There are 3 ways to get from Fukuoka to Shimonoseki by train, ferry 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.

Recommended option

Train Japan Railways Shinkansen, ferry  •  2 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Kokura
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Mojiko
  3. Take the ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima

$34 - $48

Cheapest option

Bus, ferry  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kokura
  2. Take the ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima

$20 - $34

1 alternative option

Train Japan Railways Limited Express, ferry  •  2 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Mojiko Ltd Exp Kirameki / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima

$30 - $34

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fukuoka to Shimonoseki is to bus and ferry which costs ¥2200 - ¥3900 and takes 3 h 33 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fukuoka to Shimonoseki is to train and ferry which costs ¥3700 - ¥5500 and takes 2 h 6 min.

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The distance between Fukuoka and Shimonoseki is 63 km.

It takes approximately 2 h 6 min to get from Fukuoka to Shimonoseki, including transfers.

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

There is no direct connection from Fukuoka to Shimonoseki. However, you can take the train to Kokura, take the train to Mojiko, then take the ferry to Ganryujima. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Fukuoka to Shimonoseki via Mojiko in around 2 h 18 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $23
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Ferry operators
Kanmon Line
Website
kanmon-kisen.co.jp
Ferry from Mojiko to Ganryujima
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
kanmon-kisen.co.jp

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