[Singapore Residents Only] JR Tohoku-South Hokkaido Rail Pass 5-Day Flexible Ticket


The JR Tohoku-South Hokkaido Rail Pass is your ticket to unlimited travel around northern Japan! Experience amazing nature, culture, cuisine and hot springs with this incredible value ticket.


  • Enjoy unlimited travel for 5 days out of 14 around the Tohoku Region and southern Hokkaido
  • Use on all JR train lines—including Shinkansen—throughout the coverage area
  • Also covers the Aoimori Railway, Iwate Galaxy Railway, and Sendai Airport Transit
  • Convenient worldwide delivery in 7 days or less
  • World-class multilingual support from Japan experts — 7 days a week, 365 days a year

Key Information

Important Information

• Note that passes on this page can only be booked by Singapore residents • Passengers taking the Tokaido/Sanyo/Kyushu Shinkansen with oversized baggage (length, width and height measure over 160 cm and under 250 cm in total) have to make an advance reservation for a space in the oversized baggage area. Reservation can be made at the ticket counter free of charge. If no reservation is made, guests will be charged a carry-on fee on board of 1000 JPY and will have to store their baggage in an area designated by the train attendants • Baggage measuring over 250 cm will not be allowed on board • Tickets for Young Children: Infants (ages 1–5) and babies (younger) travel for free on JR trains except in the following cases, when a child ticket is required: 1. When three or more infants accompany one adult or child (tickets are required for each infant after the second). 2. When an infant or baby occupies a reserved seat, Green Car seat or berth, etc. 3. When an infant travels alone. # 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. 4. Valid for use on: all JR trains including Shinkansen lines, the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) system, Aoimori Railway, Iwate Galaxy Railway, and Sendai Airport Transit. - Not valid on JR Group expressway or local bus routes. - When using JR Group services that extend through lines operated by companies other than JR Rail, or outside of the pass coverage area, you must pay separately any fares or charges for travel on such sections, with some exceptions. No additional charge is required when passing through the following sections without stopover: - Aoimori Railway between Hachinohe–Aomori, Aomori–Noheji, or Hachinohe–Noheji (ordinary class trains only). 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 station. Certain trains require a reserved-seat ticket. Additional fares apply to travel in GranClass or Green Cars, private compartments on Shinkansen or limited express trains, sleeper cars, and DX Green Cars if available in the coverage area of the pass. An extra charge must be paid in advance to ride local trains requiring a numbered ticket or liner ticket. Japan Rail does not allow changing to reserved seating or sleeping car after boarding. 6. Green Car pass holders using non-reserved seating or traveling in ordinary class cars are not eligible for any partial refunds. 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. 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 to Rakuten Travel Experiences at your own cost in order to receive a 90% refund for an unused Japan Rail Pass. The details above are current as of January 2019 and subject to change. Please confirm the latest terms and conditions with a JR attendant.


Book the JR Tohoku-South Hokkaido Rail Pass today for five days of unlimited, great value travel. Sold only to overseas travelers, order online to enjoy great prices (choose from 19 payment currencies to avoid transaction fees), cheap international shipping (free to selected destinations—see next page), and multilingual support over email, phone, and live chat.

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