New limited express train "Laview" to make its first appearance

Designed by world-renowned architect Kazuyo Sejima, Laview features a distinctively round front, spacious cars, luxury seats that come with electrical outlets, and free Wi-Fi throughout the train. Passengers can sit back and relax whilst taking in the scenic, panoramic views through large windows.

* The limited express train will run between Ikebukuro Station and Seibu-Chichibu Station
*Supplementary limited express charge is required

Red Arrow offers premium traveling experience

This limited express train to Chichibu is a convenient, reserved-seat service with spacious carriages and full-fl edged facility. From Ikebukuro in Tokyo, it takes just 78 minutes to reach the natural haven and getaway of Chichibu. For those interested in visiting Kawagoe, which is a scenic town filled with nostalgic charm, the ride from Shinjuku is only 44 minutes. Red Arrow is your best bet when traveling to the outskirts of Tokyo.

*Supplementary limited express charge is required

Traveling Restaurant- fifty two seats of happiness

Famous architect Kengo Kuma designed the interior for the “Traveling Restaurant – fifty two seats of happiness” that runs between Ikebukuro Station – Seibu-Chichibu Station, Seibu -Shinjuku Station – Seibu – Chichibu Station and Seibu-Shinjuku Station – Hon-Kawagoe Station. Be in a state of pure bliss riding the luxurious wagon with gourmet meals using seasonal ingredients while observing the beautiful scenery.

Price: Brunch Course 10,000 yen, Dinner Course 15,000 yen *Includes train fare and course meal (tax included)
Operation Schedule: Temporary train, scheduled to operate 100 days per year mainly on holidays and weekends
Reservation:For more information, please visit

  • The information is current as of October 2019