IMPORTANT NOTICE
Due to some essential maintenance work being carried out, our office will be closed from 4pm on Friday 31st January until Sunday 02nd February

Friday 31st Jan: 09am – 04pm
Saturday 1st Feb: CLOSED

Sunday 2nd Feb: CLOSED

Thank you for your kind understanding and we apologize for any inconvenience caused.

travel tips

SL Hitoyoshi Operation Dates for 2017

Travel to Hakone

tipsTake a nostalgic ride in this powerful steam locomotive as you cruise along the beautiful Kuma river.  SL Hitoyoshi runs only once a day on selected days between Kumamoto and Hitoyoshi.

There are no Green seats or non-reserved seats on this train. You must make a seat reservation before boarding.

 

March 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31
April 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23,24, 28, 29, 30
May 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28, 29, 30
June 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25
July 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31
August 1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 31
September 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 30
October 1, 2, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 13, 14, 15, 16, 20, 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, 30
November 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19

 

SL Hitoyoshi train time table as of january 2017

From Kumamoto To Hitoyoshi
Stations Departures
Kumamoto
熊本
09:44
Shin Yatsushiro
新八代
10:25
Yatsushiro
八代
10:38
Sakamoto
坂本
10:54
Shiroishi
白石
11:26
Isshochi
一勝地
11:51
Watari
12:02
Hitoyoshi
人吉
12:13
From Hitoyoshi to Kumamoto
Stations Departures
Hitoyoshi
人吉
14:38
Watari
14:49
Isshochi
一勝地
15:08
Shiroishi
白石
15:28
Sakamoto
坂本
16:08
Yatsushiro
八代
16:25
Shin Yatsushiro
新八代
16:31
Kumamoto
熊本
17:13

 

Yatsushiro ~ Hitoyoshi by SL Hitoyoshi in Kyushu
http://www.japan-railpass.co.uk/japan-travel/travel-tips/414-yatsushiro-hitoyoshi-by-sl-hitoyoshi.html