Tohoku-South Hokkaido Rail Pass


General information


Tohoku-South Hokkaido Rail Pass (Flexible)

Enjoy unlimited rides on JR trains between Tohoku are and Southern Hokkaido area.


•Use of reserved seats on JR Hokkaido line (Southern Hokkaido) and JR East lines (Tohoku area incl.Bus rapid transit)
•Aoimori Railway
•Iwate Galaxy Railway
•Sendai Airport Transit

*This pass is not valid for Green cars and JR Buses.
*This pass is not valid between Goryokaku Sta. and Kikonai Sta. on the South Hokkaido Railway line.


*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 cannot be used.

How to turn in an Exchange Order to receive a Hokkaido Rail Pass

After arriving in Japan, please exchange your Exchange Order for the Tohoku-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.

Other information

Where to exchange your rail pass