Reservation can be made from 05:30 to 23:00 at Japan Standard Time (Tokyo).

Time based on operating system settings

On this website, you can purchase the JR Kyushu Rail Pass and make a seat reservation of popular trains in Kyushu.
When you make a seat reservation, it’s necessary to purchase the Kyushu Rail Pass on this website or at designated travel agencies.

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Trains offering seat reservation


From 0:00 am to 4:00 am on December 5, 8, 12, 15, 17, 19, 21, 24, 26, 28, 2023 and January 1, 2024 (Japan Standard Time).
Thank you in advance for your understanding.


All seats on Limited Express Yufu No. 73 and 74 will be reservation-only during the period of Monday, December 25 through Wednesday, December 27, 2023 due to the reasons related to our train operation management. Non-reserved seats are not available. Please reserve seats at the ticket counter or reserved-seat ticket vending machine at the station prior to boarding.
Once all reserved-seat tickets are fully booked, no more passengers will be allowed on the train. We would appreciate your understanding.

*Yufuin No Mori No. 3 and 4 do not run during this period.
*Limited Express Yufu No. 73 and 74 will run on the same route and schedule as Yufuin No Mori No. 3 and 4.