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There are 8 ways to get from Fukuoka to Osaka by train, night bus, car, plane or 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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Train  •  2 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Shin-Osaka Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$115 - $154

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Night bus  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the night bus from Hakata Station to Umeda-eki

$45 - $70

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Drive  •  6 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Fukuoka to Osaka 377.6 miles

$60 - $95

Fly Fukuoka to Osaka Itami  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Osaka Itami (ITM) FUK - ITM

$82 - $345

Train to Kumamoto, fly to Osaka Itami  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Kumamoto
  2. Fly from Kumamoto (KMJ) to Osaka Itami (ITM) KMJ - ITM

$112 - $289

Fly Fukuoka to Tokushima, bus  •  4 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Tokushima (TKS) FUK - TKS
  2. Take the bus from Kousoku Naruto to Sannomiya Bus Terminal

$165 - $474

Train to Nagasaki, fly to Osaka Itami  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Isahaya
  2. Fly from Nagasaki (NGS) to Osaka Itami (ITM) NGS - ITM

$139 - $407

Fly Fukuoka to Chūbu Centrair, train  •  4 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Chūbu Centrair (NGO) FUK - NGO
  2. Take the train from Nagoya to Shin-Osaka

$109 - $198

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fukuoka to Osaka is to night bus which costs ¥5500 - ¥8000 and takes 9 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fukuoka to Osaka is to train which costs ¥13000 - ¥18000 and takes 2 h 40 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Hakata Station station and arriving at Umeda-eki. The journey takes approximately 9 h 52 min.

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The distance between Fukuoka and Osaka is 483 km. The road distance is 604.2 km.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Osaka without a car is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs ¥13000 - ¥18000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 40 min to get from Fukuoka to Osaka, including transfers.

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Fukuoka to Osaka bus services, operated by Willer Travel, arrive at Hakata Station.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Osaka is to train which takes 2 h 40 min and costs ¥13000 - ¥18000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥9000 - ¥39000 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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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 Osaka bus services, operated by Willer Travel, arrive at Umeda-eki station.

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Map of how to get from Fukuoka to Osaka.
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  • Distance: 302.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 40 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Fukuoka to Osaka every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 2 h 28 min. Alternatively, All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and two other airlines fly from Fukuoka to Osaka hourly.

Airlines
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
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Nagasaki to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Fukuoka to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $270
Flights from Fukuoka to Chūbu Centrair via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
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 Kumamoto to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Fukuoka to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Flights from Nagasaki to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Fukuoka to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Flights from Fukuoka to Chūbu Centrair via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Star Flyer
Website
starflyer.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $310
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
Flights from Fukuoka to Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Chūbu Centrair via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
2 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$110 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $160
Green seat
$160 - $220
Train from Hakata to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$35 - $50
Green seat
$45 - $65
Train from Nagoya to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $90
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Hakata Station to Umeda-eki
Ave. Duration
9 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kousoku Naruto to Sannomiya Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Fukuoka to Osaka is 604 km. It takes approximately 6 h 47 min to drive from Fukuoka to Osaka.

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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 2827+ hotels available in Osaka. Prices start at $44 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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