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There are 4 ways to get from Fukuoka to Satsumasendai by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  1h 13m

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Sendai(Kagoshima) Shinkansen Sakura / ...

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Bus, train  •  3h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kumamoto
  2. Take the train from Kumamoto to Sendai(Kagoshima) Shinkansen Sakura / ...

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Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from Fukuoka to Satsumasendai 253.1 km

Fly, train  •  3h 3m

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Kagoshima (KOJ) FUK - KOJ
  2. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Sendai(Kagoshima)

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The cheapest way to get from Fukuoka to Satsumasendai is to drive which costs ¥3900 - ¥6000 and takes 3h.

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The quickest way to get from Fukuoka to Satsumasendai is to train which costs ¥6000 - ¥9000 and takes 1h 13m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Hakata and arriving at Sendai(Kagoshima). Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 13m.

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The distance between Fukuoka and Satsumasendai is 199 km. The road distance is 253.1 km.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Satsumasendai without a car is to train which takes 1h 13m and costs ¥6000 - ¥9000.

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The train from Hakata to Sendai(Kagoshima) takes 1h 13m including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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The quickest flight from Fukuoka Airport to Kagoshima Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Fukuoka to Satsumasendai train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Sendai(Kagoshima) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fukuoka to Satsumasendai is 253 km. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Fukuoka to Satsumasendai.

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  • Distance: 198.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 13m

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Hakata to Sendai(Kagoshima) hourly. Tickets cost ¥6000 - ¥9000 and the journey takes 1h 13m.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥28000
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 Sendai(Kagoshima)
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥6000 - ¥9000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥6000 - ¥8500
Reserved seat
¥7000 - ¥9000
Green seat
¥9000 - ¥12000
Train from Kumamoto to Sendai(Kagoshima)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4200 - ¥6000
Reserved seat
¥5000 - ¥6500
Green seat
¥6000 - ¥8500
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Sendai(Kagoshima)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥3900
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥2400 - ¥3200
Reserved seat
¥3100 - ¥3900
Green seat
¥3700 - ¥4900
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Sendai(Kagoshima)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥850
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Phone
0570-00-1010
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥2600
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Fukuoka Airport to Kagoshima Airport.

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There are three+ hotels available in Satsumasendai. Prices start at ¥15000 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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