What kind of tickets can be purchased on the JR WEST ONLINE TRAIN RESERVATION website?
On the JR WEST ONLINE TRAIN RESERVATION website you can purchase tickets for the following lines starting out with the Sanyo, Kyushu Shinkansen (Shin Osaka-Kagoshima Chuo) and Hokuriku Shinkansen (Kanazawa-Tokyo), also the JR West Japan, JR Shikoku and JR Kyushu area (including some Limited Express lines), as well as the Shinkansen, Limited Express, and Express trains, etc. within the designated area of the JR East / JR Tokai lines.
On the JR WEST ONLINE TRAIN RESERVATION website, you can run a search of the departure and arrival station and purchase the results of the scheduled tickets at the same time. However, you cannot book train tickets without purchasing them.