There are 6 ways to get from Fukuoka to Okinawa by plane, bus, train, car, car ferry or night bus

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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Fly from Fukuoka, line 77 bus  •  3 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Okinawa (OKA) FUK - OKA
  2. Take the line 77 bus from Naha bus terminal to Goya

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  27 h 17 min

  1. Drive from Fukuoka to Kagoshima
  2. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu

$166 - $185

4 alternative options

Train to Kita Kyushu, fly  •  6 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Kokura
  2. Fly from Kita Kyushu (KKJ) to Okinawa (OKA) KKJ - OKA

$208 - $373

Train, car ferry, bus  •  28 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Kagoshima-Chuo
  2. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
  3. Take the bus from Motobu ko to Ikento

Bus, car ferry  •  31 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Honkou
  2. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
  3. Take the bus from Motobu ko to Ikento

Night bus, car ferry  •  34 h 53 min

  1. Take the night bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Honkou
  2. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
  3. Take the car ferry from Yoronjima to Naha, Okinawa

Questions & Answers

The distance between Fukuoka and Okinawa is 846 km.

The best way to get from Fukuoka to Okinawa without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 28 h 36 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 55 min to get from Fukuoka to Okinawa, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fukuoka Airport to Okinawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 30 min.

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Oriental Air Bridge, Jeju Air, Skymark Airlines and two other airlines offer flights from Fukuoka Airport to Okinawa Airport.

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There are 666+ hotels available in Okinawa. Prices start at $62 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 .

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Map of how to get from Fukuoka to Okinawa.
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  • Distance: 528.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 55 min

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

There is no direct connection from Fukuoka to Okinawa. However, you can take the subway to 福岡空港1番ホーム, take the walk to Fukuoka airport, fly to Okinawa, take the walk to Naha Airport Station, take the Monorail to Asahibashi, take the walk to Naha bus terminal, then take the line 77 bus to Okinawa. Alternatively, you can take the train to Kokura, take the walk to Kokura Station, take the bus to Kita Kyushu Airport, take the walk to Kita Kyushu airport, fly to Okinawa, take the walk to Naha Airport Station, take the Monorail to Asahibashi, take the walk to Naha bus terminal, then take the line 77 bus to Okinawa.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Fukuoka to Okinawa via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $350
Japan Transocean Air
Website
jal.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $380
Star Flyer
Website
starflyer.jp
Flights from Kita Kyushu to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $350
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Fukuoka to Okinawa via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
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 Hakata to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$60 - $80
Reserved seat
$70 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
Bus operators
Okinawa Bus
Phone
098-862-6737
Website
okinawabus.com
Bus from Naha bus terminal to Goya
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
okinawabus.com
やんばる急行バス
Website
yanbaru-expressbus.com
Bus from Motobu ko to Ikento
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
yanbaru-expressbus.com
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Honkou
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
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Ferry operators
Marix Line
Website
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$132
Schedules at
marixline.com
A Line
Website
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$133
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$126
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Yoronjima to Naha, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com

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