Sanyo-San'in Area Pass
Enjoy unlimited rides on the JR Kyushu train (incl. Kyushu Shinkansen between Hakata and Kumamoto) in Northern Kyusyu area.
●JR local trains
●Limited express trains
●JR Kyusyu Shinkansen between Hakata and Kumamoto
*This pass is not valid for Shinkansen between Kokura and Hakata, Subways,buses or private railways.
-Rail Pass Availability for JR Kyushu Trains JR Kyushu Trains.pdf
-Advance reservation- We will send a link for a seat reservation with an e-voucher.
*Some trains apply additional fees. please see the links for details.
*Updated: as of Oct 2023. The validity and rules may change without notice.
The 3-Day and 5-Day pass allows you to choose the starting date and can be used for either 3 or 5 consecutive days from the starting date. e.g. If the starting date of a 3-day Kyushu Rail Pass is May 1 and the pass is exchanged on May 1 at 15:00, it will be valid until May 3.
Eligibility for use
foreign tourist visiting Japan from abroad for sight-seeing, under the entry
status of "temporary visitor."Japanese passport holders or Japanese residents cannot be
How to turn in an Exchange Order to receive a Pass
After arriving in Japan, please exchange
your Exchange Order for the Northern Kyushu Area Pass at the designated counters.
Please present your passport with the "Temporary Visitor"
stamp/sticker. (You cannot use a copy of your passport etc.)
*The counters can be very crowded during tourist season. Please leave extra
time for receiving the rail pass.
*Business days and hours are subject to change during the New Year holidays