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

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Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Kurume Shinkansen Tsubame / ...

$4 - $35

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Bus  •  43 min

  1. Take the bus from Fukuoka Airport International Terminal to Nishitetsu Kurume

$7 - $11

Taxi  •  27 min

  1. Take a taxi from Fukuoka to Kurume 24.5 miles

$100 - $130

Drive  •  27 min

  1. Drive from Fukuoka to Kurume 24.5 miles

$4 - $6

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The cheapest way to get from Fukuoka to Kurume is to drive which costs ¥460 - ¥700 and takes 27 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fukuoka to Kurume is to train which costs ¥550 - ¥3600 and takes 17 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Fukuoka Airport International Terminal and arriving at Nishitetsu Kurume. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hakata and arriving at Kurume. Services depart every 15 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 17 min.

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The distance between Fukuoka and Kurume is 33 km. The road distance is 39.2 km.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Kurume without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs ¥550 - ¥3600.

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The train from Hakata to Kurume takes 17 min including transfers and departs every 15 minutes.

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Fukuoka to Kurume bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, depart from Fukuoka Airport International Terminal station.

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Fukuoka to Kurume train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Hakata station.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Kurume is to train which takes 17 min and costs ¥550 - ¥3600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥750 - ¥1300 and takes 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Fukuoka to Kurume.
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  • Distance: 20.5 miles
  • Duration: 17 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Fukuoka to Kurume every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $20 - $35 and the journey takes 17 min. Nishi-Nippon Railroad (Nishitetsu) also services this route every 20 minutes. Alternatively, Nishitetsu operates a bus from Fukuoka to Kurume every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $7 - $11 and the journey takes 43 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Kurume
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$20 - $27
Reserved seat
$26 - $35
Green seat
$30 - $45
Nishi-Nippon Railroad (Nishitetsu)
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Train from Nishitetsufukuoka(Tenjin) to Nishitetsukurume
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Fukuoka Airport International Terminal to Nishitetsu Kurume
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Fukuoka to Kurume
Ave. Duration
27 min
Estimated price
$100 - $130
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 Kurume bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, arrive at Nishitetsu Kurume station.

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Fukuoka to Kurume train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Kurume station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fukuoka to Kurume is 39 km. It takes approximately 27 min to drive from Fukuoka to Kurume.

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There are 68+ hotels available in Kurume. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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