The homecoming rush of those who spend the year-end and New Year holidays in their hometowns and resorts is expected to reach its peak on the 29th.

Although the congestion is less than usual due to the influence of the new coronavirus, reservations for both Shinkansen and empty flights are increasing from last year, which was the lowest ever, and congestion is expected depending on the time of day.

According to JR companies, the Shinkansen going down is expected to reach the peak of the homecoming rush on the 29th.



On the way down the Shinkansen from Tokyo, the rush to return home has already begun on the 28th, and the occupancy rate of some unreserved seats is 105% on the Joetsu Shinkansen, 90% on the Tokaido Shinkansen, and 70% on other Shinkansen. And 80%.



Due to the influence of the new corona, the congestion is less than usual, but the number of reservations has increased significantly from last year, which was the lowest ever, and congestion is expected depending on the time of day.



On the other hand, for domestic flights, the schedule will return to normal from the 25th of this month, and the peak of reservations for outbound flights from Haneda to various places will be on the 29th.



While JR and airlines are calling for widespread use, they are also calling on users to take thorough infection control measures, such as wearing masks and lining up at a sufficient distance during times of congestion.

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