Note: Non Japanese nationals only eligible for this product
New in 2016 the JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass is a special discounted pass available only to travellers visiting Japan (with a short-term visa no longer than 90 days) and holding a non-Japanese passport. Within the JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass valid area, this pass allows unlimited rides on the JR Hokkaido Lines and on JR East Lines.
The JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass is also convenient for travel from Narita or Haneda Airport to the general Tokyo region and from New Chitose Airport to greater Sapporo, the pass allows unlimited rides on the Shinkansen and limited express trains to move around Tokyo and reach such destinations as Aomori and Sendai. The pass can also be used on the Hokkaido Shinkansen which will start operation in March 2016! When traveling around Japan, the JR East-South Hokkaido Rail Pass is too good to miss out on!