Japan Rail Pass / Kyushu Rail Pass

What is a Kyushu Rail Pass?
JR All Kyushu Area Pass
JR Northern Kyushu Rail Pass
JR Southern Kyushu Rail Pass

JR Kyushu Pass is the perfect ticket for sightseeing and travel around Japan's southerly Kyushu Island.

Some of the recommended attractions in Kyushu include the hot spring resorts of Yufuin and Beppu in Oita, the active Mt. Aso volcano in Kumamoto Prefecture and Sakurajima Island in Kagoshima.

  • Valid on all JR Kyushu trains including Shinkansen Mizuho and Sakura
  • Not valid on JR Kyushu buses and Sanyo Shinkansen (between Hakata and Kokura)
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Prices

Type Validity Price
(JPY)
Seat reservation
limit
Norther Kyushu Area Pass 3 days 8,500 10 times
5 days 10,000 16 times
Southern Kyushu Area Pass 5 days 7,000 10 times
All Kyushu Area Pass 3 days 15,00 10 times
5 days 18,000 16 times

*All prices will be converted to GBP by our JR Pass exchange rate

Price Comparison

JR Northern Kyushu Area Rail Pass 3day

DAY 1
Nagasaki
Day trip to Nagasaki from Hakata
(approx.120mins by LTD.EXP. Kamome)
DAY 2
Yufuin
Hakata to Yufuin (130 mins by LTD.EXP. Yufuin no Mori)
DAY 3
Fukuoka
Yufuin to Hakata (130 mins by LTD.EXP. Yufuin no Mori)
JR Kyushu Rail Pass
Single tickets price for the above itinerary

Hakata – Nagasaki ¥4700 x 2 = ¥9400
Hakata – Yufuin ¥4350 x 2 = ¥8700
Total ¥18100

JR Northern Kyushu Rail Pass 3day is only ¥8500
so you save ¥9600

*Journey times and the single ticket cost are subject to change without notice
*Based on low season

JR Southern Kyushu Area Rail Pass 3day

DAY 1
Ibusuki onsen
Kumamoto to Ibusuki (approx.120 mins by Shinkansen Mizuho & LTD.EXP. Ibusuki no Tamatebako)
DAY 2
Kirishima onsen
Ibusuki to Kagoshima-chuo (50 mins by LTD.EXP. Ibusuki no Tamatebako)
Few hours stop at Kagoshima city
Kagoshima-chuo to Hayato
*Kirishima onsen (35 mins by local train)
DAY 3
Miyazaki
Hayato to Miyazaki (approx.100 mins by LTD.EXP. Kirishimai)
JR Kyushu Rail Pass
Single tickets price for the above itinerary

Kumamoto – Ibusuki ¥9150
Hakata – Yufuin ¥4350 x 2 = ¥8700
Hayato – Miyazaki ¥3060
Total ¥20910

JR Southern Kyushu Rail Pass 3day is only ¥8500
so you save ¥12410

*Journey times and the single ticket cost are subject to change without notice
*Based on low season

JR All Kyushu Area Pass 5day

DAY 1
Fukuoka
Day trip to Nagasaki from Hakata
(approx. 120 mins by LTD.EXP. Kamome)
DAY 2
Kumamoto
Hakata to Kumamoto
(33 mins by Shinkansen Mizuho)
DAY 3
Kagoshima
Kumamoto to Kagoshima Chuo
(approx. 50 mins by Shinkansen Mizuho)
DAY 4
Kagoshima
Day trip to Ibusuki
(approx. 50 mins by LTD.EXP. Ibusuki no Tamatebako)
DAY 5
Fukuoka
Kagoshima-Chuo to Hakata
(approx. 100 mins by Shinkansen Sakura)
JR Kyushu Rail Pass
Single tickets price for the above itinerary

Hakata – Nagasaki ¥4700 x 2 = ¥9400
Hakata - Kumamoto ¥5130
Kumamoto – Kagoshima Chuo ¥6940
Kagoshima Chuo - Ibusuki ¥2130 x 2 = ¥4260
Kagoshima Chuo – Hakata ¥10450
Total ¥36180

JR All Kyushu Rail Pass 5day is only ¥18,000
so you save ¥18,180

*Journey times and the single ticket cost are subject to change without notice
*Based on low season

Kyushu Rail Pass
Exchange Office in Kyushu

Locations where you can exchange the vouchers

Rail StationAll
Kyushu
Northan
Kyshu
Southern
Kyushu
Hakata
Kokura
Mojikō
Saga
Nagasaki
Sasebo
Beppu
Oita
Kumamoto
Kagoshima-chuo
Miyazaki
Miyazaki Airport

JR Kyushu TravelAll
Kyushu
Northan
Kyshu
Southern
Kyushu
Hakata
Kokura
Saga
Nagasaki
Oita
Kumamoto
Kagoshima
Miyazaki

Travel Service CenterAll
Kyushu
Northan
Kyshu
Southern
Kyushu
Kokura
Mojikō
Sasebo
Beppu

What is a Japan Rail Pass?

A Japan Rail Pass is a special Rail Pass available to those travelling to Japan on a ‘Visitor’s Visa’. It allows unlimited travel on trains operated by Japan Railways Group, including most Shinkansen (bullet trains) and buses throughout Japan and Miyajima ferry. There are also variety of regional Rail Passes and Kyushu Rail Passes are a part of them. Kyushu Rail Passes are ideal for those who wish to spend days in Kyushu which consists of the seven prefectures with different type of attractions each.

Why buy a Japan Rail Pass?

Huge Savings

As the sample itineraries above shown, the Rail Pass will be value for money even for just few rail journeys. The more journeys you make, the further savings you enjoy!

Flexibility

Travel anytime/anywhere in covered period and area. You are not constrained to travel on specific train and time, as in the case of a single ticket.

Convenience

No need to queue every time you need to travel. Once JR Pass is validated, go straight to the platform. For added comfort, you can also reserve a seat in advance at no extra cost. Just visit any JR reservation office at the station.


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