Kyushu is Japan’s third largest island, located southwest of the main island Honshu. Explore destinations throughout Northern Kyushu!
The pass can be used on limited express trains of the Kyushu Railway Co., in ordinary reserved and non-reserved seating, and on ordinary trains of the Kyushu Railway Co. in the designated area for the pass. The Northern Kyushu Area Rail Pass can also be used for Kyushu Shinkansen “bullet” trains.
A Kyushu Rail Pass is only available to non-Japanese passport holders, under the entry status of “Temporary Visitor”.
3 Months. The e-ticket must be exchanged within 3 months from date of issue.
The Northern Kyushu Area Rail Pass: 3-day or 5-day consecutive pass
This pass does not guarantee the bearer a seat. For passes exchanged on or after June 1, 2020, reservations are unlimited. Passengers can obtain unlimited non-reserved seat tickets within the validation period. We encourage customers to make seat reservations at the station for free (starting June 1st).
For passes exchanged on or after April 1, 2016: The area covered by the Northern Kyushu Area Pass is expanded to include the Kagoshima main line (between Kumamoto and Uto) and Misumi line (between Uto and Misumi).