aALL AREA KYUSHU PASS


All Area Kyushu Pass

3 DAYS

5 DAYS

Kyushu (九州) is the third largest island and most south-westerly of Japan four main islands (Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu) .There are seven prefectures located there: Fukuoka, Kagoshima, Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Oita, and Saga. Kyushu’s must visit spots are Mt.Aso, Kumamoto Castle, and Kyushu is blessed with many hot springs such as Beppu Onsen, Yufuin Onsen, Kurokawa Onsen, Kirishima Onsen, Ureshino Onsen, and Takeo Onsen. JR Kyushu offer 2 types of Rail pass which is All Area Kyushu Pass and North Kyushu Pass. The All Kyushu Area pass is valid on all JR Kyushu lines. This pass unlimited train travel on 3, or 5 consecutive days.

DELIVERY

Purchasing-procedure-12-2016

ELIGIBILITY

  • Only travelers who visiting Japan under the entry status of “Temporary visitor”, and has a passport bearing this stamp can use this pass. Please note that according to strict interpretation of the Japanese Immigration Law, “Temporary visitor” status differs even from other types of stays that are also for only short time periods.
  • Japanese passport holders can NOT use this pass. However in a rare case when travelers have dual passports (Japanese & Other), unless your valid non Japanese passport is stamped with “Temporary Visitor”, issuance of JR pass will be refused.

EXCHANGE

  • The voucher must be exchanged within a 3-month period from the date of issue.
  • To exchange the voucher for the Pass you will need your passport.
  • The start date of the Pass can no longer be changed once the pass has been exchanged.
  • JR Exchange Offices (Offices and service hours are subject to change or discontinuation without notice. ):
    • Hakata Station Travel Service Center, weekdays from 10AM to 8PM, weekends until 6PM. Ticket Office daily from 5:30AM to 11PM
    • Hakata Port International Terminal, JR Kyushu Beetle Counter, daily from 9AM to 6PM
    • Fukuoka International Airport Terminal 1F, Travel Information Center
      Kokura Station Travel Service Center, weekdays from 10AM to 7PM, weekends until 6PM
    • Mojiko Station Travel Service Center, daily from 10AM to 6PM
    • Kumamoto Station Travel Service Center, weekdays from 10AM to 7PM, weekends until 5:30PM
    • Saga Station Travel Service Center, weekdays from 10AM to 7PM, weekends until 5PM
    • Nagasaki Station Travel Service Center, weekdays from 10AM to 7PM, weekends until 5:30PM
    • Oita Station Travel Service Center, weekdays from 10AM to 7PM, weekends until 5PM
    • Beppu Station Travel Service Center, daily from 10AM to 6PM

VALIDITY

  • With the Pass, no additional fee is required when reserving seats.
  • In order to travel in first class (Green cars) you will have to pay additional fees. Non-reserved Ordinary class cars can be accessed freely.
  • To access the platforms, show your Pass to the JR Kyushu staff located at the gate to the platform.
  • To reserve a seat, ask the JR Kyushu staff at the the ticket office.
  • It is a personal Pass. Please always carry your passport when using the Pass as station and train staff may check it.

CANCELLATION

  • The starting date written on the All Area Kyushu Pass cannot be changed
  • An unused voucher is refundable for one year from the date of issue.
  • The voucher can be refunded if it has never been exchanged in Japan.
  • 15% of the price will be charged as a refund handling fee.
  • Refund is allowed only before the Exchange Order exchange to Rail Pass and it must submit for refund within 12 months from the issuance date.
  • The refund process required approximately 2 months to complete.
  • We’ll refund to cheque for cash and Nets payment and credit card for credit card payment.
  • Neither an Exchange Order nor a All Area Kyushu Pass can be reissued if lost or stolen.

aNORTHERN KYUSHU AREA PASS


Northern Kyushu Area Pass

3 DAYS

5 DAYS

Kyushu (九州) is the third largest island and most south-westerly of Japan four main islands (Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu) .There are seven prefectures located there: Fukuoka, Kagoshima, Kumamoto, Miyazaki, Nagasaki, Oita, and Saga. Kyushu’s must visit spots are Mt.Aso, Kumamoto Castle, and Kyushu is blessed with many hot springs such as Beppu Onsen, Yufuin Onsen, Kurokawa Onsen, Kirishima Onsen, Ureshino Onsen, and Takeo Onsen. JR Kyushu offer 2 types of Rail pass which is All Area Kyushu Pass and North Kyushu Pass. The North Kyushu pass is valid on all JR Kyushu lines above the line formed by Kumamoto, Aso and Bungo Taketa. This pass unlimited train travel on 3, or 5 consecutive days.

DELIVERY

Purchasing-procedure-12-2016

ELIGIBILITY

  • Only travelers who visiting Japan under the entry status of “Temporary visitor”, and has a passport bearing this stamp can use this pass. Please note that according to strict interpretation of the Japanese Immigration Law, “Temporary visitor” status differs even from other types of stays that are also for only short time periods.
  • Japanese passport holders can NOT use this pass. However in a rare case when travelers have dual passports (Japanese & Other), unless your valid non Japanese passport is stamped with “Temporary Visitor”, issuance of JR pass will be refused.

EXCHANGE

  • The voucher must be exchanged within a 3-month period from the date of issue.
  • To exchange the voucher for the Pass you will need your passport.
  • The start date of the Pass can no longer be changed once the pass has been exchanged.
  • JR Exchange Offices (Offices and service hours are subject to change or discontinuation without notice. ):
    • Hakata Station Travel Service Center, weekdays from 10AM to 8PM, weekends until 6PM. Ticket Office daily from 5:30AM to 11PM
    • Hakata Port International Terminal, JR Kyushu Beetle Counter, daily from 9AM to 6PM
    • Fukuoka International Airport Terminal 1F, Travel Information Center
      Kokura Station Travel Service Center, weekdays from 10AM to 7PM, weekends until 6PM
    • Mojiko Station Travel Service Center, daily from 10AM to 6PM
    • Kumamoto Station Travel Service Center, weekdays from 10AM to 7PM, weekends until 5:30PM
    • Saga Station Travel Service Center, weekdays from 10AM to 7PM, weekends until 5PM
    • Nagasaki Station Travel Service Center, weekdays from 10AM to 7PM, weekends until 5:30PM
    • Oita Station Travel Service Center, weekdays from 10AM to 7PM, weekends until 5PM
    • Beppu Station Travel Service Center, daily from 10AM to 6PM

VALIDITY

  • The North Kyushu pass is valid on all JR Kyushu lines above the line formed by Kumamoto, Aso and Bungo Taketa.
  • The pass is not valid on the Sanyo Shinkansen, sleeper trains or JR Kyushu buses.

BOOKING

  • With the Pass, no additional fee is required when reserving seats.
  • In order to travel in first class (Green cars) you will have to pay additional fees. Non-reserved Ordinary class cars can be accessed freely.
  • To access the platforms, show your pass to the JR Kyushu staff located at the gate to the platform.
  • To reserve a seat, ask the JR Kyushu staff at the the ticket office.
  • It is a personal Pass. Please always carry your passport when using the Pass as station and train staff may check it.

CANCELLATION

  • The starting date written on the JR North Kyushu Pass cannot be changed
  • An unused voucher is refundable for one year from the date of issue.
  • The voucher can be refunded if it has never been exchanged in Japan.
  • 15% of the price will be charged as a refund handling fee.
  • Refund is allowed only before the Exchange Order exchange to Rail Pass and it must submit for refund within 12 months from the issuance date.
  • The refund process required approximately 2 months to complete.
  • We’ll refund to cheque for cash and Nets payment and credit card for credit card payment.
  • either an Exchange Order nor a JR North Kyushu Pass can be reissued if lost or stolen.

aSOUTHERN KYUSHU AREA PASS


Southern Kyushu Area Pass

3 DAYS

JR Southern Kyushu Area Pass includes shinkansen rides betweeen Kumamoto and Kagoshima-chuo (Mizuho, Sakura, Tsubame), local trains and limited express trains within the designated covered area.

DELIVERY

Purchasing-procedure-12-2016

ELIGIBILITY

  1. Travelers must hold a passport issued by a country other than Japan.
  2. Travelers must reside outside Japan and are visiting Japan on a short-stay visa.
  3. If you are a Japanese citizen, you can use a Southern Kyushu Area Pass, in case of meeting the following 3 conditions:
    • You have a permanent resident status in a foreign country
    • You hold an airline ticket to depart Japan within 3 months; and
    • You have purchased a Voucher for Southern Kyushu Area Pass overseas
  • (1) and (2), or just (3) must be satisfied.
  • Sales for Japanese citizens will end on 31st March 2017. (Exchange period for a voucher purchased overseas is until June 30th, 2017).
    From 1st April 2017, only travelers, who satisfy both condition (1) and (2), are eligible to purchase and use the Southern Kyushu Area Pass.

EXCHANGE

  • The activation date of the pass, once the pass has been obtained, can no longer be changed.
  • The voucher is valid for 3 months after purchase.
  • You must present your passport in order to exchange a voucher for a pass.
  • Ticket offices where travelers are able to exchange their voucher:
    • Station: Kagoshima-chuo, Miyazaki, Miyazaki airport and Kumamoto
    • JR Kyushu Travel: Kagoshima

VALIDITY

    The applicable lines of JR Southern Kyushu Pass:

  • Reserved and non-reserved seats for all shinkansen (Mizuho, Sakura, Tsubame) within the designated covered area. Shinkansen rides are limited to the portion between Kumamoto and Kagoshima-chuo.
  • Reserved and non-reserved seats for all limited express trains within the designated covered area.
  • Local trains within the designated covered area.
  • Additional charge is required when using Green Car (superior class).
  • The pass cannot be used for JR Kyushu buses, B&S Miyazaki buses, the Cruise Train Seven stars in Kyushu and the ARU RESSHA (Sweet Train).
  • The pass is valid only within the JR Kyushu service area even though there maybe some lines in Kyushu operated by other companies.
  • Unavailability of seating due to full occupancy shall not be subject to refunds.

SEAT BOOKING

  • With the Pass, travelers are able to reserve seat in standard cars up to 10 times per person.
  • Additional charges apply for reserved seat tickets over the limit.
  • Seat reservations can only be made upon arrival in Japan
  • Seat reservations can be made at any JR station or travel center in Kyushu, Japan
  • It is a personal pass. Please always carry your passport when using the Pass as station and train staff may check it.

CANCELLATION

  • The starting date written on the JR Southern Kyushu area Pass cannot be changed
  • An unused voucher is refundable for one year from the date of issue.
  • The voucher can be refunded if it has never been exchanged in Japan.
  • 15% of the price will be charged as a refund handling fee.
  • Refund is allowed only before the Exchange Order exchange to Rail Pass and it must submit for refund within 12 months from the issuance date.
  • The refund process required approximately 2 months to complete.
  • We’ll refund to cheque for cash and Nets payment and credit card for credit card payment.
  • Neither an Exchange Order nor a JR Southern Kyushu area Pass can be reissued if lost or stolen.