There are 8 ways to get from Fukuoka to Sendai by plane, bus, train, night bus or car

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

Recommended option

Fly Fukuoka to Sendai  •  3 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Sendai (SDJ) FUK - SDJ

$156 - $360

Cheapest option

Fly Fukuoka to Yamagata, bus  •  6 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Yamagata (GAJ) FUK - GAJ
  2. Take the bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho

$138 - $1,222

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Fly Fukuoka to Morioka, train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Morioka (HNA) FUK - HNA
  2. Take the train from Shin-Hanamaki to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)

$182 - $1,394

Train to Hiroshima, fly to Sendai  •  5 h 2 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Hiroshima
  2. Fly from Hiroshima (HIJ) to Sendai (SDJ) HIJ - SDJ

$296 - $421

Train  •  7 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Tokyo Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) Shinkansen Hayabusa / ...

$276 - $370

Train, bus  •  18 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Hiroshima
  2. Take the bus from Hiroshima Shinkansenguchi to Sakaide IC
  3. Take the bus from Sakaide Interchange Bus Terminal to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
  4. Take the train from Tokyo to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)

$270 - $322

Night bus  •  30 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Hakata Station to Meitetsu Nagoya
  2. Take the night bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Sendai

$169

Drive  •  15 h 42 min

  1. Drive from Fukuoka to Sendai 857.3 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fukuoka to Sendai is to night bus which costs ¥19037 and takes 30 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fukuoka to Sendai is to fly which costs ¥17000 - ¥41000 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Fukuoka and Sendai is 1073 km. The road distance is 1371.7 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Fukuoka to Sendai, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Fukuoka station to Sendai. However, there are services departing from Hakata Station and arriving at Sendai via Meitetsu Nagoya. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fukuoka to Sendai. However, there are services departing from Hakata and arriving at Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) via Tokyo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 1 min.

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What companies run services between Fukuoka, Japan and Sendai, Miyagi, Japan?

Ibex Airlines, All Nippon Airways and two other airlines fly from Fukuoka to Sendai hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Fukuoka to Sendai via Tokyo in around 7 h 1 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Fukuoka to Sendai via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Fukuoka to Sendai via Sapporo
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Fukuoka to Yamagata via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Fukuoka to Yamagata via Osaka
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,200
Flights from Fukuoka to Yamagata via Matsuyama, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Fukuoka to Yamagata via Tokyo Haneda, Osaka
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,000
Flights from Fukuoka to Yamagata via Miyazaki, Osaka
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,400
Flights from Fukuoka to Yamagata via Miyazaki, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,500
Flights from Fukuoka to Morioka
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
Flights from Fukuoka to Morioka via Osaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,300
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Fukuoka to Sendai via Komatsu
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Fukuoka to Sendai via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Fukuoka to Sendai via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Fukuoka to Sendai via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Hiroshima to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $470
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Fukuoka to Sendai via Komatsu
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Hiroshima to Sendai
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $320
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Yamagata via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,100
Flights from Fukuoka to Yamagata via Matsumoto, Sapporo
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $2,000
Flights from Fukuoka to Morioka via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,200
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Hanamaki to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $80
Train from Hakata to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $80
Reserved seat
$65 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
Train from Hakata to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $270
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$200 - $270
Reserved seat
$220 - $270
Green seat
$290 - $380
Train from Tokyo to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $100
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Bus operators
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Yamagata Kencho-mae to Hirose dori Ichiban-cho
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Shinkansenguchi to Sakaide IC
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Sakaide Interchange Bus Terminal to Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit
Ave. Duration
11 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$104
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Meitetsu Bus
Website
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Hakata Station to Meitetsu Nagoya
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$89
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Meitetsu Nagoya to Sendai
Ave. Duration
18 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80
Schedules at
meitetsu-bus.co.jp

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