KEP Kyushu Expressway Pass

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Introduction to the Kyushu Expressway Pass

  • We sell a Kyushu Expressway Pass which allows for unlimited driving on the Kyushu Expressway for a fixed price.
    ※Some sections of the expressway are excluded.
  • By using the ETC card provided by designated rental car companies, you can use the expressway without stopping at toll booths!
  • This pass is limited to rental cars for foreigners. Plans start from 3,500 yen for 2 days with deals for longer periods of use.
    Choose your preferred plan from options ranging from 2 to a maximum of 10 days.
  • Make your reservations for a Kyushu Expressway Pass according to your plan and rental car at a rental car booking location.
  • Eligible Individuals
    • Those with non-Japanese passports and Japanese citizens with permanent residence permits in a foreign country.
    • Must possess a driver's license that can be used in Japan.
Please inquire at the rental car company booking locations for details on how to use the pass.

Sales Price (Does not include the fees for the rental car)

Time Period Price
2day 3,500yen
3day 4,500yen
4day 5,500yen
5day 6,500yen
6day 7,500yen
7day 8,500yen
8day 9,500yen
9day 10,500yen
10day 11,500yen

Drivable Areas

  • Using KEP allows for unlimited driving on the whole of the Kyushu Expressway. (Areas such as city expressways are not included)
Drivable Areas
  • Cautionary Points (Roads not included with KEP)
Cautionary Points
  • Please be aware that KEP will not apply in the following situations. In these situations, KEP will not apply for the whole portion of relevant driving regardless of whether or not there was some driving on the ride areas.
    • Entering from an interchange within the ride area and exiting an interchange not in the ride area
    • Entering from an interchange not in the ride area and exiting from an interchange in the ride area
    • Entering from an interchange not in the ride area and exiting from an interchange not in the ride area
    • Driving outside of the usage period stated in the completed application
    • Driving on toll roads not operated by NEXCO West Japan

Method of Use

step1
Make a reservation for a KEP according to your plan and rental car at a booking location.
step2
Follow the necessary procedures at eligible business locations for designated rental car companies and pay the fees for KEP.
step3
Rent a rental car and ETC card.
step4
Use the expressway and enjoy sightseeing in Kyushu.
step5
Return your rental car and ETC card and pay any fees for driving where KEP did not apply.

Cautionary Points

  • Please be aware that KEP will not apply in the following situations.
    In these situations, KEP will not apply for the whole portion of relevant driving regardless of whether or not there was some driving on the ride areas.
    • Entering from an interchange within the ride area and exiting an interchange not in the ride area
    • Entering from an interchange not in the ride area and exiting from an interchange in the ride area
    • Entering from an interchange not in the ride area and exiting from an interchange not in the ride area
    • Driving outside of the usage period stated in the completed application
    • Driving on toll roads not operated by NEXCO West Japan
  • Please read and understand the KEP User Agreement and ETC System Use Policy before using.
  • When passing through a tollbooth the fees for those not using KEP will be displayed on the roadside displays and car navigation.
    If you have fulfilled the conditions of use for KEP, you will not be billed for the displayed fees.

Example Routes

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  • Check tourist information for each region on the websites below.
    Kagoshima Kumamoto Nagasaki Saga02 Saga01 Miyazaki Fukuoka Oita
Saga Prefecture
Saga01
Saga02
Nagasaki Prefecture
Nagasaki
Kumamoto Prefecture
Kumamoto
Kagoshima Prefecture
Kagoshima
Fukuoka Prefecture
Fukuoka
Oita Prefecture
Oita
Miyazaki Prefecture
Miyazaki
Kyushu

Rental Car Booking Locations and Inquiries

  • Please inquire at any of the rental car companies for more detailed information.
    The details for the rental car companies are displayed below.
《Rental Car Company Booking Locations and Inquiries》
Company Name Phone number Opening Hours Service Location Websites
TOYOTA RENT a Car +81-92-286-8655 AM8:00~PM8:00 pdf https://rent.toyota.co.jp/eng/?adid=ag477fr_nexco_kep_eng&padid=ag477fr_nexco_kep_eng Get Adobe Reader
Times Car RENTAL +81-50-3786-0056 AM8:00~PM6:45 pdf http://www.timescar-rental.com/ Get Adobe Reader
Budget Rent a Car +81-92-281-0543 AM8:00~PM8:00 pdf http://www.budgetrentacar.co.jp/en/ Get Adobe Reader
ORIX Rent-A-Car +81-92-687-8005 AM8:00~PM8:00 pdf http://car.orix.co.jp/eng/ Get Adobe Reader
NISSAN Rent a Car +81-96-355-6752 AM9:00~PM5:00 pdf http://nissan-rentacar.com/english Get Adobe Reader
Nippon Rent-A-Car +81-3-6859-6234 AM8:00~PM5:00
Except Saturdays, Sundays, and National Holidays
pdf https://www.nrgroup-global.com/en/ Get Adobe Reader