When saving travel time, most people prefer night travel, and as a bonus they are quite economical too. However the ride may or may not be just as comfortable. But Japan has come up with a cozy alternative, if you can compromise on the cost. The Willer Express Executive Seat service it the bus service in contention running between Osaka and Tokyo. Costing $108 for a one way ride, you get facilities reclining seats, curtains for each seat, private TV screens, and internet access. The bus also runs a special service for women.
Although the luxury is at a price, the service comes 30% cheaper than the bullet train. Moreover the service has an experimental Wi-Fi service.