Access with Train and Highway Bus (More Info.)

During Saga Internationa Balloon Fiesta, the provisional station 'JR Balloon Saga Station' is opened.
Please use its station to avoid traffic jamming around the event area.
In addition, extra trains called 'Balloon Fiesta Train' run between Tosu Station, Balloon Saga Station, and Hizen Yamaguchi Station.

Term

Nov. 1 (Wed.) 〜 Nov. 5 (Mon.), 2017

Train Operation

Nabeshima Station ~ Kubota Station on JR Nagasaki Line

JR Time Table for Getting The Morning Flight

Hakata Sta.Saga Sta.Balloon Saga Sta.
[Local]5:345:40
[Express] Kamome 895:065:455:49
[Rapid] Balloon Fiesta6:066:11
[Rapid] Balloon Fiesta6:246:29
[Express] Kamome 15:566:366:39
[Local]7:017:06

Attention

*At JR Balloon Saga Station, integrated circuit cards such as SUGOCA or Suica are not available.

By Train

From
JR Saga Station
JR SagaStation

[ Local Trains of JR Nagasaki Line
bound for Hizen Yamaguchi
or on JR Karatsu Line bound for Taku (Outbound Train) ]
JR Balloon Saga Station
  • Time Needed
    About 5 min.
  • Fare
    One-Way Fare : Adult 210 yen / Child 100 yen
    *For the Limited Express Train arrives at Balloon Saga Station :
    Adult 300 yen / Child 150 yen
From JR Yoshinogari
Koen St.
or
JR Kanzaki St.
JR Yoshinogari Koen St.・JR Kanzaki St.

[ Local Trains of JR Nagasaki Line
bound for Nagasaki, Saga, or Hizen-Yamaguchi
(Outboud Train) ]
JR Balloon Saga Station
From
Kitakyushu City
or
JR Hakata St.
JR Stations in Kitakyushu City

[ Exp. Sonic, Exp. Kirameki,
or Local Trains of JR Kagoshima Line(Outbound)]
JR Hakata St.

[ Exp. Kamome, Exp. Midori, or Exp. Huis Ten Bosch
of JR Nagasaki Line (Outboud) ]
JR Saga St.

[ Local Trains of JR Nagasaki Line
bound for Hizen-Yamaguchi
or JR Karatsu Line bound for Taku (Outboud) ]
JR Balloon Saga Station
*During the events, some of the exp. Trains stop at JR BalloonSaga Station.
  • Time Needed
    About 1 hour from JR Hakata St. ・About 2 hours fromJR Kokura St.
  • Fare
    Please get Saga Balloon Travel Pass.
From
JR Kagoshima Chuo
Station
or
JR Kumamoto St.
JR Kagoshima Chuo St.・JR Kumamoto St.

[ Sinkansen Tsubame or Sakura of JR Kyushu Shinkansen Line(Up Trains) ]
JR Shin Tosu St.

[ Local Trains or Exp. Kamome, Exp. Midori, or Exp. Huis Ten Bosch
of JR Nagasaki Line (Outbound)]
JR Saga St.

[ Local Trains of JR Nagasaki Line bound for Hizen Yamaguchi
or JR Kratsu Line bound for Taku (Outbound) ]
JR Balloon Saga St.
*During the events, some of the exp. trains stop at JR BalloonSaga Station.
  • Time Needed
    About 2 hours from JR Kagoshima Chuo St. (by Exp.Sakura) ,
    About 1 hour from JR Kumamoto St. (by Exp. Sakura)
  • Fare
    Please ask at the JR Stations.
From
JR Kurume St.
JR Tosu St.
JR Kurume St.

[ Rapid Trains of JR Kagoshima Line (Up Trains)]
JR Tosu St.

[ Exp. Kamome, Exp. Midori, Exp Huis Ten Bosch, or
Local Trains of JR Nagasaki Line (Outbound) ]
JR Saga St.

[ Local Trains of JR Nagaski Line
bound for Hizen Yamaguchi or JR Karatsu Line bound for Taku (Outbound)]
JR Balloon Saga St.
*During the events, some of the exp. Trains stop at JR BalloonSaga Station.
  • Time Needed
    About 50 mins. from JR Kurume St.
    About 35 mins. from JR Tosu St.
  • Fare
    Please get Saga Balloon Travel Pass.
From JR Nagasaki St.
JR Nagasaki St.

[ Exp. Kamome on JR Nagasaki Line (Up Trains) ]
JR Hizen Yamaguchi St.

[ Local Trains of JR Nagasaki Line to Saga (Up Trains) ]
JR Balloon Saga St.
From JR Sasebo St.
JR Sasebo St.

[ Exp. Midori on JR Sasebo Line (Up Trains) ]
JR Hizen Yamaguchi St.

[ Local Trains of JR Nagasaki Line bound for Saga (Up Trains) ]
JR Balloon Saga St.

Value tickets for Saga Balloon St.

Saga Balloon Travel Pass

The Ticket including the JR Round-Trip and Ride Ticket available between JR Kanzaki St. And Balloon Saga St.

  • Available Term
    Nov. 1 (Wed), 2017 to 6 (Mon)
    * Ballon Saga Station is open until Nov. 5 (Sun)
  • Subscription Period
    Oct. 1 (Sun) 2017 to Nov. 5 (Sun)
  • The Term of Valdity
    for 2 days
  • Ticket Counter
    Principal Stations in JR Kyushu, StationTravle Centers, JR Kyushu Ryoko Branch Offices
  • Sections of Tracks / Price
  • From Kitakyushu City
    • Price Adult ; 5,040 yen / Child ; 2,520 yen
    • Available ; Unreserved Seat of Express Trains
    From Hakata
    • Price Adult ; 2,470 yen / Child ; 1,230 yen
    • Available ; Unreserved Seat of Express Trains
    From Tosu or Kurume
    • Price Adult ; 1,120 yen / Child ; 560 yen
    • Acailable ; Local Trains
    From Nagasaki
    • Price Adult ; 6,070 yen / Child ; 3,030 yen
    • Available ; Reserved Seat of Express Tains
    From Sasebo
    • Price Adult ; 3,390 yen / Child ; 1,690 yen
    • Available ; Unreserved Seat of Express Trains

    Balloon Saga Excursion Ticket

    It is very covenient to come to our event place using the park-ride, Yoshinogari Park Temporary Parking Lot. You are allowed to ride on or off between Balloon Saga st. And Kanzaki St.

    • Available Term
      Nov. 1 (Wed), 2017 to 6 (Sun)
    • Subscription Period
      Oct. 1 (Sun) 2017 to Nov. 5 (Sun)
    • Price
      Adult 560 yen / Child 280 yen
    • The Term of Valdity
      for 1 day
    • Ticket Counter
      Principal Stations in JR Kyushu, StationTravle Centers, JR Kyushu Ryoko Branch Offices

    Highway Express Bus (From Tenjin Bus Center)

    Tenjin Bus Center(Fukuoka Mitsukoshi 3F)
    ↓ [Nishitetsu Highway ExpressBus WAKAKUSU-GO]
    Saga St. Bus Center

    Time Needed

    About 70 min.

    Fare *The child fare is half the price.

    Sincle Fare ; Adult 1,030 yen Round-trip Fare ; Adult 1,850 yen
    More Information
    Nishitetsu Highway Express Bus Information, Fukuoka (Tenjin) - Saga WAKAKUSU-GO
    *Please come to our event place by JR train from Saga St. Bus Center (JR Saga St.)

    Last Modified: 2017.10.24