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There are 5 ways to get from Beppu to Kurume by bus, train, night train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Beppu Kitahama to Kousoku Kiyama

$20 - $38

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Train via Hakata  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Hakata Ltd Exp Sonic

$63 - $87

Train  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Kurume Ltd Exp Yufu

$35 - $45

Night train  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Take the night train from Beppu to Kurume Ltd Exp Yufu

$35 - $45

Drive  •  1 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Beppu to Kurume 79.2 miles

$13 - $20

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The cheapest way to get from Beppu to Kurume is to drive which costs ¥1500 - ¥2200 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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The quickest way to get from Beppu to Kurume is to drive which costs ¥1500 - ¥2200 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Beppu to Kurume. However, there are services departing from Beppu Kitahama and arriving at Nishitetsu Kurume via Kiyama AP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Beppu and arriving at Kurume. Services depart five times a week. The journey takes approximately 2 h 52 min.

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The distance between Beppu and Kurume is 91 km. The road distance is 126.7 km.

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The best way to get from Beppu to Kurume without a car is to bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs ¥2200 - ¥4400.

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It takes approximately 2 h 20 min to get from Beppu to Kurume, including transfers.

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Beppu to Kurume bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, depart from Beppu Kitahama station.

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Beppu to Kurume train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Beppu station.

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The best way to get from Beppu to Kurume is to bus which takes 2 h 20 min and costs ¥2200 - ¥4400. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥7000 - ¥10000 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Beppu to Kurume.
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  • Distance: 57 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 20 min

What companies run services between Beppu, Japan and Kurume, Japan?

Nishitetsu operates a bus from Beppu to Kurume hourly. Tickets cost $16 - $29 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min. Alternatively, Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Beppu to Kurume hourly. Tickets cost $40 - $55 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Beppu to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Beppu to Kurume
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Beppu Kitahama to Kousoku Kiyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp

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Beppu to Kurume bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, arrive at Kousoku Kiyama station.

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Beppu to Kurume train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Hakata station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Beppu to Kurume is 127 km. It takes approximately 1 h 42 min to drive from Beppu to Kurume.

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There are 70+ hotels available in Kurume. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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