Within the JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass valid area, this regional pass allows unlimited rides on the JR Hokkaido Lines and on JR East Lines. Convenient for travel from Narita or Haneda Airport to the Tokyo region and from New Chitose Airport to greater Sapporo, the pass allows unlimited rides even on the Shinkansen and limited express trains from Tokyo to reach such destinations as Aomori and Sendai. Also, this pass can be used on the Hokkaido Shinkansen: travel on this Bullet train between Tokyo and Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto.
It is a flexible six-day pass: it can be used on any six days in the 14-day period starting on the day of issue.
The JR East – South Hokkaido Rail Pass is a special discounted pass available only to visitors holding a non-Japanese passport.