Winter Bargain Ticket, Hakata – Kumamoto costs 1,000 yen.

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JR Kyushu will soon release “Gekiyasu! Winter Bargain Ticket” (激安! ウィンターバーゲンきっぷ). This ticket is good from December 29, 2017 to January 3, 2018, including the winter holidays, and allows Kyushu Shinkansen travel by 15 trains between Hakata – Kumamoto and 8 ones between Hakata – Kagoshima-chuo. Ticket between Hakata – Kumamoto is priced at 1,000 yen and Hakata – Kagoshima-Chuo 2,000 yen.

Overview of Gekiyasu! Winter Bargain Ticket (激安! ウィンターバーゲンきっぷ)

Name of the ticket:
Gekiyasu! Witer Bargain Ticket (激安! ウィンターバーゲンきっぷ)
Travel dates, for December travels:
Fri, December 29, 2017 – Sun, December 31
Period of selling:
Mon, December 25, 2017 – Tue, December 26
Travel dates, for January travels:
Mon, January 1, 2018 – Wed, January 3
Period of selling:
Thu, December 28, 2017 – Fri, December 29
Effects of the ticket:
This ticket allows a one-way trip by following Sakura and Tsubame. Assigned seats in ordinary class are available.
Outbound (Hakata → Kumamoto)
  • Tsubame 309 (Hakata 07:01 → Kumamoto 07:51)
  • Tsubame 311 (Hakata 07:35 → Kumamoto 08:24)
  • Tsubame 313 (Hakata 08:10 → Kumamoto 08:59)
  • Tsubame 315 (Hakata 08:51 → Kumamoto 09:40)
  • Tsubame 317 (Hakata 09:15 → Kumamoto 10:04)
  • Tsubame 347 (Hakata 20:16 → Kumamoto 21:09)
  • Tsubame 349 (Hakata 21:00 → Kumamoto 21:50)
  • Tsubame 351 (Hakata 21:16 → Kumamoto 22:10)
  • Tsubame 355 (Hakata 23:10 → Kumamoto 23:59)
Inbound (Kumamoto → Hakata)
  • Tsubame 302 (Kumamoto 06:21 → Hakata 07:11)
  • Tsubame 304 (Kumamoto 06:37 → Hakata 07:27)
  • Tsubame 306 (Kumamoto 07:11 → Hakata 08:01) ※for Kokura
  • Tsubame 310 (Kumamoto 07:34 → Hakata 08:34)
  • Tsubame 344 (Kumamoto 19:32 → Hakata 20:22)
  • Tsubame 346 (Kumamoto 20:10 → Hakata 20:59)
Outbound (Hakata → Kagoshima-Chuo)
  • Tsubame 307 (Hakata 06:10 → Kagosihma-Chuo 07:57)
  • Sakura 401 (Hakata 06:45 → Kagosihma-Chuo 08:20)
  • Sakura 403 (Hakata 07:21 → Kagosihma-Chuo 08:57)
  • Tsubame 353 (Hakata 22:03 → Kagosihma-Chuo 23:56)
Inbound (Kagoshima-Chuo → Hakata)
  • Tsubame 308 (Kagosihma-Chuo 06:27 → Hakata 08:13)
  • Tsubame 348 (Kagosihma-Chuo 19:33 → Hakata 21:33)
  • Tsubame 350 (Kagosihma-Chuo 20:56 → Hakata 22:43)
  • Tsubame 352 (Kagosihma-Chuo 21:37 → Hakata 23:25)
Available sectors and prices:
Hakata – Kumamoto [one-way] JPY 1,000 (JPY ▲4,330, saving about 81.2%)
Hakata – Kagosima-Chuo [one-way] JPY 2,000 (JPY ▲8,650, saving about 81.2%)
Terms of use:
The members of “JR Kyushu Internet Ressha Yoyaku Service” can buy this ticket.
Purchasable at:
Available only online. Access the site of “JR Kyushu Internet Train Booking Service” (JR九州インターネット列車予約サービス).
Remarks:
Shown discount rates are against regular fare.
This discount’s availability is limited on a train-to-train basis.
The train and seat must be assigned at the time of booking. Changes are not permitted.