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There are 9 ways to get from Fukuoka to Okayama by train, night bus, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  1h 43m

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

¥9500 - ¥14000

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Night bus  •  9h

  1. Take the night bus from Hakata BT to Okayama

¥6500 - ¥10000

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Night bus, train  •  9h 58m

  1. Take the night bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Fukuyama
  2. Take the train from Fukuyama to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

¥8050 - ¥9650

Drive  •  4h 43m

  1. Drive from Fukuoka to Okayama 434 km

¥4800 - ¥7000

Fly to Osaka Itami, train  •  3h 46m

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Osaka Itami (ITM) FUK - ITM
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama

¥14645 - ¥24464

Fly to Matsuyama, train  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Matsuyama (MYJ) FUK - MYJ
  2. Take the train from Matsuyama(Ehime) to Okayama

¥21025 - ¥56544

Fly to Izumo, train  •  6h 13m

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Izumo (IZO) FUK - IZO
  2. Take the train from Shinji to Okayama

¥22425 - ¥58544

Fly to Kochi, train  •  6h

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Kochi (KCZ) FUK - KCZ
  2. Take the train from Kochi(Kochi) to Okayama

¥20345 - ¥55964

Fly to Tokushima, bus, train  •  4h 56m

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Tokushima (TKS) FUK - TKS
  2. Take the bus from Kousoku Naruto to Kousoku Maiko
  3. Take the train from Nishi-Akashi to Okayama

¥28005 - ¥66114

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The most affordable way to get from Fukuoka to Okayama is to drive, which costs ¥4800 - ¥7000 and takes 4h 43m.

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The quickest way to get from Fukuoka to Okayama is to train which costs ¥9500 - ¥14000 and takes 1h 43m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Hakata BT and arriving at Okayama. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hakata and arriving at Okayama. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 43m.

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The distance between Fukuoka and Okayama is 344 km. The road distance is 434 km.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Okayama without a car is to train which takes 1h 43m and costs ¥9500 - ¥14000.

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The train from Hakata to Okayama takes 1h 43m including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Fukuoka to Okayama bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, depart from Hakata BT station.

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

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The quickest flight from Fukuoka Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 5m.

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Map of how to get from Fukuoka to Okayama.
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  • Distance: 344.1 km
  • Duration: 1h 43m

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Hakata to Okayama every 20 minutes. Tickets cost ¥9500 - ¥14000 and the journey takes 1h 43m. Alternatively, Ryobi Express operates a vehicle from Hakata BT to Okayama once daily. Tickets cost ¥6500 - ¥10000 and the journey takes 9h.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥30000
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥30000
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami via Izumo
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥30000
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥30000
Flights from Fukuoka to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥15000 - ¥47000
Flights from Fukuoka to Izumo
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥15000 - ¥48000
Flights from Fukuoka to Izumo via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥15000 - ¥55000
Flights from Fukuoka to Kochi
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥15000 - ¥48000
Flights from Fukuoka to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥15000 - ¥49000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥32000
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥29000
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥7000 - ¥38000
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥14000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥9500 - ¥13000
Reserved seat
¥11000 - ¥14000
Green seat
¥14000 - ¥19000
Train from Fukuyama to Okayama
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥2800 - ¥4400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥2800 - ¥3800
Reserved seat
¥3600 - ¥4400
Green seat
¥4300 - ¥6000
Train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥7500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4800 - ¥6500
Reserved seat
¥5500 - ¥7500
Green seat
¥7000 - ¥9500
Train from Nishi-Akashi to Okayama
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3800 - ¥6000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥3800 - ¥5500
Reserved seat
¥4700 - ¥6000
Green seat
¥5500 - ¥7500
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Matsuyama(Ehime) to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥5000 - ¥8000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥5000 - ¥7500
Reserved Seat
¥5500 - ¥8000
Green Seat
¥7500 - ¥11000
Train from Shinji to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2h 57m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
¥4900 - ¥7500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥4900 - ¥7000
Reserved Seat
¥5000 - ¥7500
Green Seat
¥7000 - ¥10000
Train from Kochi(Kochi) to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4400 - ¥7000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥4400 - ¥6500
Reserved Seat
¥4700 - ¥7000
Green Seat
¥6500 - ¥9000
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Night bus from Hakata BT to Okayama
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥6500 - ¥10000
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Hiroko Kanko
Phone
082-238-3355
Website
hiroko-group.co.jp
Night bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Fukuyama
Ave. Duration
9h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥5250
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp.e.aec.hp.transer.com
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kousoku Naruto to Kousoku Maiko
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3600
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Kosoku Naruto to Kosoku Maiko
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
¥3348
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp

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Fukuoka to Okayama bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, arrive at Okayama station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Fukuoka to Okayama is 434 km. It takes approximately 4h 43m to drive from Fukuoka to Okayama.

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Ibex Airlines, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Fukuoka Airport to Osaka Itami Airport.

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There are 80+ hotels available in Okayama. Prices start at ¥10000 per night.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Fukuoka Airport is to subway which takes 6 min and costs ¥220 - ¥250.

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