Hokkaido Rail Pass

How to purchase

1.Purchase in your home country and exchange it in Hokkaido

Purchase a voucher in your home country. and exchange it for your pass at supporting stations here in Hokkaido.

Caution for purchasing

  • The time limit for exchanging your rail pass is 3 months
  • The price of the exchange voucher is subject to change according to the exchange rate

Caution for exchanging

  • Please present your passport with the "Temporary Visitor" entry status stamp/sticker. (You cannot use a copy of your passport etc.)
  • Please fill out the application
  • Please allow time, for in some cases the process requires a little time

*During sightseeing season it can be very crowded, so please allow ample time for your visit.

*Business days and hours, such as during New Year holidays, are subject to change.

Exchange Voucher Sales AGT List

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2.Purchase in Japan

Purchase at supporting stations

Caution for purchasing

  • Please present your passport with the "Temporary Visitor" entry status stamp/sticker. (You cannot use a copy of your passport etc.)
  • Please fill out the application
  • Please allow time, for in some cases the process requires a little time
  • Credit cards are acceptable for purchases

*During sightseeing season it can be very crowded, so please allow ample time for your visit.

*Business days and hours, such as during New Year holidays, are subject to change.

HOKKAIDO RAIL PASS Purchases and Exchange Counters

Sapporo Station(JR Information Desk)
New Chitose Airport Station(JR Information Desk)
Hakodate Station(Twinkle Plaza)
Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto Station

*Hours for exchanging and purchasing the Hokkaido Rail Pass

Noboribetsu Station
Asahikawa Station(Twinkle Plaza)
Obihiro Station(Twinkle Plaza)
Kushiro Station(Twinkle Plaza)
Abashiri Station

Hours and location at which you may purchase and exchange your ticket, are subject to change without prior notice.

Outside of Hokkaido

The HOKKAIDO RAIL PASS can be purchased at the JR EAST Travel Service Center as well, but exchanges are not possible.

  • Narita Airport Terminal 1 8:15 - 19:00(※)
  • Narita Airport Terminal 2 8:15 - 20:00(※)
  • Haneda Airport International Terminal (Tokyo Monorail)6:45-18:30
  • Tokyo Station 7:30 - 20:30
  • Shinjyuku Station 8:00 - 19:00
  • Ikebukuro Station 9:00 - 18:00
  • Shibuya Station 10:00-18:30
  • Ueno Station 8:30-19:00(Sat, Sun, Holidays 8:30-18:00)
  • Hamamatsucho 8:00 - 15:30(From July 1st)

*At Narita Airport Terminal 1&2, for times other than listed, please purchase your pass at the JR Ticket Counter (Midori-no-Madoguchi).