There are 6 ways to get from Busan to Japan by plane, train, ferry, night bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Fukuoka  •  1 h 52 min

  1. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Fukuoka (FUK) PUS - FUK

$77 - $343

5 alternative options

Fly to Kita Kyushu, train  •  3 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Kita Kyushu (KKJ) PUS - KKJ
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata

$222 - $648

Ferry, train  •  8 h 48 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Shinagawa Shinkansen Nozomi

$343 - $419

Ferry, night bus  •  29 h 4 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Osaka
  2. Take the night bus from Osaka Station Bus Terminal to Buster Shinjuku

$287 - $546

Ferry, nightbus  •  19 h 5 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Take the nightbus from Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal to Basuta Shinjuku

$234 - $324

Ferry, drive  •  15 h 2 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Drive from Fukuoka to Tokyo

$234 - $294

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Busan to Japan is to fly which costs ₩85,000 - ₩390,000 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Busan to Japan is to fly which costs ₩85,000 - ₩390,000 and takes 1 h 52 min.

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The distance between Busan and Japan is 933 km.

The best way to get from Busan to Japan without a car is to ferry and train which takes 8 h 48 min and costs ₩380,000 - ₩470,000.

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It takes approximately 1 h 52 min to get from Busan to Japan, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Busan Airport to Fukuoka Airport is the direct flight which takes 40 min.

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Jeju Air, Korean Air and Air Busan offer flights from Busan Airport to Fukuoka Airport.

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There are 19+ hotels available in Japan. Prices start at $59 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Busan to Japan.
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  • Distance: 583.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 52 min

What companies run services between Busan, South Korea and Japan?

Jeju Air, Korean Air and Air Busan fly from Busan to Fukuoka every 3 hours.

Airlines
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Busan to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $460
Korea Express Air
Website
keair.co.kr
Flights from Busan to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $330
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Busan to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $140
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$24 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Train from Hakata to Shinagawa
Ave. Duration
4 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $270
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$200 - $270
Reserved seat
$220 - $270
Green seat
$290 - $380
Bus operators
JR Bus Kanto
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Night bus from Osaka Station Bus Terminal to Buster Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
8 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$142
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Night bus from Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal to Basuta Shinjuku
Ave. Duration
14 h 32 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
Panstar
Website
panstar.jp
Ferry from Busan to Osaka
Ave. Duration
18 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$140 - $400
Schedules at
panstar.jp
4 Bed Cabin
$142
2 Bed Cabin
$400
2 Bed Cabin Deluxe
$444

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