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2018.12.12
We start “special coupon campaign” of JR Kyushu Rail Pass Online Booking/Seat reservation service in advance! (From December 12)

We start “special coupon campaign” for JR Kyushu Rail Pass Online Booking/Seat reservation service users. These special coupons can be used at “DRUG ELEVEN”, drug store from JR Kyushu groups, or some trains. Let’s make seat reservation in advance, and get special coupon!

*Release term of coupon: Dec.12, 2018-Jan.31, 2019
*Available term of coupon: Dec.12, 2018-Feb.28, 2019

[Detail of Coupon]
Please choose one coupon from below;
・Kit-Kat, Beniimo taste (Mini-size)
・One free coffee coupon in Trains



>>>For more information of how to use the coupon, please check here
2018.11.29
From December 1, 2018, we will add trains offering seat reservation!
From December 1, 2018, we will add trains offering seat reservation on JR KYUSHU RAIL PASS Online Booking.

Trains to be added are Hayato no Kaze (between Yoshimatsu and Kagoshima-Chuo), Sonic (between Hakata and Oita) and Huis Ten Bosch (between Hakata and Huis Ten Bosch), both of which are popular trains.

-Please note-
*Seat reservation on JR KYUSHU RAIL PASS Online Booking is available from 10 am (J.S.T) of the day one month prior to the date of the train you want to ride.


>>See here for details.
2018.11.9
Release “SUGOMON PASS”, IC Card for foreign customers visiting Japan!
From AM 9o’clock on November 19, Monday, we will release “SUGOMON PASS”, IC Card for foreign customers visiting Japan! With just this one card, you can use trains, buses, and also for shopping. Also just recharging, it is possible to use over and over. It’s so useful. And more than anything, a star in Kyushu, “KUMAMON” is designed on this card and looks so cute! SUGOMON PASS is limited 2000 cards. Don’t miss it!

>>Download for leaflet here!   >>For more information, click here!
2018.10.1
“MegRhythm” Present Campaign! (From October 1st ~)

 For each passenger purchasing JR Kyushu Rail Pass (All Kyushu Area・Northern Kyushu Area・Southern Kyushu Area), 1 piece of "MegRhythm" will be given when showing the pass at the station!
"MegRhythm" is a very popular product with comfortable steam to help your eyes relax from fatigue!
Let's heal your daily fatigue with train travel and "MegRhythm" using JR Kyushu Rail Pass!

*Limited to 20,000 pieces in order of arrival. The present campaign will end when all the stock has been given.
*1 piece of "MegRhythm" for each JR Kyushu Rail Pass (All Kyushu Area・Northern Kyushu Area・Southern Kyushu Area)


>>Please click here for information regarding " MegRhythm "
2018.9.1
Release NEW good value pass “JR-KYUSHU RAIL PASS (FUKUOKA WIDE)”which you can use for Fukuoka/Karatsu area!


From 1st September, 2018, JR-KYUSHU RAIL PASS (FUKUOKA WIDE) that is useable for Fukuoka/Karatsu area will be on sale. Please enjoy JR Kyushu trains not only but also Fukuoka and Karatsu with user special benefits by presenting the pass!

>>Exclusive site here!   >>Download for leaflet here!
2018.4.19
July 14, 2018, Yufuin no Mori will come back on original line!!
The Limited Express Yufuin no Mori is currently operated on detour route, Hakata-(via Kokura-Oita)-Yufuin, due to effects of heavy rainfall in Northern Kyushu in July 2017. However we decided to start resumption the service of The Limited Express Yufuin no Mori on original line (Kyudai main line), July 14, 2018! You can go to Yufuin station from Hakata station in about 2HOURS directly. Enjoy your more fun and more comfortable trip with Yufuin no Mori!!

Notes: Until 12 April,2018, we operate Yufuin no Mori on detour route.


>>See here for details.
2018.2.9
From 10 am on February 17, 2018, we will add trains offering seat reservation!
From 10 am on February 17, 2018, we will add trains offering seat reservation on JR KYUSHU RAIL PASS Online Booking.
Trains to be added are Aso Boy! (between Beppu/Oita and Aso) and SL Hitoyoshi (between Kumamoto and Hitoyoshi), both of which are popular tourist trains.
-Please note-
*Aso Boy! and SL Hitoyoshi will operate after March 17, 2018.
*Seat reservation on JR KYUSHU RAIL PASS Online Booking is available from 10 am of the day one month prior to the date of the train you want to ride.

>>See here for details.
2017.11.29
Articles Featuring Train Trips Around Kyushu is Provided on the “JAPAN by japan”, Website for Community of Tourists Visiting Japan developed by the JNTO.
The JNTO (Japan National Tourism Organization) provides articles featuring train trips in Kyushu on the membership based website targeting Singapore “JAPAN by japan”.
The registration for membership is free. Please see the website for further information with many fascinating articles of train trips using JR Kyushu Rail Pass.

See here for details.
2017.8.1
"JR Kyushu Rail Pass Online Booking" service start!
Today 10AM we released the website of 「JR Kyushu Rail Pass Online Booking」that announced on July 27!
Please check the website!


>>See here for details.
2017.7.27
Starting August 1st, Yufuin no Mori, Yufu, and Ibusuki no Tamatebako Advance reservation seat service will start!
On August 1st, we will open a new website "JR Kyushu Rail Pass Online Booking" and start selling the JR Kyushu Rail Pass and Yufuin no Mori, Yufu, and Ibusuki no Tamatebako advance reservation seat service (*).
Take advantage of the new service to enjoy a more comfortable Kyushu rail trip!

* The advance reservation seat service is for customers who have purchased a JR Kyushu Rail Pass or a voucher of the pass through "JR Kyushu Rail Pass Online Booking" or specific travel agencies

2016.11.14
Partial Change of Eligibility for use of JR Kyushu Rail Pass
JR Kyushu Rail Pass has been sold to a Japanese national living outside of Japan who meets the certain conditions, however, the sales of the Exchange Order will be ended on March 31, 2017. (The Exchange Order is not sold in Japan.)
Eligibility of use of the Exchange Order sold on and after April 1, 2017 will exclusively be for foreign tourists visiting Japan from abroad for sightseeing, under the entry status of "temporary visitor." (*Only for those who have the foreign passport.)

2015.12.21
New rules for JR Kyushu Rail Pass
From April 1st 2016, the usage rules of the pass will change as below.
(1)A limitation on the number of Reserve Seat Tickets one can obtain:
3-Day Pass:10 times maximum, 5-Day Pass:16 times maximum
(2)A new area will be added to the Northern Kyushu Area Pass.
*The inclusion of our sightseeing train “A-TRAIN” in the pass.

>>See here for details.
2015.8.28
The interior of Kyushu Shinkansen and D&S Train will be covered on Google Street View.
JR Kyushu will have the interior of 9 types of trains in total (Kyushu Shinkansen and D&S trains including Yufuin No Mori) covered on Google Street View.

>>https://www.google.co.jp/intl/ja/maps/streetview/#japanese-trains
2015.6.1
Notice of price revision
We have determined that we will raise a price of JR-Kyushu Rail Pass on July 1st, 2015.
Northern Kyushu Area Pass : 3-day pass JPY8,500, 5-day pass JPY10,000
All Kyushu Area Pass : 3-day pass JPY15,000, 5-day pass JPY18,000


2015.1.21
We started Free Wi-Fi service in Limited Express Yufuin no Mori.
We started Free Wi-Fi service in Limited Express Yufuin no Mori
Please enjoy your rail trip and share memories of your trip with your friends by using Free Wi-Fi service.

2014.12.26
The JR Kyushu website has been completely updated.