Train Varieties

A-TRAIN

Named after a famous jazz tune, this is a train for adult travelers that transports those on board back to the good old days.

Named after a famous jazz tune, this is a train for adult travelers that transports those on board back to the good old days.

The theme behind this train was built around the Southern European culture prevalent in Amakusa in 16th century. The interior is constructed using dark woods and stained glass, bringing travelers into a scene straight out of a movie. This train guarantees your journey will be a memorable one.

NOTICE
【Notice of Operating Hours Change (from March 16, 2024)】

Starting from March 16, 2024, there will be changes to the operating hours. Please be advised if you are planning to board during this period.
For detailed information, please refer to the "Timetable" section below.

Cabin interior

Intro Movie

Intro Movie

See the journey through the beautiful landscapes of Kyushu.

Photo:A列車で行こう/三角線

Google Street View

Google Street View

Take a look at the Kyushu Shinkansen and D&S Train interior.

Enjoyment

Destinations

Timetable

Until March 15, 2024

Station Stops and Time Table

3 round trips a day

As of January 2024

Kumamoto ⇒ Misumi

For Misumi Kumamoto
Lv.
Uto
Lv.
Oda
Lv.
Misumi
Ar.
A-TRAIN 1 10:21 10:31 10:56 11:11
A-TRAIN 3 12:16 12:26 12:54 13:09
A-TRAIN 5 14:51 15:01 15:26 15:41

Misumi ⇒ Kumamoto

For Kumamoto Misumi
Lv.
Oda
Lv.
Uto
Lv.
Kumamoto
Ar.
A-TRAIN 2 11:17 - 11:46 11:56
A-TRAIN 4 13:59 - 14:32 14:42
A-TRAIN 6 16:33 - 17:02 17:12

Operation Schedule

  • All “A-TRAIN” in operation.
  • 2024 February.

    Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
    1 2 3
    4 5 6 7 8 9 10
    11 12 13 14 15 16 17
    18 19 20 21 22 23 24
    25 26 27 28 29
  • 2024 March.

    Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
    1 2
    3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    10 11 12 13 14 15 16
    17 18 19 20 21 22 23
    24 25 26 27 28 29 30
    31

*Timetables may remain valid for only a few months.

From March 16, 2024

Station Stops and Time Table

2 round trips a day

As of January 2024

Kumamoto ⇒ Misumi

For Misumi Kumamoto
Lv.
Uto
Lv.
Oda
Lv.
Misumi
Ar.
A-TRAIN 1 10:21 10:31 11:22 11:35
A-TRAIN 3 13:06 13:17 13:57 14:11

Misumi ⇒ Kumamoto

For Kumamoto Misumi
Lv.
Oda
Lv.
Uto
Lv.
Kumamoto
Ar.
A-TRAIN 2 11:58 - 12:26 12:37
A-TRAIN 4 16:35 - 17:03 17:13

Operation Schedule

  • All “A-TRAIN” in operation.
  • 2024 March.

    Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
    1 2
    3 4 5 6 7 8 9
    10 11 12 13 14 15 16
    17 18 19 20 21 22 23
    24 25 26 27 28 29 30
    31
  • 2024 April.

    Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
    1 2 3 4 5 6
    7 8 9 10 11 12 13
    14 15 16 17 18 19 20
    21 22 23 24 25 26 27
    28 29 30
  • 2024 May.

    Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
    1 2 3 4
    5 6 7 8 9 10 11
    12 13 14 15 16 17 18
    19 20 21 22 23 24 25
    26 27 28 29 30 31
  • 2024 June.

    Su Mo Tu We Th Fr Sa
    1
    2 3 4 5 6 7 8
    9 10 11 12 13 14 15
    16 17 18 19 20 21 22
    23 24 25 26 27 28 29
    30

*Timetables may remain valid for only a few months.

Train Configuration

All seats on this train are reserved seating. Smoking is prohibited on this train.

  • R Reserved
  • Car number

A-TRAIN No.1,2,3,4,5,6

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