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Regional JR Passes offers unlimited travel within a given area or route for a fraction of the cost of a Japan Rail Pass and offers excellent value for money. Before considering regional passes we suggest first finding out what is the Japan rail pass and ensure all passengers are eligible for the Japan Rail Pass.

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    • 3 days

    • $76.00

    • 5 days

    • $105.00


    • 3 days

    • $40.00

    • 5 days

    • $54.00

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Northern Kyushu Area Pass


The Northern Kyushu Area Pass is cost effective way of sightseeing, providing access to Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Yufuin, Beppu, Sasebo and much more.

Available Passes

Consecutive Days
Consecutive Days

Child passes (6-11) are available for half price

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Northern Kyushu Area Pass

What's included?

  • Kyushu Shinkansen between Hakata and Kumamoto
  • Limited express and local trains within the validity area.
  • Up to 10 free seat reservations with the 3 day pass and 16 free seat reservations with the 5 day pass.

Limitations and things to keep in mind

  • The pass is valid up to Kumamoto, you’ll need additional tickets if you plan to travel further south.
  • The Sanyo Shinkansen between Hakata and Kokura is not included. You can use a limited express train instead.

Eligibility details

The JR Northern Kyushu Area Pass can only be used by visitors entering Japan using a “Temporary Visitor Visa"


Exchange station locations

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Hakata Station
Ticket counter #2 and #3
7:00 - 23:00Weekly
Kokura Station
4:50 - 23:50Weekly
Mojiko Station
Ticket Window
5:30 - 23:00Weekly
Saga Station
Ticket Window
5:30 - 23:00Weekly
Nagasaki Station
Ticket Window
5:40 - 21:40Weekly
Buppu Station
Ticket Window
5:20 - 22:00Weekly
Oita Station
Ticket Window
4:15 - 22:00Weekly
Kumamoto Station
Ticket Window
5:30 - 23:15Weekly

Itinerary recommendations

Yufuin, this is an exclusive Onsen town hidden away in the Kyushu mountains. You can use the Yufuin no Mori ltd. express to travel there in comfort.
Fukuoka, the city is like Tokyo in that it has everything for shopping but is much more laid back and pleasant to navigate.

Conditions of use

  • The pass cannot be used at an automatic ticket gate, please show your pass at a manned gate when entering and exiting the train platform area.
  • The pass can be refunded at any station where the pass can be exchanged in Japan, a 10% processing fee applies. Our general refund policy applies for refunds outside of Japan.
  • No refunds or re-issue is possible for a stolen, lost or damaged rail pass.
  • Pass users must carry their passport with them and show their passport upon request by JR Staff.
  • No compensation is given in the case of cancelled or delayed trains for whatever reason.
  • The pass is counted in days from midnight to midnight (as opposite to periods of 24 hours), the first day of use is counted as a full day, no matter what time you start using it.
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