2024.05.25
Notice of website maintenance

Seven Stars in Kyushu website will undergo maintenance work as described below.

【Website Maintenance Schedule】
May 28th, 2024 (Tuesday) 0:00-4:00 (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 apologize for any inconvenience.

Category : Notice
2024.04.09
【Application Closed】for Autumn 2024 – Winter 2025 journeys

Applications for the Seven Stars journey between September 2024 to Februray 2025 are now closed.

We have received more applications that expected, so we will select the participants by lottery.
*The results of application will be notified by e-mail from late April 2024. 

Applications for Spring to Summer 2025 journeys will be open around Autumn 2024.
We will keep you posted on the details as they are decided.

Category : Notice
2024.03.25
**Application period will now go on until April 7th**

We have decided to extend the application period for Autumn 2024 – Winter 2025 journeys until April 7th due to a large number of inquires and requests.

Application period: March 1st (10:00 JST) to April 7th, 2024 (23:59 JST)

We are looking forward to your application !

Category : News
2024.03.15
Notice of website maintenance

Seven Stars in Kyushu website will undergo maintenance work as described below.

【Website Maintenance Schedule】
March 19th, 2024 (Tuesday) 0:00-4:00 (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 apologize for any inconvenience.

Category : Notice
2024.02.28
Autumn 2024 -Winter 2025 Journey : Next application period coming soon !

Online applications for Autumn 2024 – Winter 2025 journeys will be open from March 1st, 2024.

Outline of Autumn 2024 – Winter 2025 journeys
Application period: March 1st (10:00 JST) to 31st, 2024 (23:59 JST)
Journey period: September 2024 to February 2025
Run to be sold: total of 20 runs (4D3N x 8 runs, 2D1N x 12 runs)

4D3N Unzen course Departure Dates (Tuesday departure – Friday return)
September 3rd, 2024
October 1st, 2024
October 15th, 2024
November 5th, 2024
December 10th, 2024
January 14th, 2025
January 21st, 2025
February 11th, 2025

2D1N around Kyushu course Departure Dates (Saturday departure – Sunday return)
September 14th, 2024
September 21st, 2024
October 12th, 2024
October 26th, 2024
November 9th, 2024
December 7th, 2024
December 14th, 2024
December 21st, 2024
January 18th, 2025
January 25th, 2025
February 15th, 2025
February 22nd, 2025

Application page will be available after March 1st (10:00 JST).
Official application website: www.cruisetrain-sevenstars.jp/english/application/

Please read the press release here for more details. (Japanese)

We are looking forward to your application !

Category : News
2024.02.19
Notice of website maintenance

Seven Stars in Kyushu website will undergo maintenance work as described below.

【Website Maintenance Schedule】
February 20th, 2024 (Tuesday) 0:00-0:30 (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.

Category : Notice
2023.11.15
【Application Closed】for Spring-Summer 2024


Applications for the Seven Stars journey between April to August 2024 are now closed.

We have received more applications that expected, so we will select the participants by lottery.
The lottery results will be notified by email.
*The notification e-mail will be sent to the winners by the middle of December.

Applications for autumn 2024 to winter 2025 journeys will be open around March 2024.
We will keep you posted on the details as they are decided.

Category : Notice
2023.10.25
Notice of website maintenance

Seven Stars in Kyushu website will undergo maintenance work as described below.

【Website Maintenance Schedule】
Ocotber 27th, 2023 (Friday) 0:00-0:30 (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.

Category : Notice
2023.10.15
【Application open】 for Spring-Summer 2024

Today, October 15th, the Cruise Train “Seven Stars in Kyushu” is to celebrate 10 years since it made its first run on the 15th of October 2013 and online applications for Spring-Summer 2024 journeys are now open.

Application period: October 15th (10:00 JST) to November 14th, 2023 (23:59 JST)
Journey period: April to August 2024
Run to be sold: total of 15 runs (4D3N x 8, 2D1N x 7)

Official application website: www.cruisetrain-sevenstars.jp/english/application/
Journey details for Spring-Summer 2024: www.cruisetrain-sevenstars.jp/english/course/

*It is NOT first-come first served basis. Please apply via the official application form on the “Seven Stars in Kyushu” website during the application period.
*If applications exceed available rooms, a lottery will be conducted to draw participants.

We are looking forward to your application !

Category : News
2023.10.07
Seven Stars in Kyushu voted “The Best Train Trips in the World” for 3 years in a row !

We’re thrilled to announce that Seven Stars in Kyushu has won “The Best Train Trip in the World” of the Condé Nast Traveler’s 2023 Readers’ Choise Awards for the 3rd time in a row !

Article from Condé Nast Traveller : www.cntraveler.com/gallery/best-trains-in-the-world
JR Kyusyu New Release : www.jrkyushu.co.jp/news/__icsFiles/afieldfile/2023/10/06/20231006_seven_staars_36_3.pdf (Japanese)

Thank you very much to everyone who has supported us. It truly is an honour to reveice this award.

We greatly appreciate and look forward to your continued support.
Category : News