There are 4 ways to get from Beppu to Kurume by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  2 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Beppu Kitahama to Kousoku Kiyama

$28 - $39

3 alternative options

Train  •  2 h 27 min

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

$63 - $87

Train via Kokura  •  2 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Kokura Ltd Exp Sonic / ...
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Kurume Shinkansen Sakura / ...

$60 - $81

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

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

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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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No, there is no direct train from Beppu to Kurume. However, there are services departing from Beppu and arriving at Kurume via Hakata. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

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

Nishitetsu operates a bus from Beppu to Kurume hourly. Tickets cost $20 - $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 Kokura
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Kurume
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$45 - $60
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Beppu Kitahama to Kousoku Kiyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp

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