JR KYUSHU
RAIL PASS
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About
JR KYUSHU RAIL PASS

JR KYUSHU RAIL PASS is a pass that allows you get on and off freely.
It covers not only local and rapid trains operated by JR Kyushu,
but also popular limited express trains, tourist trains, and even the Shinkansen!
This pass is available by customer who have a passport issued by a country other than Japan.

Fares and Passes

JR KYUSHU RAIL PASS

Area Validity
(consective)
Price(*)
Northern Kyushu 3day JPY 9,500
5day JPY 11,000
Southern Kyushu 3day JPY 8,000
All Kyushu 3day JPY 16,000
5day JPY 18,500
7day JPY 20,000

(*)Half price for children (age 6-11)

Product use ▼
Sales period:
July 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022
Usage period:
July 1, 2021 to May 6, 2022
※The 3-day pass is available until May 2, 2022, and the 5-day pass is available until May 4, 2022.
Product use:
Unlimited travel by Kyushu Shinkansen and limited express train, local train and rapid service train of the conventional train lines in the designated area.
If you would like to use a regular reserved seat, please book a reserved seat ticket (free of charge) at a JR Kyushu station ticket office before boarding.
Note: Foreign nationals residing in Japan can only book reserved seat tickets at a JR Kyushu station ticket office. They are not available through JR KYUSHU RAIL PASS Online Booking or travel agencies.
Additional charges are added when seat reservations are made for first class green cars.
The pass cannot be used outside of the designated area. Additional charges are added for using trains outside of the designated area.
The pass cannot be used for the Sanyo Shinkansen (between Hakata and Kokura), Hakata-minami Line, Fukuoka City Subway, the Cruise Train Seven Stars in Kyushu, ARU RESSHA(Sweet Train), JR Kyushu buses, and B&S Miyazaki buses.
You can ride the 36+3 for an additional charge. (Private rooms or travel plans with meals cannot be used with a pass.)
Eligibility requirements:
You must hold a passport issued by a country other than Japan. (Non-Japanese national)
Purchasing method:
To purchase the pass, you must show your passport.
The pass is sold at the following station ticket offices. Please note that the stations where the tickets are sold differ depending on the area where you will be using your pass. *You can buy a pass on the day that you plan to use it.

Area

Station

Mojiko Kokura Hakata Saga Nagasaki Sasebo Beppu Oita Kumamoto Kagoshima-
Chuo
Miyazaki Miyazaki
Airport
Northern Kyushu × × ×
Southern Kyushu × × × × × × ×
All Kyushu
Note: Foreign nationals residing in Japan can only purchase a pass at a JR Kyushu station ticket office. They are not available through JR KYUSHU RAIL PASS Online Booking or travel agencies.
Conditions of use:
This pass can be used by only rail pass purchaser.
Whenever you use the pass, please make sure to carry your passport which was used to purchase the pass.
Exchange/Refund:
【Exchange】No change can be made after the purchase, no exceptions made (including the change of the area and the boarding date).
【Refund】If you request a refund at the station where the pass was sold up to one day before the effective date of the pass, we will charge 10% of the total price as a handling charge and refund the remaining amount. Please note that your money will be returned through the payment method you used at the time of purchase. (Example: If you paid by credit card, you will need to present your credit card at the time of refund. Only the cardholder can conduct this procedure. )
【Reissue】The pass cannot be reissued even when the pass is lost or for any other reasons.

Recommended Routes

JR KYUSHU RAIL PASS transports you to as many places in Kyushu as you can imagine…

Normal price21,840yen
3-day Northern Kyushu Area Pass costs only9,500yen!

You save 12,340 yen!

- Day1 -

Hakata
Sta.

Kamome

Nagasaki
Sta.

Kamome

Hakata
Sta.

Nagasaki

Gunkanjima Cruise

  • Nagasaki
    Peace Park
  • Glover Garden
  • Champon
  • Inasayama

Stay

JR KYUSHU HOTEL Blossom
Hakata Chuo

- Day2 -

Hakata
Sta.

Yufuin no
Mori

Hita
Sta.

Hita

Mamedamachi Town

  • Hita Yakisoba
  • Sake Brewery
  • Onta Pottery
  • Hita geta
    sandals

Stay

Okuhita Onsen UMEHIBIKI

- Day3 -

Hita
Sta.

Yufu

Beppu
Sta.

Sonic

Hakata
Sta.

Beppu

Myoban Yunosato

  • Jigoku meguri
    (hot-spring hells tour)
  • Hot-spring-steamed
    custard pudding
  • Beppu Toriten
    (chicken tempura)
  • Beppu
    cold noodles

JR KYUSHU RAIL PASS transports you to as many places in Kyushu as you can imagine…

Normal price16,340yen
3-day Southern Kyushu Area Pass costs only8,000yen!

You save 8,340 yen!

- Day1 -

Kagoshima-Chuo
Sta.

Ibusuki no
Tamatebako

Ibusuki
Sta.

Ibusuki

Poached-egg rice bowl

  • Sand baths
  • Tamatebako
    outdoor hot springs
  • Nishi-Oyama Station

Pick up

Ibusuki no Tamatebako

- Day2 -

Ibusuki
Sta.

Ibusuki no
Tamatebako

Kagoshima-Chuo
Sta.

Kirishima

Miyazaki Sta.

Kagoshima

Sengan-en

Fried pork cutlets (Maruichi)

  • Satsuma
    kiriko cut glass
  • Shirokuma
    (shaved ice)
  • Shabu shabu hotpot

- Day3 -

Miyazaki Sta.

Umisachi
Yamasachi

Aoshima
Sta.

local train

Obi
Sta.

Umisachi
Yamasachi

Miyazaki Sta.

Kirishima

Kagoshima-Chuo
Sta.

Aoshima

Devil’s Washboard

Aoshima Shrine

Udon noodles

Obi

Obi Castle Ruins

  • Obi Castle
    cedar forest
  • Obiten (fried fish cake)
  • Atsuyaki
    (thick rolled egg)

Pick up

Umisachi Yamasachi

JR KYUSHU RAIL PASS transports you to as many places in Kyushu as you can imagine…

Normal price38,610yen
5-day All Kyushu Area Pass costs only18,500yen!

You save 20,110 yen!

- Day1 -

Hakata
Sta.

Kyushu
Shinkansen

Kumamoto
Sta.

A-TRAIN

Misumi
Sta.

Misumi
Port

Sea Cruise

Amakusa

Sea Cruise

Misumi
Port

Misumi
Sta.

A-TRAIN

Kumamoto
Sta.

Amakusa

Dolphin watching

  • Seafood rice bowl

Stay

THE BLOSSOM KUMAMOTO

Gourmet

  • Fried lotus root
    with miso mustard
  • Kumamoto
    Ramen

- Day2 -

Kumamoto
Sta.

Kyushu
Shinkansen

Kagoshima-Chuo
Sta.

Ibusuki no
Tamatebako

Ibusuki
Sta.

Ibusuki no
Tamatebako

Kagoshima-Chuo
Sta.

Ibusuki

Satsumadenshokan

  • Sand baths
  • Tamatebako
    outdoor hot springs
  • Nishi-Oyama Station

- Day3 -

Kagoshima-Chuo
Sta.

Kyushu
Shinkansen

Kumamoto
Sta.

Aso

Aso
Sta.

Aso

Mt. Nakadake

  • Daikanbo Peak
  • Kusasenri Plateau
  • Japanese
    Brown Cattle
    (AsoHanabishi)
  • Soft-serve
    ice cream

Pick up

Kyushu Shinkansen

- Day4 -

Aso
Sta.

Kyushu
Odan Tokkyu

Beppu
Sta.

Beppu

Yuya Ebisu

  • Jigoku meguri
    (hot-spring hells tour)
  • Takegawara Onsen
  • Hot-spring-steamed
    custard pudding
  • Beppu Toriten
    (chicken tempura)

Stay

Hanabeppu

- Day5 -

Beppu
Sta.

Sonic
→local train

Yufuin
Sta.

Yufuin no
Mori

Hakata
Sta.

Yufuin

Artegio

Lake Kinrin

Horse-drawn
carriages

Pick up

Yufuin no Mori

Special Event

Beautiful scenery, luxurious food, warm-hearted people ... plan your next trip to the captivating areas of Kyushu.
Before setting out, how about taking a “trial run” of trips around Kyushu with the JR KYUSHU RAIL PASS?
You can see many aspects of Kyushu for yourself, including our recommended model courses, sightseeing spots,
and experiences you will want to share!

Where do you want to go? What do you want to see?
Vote for a course you want to travel on from the model courses recommended by JR Kyushu.
Wonderful gifts will be presented to random winners from among those who have voted.

*You can enter using any of the SNS indicated.

Select one course you like from among the
“Recommended Routes” on this website consisting of the
Northern Kyushu Area
Southern Kyushu Area
or “All-Kyushu Area
and post a comment on any of the SNS indicated above.

Randomly-selected participants will
receive gifts of
""JR Kyushu original items""!!

Also, post a comment as indicated below for
a chance to win special “Local Gifts from Kyushu”!!

If there are any “sightseeing spots,” “things to try,” or “food”
in recommended routes that you are especially interested in, or “things you would like the JR Kyushu staff to do,”
please comment about them!

The JR Kyushu staff will
answer your requestsand
will film sightseeing spots that are especially
popular from your comments!

We will also give presents of “Local Gifts from Kyushu” specially selected by the JR Kyushu staff to
random winners from among those whose comments were accepted and used!!

Travel scenes will be released around late September on
our official YouTube channel (@JR KYUSHU WORLD)!!

The latest information is also being distributed on each SNS. Please follow and “Like” us!

August 10, 2021 (Tue.) -
September 10, 2021 (Fri.)

  • 5 winners randomly selected from those whose comments were accepted and used
    “Local Gifts from Kyushu” specially selected by the JR Kyushu staff
  • 15 winners randomly selected from all campaign entrants
    “Assortment of JR Kyushu original items”

I wonder what they’ll be? ♪

*Photographs show examples only

around middle September

After the campaign period has ended, the winners will be determined by the Executive Office through impartial random selection,
from among participants who meet the entry conditions. Winners will be notified by direct messages.

Campaign
Information

All Kyushu Area Map

map01

The following routes have been suspended due to damage to the tracks caused by heavy rainfall(current as of 1st July 2021):

  • Hitahikosan Line: Between Soeda and Yoake
  • Hisatsu Line:Between Yatsushiro and Yoshimatsu

Northern Kyushu Area Map

map02

The following routes have been suspended due to damage to the tracks caused by heavy rainfall(current as of 1st July 2021):

  • Hitahikosan Line: Between Soeda and Yoake

Southern Kyushu Area Map

map03

The following routes have been suspended due to damage to the tracks caused by heavy rainfall(current as of 1st July 2021):

  • Hisatsu Line:Between Yatsushiro and Yoshimatsu