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The All Shikoku Rail Pass is a rail pass for exclusive use by foreign tourists, providing unlimited train travel on Shikoku on 2, 3, 4 or 5 consecutive days. It is valid not only on JR trains, but also on the trains and trams of Kotoden, Iyotetsu, Tosaden, Tosa Kuroshio Railway and the Asa Kaigan Railway.

Purchase the All Shikoku Rail Pass

All Shikoku Rail Pass
 
Purchased inside Japan
Purchased outside Japan
2 consecutive days
7,900 yen
7,400 yen
3 consecutive days
9,000 yen
8,500 yen
4 consecutive days
9,900 yen
9,400 yen
5 consecutive days
10,500 yen
10,000 yen
Reduced rates apply to children aged 6-11 (50% off).

Below is a map of train lines, which can be used with the All Shikoku Rail Pass:

Validity

  1. Unlimited use of unreserved and reserved seats on all trains operated by JR Shikoku, Kotoden, Iyotetsu, Tosaden, Tosa Kuroshio Railway and the Asa Kaigan Railway, except the Seto Sunrise overnight train. JR trains can be used as far as Kojima Station, the first station north of the Seto Ohashi Bridge on Honshu Island.
  2. Pass holders are entitled to discounts on the airport buses between Takamatsu and Takamatsu Airport, Matsuyama and Matsuyama Airport and Kochi and Kochi Ryoma Airport.
  3. The pass is valid on consecutive calendar days (midnight to midnight).
  4. Green car (first class) seats cannot be used.
  5. Only foreign visitors to Japan (on a temporary visitor visa) can use the All Shikoku Rail Pass. It cannot be used by residents of Japan.
  6. The pass can only be used by a single person. It cannot be transfered between multiple persons. The pass holder has to carry his/her passport at all times.

Points of Sale

The All Shikoku Rail Pass is sold at JR Shikoku travel agencies at Takamatsu Station, Matsuyama Station, Tokushima Station, Kochi Station and Osaka's Umeda Station. The pass can also be purchased overseas via the internet or through travel agents, in which case a voucher will be initially issued that has to be exchanged to the actual pass after arrival in Japan at one of the above mentioned sales offices.

Purchase the All Shikoku Rail Pass

Assessment

The All Shikoku Rail Pass easily translates into savings as shown by the following table that lists regular fares between major stations:

 
Tokushima
Kochi
Uwajima
Matsuyama
Takamatsu
Kojima
3,500 yen
5,000 yen
8,000 yen
6,000 yen
1,000 yen
Takamatsu
2,500 yen
5,000 yen
8,000 yen
6,000 yen
 
Matsuyama
8,500 yen
9,500 yen*
3,000 yen
   
Uwajima
10,000 yen
4,500 yen
     
Kochi
5,000 yen
       

* 3,500 yen by Iyotetsu Bus

Alternative Tickets

The Shikoku Free Kippu provides unlimited use of all JR trains on Shikoku and is also available to residents of Japan. However, it is more than twice as expensive as the All Shikoku Rail Pass.

Page last updated: September 17, 2016