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There are 6 ways to get from Kobe to Fukuoka by train, night train, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  2 h 15 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Hakata Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$100 - $150

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Fly Osaka Itami to Fukuoka  •  3 h 5 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Fukuoka (FUK) ITM - FUK

$90 - $353

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Night train  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Take the night train from Shin-Kobe to Hakata Shinkansen Sakura / ...

$100 - $150

Drive  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Kobe to Fukuoka 363.4 miles

$60 - $90

Bus to Tokushima, fly to Fukuoka  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Sannomiya Bus Terminal to Kousoku Naruto
  2. Fly from Tokushima (TKS) to Fukuoka (FUK) TKS - FUK

$160 - $391

Fly Osaka Itami to Kumamoto, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Kumamoto (KMJ) ITM - KMJ
  2. Take the train from Kumamoto to Hakata

$118 - $300

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kobe to Fukuoka is to drive which costs ¥6500 - ¥10000 and takes 6 h 30 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kobe to Fukuoka is to train which costs ¥12000 - ¥17000 and takes 2 h 15 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Shin-Kobe and arriving at Hakata. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 15 min.

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The distance between Kobe and Fukuoka is 455 km. The road distance is 581.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kobe to Fukuoka without a car is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥17000.

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The train from Shin-Kobe to Hakata takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.

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Kobe to Fukuoka train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shin-Kobe station.

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The best way to get from Kobe to Fukuoka is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥17000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥10000 - ¥40000 and takes 3 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Itami Airport to Fukuoka Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Kobe to Fukuoka train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Hakata station.

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Map of how to get from Kobe to Fukuoka.
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  • Distance: 284.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 15 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kobe to Fukuoka every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, All Nippon Airways, Ibex Airlines and two other airlines fly from Kobe to Fukuoka every 2 hours.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Tokushima to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Kobe to Hakata
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $210
Train from Kumamoto to Hakata
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$35 - $50
Green seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Sannomiya Bus Terminal to Kousoku Naruto
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Kobe to Fukuoka is 581 km. It takes approximately 6 h 30 min to drive from Kobe to Fukuoka.

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Ibex Airlines, Oriental Air Bridge, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Osaka Itami Airport to Fukuoka Airport.

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There are 461+ hotels available in Fukuoka. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kobe to Osaka Itami Airport is to bus which takes 40 min and costs ¥950 - ¥1300.

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