Hokkaido Rail Pass

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Area Served

  • The Hoikkaido Rail Pass is the special ticket available only to travelers visiting Japan from foreign countries for sightseeing.

  • Applicable Transportation

  • The HOKKAIDO RAIL PASS is valid for all the train lines offered by Hokkaido Railway Co. and bus lines of JR Hokkaido Bus (excluding Sapporo - Asahikawa / Sapporo - Monbetsu / Sapporo - Obihiro / Sapporo - Kiroro / Sapporo-Erimo & Hiroo lines and irregular lines).

  • With a Green-type HOKKAIDO RAIL PASS, you can use Green cars operated by Hokkaido Railway Co. With an Ordinary-type HOKKAIDO RAIL PASS, you can use reserved ordinary car seats of trains operated by Hokkaido Railway Co. If you use a sleeping car, you must pay the limited express charge and berth charge.

  • Many JR HOKKAIDO trains have Green cars (superior accommodations); all have ordinary cars. You can use Green cars or ordinary cars with a Green-type PASS, and you can use ordinary cars with an Ordinary-type PASS, without paying additional charges.

  • Pass holder should exchange their Exchange order to HOKKAIDO RAIL PASS at a JR Hokkaido Station within 3 months from the date of issue and before their first departure. At that time, you must specify the date that you want to start using the PASS. It can be any date within one month from the date the PASS is received (the date cannot be changed). However, with the Flexible 4-Days pass you may choose 4 days you wish to travel within 10 days from the date your pass is exchanged (including the day the pass is exchanged).

  • Seat Reservations

  • Seat reservations can be made without additional payment. To make a reservation, apply at any major station or Travel Serivce Center (Twinkle Plaza) or a reservation office (midori-no-madoguchi) at a JR HOKKAIDO station.

  • A non-reserved seat can be used simply by presenting your HOKKAIDO RAIL PASS.

  • Ticket Fare  (YEN¥) Valid from now until further notice


    Adult (12>) Child (6-11)
    3 Days ¥ 16,500+ HKD150
    service charge
    ¥ 8,250+ HKD150
    service charge
    Flexible 4 Days within 10 Days ¥ 22,000+ HKD150 service charge ¥ 11,000+ HKD150 service charge
    5 Days ¥ 22,000+ HKD150 service charge ¥ 11,000+ HKD150 service charge
    7 Days ¥ 24,000+ HKD150 service charge ¥ 12,000+ HKD150 service charge

    Under 6 years old not occupying seat is free of charge.   

  • Please view Terms & Conditions and Purchasing Procedures for more detail information.
  • All prices quoted and information provided herein are for general reference only and are subject to change without prior notice.
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