How to get from Fukuoka to Kagoshima

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 35 min

  1. Shinkansen Sakura / ...

$55 - $80

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 21 min

  1. Shinkansen Sakura / ...

$55 - $82

2 alternative options

Drive  •  3 h 13 min

  1. 176.1 miles

$29 - $45

Fly  •  4 h 23 min

  1. FUK - KOJ

$123 - $664

What companies run services between Fukuoka, Japan and Kagoshima, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Fukuoka to Kagoshima hourly. Tickets cost $55 - $80 and the journey takes 1 h 35 min. Alternatively, Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and three other airlines fly from Fukuoka to Kagoshima every 30 minutes.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Kagoshima via Amami O Shima
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,500
Flights from Fukuoka to Kagoshima via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,600
Flights from Fukuoka to Kagoshima via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 34 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $2,700
Flights from Fukuoka to Kagoshima via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Fukuoka to Kagoshima via Shizuoka
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Flights from Fukuoka to Kagoshima via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Kagoshima via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,300
Flights from Fukuoka to Kagoshima via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from Fukuoka to Kagoshima via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,000
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Kagoshima via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Kagoshima via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from Fukuoka to Kagoshima via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Kagoshima via Shizuoka
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,100
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kumamoto to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kumamoto (Station)
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Fukuoka and Kagoshima is 226 km. The road distance is 282 km.

The cheapest way to get from Fukuoka to Kagoshima is to drive which costs ¥3200 - ¥4700 and takes 3 h 13 min.

The quickest way to get from Fukuoka to Kagoshima is to train which takes 1 h 35 min and costs ¥6000 - ¥9000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hakata and arriving at Kagoshima-Chuo. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 35 min.

The train from Hakata to Kagoshima-Chuo takes 1 h 35 min including transfers and departs hourly.