There are 6 ways to get from Fukuoka to Yakushima by plane, train, ferry, bus, car ferry 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  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Yakushima (KUM) FUK - KUM

$186 - $482

Cheapest option

Drive, ferry  •  8 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Fukuoka to Kagoshima
  2. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$112 - $129

4 alternative options

Train, ferry via Ibusuki  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Kagoshima-Chuo
  2. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Ibusuki
  3. Take the ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima

$307 - $373

Train, ferry  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Kagoshima-Chuo Shinkansen Sakura / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$320 - $383

Bus, ferry  •  11 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Airport
  2. Take the bus from Kagoshima Airport to Ibusuki Eki Mae
  3. Take the ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima

$315 - $355

Bus, car ferry  •  15 h 1 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kumamoto
  2. Take the bus from Kumamoto to Kagoshimahonminato
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$271 - $318

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Fukuoka to Yakushima is to drive and ferry which costs ¥12000 - ¥15000 and takes 8 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fukuoka to Yakushima is to fly which costs ¥20000 - ¥55000 and takes 5 h.

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The distance between Fukuoka and Yakushima is 362 km.

It takes approximately 5 h to get from Fukuoka to Yakushima, including transfers.

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Japan Air Commuter offers flights from Fukuoka Airport to Yakushima Airport.

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Map of how to get from Fukuoka to Yakushima.
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  • Distance: 226.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

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

Japan Air Commuter flies from Fukuoka to Yakushima twice daily.

Airlines
Japan Air Commuter
Website
jac.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Fukuoka to Yakushima via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$60 - $85
Reserved seat
$70 - $85
Green seat
$90 - $120
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Ibusuki
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishi-Nippon Railroad (Nishitetsu)
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
webcache.googleusercontent.com
Kagoshima Kotsu
Bus from Kagoshima Airport to Ibusuki Eki Mae
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
Schedules at
iwasaki-corp.com
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Kumamoto to Kagoshimahonminato
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
Ferry operators
Toppy & Rocket
Website
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$58
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry Yakushima
Website
ferryyakusima2.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
ferryyakusima2.com

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