JR Kyushu Rail Pass : Details

JR Kyusha Pass Information

The JR Kyusha Pass allows for unlimited usage of JR Kyushu trains on Kyushu, including the Kyushu Shinkansen and limited express trains, but excluding the Sanyo Shinkansen (which is operated by JR West).


  • Available in Ordinary (Standard) Class only.
  • Validity: 3 or 5 consecutive days.
  • Rail Europe will issue an exchange voucher which must be presented in Japan.

Important JR Pass Details

  • Rail Europe will issue an exchange voucher which must be presented in Japan, at any JR Station that has a Japan Rail Pass Exchange Office. You will receive two Exchange Order vouchers labelled A and B (located in top right hand corner) which must be presented locally within 3 months of issue date. Your Rail Pass is then valid for travel to commence within 1 month.
  • Important: At the time of exchange you will be asked to fill out a short application form and show your passport with the temporary visitor stamp that you would have received on entry into Japan. You must have your passport with you at the time of the exchange. A photocopy is not acceptable and without your passport the exchange cannot be made.


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Places of Interest


  • Kyushu's largest and most vibrant city, Dazaifu
  • Kyushu's former administrative center, Nagasaki
  • Attractive port city with a moved history, Kumamoto
  • Modern city most famous for its castle, Kagoshima
  • Southernmost of Kyushu's major cities, Beppu
  • One of Japan's most famous hot spring resorts.