Notice on non-smoking policy on the Limited Express

Please note
that all seats on Limited Express trains became non-smoking from February 1, 2020.

Non-smoking policy on the Limited Express

All seats on Limited Express trains became non-smoking from February 1, 2020.

  • Each Limited Express train has more than one smoking room in principle; however, some Limited Express trains have no smoking room.
  • For smoking room locations, please confirm when you purchase a Limited Express ticket.

    * When purchasing a ticket at a ticket counter, please tell the clerk whether you wish to sit near to or far from the smoking room.

    * When purchasing a ticket online or with a Commuter Pass/Limited Express Ticket Machine, you can confirm smoking room locations through the seat map.

    * Smoking room locations are as follows.

Limited Express bound for Osaka, Nagoya, Kyoto, Ise-Shima and Nara

Limited Express type

Train composition

:Smoking room

Shimakaze

* For Limited Express trains departing from/arriving at Nagoya, the order of cars is reversed. (Smoking room: Car No. 3)

HINOTORI
Urban Liner
Ise-Shima Liner

* For Limited Express trains departing from/arriving at Nagoya, the order of cars is reversed. (Smoking room: Car No. 4)

Other Limited Express trains

A smoking room is in cars No. 1, 5 and A, in principle.

* Some trains have no smoking room. (For details, click here.)

Limited Express between Osaka-Abenobashi and Yoshino

Limited Express type

Train composition

:Smoking room

Blue Symphony

* No smoking room is available.

Sakura Liner
Other Limited Express trains

A smoking room is located in even-numbered cars, in principle.

* Some trains have no smoking room.

* Smoking rooms in "Other Limited Express trains" :

Other Limited Express trains bound for Osaka, Nagoya, Kyoto, Ise-Shima, and Nara that operate with dark blue and orange cars have no smoking room, even in cars No. 1, 5 and A.

Sections/locations where smoking rooms on the Limited Express
cannot be used

In the following sections and while the train is stopped at the following stations, smoking rooms in the Limited Express trains cannot be used, starting on February 1, 2020.

  • Between Osaka-Namba Station and Osaka-Uehommachi Station (underground line section)
  • Kintetsu-Nara Station and Kintetsu-Nagoya Station (underground stations)
  • Osaka-Uehommachi Station, Kyoto Station and Osaka-Abenobashi Station (stations with platforms inside station buildings, etc.)

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