Since the opening of the Kyushu Shinkansen
, the beauty of the old railway line, which runs closer to the coast, has been sacrificed for speed, hence there are a lot of tunnels, so be sure to have something to entertain yourself between the brief glimpses of nature. Please note that Japan Rail Pass holders
cannot take the Mizuho.
stops at Kagoshima Chuo station where there are connections with the JR Lines, the Line 2 of the local tramway and the Machi Meguri Bus.0 KM - KUMAMOTO station