comfortable.

Premium Car

All seats are spacious single seats with three seats per row.
Each car has a high deck structure with its floor higher than standard cars and with large glass windows that offer excellent views.


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 features electric reclining and a leg rest to offer enhanced relaxation.

Standard Car

Glass is used for luggage racks and partition doors, providing a sense of openness for comfortable travel.


Standard seats also have backshells. With the 116cm of seat pitch, even using standard seats can enjoy the comfort.


Lockers are available for large luggage and other items.

Free Wi-Fi

Free internet connection service using a wireless LAN is available.

Multilingual information

Liquid crystal displays are introduced in all cars, providing destination, station, and train status information in different languages.Multilingual announcement is also made.

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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.

Bench Space

The observation deck space offers another kind of relaxation besides what you feel in your own seat.

Smoking Room

All cars are non-smoking. A smoking room is provided only in Car No. 3.

Multipurpose Restroom

Changing boards for changing clothes, diaper changing beds, and facilities for ostomates are available.

Service Schedule

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Weekdays Saturdays and
Osaka-Namba Kintetsu-Nagoya Osaka-Namba Kintetsu-Nagoya
7:00 9:12 8:00 10:08
8:00 10:08 9:00 11:06
10:00 12:06 10:00 12:06
12:00 14:05 11:00 13:05
13:00 15:05 14:00 16:08
14:00 16:08 15:00 17:08
16:00 18:09 16:00 18:09
17:00 19:09 16:20 18:29
19:00 21:09 19:00 21:07
20:00 22:09 20:00 22:07
21:00 23:16
Weekdays Saturdays and
Kintetsu-Nagoya Osaka-Namba Kintetsu-Nagoya Osaka-Namba
7:00 9:12 7:00 9:09
9:00 11:09 8:20 10:32
10:00 12:08 11:00 13:07
11:00 13:08 12:00 14:07
13:00 15:08 14:00 16:07
15:00 17:05 16:25 18:42
17:00 19:08 17:00 19:08
18:00 20:07 17:25 19:42
19:00 21:09 18:00 20:08
20:00 22:08 18:25 20:38
19:00 21:08

* As of June 13, 2020
In the future, it is planned to gradually increase the operation of HINOTORI cars.

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Premium CarAdult: 5,240 yen

Basic fare 2,410 yen + Ltd. Exp. charge / extra fee for Ltd. Exp. HINOTORI 2,830 yen

Standard CarAdult: 4,540 yen

Basic fare 2,410 yen + Ltd. Exp. charge / extra fee for Ltd. Exp. HINOTORI 2,130 yen

* The child fare (for ages 6 to 11) is half of the adult fare.
(Figures are rounded up to the nearest 10 yen.)


Limited Express tickets can be reserved/purchased online or at a Kintetsu station ticket counter.
Limited Express tickets can be reserved/purchased from 10:30 a.m. one month before the day of departure.

How to make a reservation/purchase online

Applications are accepted through the Kintetsu Railway Reservation for Limited Express (Ticketless Service).

Kintetsu Railway Reservation for Limited Express(Ticketless Service). Kintetsu Railway Reservation for Limited Express(Ticketless Service).

* Online service is only available for purchases (Ticketless Service).

How to make a reservation/purchase at a Kintetsu station

HINOTORI Limited Express tickets can be purchased at a Limited Express ticket counter marked with a Limited Express ticket sign at major stations (Osaka-Namba, Osaka-Uehommachi, Yamato-Yagi, Tsu, Kintetsu-Nagoya, etc.).

Limited Express tickets