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Recommended option

Ferry, train  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Kokura Shinkansen Kodama / ...

$159 - $172

Cheapest option

Ferry  •  12 h 47 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Shimonoseki

$84 - $117

4 alternative options

Ferry, taxi  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Take a taxi from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu

$289 - $329

Car ferry  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Busan Int'l port to Shimonoseki

$92 - $239

Fly to Fukuoka, train  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Fukuoka (FUK) PUS - FUK
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Kokura

$98 - $373

Fly to Kita Kyushu  •  2 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Kita Kyushu (KKJ) PUS - KKJ

$198 - $608

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

Jin Air flies from Busan to Kitakyushu 5 times a week.

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
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
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$119
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
Pukwan ferry
Website
pukwan.co.kr
Car ferry from Busan Int'l port to Shimonoseki
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $240
Schedules at
pukwan.co.kr
Suite
$233
Deluxe
$163
1 class
$116
2 class
$88
Kampu Ferry
Phone
083-224-3000
Website
kampuferry.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Shimonoseki
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
kampuferry.co.jp
Second Class
$83
Ferst Class
$115
Deluxe
$165
Suite
$256
Other operators
Taxi from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$170 - $210
Fukuoka Kotsu
Phone
+81 92-643-7622
Website
fukuoka-kotsu.co.jp
Panda taxi
Phone
+81 92-716-2170
Website
pandataxi.com

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Busan and Kitakyushu is 217 km.

The cheapest way to get from Busan to Kitakyushu is to ferry which costs ₩90,000 - ₩130,000 and takes 12 h 47 min.

The quickest way to get from Busan to Kitakyushu is to fly and train which takes 2 h 19 min and costs ₩100,000 - ₩410,000.

It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Busan to Kitakyushu, including transfers.