Japan Hokkaido Rail Pass

Explore the Island of Hokkaido in Japan by Rail


We offer $7 Express postage, however if you wish to collect instore or purchase instore a $15 per booking fee will apply at all branches.

For urgent bookings made in-person, a handling and pick-up fee of $30 per booking will apply at all branches. (​*Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Perth)

Duration Class Adult (12+) Child (6-11)
04 Days Sapporo-Furano Area Economy AUD $95 AUD $47
04 Days Sapporo-Noboribetsu Area Economy AUD $85 AUD $42
06 Day JR East - South Hokkaido Economy AUD $333 AUD $166
06 Day Tohoku South Hokkaido Economy AUD $285 AUD $142
Hokkaido 10 Day Economy AUD $304 AUD $152
Hokkaido 5 Day Economy AUD $190 AUD $95
Hokkaido 7 Day Economy AUD $247 AUD $123

Most major banking and financial institutions automatically enrol their customers for 3D-Secure. However, if your card is not enrolled, this means that either the bank that issued the card is not yet supporting these services or it means that you have not yet been registered for 3D-Secure. If you are not registered and your financial institution requests verification from you via our website you will not be able to finalise your purchase with us. It is highly recommended for a smooth, safe & secure experience that you register for these services if you discover that you are not registered.

Purchase a Regional JR Pass

Australian Residents traveling on a Japanese Passport are not allowed to purchase JR Hokkaido Rail Pass.

Hokkaido Pass Destination: Hakodate, Niseko, Noboribetsu, Sapporo, Otaru, Asahikawa, Kushiro and Abashiri

Australian Residents traveling on a Japanese Passport are not allowed to purchase JR Hokkaido Rail Pass.

The Hokkaido Rail Pass is valid for all train lines of the Hokkaido Railway Co. and selected JR Hokkaido Bus lines.
Excluding Bus Routes: Sapporo to Asahikawa, Monbetsu, Hiroo, Obihiro, Erimo, Shin Sapporo-Atsubetsu Stadium, JR Shiroishi Sta.-Sapporo Dome, Shin Sapporo-Sapporo Dome & irregular lines.
The Hokkaido pass offers the following durations:

  • 5 day consecutive pass
  • 7 day consecutive pass

JR Hokkaido Pass no longer covered the rides on following Hokkaido Shinkansen line of “Hayabusa” or “Hayate”.
Kikonai-Goryokaku (As this JR line will be owned by private train line of “Dounan isaribi” line JR Hokkaido pass no longer valid on this line).

Services of Hokkaido Shinkansen line will end their service.

  • Limited Express Train of “Hakucho” (Shin-aomori- Hakodate)
  • Limited Express Train of “Super Hakucho” (Shin- aomori- Hakodate)
  • Express Train “Hamamasu” (Aomori - Sapporo)

JR East South Hokkaido Rail Pass

Unlimited use of trains operated by JR Trains in the Kanto (Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Saitama, Gunma, Tochigi and Ibaraki Prefectures) and Tohoku (Fukushima, Miyagi, Yamagata, Akita, Iwate and Aomori Prefectures) region and JR Hokkaido trains in Southern Hokkaido (as far as Sapporo) on 6 consecutive days. 
Only the following non-JR trains lines lines can also be used with JR East South Hokkaido Rail Pass,
- Limited express trains between Shinjuku and Tobu-Nikko and Kinugawa Onsen and local trains between Tobu-Nikko, Shimo-Imaichi and Kinugawa Onsen.
- All trains along the Izukyu Line between Ito and Izukyu-Shimoda on the Izu Peninsula.
- All trains along the Iwate Ginga Railway and Aoimori railway between Morioka and Aomori.
- Tokyo Monorail between central Tokyo and Haneda Airport.

In the designated area, you can use all type of JR East (including Bus rapid transit and JR Hokkaido trains, including Shinkansen (except Tokaido Shinkansen), limited express trains local trains (except some "liner" trains). Seat reservation can be made for free.


Important Notice

  • An Exchange Order must be presented in Japan within 3 months from the date of issue. This must be done at a JR Station that has a Japan Rail Pass Exchange Office.
  • JR Pass pricing fluctuates depending on the status of the exchange rate. For more information please consult with a Travel Japan Consultant.
  • Australian Residents travelling on a Japanese Passport are not allowed to purchase JR East, West, Kyushu, Hokkaido, Central or Shikoku Rail Passes.
  • Baggage carried on board must be within 250 cm with a maximum length of 2 m.
    You can bring as much as two pieces weighing less than 30 kilograms. (However, items such as umbrellas and handbags are not counted)