A JR Kyushu – Northern Kyushu JR Pass is the ultimate way to travel Japan, with unlimited rides on the, super-fast Shinkansen, along with other JR trains and buses. A great value way to explore Japan at high speed, get a JR Pass now!
• Note that passes on this page can only be booked by Singapore residents • Please note that there is no exchange office in Kanto and Tokyo Area • Only Temporary Visitors to Japan who hold the corresponding stamp on their passports can avail of the JR Pass, so ensure that you get yours stamped upon entry to the country. • Seat reservations are generally optional, but on some busy routes they may be mandatory. In these cases the JR Pass does not guarantee seating if you have not reserved. •JR Passes cannot be exchanged, nor can they be replaced if they are lost or stolen. • JR Kyushu Passes cannot be used on the Sanyo Shinkansen, as this service is operated by JR West. # Conditions for Use: 1. Valid only for the person whose name appears on the pass – must be a foreign national¹ visiting Japan with the entry status of Temporary Visitor and the corresponding stamp in their passport². 2. Present your pass to the attendant at a manned ticket gate to begin using it. The attendant will apply a stamp in the space reserved for official use. When passing through a ticket gate, always present your pass to the attendant so that the validity period is visible. 3. You must carry your passport at all times while using the pass, and be prepared to present it to conductors or station attendants if requested. 5. The pass itself doesn't ensure specific seating options – to obtain a reserved-seat ticket at no additional cost, present your pass at the ticket office of a JR Kyushu station. 3-Day Pass holders can make up to 10 reservations; 5-Day pass holders can make up to 16 reservations. You can also pay 1,000 yen to reserve seats through the JR Kyushu website, or to reserve more than your free allowance. Additional fares apply to travel in Green Cars, private compartments on Shinkansen or limited express trains, sleeper cars, and DX Green Cars. Japan Rail does not allow changing to reserved seating or sleeping car after boarding. 7. The pass can only be used within its validity period, which cannot be changed. 8. The pass cannot be exchanged for other kinds of pass or ticket. 9. The pass cannot be reissued in the event of loss or theft. 10. Exchange Orders can only be refunded by the travel agency from which you purchase them, and any application for refund must be made before the start of the Japan Rail Pass validity period. Any refund will be for the value of the pass in yen, less a 10% handling fee³. 11. Once you have started using the pass the validity period cannot be extended, nor can any refund be given, even if trains or other transportation services are suspended or delayed for any reason. The JR Group will not bear additional costs due to changes in your route, such as alternative transportation or accommodation charges. 12. In addition to these conditions, you must obey the JR Group's regulations, terms and conditions, and the laws of Japan while using the pass. 13. Violation of these conditions may result in the invalidation and confiscation of the pass, as well as a penalty equal to twice the basic fares and charges for all transportation for which the pass was used. 14. The official terms and conditions of the pass are written in Japanese, and the text of the Japanese version shall be given priority of interpretation, in the event of questions regarding transportation conditions that may arise regarding conditions that are written in other languages. 15. The pass is valid for trains stated covering Kumamoto/Misumi and the area north of Oita including - Local trains - Limited express trains - Shinkansen (Hakata - Kumamoto) 16. Not valid for: - Shinkansen(between Kokura and Hakata) - Subways - Buses - Private railways ¹Japanese nationals who have lived overseas for ten years or more may use the pass under certain conditions. You can read more here: https://rakuten-travelexp.net/jr-pass-for-jp-expats ²If you use an automated gate to pass immigration, no stamp will be applied to your passport. Either use a manned automated gate or ask a clerk to apply the stamp to your passport. ³You must return your Exchange Order at your own cost in order to receive a 90% refund for an unused Japan Rail Pass. The details above are current as of September 2018, and are subject to change. Please confirm the latest terms and conditions with a JR attendant.
Get your JR Kyushu – Northern Kyushu JR Pass now, for unlimited travel in Japan by the legendary Shinkansen (bullet trains) for a fixed price! ◆ Do I need a JR Pass for my trip to Japan? That depends on what you intend to do while visiting Japan. If you plan to spend most or all of your time in just one city, a JR Pass would not represent the best value. But if you want to quickly, easily and comfortably visit several of the main sights of northern Kyushu during your trip, then buying a JR Kyushu Pass makes a lot of sense. When you’re not familiar with the Japanese rail network, getting around by train might seem like a challenging prospect. With the JR Pass, everything becomes so much simpler. This JR Pass offers incredible value for anyone that wants to travel destinations such as Fukuoka, Nagasaki, Kumamoto, Beppu, or Oita over a limited period of time. For example, the cost of a 3-Day Pass is less than the price of a return journey between Kumamoto and Fukuoka, so you can really make great savings if you plan to travel around during your stay. Valid for either 3 or 5 consecutive days, this JR Pass allows you to travel on any lines owned by JR Kyushu Railway Company within the coverage area, including local trains, limited express, and Shinkansen between Hakata and Kumamoto. Shinkansen are renowned not only for their speed but their luxury, reliability, and punctuality. And, with the JR Pass, virtually the entire network is at your fingertips. ◆ What do I need to know about the JR Pass? - Important! The JR Pass is only available to non-residents of Japan, entering the country on a Temporary Visa, and with a corresponding stamp in their passport. You will need to enter the country through a manned gate or ask a clerk to stamp your passport. If you enter through a non-manned, automated gate, you will not receive the necessary stamp. - As mentioned above, this JR Pass is available for either 3 or 5 consecutive calendar days. When you purchase this JR Pass through Rakuten Travel Experiences, we will send your electronic Exchange Order in 72 hours or less. This voucher will be valid for 90 days from the date of sending and must be exchanged for your actual JR Pass when you arrive in Japan, at one of these major offices. You will need to select an activation date for your pass, which can be any day within the following month. That date cannot be changed. - Your JR Pass will allow you Unlimited travel on the Kyushu Shinkansen during the time period selected, between Hakata and Kumamoto, but is not valid between Hakata and Kokura. Neither can you use it on any route not owned by Japan Rail. Separate tickets will be needed for these trains and routes. Upgrades to the pass are not possible. - A JR Pass doesn't guarantee a seat. Luckily, advance seat reservations do not cost you any extra. Advance reservations are highly recommended, especially at peak times. - Food and drink: All Shinkansen offer at least a trolley service, but you can also purchase tasty sushi boxes on many station platforms. - You must pass through manned gates to have your ticket checked when traveling. Occasionally, you may also need to present your passport. - Your JR Pass cannot be exchanged, or reissued if lost or stolen. - Two children (aged up to 5) can travel free of charge when accompanied by an adult rail pass holder, assuming they do not occupy a seat, but a third child, or a child aged 6-11, will require a child rail pass. - The date you select on our calendar is your preferred date to receive the exchange order for the pass. The exchange order has a lifespan of 90 days from when we send it to you.
# How to Receive Your JR Pass Just follow these simple steps: 1. Choose the date you want to redeem the JR Pass. Please provide the required information on the Checkout page. 2. On the Cart page, choose Worldwide Shipping. In light of recent events, shipping to China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Korea has been taking longer than usual. 3. Receive your voucher. It will be printed within 24 hours of placing your order and delivered shortly. If your selected date is more than 90 days in the future, we will wait until 1 month before your selected date before printing and shipping the voucher 4. Take your voucher to any valid exchange office to collect your pass. You can redeem it up to 90 days from the printing date. You can exchange your voucher at any of the train stations listed on Location section. # How to Use Your JR Pass - Passes can be used for 3 or 5 consecutive days depending on the type and can be redeemed up to 90 days after the voucher is printed. - The usage period must be within one month of exchanging your voucher for a Japan Rail Pass. - You need to specify the date that you want to start using the pass at the exchange office. - The usage period begins when you show your pass to the station staff and have it stamped. - Use on any Shinkansen except Nozomi and Mizuho services as well as local JR buses, BRT system, Miyajima Ferry, and the Tokyo Monorail. - Use across northern Kyushu — click here for coverage map: https://rakuten-travelexp.net/north-kyushu-jr-map