Train Varieties

SONIC (883 Series)

The East Kyushu intercity urban express that is true to its "Sonic" name

The East Kyushu intercity urban express that is true to its "Sonic" name

White 885-series trains and metallic blue 883-series trains are used. Both use a tilting mechanism that reduces centrifugal forces in order to maintain both smoothness and speed when the train is going around a curve. Why not experience this high quality ride for yourself?

Cabin interior

Intro Movie

Intro Movie

See the journey through the beautiful landscapes of Kyushu.

Photo:883系特急ソニック/日豊本線

Destinations

Timetable

Smoking is prohibited on this train.


On-board sales/Green Car services

Please be advised that on-board sales and Green Car services are not available on the “SONIC”.

Purchase a Rail Pass

You can purchase JR Kyushu Rail Passes and reserve seats on popular Kyushu trains.

One-way and
round-trip tickets

Purchase one-way and round-trip tickets, reserved seats, and early discount tickets from the JR-KYUSHU Train Reservation page.

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