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The SL Hitoyoshi train

Discover Kyushu with a steam train 

From KUMAMOTO TO HITOYOSHI 

The SL Hitoyoshi steam train
Starting from Kumamoto, the SL Hitoyoshi Steam train ride along the Kuma River and reach Hitoyoshi in 2 hours and 24 minutes.

The SL Hitoyoshi has 3 cars which are exclusively available through seat reservation and has only a few ride per week. Click here for the operation schedule

 
Observation car in the SL Hitoyoshi train
There is only one departure per day :

Departure time in Kumamoto : 9h45
Arrival time in Hitoyoshi : 12h09

Departure Time in Hitoyoshi : 14h38
Arrival time in Kumamoto : 17h14 

Historical display in the SL Hitoyoshi train, Kyushu
Once in Hotoyoshi, do not miss the Kurimeshi Bento (chestnut rice lunch).

Car 1 and car 3 are observation cars where you can seat and enjoy the wonderful panoramic view. Snacks and beverage are available in car 2. 
A collection of books and a historical display on board will make you feel back in the history.

This train is covered with the All Kyushu Area Pass and the Southern Kyushu Area Pass
 

Your Pass at the best price

National JR Pass From $ 399
JR Kansai Pass From $ 31
JR Kyushu Pass From $ 208
JR Shikoku Pass From $ 122
JR West Pass From $ 264
JR Hokkaido Pass From $ 236
JR Central Pass From $ 194
JR East Pass From $ 365

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