- NEWNotice of website maintenance
Seven Stars in Kyushu website will undergo maintenance work as described below.
【Website Maintenance Schedule】
September 28th, 2023 (Thursday) 0:00-2:00 (JST)
This may cause some difficulties viewing the websites or certain services going offline for short periods of time.
Thank you for your understanding and we apologise for any inconvenience.
- August 8th run to be cancelled
Due to typhoon No.6 (Khanun), the Cruise Train Seven Stars in Kyushu will be suspended the service on the dates below:
4 Days 3 Nights journey: August 8th to 11th
We sincerely hope that the guests who were scheduled to board the train, and the locals who have been supporting the Seven Stars can understand the reasons behind our decision.
- Resumption of services and changes in the route for the Cruise Train “Seven Stars in Kyushu”
We hope for the speedy recovery of those who were affected by the heavy rain in the Kyushu region.
As in previous new release, the Seven Stars in Kyushu is scheduled to resume operations from July 15th, with changes in the operating route implemented.
The Seven Stars will operate on the schedule below until July 23rd.
*Timetables are only available in Japanese.
From the July 25th run, the Seven Stars will be back to the original route and timetable.
- Resumption of services and change in route of the Seven Stars in Kyushu
Due to the heavy rain, the services in some operation sections of the Kyudai Line has been
From the 15th of July, services of the Seven Stars in Kyushu will resume with alterations made
to the route accordingly.
We will inform you about the details once they are decided.
- Notice of scheduled train maintenance
Due to annual maintenance, the Cruise Train “Seven Stars in Kyushu” will be suspended all
services on the dates below.
Maintenance period: June 24th to July 14th
Seven Stars in Kyushu will be resumed operations from the July 15th 2023 run.
- 【Application closed】For autumn-winter journeys 2023-2024
Applications for autumn to spring 2023-2024 journeys and the special 4D3N journey in January 2024 are now closed.
We have received more applications that expected, so we will select the participants by lottery.
The results of the lottery will be announced from our tour desk later this month.
Applications for spring to autumn 2024 journeys will be open around October.
We will keep you posted on the details as they are decided.
- Seven Stars in Kyushu 10th anniversary project
The Cruise Train “Seven Stars in Kyushu” is to celebrate 10 years since it made its first run
on the 15th of October 2013.
In celebration of our 10th anniversary, we have prepared a special 4D3N journey in January
Departure date: January 23rd, 2024
Itinerary: 4 days 3 nights – Unzen
*This journey visits 5 out of the 7 prefectures in Kyushu: Fukuoka, Saga, Nagasaki, Oita,
*1 night in ryokan in Unzen
For further information and application, please click HERE.
*The website and application form are only available in Japanese.
*Applicants may apply for both Seven Stars journeys, the October2023-March2024 regular
journeys and this special journey. Please note that there are different online application
Let’s celebrate your 10th anniversary on the Seven Stars in Kyushu.
- Applications open for autumn-winter journeys (Journey period : October 2023 to March 2024）
Online applications are open for autumn to spring 2023-2024 journeys.
Application period : till May 31st
Journey period : October 2023 to March 2024
For further information and applications, please click HERE
- Applications open for Mar-Sep 2023 journeys
Applications for March to September 2023 bookings are now open.
Application period: October 15th to November 15th (23:59) 2022 (Japan Standard Time).
Application page: https://www.cruisetrain-sevenstars.jp/english/application/
- Details of the new course have been released.
Thank you for waiting.
We are opening our journey details from October 2022 to March 2023 have been announced.
Please see below for the detail.
We are waiting for many applications.