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Northern Kyushu Area Pass

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Experiencing Kyushu for the first time? Take your time and explore the third-largest island in Japan with the luxury of this multi-day rail pass.


  • Discover the island of Kyushu or as it is most commonly known the 'Land of Fire' with a rail pass and explore at your own pace.

  • Enjoy reserved and non-reserved seating across Shinkansen on express and local trains.

  • Choose between a 3 or 5-day pass to make the most of your time exploring active volcanoes, coastal cities, and heritage sites

  • Enjoy access to Kumamoto – known for Mount Aso, where one of the world's largest calderas lies.

  • Visit Nagasaki and get to see the site of the bombing during World War II and enjoy relaxing in offshore islands.

  • Get a chance to ride the Shinkansen – the fastest train in the world and other express trains.


  • 3 or 5-day North Kyushu rail pass

  • Reserved and non-reserved seats for:

  • Shinkansen (Mizuho, Sakura, and Tsubame)

  • Express trains

  • Local trains


  • Lines between Hakata & Kokura

  • Green car seating (available at additional cost)

Cancellation policy

These tickets can’t be cancelled. However, you can use them any time within the next 3 months.


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Samoylenko Irina



Oct, 2023

These tickets are valid for 3 months from the date of purchase.

Your JR Rail Pass

Explore the 'Land of Fire' with a special rail pass designed perfectly for foreign tourists discovering the island for the first time. Get the option to choose between a 3 or 5-day pass and make the most of your vacation. Gain access to reserved and non-reserved seating across Shinkansen including Mizuho, Sakura, and Tsubame, express trains as well as local trains. Make sure to get on the Shinkansen and feel yourself floating through the air on the world's fastest train.

Exploring North Kyushu

This tourist destination is perfect for any kind of vacation whether it is a hint of adventure at active volcanoes or relaxing at beaches, and natural hot springs. Visit heritage sites at Miyazaki, witness dramatic thermal pools and the rough side of nature at Beppu, and the birthplace of ceramics at Sage among others.

Important Information

  • This experience is only available for non-Japanese passport holders and those residing outside Japan, visiting temporarily.

  • Please obtain a temporary visitor proof with a stamp or seal on your passport when you enter Japan. If you are using an automated gate when entering Japan please offer it to the airport staff and receive a certificate.

  • Bring along your passport.

  • The name, country of residence, and passport numbers entered when booking must be an exact match to the passports used when boarding.

  • Green car seating is available at an additional cost.

  • This pass has to be used on consecutive days.

Operating Hours

  • Please click here to find the locations and operating hours of the designated ticket offices of JR Kyushu.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • In order to exchange your voucher for the pass, you must present the voucher in person along with your passport at any of the below stations.

Redemption Points

Point 1

  • Exchage your voucher at Oita Station.

  • Address: Japan, 〒870-0831 Oita,1−1.

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Point 2

  • Exchage your voucher at Kumamoto Station.

  • Address: 3 Chome-15-1 Kasuga, Nishi Ward, Kumamoto, 860-0047, Japan.

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Point 3

  • Exchage your voucher at Hakata Station.

  • Address: Chuo-gai-1-1 Hakata Station Hakata Ward, Fukuoka, 812-0012, Japan.

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Point 4

  • Exchage your voucher at Kokura Station.

  • Address: 1 Chome-1-1 Asano, Kokurakita Ward, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 802-0001, Japan.

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Point 5

  • Exchage your voucher at Mojiko Station.

  • Address: 1 Chome-5-31 Nishikaigan, Moji Ward, Kitakyushu, Fukuoka 801-0841, Japan.

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Point 6

  • Exchage your voucher at Saga Station.

  • Address: 1-chōme-11 Ekimae Chūō, Saga, 840-0801, Japan.

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Point 7

  • Exchage your voucher at Nagasaki Station.

  • Address: 1 Onouemachi, Nagasaki, 850-0058, Japan

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Point 8

  • Exchage your voucher at Sasebo Station.

  • Address: 21-1 Miuracho, Sasebo, Nagasaki 857-0863, Japan.

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Point 9

  • Exchage your voucher at Beppu Station.

  • Address: 12-13 Ekimaecho, Beppu, Oita 874-0935, Japan.

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