There are 5 ways to get from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Kumamoto by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Kumamoto Shinkansen Tsubame / ...

$31 - $52

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Bus via Hakata Bus Terminal  •  2 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kumamoto Kotsu Center

$18 - $27

3 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Fukuoka Airport International Terminal to Tōrichosuji

$19 - $35

Bus via Kiyama AP  •  2 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Fukuoka Airport Terminal 1,2 to Kiyama PA
  2. Take the bus from Kiyama AP to Kumamoto Kotsu Center

$19 - $32

Drive  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Kumamoto 65.4 miles

$11 - $16

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fukuoka Airport International Terminal and arriving at Tōrichosuji. Services depart hourly. The journey takes approximately 2 h 1 min.

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The distance between Fukuoka Airport (FUK) and Kumamoto is 91 km. The road distance is 104.6 km.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Kumamoto without a car is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 1 h 15 min to get from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Kumamoto, including transfers.

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Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Kumamoto bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, depart from Fukuoka Airport International Terminal station.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Kumamoto is to train which takes 1 h 15 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 2 h 1 min.

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Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Kumamoto bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, arrive at Tōrichosuji station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Kumamoto is 105 km. It takes approximately 1 h 10 min to drive from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Kumamoto.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Kumamoto. Prices start at $40 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Kumamoto.
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  • Distance: 56.7 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 15 min

What companies run services between Fukuoka Airport (FUK), Japan and Kumamoto, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Kumamoto every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $30 - $50 and the journey takes 49 min. Alternatively, Nishitetsu operates a bus from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Kumamoto hourly. Tickets cost $19 - $35 and the journey takes 2 h 1 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$35 - $50
Green seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Fukuoka Airport International Terminal to Tōrichosuji
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kumamoto Kotsu Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Fukuoka Airport Terminal 1,2 to Kiyama PA
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $11
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kiyama AP to Kumamoto Kotsu Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp

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