JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass – New Pass announced ! Tokyo – Hokkaido ! (Starts April 1, 2016)

After the formal opening of Hokkaido Shinkansen, we now open for valued Rail Pass selling for foreign tourists in the name of: “JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass”

This Pass can be used on Shinkansen and Limited Express in Supporo Hakodate area, Shin – Chitose Airport including the area in the south of Hokkaido.

And in the east area including Tohoku.


Covered Area

Area that “JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass” covered.

JR EAST lines: Shinkansen, Limited Express and Local Train
JR Hokkaido lines: Shinkansen, Limited Express and Local Train
Tokyo Monorail lines
Izu Kyūkō lines
Aoimori Railway lines
Iwate Galaxy Railway lines
Sendai Airport Transit lines
Limited Express Tobu-Nikko Lines: “Nikko”, “SPACIA Nikko”, “Kinugawa,” and “SPACIA Kinugawa”


Moreover you will get a discount if buying from the tour companies in foreign countries.


Open for selling: Since April 1, 2016

Time of use:Any 6 days within 14 days after the Pass is issued. (flexible 6 days)



Selling price outside Japan:

Adults (over 12 years of age) ¥ 26,000 / Children (6 – 11 years of age)  ¥ 13,000

Selling price in Japan:

Adults (over 12 years of age) ¥ 27,000 / Children (6 – 11 years of age)  ¥ 13,500


Exchange and Sale Locations



Press Release (English) http://www.jreast.co.jp/e/pdf/southhokkaido_press_e.pdf