JR Kyushu trains offer reserved seat and non-reserved seat. A Reserved Seat ticket is required to ensure seating. Reserved Seat tickets are available for purchase at any JR Kyushu ticketing office (Midori-no-madoguchi) and any JR Kyushu Travel Office branch office. (There is no additional fee for JR Kyushu Rail Pass users.) Please note that you can not take a Reserved Seat unless you have a Reserved Seat ticket.
Trains listed above only offer reserved seat. Please note that these seats may have already been sold out.
- Find the name of your train on the board above the ticket gate and check the platform from which train departs.
- Find your car number indicated on your ticket.
- Find your seat indicated on your ticket.
Non-reserved seating cars/sections are indicated with a sign "自由席", "自由", "自" or "NON RESERVED." You can take any available seat in this car/section.