There are 4 ways to get from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  16 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Kokura Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$8 - $40

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Tokuriki Kōdanmae Eki

$11 - $22

Taxi  •  50 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu 41.8 miles

$160 - $200

Drive  •  50 min

  1. Drive from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu 41.8 miles

$7 - $11

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu is to drive which costs ¥750 - ¥1200 and takes 50 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu is to train which costs ¥900 - ¥4200 and takes 16 min.

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The distance between Fukuoka and Kitakyushu is 49 km. The road distance is 66.9 km.

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The train from Hakata to Kokura takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hakata Bus Terminal and arriving at Tokuriki Kōdanmae Eki. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 31 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hakata and arriving at Kokura. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.

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Map of how to get from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu.
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  • Distance: 30.6 miles
  • Duration: 16 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $25 - $40 and the journey takes 16 min. Japan Railways (JR) also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Nishitetsu operates a bus from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu hourly. Tickets cost $11 - $22 and the journey takes 1 h 31 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Tokuriki Kōdanmae Eki
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $22
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu
Ave. Duration
50 min
Estimated price
$160 - $200
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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