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【Kyushu】 THE RAIL KITCHEN CHIKUGO Discover Omuta -Weekend-
  • 【Kyushu】 THE RAIL KITCHEN CHIKUGO Discover Omuta -Weekend-


    The RAIL KITCHEN CHIKUGO is a train designed for sightseeing, allowing you to explore the areas operated by Nishitetsu. The train is equipped with a kiln, and we take pride in serving hot food freshly prepared using the kiln. On board, you can enjoy delicious dishes made with seasonal ingredients from Chikugo and Kyushu. 

    If you're looking for a relaxing and nostalgic experience, Yanagawa and Omuta are perfect destinations to consider. Yanagawa is a picturesque water town where you can enjoy a leisurely boat ride or a stroll along the river. Meanwhile, Omuta boasts two World Heritage Sites - Miyahara Pit and Miike Port - where you can immerse yourself in the charm of the olden days.


    Meeting Place: Nishitetsu Fukuoka (Tenjin) Station



    Departs from Nishitetsu Fukuoka (Tenjin) Station at 1:22 PM.

    Departs from Nishitetsu Yanagawa Station at 3:06 PM, and it is possible to make a stop-off.

    Arrives at Omuta Station 3:30 PM

    • Cancel Policy

      A fee for canceling will be applied if the cancellation is made within 12 days of the trip.

      Cancellation Charge: Canceling 10-12 days before your trip incurs a 20% fee based on the day before your trip. Canceling 4-9 days before your trip incurs a 30% fee based on the day before your trip.

      Cancellation 3 day prior incurs a 40% fee. For cancellations before departure on 2 day of the trip, incurs a 50% fee. Canceling the dau befoer, after departure on the day of the trip or a no-show incurs a 100% cancellation fee.

    • Departure date

      Every  Saturdays, Sundays, and Holidays 9:52 am 

      *Please arrive at the north exit of Nishitetsu Fukuoka (Tenjin) Station at least 20 minutes before departure and pass through the operated ticket gate. Gather in front of platform 3.

      *Please present your voucher at the operated ticket gate before boarding.

    • Price (JPY)

      Adult (Age 11 to up) ¥11,800

      Child (Age 3 to 10) ¥6,000

      Infant (Age 2& under) Free

      *Payment must be settled in Canadian dollars at the time of booking.

      *A 3.5% fee will be charged for credit card payments.

    • Tour Inclusions

      Fare / Special cabin fee / Course meal fee / Service fee / Barrier-free fee

    • Notice

      Please note that children cannot apply alone and must be accompanied by an adult.

      To ensure a successful tour, we require a minimum of 10 participants. If this number is not reached, we may have to cancel the tour. A final decision will be made 7 days before the scheduled departure.

      Please apply for more than one adult.

      The menus for adults and children are separate. The children's menu is specifically for children's lunch options.

      For children aged 0-2 years, if they do not need a meal or seat, they can board for free by selecting "Infant". If you require a children's menu, please select “Child”.

      For children aged 3-10, we offer a dedicated menu. If you prefer an adult menu, kindly request it by selecting “adult.”

      For children aged 11 years and above, kindly apply as an adult. Our regular menu will be available for you to choose from.

      If you descend at Yanagawa Station, you can take a local, express, or limited express train (excluding Rail Kitchen) to Omuta Station. Please request this at the Yanagawa Station ticket gate.

      Please note that all seats on this train are reserved and there are no unreserved seats available.

      Boarding only is not an available option at this time.

      Please note that all seats on this train are reserved and there are no unreserved seats available.It is not possible to select seats as they are assigned by the operating company.

      The entire train is designated as a non-smoking area, and smoking is not permitted anywhere on board.

      In the event of natural disasters, accidents, epidemics of infectious diseases, or any other situation that makes the tour difficult to operate, the operation may be canceled. If this happens, we will refund all or part of the travel fee.

      A variety of alcoholic beverages, such as beer, sake, shochu, wine, whiskey, and fruit wine, along with soft drinks, are offered at this establishment. If you need further details, please don't hesitate to ask our staff on the day of your visit. 

      Beverages not included in the course must be paid for on the train. Multiple payment options are available for purchasing drinks, including cash, credit cards, transportation IC cards, and PAYPAY.

      Kindly avoid carrying food or beverages onto the train.

      Please note that we do not provide vegetarian or Halal menus. We have posted a list of ingredients that may cause allergies, and please check it in advance. However, please understand that we cannot change the menu or remove allergens even if allergenic ingredients are included. If you have any allergies that are not listed in the allergy ingredients list, please feel free to let us know. It is important to note that on this train, food containing allergenic substances is prepared in the same location and using the same cooking utensils.

      Due to limited space on board, please inform us in advance if you have oversized baggage, such as a stroller, that cannot be checked in.

      Please inform us in advance of the size of your wheelchair. Additionally, if you require a change in sitting posture, such as a reclining backrest, kindly let us know beforehand.

      When it comes to the train restrooms, there's a multifunctional restroom in car No. 1 and a unisex restroom in car No. 3.

      Operation company: 西鉄旅行株式会社

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