East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass


General information


East -South Hokkaido Rail Pass (Flexible)

Enjoy an unlimited ride on JR train between Tokyo and Southern Hokkaido area.


•Rserved seats on JR Hokkaido line (Southern Hokkaido)
•Rserved seats on JR East lines (Kanto and Tohoku areas) 
•Izu Kyuko line 
•Tokyo Monorail
•Aoimori Railway
•Iwate Galaxy Railway
•Sendai Airport Transit
•Local and rapid trains on Tobu Railway line between Shimo-imaichi and the Tobu-Nikko/Kinugawa-onsen. This pass may be used between Kurihashi and Shimo-imaichi Stations that train connect with Tobu Railway lines.

*This pass is not valid for Green cars, GranClass, individual compartments, Liners, sleeping cars and JR Buses.
*This pass is not valid between Goryokaku Sta. and Kikonai Sta. on the South Hokkaido Railway line.
*This pass is not valid for JR buses.
*GALA Yuzawa station is in operation only in winter and spring.
*This pass is not valid for the Tokaido Shinkansen.


*Updated: as of Dec 2020. The validity and rules may change without notice.


Valid Period

6-Day pass allows you to choose the starting date and can be used for 6 consecutive days from the starting date.

Eligibility for use

Only a foreign tourist visiting Japan from abroad for sight-seeing, under the entry status of "temporary visitor."Japanese passport holders or Japanese residents can not be used.

How to turn in an Exchange Order to receive a Pass

After arriving in Japan, please exchange your Exchange Order for the East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass (Flexible) 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 etc.

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