There are 3 ways to get from Fukuoka to Arita by train, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 23 min

  1. Ltd Exp Midori / ...

$26 - $35

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 30 min

$22 - $24

1 alternative option

Drive  •  1 h 19 min

  1. 53.5 miles

$9 - $13

What companies run services between Fukuoka, Japan and Arita, Saga, Japan?

Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Fukuoka to Arita every 3 hours. Tickets cost $26 - $35 and the journey takes 1 h 23 min. Alternatively, Showa Bus operates a bus from Fukuoka to Arita 5 times a day. Tickets cost $19 and the journey takes 1 h 40 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
Showa Bus
Bus from Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal to Imari
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
5 times a day
Estimated price
Schedules at

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Which side of Niagara Falls should I choose (and how do I get there)?, The London Underground: Essential tips to navigate the Tube and Getting to Rome from the airport - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fukuoka and Arita is 68 km. The road distance is 86 km.

The cheapest way to get from Fukuoka to Arita is to drive which costs ¥950 - ¥1500 and takes 1 h 19 min.

The quickest way to get from Fukuoka to Arita is to drive which takes 1 h 19 min and costs ¥950 - ¥1500.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hakata and arriving at Arita. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 23 min.

The train from Hakata to Arita takes 1 h 23 min including transfers and departs every three hours.