Hiroshima-Yamaguchi Area Pass


General information


Sanyo-San'in-Northern Kyusyu Pass

Enjoy unlimited rides on JR trains from Hakata to Yamaguchi and Hiroshima area!


●*Reserved/Non-reserved seat on Sanyo Shinkansen between Mihara and Hakata.
   -The pass can be used for the "Hello Kitty Shinkansen".
●*Reserved/Non-reserved seat on Express Trains. 
    -Seat reservation on ordinary cars allows unlimited time.

*A separate ticket is required for a Green car.
*Sanyo Shinkansen between Mihara and Shin Osaka can not be used by the pass.
*Tokaido Shinkansen between Shin Osaka and Tokyo can not be used by the pass.
*Kyusyu Shinkansen between Hakata and Kagoshima Chuo can not be used by the pass.

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

●Chugoku JR Bus https://www.chugoku-jrbus.co.jp/

●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

5-Day pass allows you to choose the starting date, and can be used for 5 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 Hiroshima-Yamaguchi 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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