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There are 3 ways to get from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Shimonoseki by train, ferry or bus

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

Recommended option

Train Japan Railways Limited Express, ferry  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Mojiko Ltd Exp Kirameki / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima

$31 - $37

Cheapest option

Train Japan Railways (JR), ferry  •  2 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Kokura JR Kagoshima Local / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima

$19 - $27

1 alternative option

Bus, ferry  •  2 h 19 min

  1. Take the bus from Fukuoka Airport Domestic Terminal to Kokura
  2. Take the ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima

$20 - $32

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Shimonoseki is to train and ferry which costs ¥2100 - ¥3000 and takes 2 h 44 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Shimonoseki is to train and ferry which costs ¥3500 - ¥4200 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Fukuoka Airport (FUK) and Shimonoseki is 61 km.

The best way to get from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Shimonoseki without a car is to train and ferry which takes 2 h 15 min and costs ¥3500 - ¥4200.

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It takes approximately 2 h 15 min to get from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Shimonoseki, including transfers.

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There are 72+ hotels available in Shimonoseki. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Shimonoseki.
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  • Distance: 38 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

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

There is no direct connection from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Shimonoseki. However, you can take the subway to 博多2番ホーム, take the walk to Hakata, take the train to Mojiko, then take the ferry to Ganryujima. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Fukuoka Airport (FUK) to Shimonoseki via Kokura and Mojiko in around 2 h 19 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Fukuoka Airport Domestic Terminal to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $22
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Ferry operators
Kanmon Line
Website
kanmon-kisen.co.jp
Ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
kanmon-kisen.co.jp

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