There are 5 ways to get from Fukuoka to Shikoku by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Kochi(Kochi) Ltd Exp Nanpu

$126 - $169

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Bus via Tsudaka  •  10 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Hiroshima Bus Center
  2. Take the bus from Hiroshima BC to Okayama IC
  3. Take the bus from Tsudaka to Hayamaribashi

$76 - $96

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Bus Iyotetsu  •  14 h 7 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Matsuyama IC
  2. Take the bus from Matsuyama Inter Guchi to Harimayabashi

$105

Drive  •  6 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Fukuoka to Kōchi 342.4 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, train  •  4 h 8 min

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

$162 - $465

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No, there is no direct bus from Fukuoka to Shikoku. However, there are services departing from Hakata Bus Terminal and arriving at Hayamaribashi via Hiroshima BC and Tsudaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10 h 11 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fukuoka to Shikoku. However, there are services departing from Hakata and arriving at Umenotsuji via Okayama and Kochiekimae. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 32 min.

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The distance between Fukuoka and Shikoku is 286 km. The road distance is 547.9 km.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Shikoku without a car is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 32 min to get from Fukuoka to Shikoku, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Shikoku is to train which takes 5 h 32 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 10 h 11 min.

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

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Fukuoka to Shikoku bus services, operated by Ryobi Express, arrive at Hayamaribashi station.

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Map of how to get from Fukuoka to Shikoku.
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  • Distance: 179 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 32 min

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

You can take a train from Fukuoka to Kōchi via Okayama, Kochi(Kochi), and Kochiekimae in around 5 h 32 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Fukuoka to Kōchi via Hiroshima Bus Center, Hiroshima BC, Okayama IC, and Tsudaka in around 10 h 11 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Kochi
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $450
Train operators
Tosa Kuroshio Railway
Website
tosakuro.com
Train from Kochi(Kochi) to Noichi
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $6
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 IC
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $29
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Tsudaka to Hayamaribashi
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Iyotetsu
Website
iyotetsu.co.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Matsuyama IC
Ave. Duration
10 h 24 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$73
Schedules at
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JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Matsuyama Inter Guchi to Harimayabashi
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp

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Fukuoka to Shikoku train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Kochi(Kochi) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fukuoka to Shikoku is 548 km. It takes approximately 6 h 22 min to drive from Fukuoka to Shikoku.

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Japan Airlines offers flights from Fukuoka Airport to Kochi Airport.

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There are 36+ hotels available in Shikoku. Prices start at $36 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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