Sanyo-San'in Area Pass


General information


Sanyo-San'in Area Pass

Enjoy unlimited rides on JR trains in Okayama, Hiroshima Yamacuchi, Tottori, Shimane and Kansai area!


Unlimited Reserved/Non-reserved seat on Sanyo Shinkansen incl. Nozomi and Mizuho between Shin-Osaka and Hakata.
 •The pass can be used for"Hello Kitty Shinkansen".
Unlimited Reserved/Non-reserved seats on Express Trains.

 •Haruka -Kuroshio -Thunderbird -Kounotori -Yakumo -Super Hakuto incl. between Kamigori and Chizu.

●JR local trains incl. Rapid and Special Rapid service trains.

*The pass invalid for Tokaido Shinkansen between Shin-Osaka and Tokyo.
*The pass invalid for Kyusyu Shinkansen between Hakata and Kagoshima-Chuo. 

Chugoku JR Bus 

JR west Miyajima Ferry :between Miyajimaguchi and Miyajima.*required to additionally pay a Miyajima Visitor Tax of 100 yen when visiting the island)

●Rent a Bicycle " Ekirinkun"
 •Free rental bicycle for pass holder.
 *Reservation is not available (fist come, first served!). 
 *Children age 11 or younger may not use the service.

*Updated: as of Oct 2023. The validity and rules may change without notice.


Valid Period

7-Day pass allows you to choose the starting date and can be used for 7 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 Pass

After arriving in Japan, please exchange your Exchange Order for the Sanyo-San'in 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 etc.

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