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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  1 h 42 min

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

$85 - $120

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Night bus  •  9 h

  1. Take the night bus from Hakata BT to Okayama

$50 - $75

7 alternative options

Bus  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Hiroshima Bus Center
  2. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Okayama

$57 - $67

Drive  •  4 h 45 min

  1. Drive from Fukuoka to Okayama 269.7 miles

$45 - $70

Fly to Osaka Itami, train  •  3 h 45 min

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

$125 - $413

Fly to Tokushima, bus, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Tokushima (TKS) FUK - TKS
  2. Take the bus from Matsushige to Takamatsu Station
  3. Take the train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Okayama

$144 - $443

Fly to Matsuyama, train  •  5 h 54 min

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

$162 - $298

Fly to Izumo, train  •  6 h 8 min

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

$94 - $364

Fly to Kochi, train  •  6 h 13 min

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

$198 - $509

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The cheapest way to get from Fukuoka to Okayama is to drive which costs ¥5000 - ¥7500 and takes 4 h 45 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fukuoka to Okayama is to train which costs ¥9500 - ¥13000 and takes 1 h 42 min.

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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 9 h.

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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 1 h 42 min.

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The distance between Fukuoka and Okayama is 344 km. The road distance is 431.6 km.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Okayama without a car is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs ¥9500 - ¥13000.

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The train from Hakata to Okayama takes 1 h 42 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Fukuoka to Okayama bus services, operated by Hiroko Kanko, depart from Hakata Bus Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Okayama is to train which takes 1 h 42 min and costs ¥9500 - ¥13000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥6000 - ¥8000 and takes 7 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Fukuoka to Okayama.
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  • Distance: 215.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 42 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Fukuoka to Okayama every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $85 - $120 and the journey takes 1 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fukuoka to Okayama via Hiroshima Bus Center and Hiroshima BC in around 7 h 43 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Fukuoka to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Fukuoka to Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $230
Flights from Fukuoka to Izumo via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $800
Flights from Fukuoka to Kochi
Ave. Duration
45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Japan Air Commuter
Website
jac.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Izumo
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $280
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$85 - $120
Reserved seat
$95 - $120
Green seat
$120 - $160
Train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$60 - $85
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 Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Okayama
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Matsuyama(Ehime) to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shinji to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kochi(Kochi) to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Hiroko Kanko
Phone
082-238-3355
Website
hiroko-group.co.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Hiroshima Bus Center
Ave. Duration
4 h 41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
hiroko-group.co.jp
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Hiroshima BC to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Night bus from Hakata BT to Okayama
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Tokushima Bus Co
Website
tokubus.co.jp
Bus from Matsushige to Takamatsu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
tokubus.co.jp

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

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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 432 km. It takes approximately 4 h 45 min to drive from Fukuoka to Okayama.

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

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There are 99+ hotels available in Okayama. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Fukuoka Airport is to subway which takes 5 min and costs ¥120 - ¥190.

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