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Coverage of JR Sanyo San in - Northern Kyushu Area Pass

Sara Ardelia
Sara Ardelia
about 1 month ago
1 response


I’m planning on a trip with Kyoto as the base (I found a better deal Hotel in Kyoto rather in Osaka). My route will be: Kyoto - Kokura - Beppu - Hakata - Kyoto.

My question is, will the pass I chose cover the Tokaido Sanyo Shinkansen (Nozomi) from Kyoto to Kokura, as well as back to Kyoto from Hakata?

I’m not sure whether I interpret the coverage map correctly, but from what I’ve seen, the Sanyo Shinkansen seem to only cover from Shin-Osaka, and there is also the exception mentioning that the Tokaido Shinkansen from Kyoto - Shin Osaka is not covered.

I’ll be thankful if someone can help answer my questions. And I really hope that the pass does actually cover the trip from Kyoto to my designated stops. Thank you so much!

657 posts
about 1 month ago

Hi there,

The pass will cover the Nozomi services both ways ! More info on the pass can be found here - there is a list of checkboxes telling you what is and isn't included in the pass.

Hope this helps!


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