The Kyushu Rail Pass is the perfect ticket for Kyushu sightseeing and travel

The JR Kyushu Pass is the perfect ticket for Kyushu sightseeing and travel. The use of this pass enables passengers to board the Kyushu Shinkansen "Tsubame" the pride of JR Kyushu, and the Sonic, a limited express, as often as they like while the pass is valid. Kyushu has many sightseeing destinations, such as Beppu hot spring resorts, Mt. Aso in Kumamoto Prefecture , and Sakurajima in Kagoshima . Make the most of this ticket to enjoy all of Kyushu to your satisfaction.

※ To get more information. Please visit JR Kyushu Rail Pass website operated by JR Kyushu Railway Company..

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Price of JR Kyushu Rail Pass

TypeValidityAdultChild
All Kyushu3 Days JPY15,000JPY7,500
5 Days JPY18,000JPY9,000
Nothern Kyushu3 Days JPY8,500JPY4,250
5 Days JPY10,000JPY5,000
Southern Kyushu3 Days JPY10,000JPY5,000
※ Pass prices for children apply from age 6 to and including age 11.

How to use Japan Rail Pass?

How to obtain Japan Rail Pass

Present your Exchange Order and obtain your KYUSHU RAIL PASS after you arrive in Japan. You have to turn in your Exchange Order (with your passport) to receive your KYUSHU RAIL PASS at a KYUSHU RAIL PASS exchange office in a major JR station.

How to obtain KYUSHU RAIL PASS How to obtain KYUSHU RAIL PASS
  • You cannot use an Exchange Order when you travel on JR lines. Turn in your Exchange Order and obtain your KYUSHU RAIL PASS at one of KYUSHU RAIL PASS exchange offices.
    (Please note the office hours and closing days)
  • Your Exchange Order must be turned in for a Kyushu Rail Pass within three months of the date the Order was issued.
    (for example, an Exchange Order issued on 15 April would have to be turned in by 14 July)
  • At the time of the exchange you will be asked to fill in a short application form and to show your passport with the Temporary Visitor stamp that you received on entry into Japan. You must show your passport* and this stamp to process the Rail Pass Exchange Order.
  • Without your passport, the pass exchange will not be made. (A photocopy of your passport is also not acceptable because you must show the "Temporary Visitor" stamp in it.)
  • If you are a Japanese national resident in a country other than Japan and with permanent resident status in that country, please show, in addition to your passport, documents testifying to your status.
  • The type of PASS described on the Exchange Order cannot be changed.

How to make seat reservations

There is reserved seating on the Limited Express, Express, Rapid Airport, and Sightseeing trains. Present your Hokkaido Rail Pass at a "Midori-no-madoguchi" (ticket office), and state the date, train name and zone you wish to use and a reserved seat ticket will be issued at no extra charge.

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