We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers: Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Kyushu has several scenic trains very convenient to tour around. Excellent structure and "bento" lunch box, you should get a JR Kyshu Pass (can get in Japan) to take advantage. Got this train right after Hayatono Kaze
Anyone who miss out this train trip while visiting southern Kyushu would be a huge MISS. My wife and I travel in early December and the train (called: Isaburo Shinpei) is half empty. Depending on the date, the train can made up of 2 or...More
One of the most interesting train rides we have ever taken! Brought us to little towns, caught views which most couldn't and encountered the most friendly local residents. They waved us farewell and came out to help us take photos and sold little farm produce!...More
the train is beautiful & impressive. we take few hours driving car to there for viewing the train.the time is perfect. In our opinion, need not spending whole day for the train only & rush to get back as train short staying time. try to...More
Actually, we started our journey from Hakata to Kumamoto via Shinkansen, then "Steam Locomotive Hitoyoshi" (SL人吉, a traditional steam train) to Hitoyoshi, right after "Isaburo Shimpei" to Yoshimatsu, also "Hayato No Kaze Express" to Kagoshima Chuo Station.
Apart from the beautiful scenery from the trains,...More
A regular JR pass should be gotten before arriving Japan. On the other hand, you can buy JR Kyshu pass in Japan (need a passport) and enjoy nice train as Hayato no Kaze, Isaburo, Tamatebako, Kawasemi & Yamasemi.