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

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Train  •  1 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Yoshizuka to Spaceworld JR Kagoshima Local / ...

$8 - $12

3 alternative options

Bus  •  1 h 31 min

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

$10 - $18

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

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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 taxi which costs ¥18000 - ¥22000 and takes 50 min.

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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 Yoshizuka and arriving at Spaceworld. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 24 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 best way to get from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu without a car is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs ¥900 - ¥1300.

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The train from Yoshizuka to Spaceworld takes 1 h 24 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Fukuoka to Kitakyushu bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, depart from Hakata Bus Terminal station.

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Fukuoka to Kitakyushu train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Yoshizuka station.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu is to train which takes 1 h 24 min and costs ¥900 - ¥1300. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥1200 - ¥2000 and takes 1 h 31 min.

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Map of how to get from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu.
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  • Distance: 30.6 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 24 min

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu hourly. Tickets cost $8 - $12 and the journey takes 1 h 24 min. Alternatively, Nishitetsu operates a bus from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu hourly. Tickets cost $10 - $18 and the journey takes 1 h 31 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 Yoshizuka to Spaceworld
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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
$10 - $18
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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Fukuoka to Kitakyushu bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, arrive at Tokuriki Kōdanmae Eki station.

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Fukuoka to Kitakyushu train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Spaceworld station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fukuoka to Kitakyushu is 67 km. It takes approximately 50 min to drive from Fukuoka to Kitakyushu.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Kitakyushu. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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