2024.02.28
NEWAutumn 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
2023.10.04
Spring-Summer 2024 Journey : Next application period coming soon !

Online applications for Spring-Summer 2024 journeys will be open from October 15th, the day the Cruise Train “Seven Stars in Kyushu” is to celebrate 10 years since it made its first run on the 15th of October 2013.

Outline of Spring-Summer 2024 journeys
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)

4D3N Departure Dates (Tuesday departure – Friday return)
April 2nd, 2024
April 9th, 2024
May 28th, 2024
June 4th, 2024
June 18th, 2024
July 16th, 2024
July 30th, 2024
August 6th, 2024

2D1N Departure Dates (Saturday departure – Sunday return)
April 6th, 2024
April 20th, 2024
May 11th, 2024
June 15th, 2024
July 13th, 2024
July 20th, 2024
August 31st, 2024

Official application website: www.cruisetrain-sevenstars.jp/english/application/

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

Journey details for Spring-Summer 2024 will be available on the link below after October 15th.
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.

Category : News
2023.09.27
Notice 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.

Category : Notice
2023.08.07
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.

Category : News
2023.07.14
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.

Category : News