REGULAR HOKKAIDO RAIL PASS &
HOKKAIDO RAIL PASS FLEX
If you have a Hokkaido Rail Pass, you can ride all JR Hokkaido trains (excluding Hokkaido Shinkansen) and some designated JR buses within Hokkaido. This allows you to ride buses and trains without having to buy tickets each time, and you don't have to worry about language barriers.
*Reserved and non-reserved seats in ordinary cars on JR Hokkaido limited express trains.
*Reserved and non-reserved seats on JR Hokkaido express trains.
*JR Hokkaido local trains.
*Reserved and non-reserved seats on JR Hokkaido special (limited express/express/local) trains.
The Hokkaido Rail Pass cannot be used on lines of other companies such as South Hokkaido Railway, Sapporo Municipal Subway, etc.
Hokkaido Rail Pass holders cannot ride the Hokkaido Shinkansen Hayabusa and Hayate trains. If you wish to ride the Hokkaido Shinkansen, you will be required to purchase a separate basic fare ticket, limited express ticket, etc.
Hokkaido Rail Pass holders cannot ride the Kikonai ⇔ Goryokaku portion of the "South Hokkaido Railway" line, which will no longer be managed by JR Hokkaido but by a third sector. If you wish to ride the "South Hokkaido Railway" line, you will be required to purchase a separate ticket.
VALIDITY AND PRICE:
3 - DAY: $147.21
5 - DAY: $196.28
7 - DAY: $214.13
4 - DAY FLEX: $196.28
(Prices are valid until Aug 31 2017, PST)
*The 3, 5, 7 day passes allow you to choose the starting day, and can be used for either 3 or 5 or 7 consecutive days from the date of issuance. The starting date of use cannot be selected with the 4-day FLEX pass. It is effective the day you exchange it, that being day one, and continues to be effective for ten days in which it can be used any four days either consecutive or not.
- Adult: 12 or over 12 years old when an exchange order issued or a rail pass purchased
- Child: 6-11 years old when an exchange order issued or a rail pass purchased
* An Adult's or Child's rail pass holder can accompany up to 2 infants (1-5 years old) for free.
* From the third infant, he/she will be required a child’s rail pass.
* Babies aged under 1 year old can be accompanied for free.