All Kyushu Pass:
Valid on JR Kyushu network on the southern island of Kyushu. The pass cannot be used on sleeper trains, the Sanyo Shinkansen “bullet” train, or JR Kyushu buses, but is valid on the Kyushu Shinkansen’s Tsubame, the pride of JR Kyushu, and the “Sonic” limited express.
Northern Kyushu Pass:
The JR Kyushu Rail Pass for the northern Kyushu area is not valid on Shinkansen Tsubame trains. See link to map below for area of validity.
Both these passes can be bought outside or within Japan, at:
- Fukuoka Airport (TISCO Travel Information Center)
- JR Kyushu Travel Agency offices at major stations in Kyushu.