There are 3 ways to get from Fukuoka to Yamaguchi by train, bus or car

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Train  •  1 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Hakata to Shin-Yamaguchi Shinkansen Nozomi / ...
  2. Take the train from Shin-Yamaguchi to Yamaguchi(Yamaguchi) JR Yamaguchi / ...

$39 - $56

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Bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Yudaonsen Dori

$28

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Drive  •  1 h 59 min

  1. Drive from Fukuoka to Yamaguchi 98.4 miles

$16 - $24

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The cheapest way to get from Fukuoka to Yamaguchi is to drive which costs ¥1800 - ¥2700 and takes 1 h 59 min.

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The quickest way to get from Fukuoka to Yamaguchi is to train which costs ¥4300 - ¥6500 and takes 1 h 20 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Hakata Bus Terminal and arriving at Yudaonsen Dori. Services depart five times a day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Fukuoka to Yamaguchi. However, there are services departing from Hakata and arriving at Yamaguchi(Yamaguchi) via Shin-Yamaguchi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 20 min.

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The distance between Fukuoka and Yamaguchi is 117 km. The road distance is 157.4 km.

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Yamaguchi without a car is to train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs ¥4300 - ¥6500.

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It takes approximately 1 h 20 min to get from Fukuoka to Yamaguchi, including transfers.

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Fukuoka to Yamaguchi bus services, operated by Chugoku JR Bus Company, depart from Hakata Bus Terminal station.

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

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The best way to get from Fukuoka to Yamaguchi is to train which takes 1 h 20 min and costs ¥4300 - ¥6500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3100 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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  • Distance: 72.9 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 20 min

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

You can take a train from Fukuoka to Yamaguchi via Shin-Yamaguchi in around 1 h 20 min. Alternatively, Chugoku JR Bus Company operates a bus from Fukuoka to Yamaguchi 5 times a day. Tickets cost $28 and the journey takes 3 h 57 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Yamaguchi to Yamaguchi(Yamaguchi)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Yudaonsen Dori
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Fukuoka to Yamaguchi bus services, operated by Chugoku JR Bus Company, arrive at Yudaonsen Dori station.

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Fukuoka to Yamaguchi train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Yamaguchi(Yamaguchi) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Fukuoka to Yamaguchi is 157 km. It takes approximately 1 h 59 min to drive from Fukuoka to Yamaguchi.

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There are 18+ hotels available in Yamaguchi. Prices start at $47 USD per night.

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