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2019.10.24
A big hit! "SUGOMON PASS (Aso ver.)" will start to be released!
“SUGOMON PASS” will be released from 9 AM (J.S.T) on October 28 (Mon), 2019!
It is so cute IC card with illustrations of “KUMAMON” and hot spot in Kumamoto, and on this time it is “Amakusa ver.” followed “Aso ver.”!
* ”Amakusa ver.” which was sold last time has been sold out due to high popularity.

You can use for shopping, locomotion by this one card, and if just recharging it is possible to use over and over. It’s so comfortable! It is limited number sale, don’t miss it!

Release date: from 9AM (J.S.T) on October 28, 2019, Mon
Number of sales: 3000 cards
Sales price: 2000 yen

*This product is available to purchase only for customers who travel with "temporary visiter" visa. When purchasing, we confirm your passport.
*It is purchasable only one card per one person.

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>>For more information   >>Official Web site
2019.8.23
Notice for price changes

JR Kyushu products price will be changed from October 1st, 2019 due to the consumption tax increase.
Please definitely check before purchasing.

>>>For more information, click here
2019.8.1
Phase 2 of the “GO! Waku Waku Trip with MICKEY” will start from August 1st!

○Along with the start of Phase 2, a newly designed “JR Kyushu Waku Waku Trip Shinkansen” will also make its debut!
This new, original design features Mickey and Minnie Mouse and has been created to include the full amount of charm that Kyushu can offer. Just seeing this new original design will be enough to give you a sense of excitement.

○The Limited Express “885 Series Kamome” will also feature a special design!
From September 1st, original art will be featured on the Limited Express “885 Series Kamome” that runs between Hakata Station and Nagasaki Station to also deliver excitement to Nagasaki. The train interior has also been prepared with a playfulness that is slightly different from the “JR Kyushu Waku Waku Trip Shinkansen.”See with your own eyes what awaits you.

So come aboard and enjoy a journey through Kyushu with Mickey and Minnie Mouse!

>>[Phase 2 of the Kyushu Shinkansen]See here for details.   >>[885 Series Kamome] See here for details.
2019.8.1
Let’s try “Yufuin empty-handed Service”!
Goodbye my heavy luggage! Shall you send your trip to Yufuin more useful by using “Yufuin empty handed Service”?
From Fukuoka to Yufuin, and from Yufuin to Fukuoka, keep your luggage in advance, don’t miss your chance to enjoy train travel!

○Terms
From Aug. 1, 2019

○Detail of service
Luggage which Kept at reception counter will be deliver between Fukuoka – Yufuin. (Charged)

[Fukuoka→Yufuin]
Reception point: Fukuoka Airport / Hakata station
Receive point: Accommodations in Yufuin

[Yufuin→Fukuoka]
Reception point: “Yufuin Tourist Information Counter” (Next to Yufuin station)
Receive point: Fukuoka Airport / Hakata station

*100 yen off by presenting JR Kyushu Rail Pass!


>>>For more information, click here
2019.7.26
Facebook is opened! Let’s discover the “Like” of Kyushu!

Facebook page which introduce good information of Kyushu 7 prefectures and train trip has been opened! For people who know or also not, maybe you can find the new charm of Japan…!?

With this chance, please check Facebook page!

>>Please give it a Like!
2019.6.26
From July 1, 2019, we will add trains offering seat reservation!
From July 1, 2019, we will add trains offering seat reservation on JR KYUSHU RAIL PASS Online Booking.

Trains to be added are Kyushu Shinkansen (between Hakata - Kagoshima-Chuo), Kamome (between Hakata - Nagasaki) and Midori (between Hakata - Sasebo), 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.
2019.5.30
Notice for all customers taking SL Hitoyoshi
Air conditioner trouble on Car No.2 of SL Hitoyoshi had been found on May 29th, 2019. It is expected to need time for repair.
While term to complete the repair, we will handle as below. Thank you for your understanding in advance.

>>See here for details.
2019.2.28
Online reservation for tickets of JR Kyushu is available from outside Japan!
JR Kyushu will launch an advance reservation service for tickets/trains for non-Japanese customers!
Additionally, more languages are supported on JR KYUSHU RAIL PASS Online Booking!

>>See here for details.
2019.1.31
From Jan. 31, 2019, official Twitter regarding Train operating information will be distributed.
Currently, JR Kyushu provides the information of train operating from “Notice about the suspension of train operation” at JR Kyushu web site in cases that there are possibilities to occur any service suspension or delay. In this time, added to distributing information at web site, train operating information in all area of Kyushu will be started to distribute in English.

・Service release date;
January 31, 2019 around 10AM

[Account name]
Kyushu Railway Company Operating Information
(English account for all Kyushu area)[Official]

[Account]
jrkyushu_all_en

*Train operating information will be distributed only in cases that there are possibilities to occur service suspension or delay from over 15 minutes for trains in JR Kyushu.


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!
2018.9.1
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!
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.