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

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Train  •  2h 15m

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

¥12000 - ¥17000

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Fly Osaka Itami to Fukuoka  •  3h 12m

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

¥8713 - ¥19382

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Drive  •  6h 31m

  1. Drive from Kobe to Fukuoka 579.1 km

¥6500 - ¥9500

Bus to Tokushima, fly to Fukuoka  •  4h 16m

  1. Take the bus from Kousoku Maiko to Kosoku Naruto
  2. Fly from Tokushima (TKS) to Fukuoka (FUK) TKS - FUK

¥16426 - ¥43189

Fly Osaka Itami to Kumamoto, train  •  5h 10m

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

¥13353 - ¥44592

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The cheapest way to get from Kobe to Fukuoka is to drive which costs ¥6500 - ¥9500 and takes 6h 31m.

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

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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 2h 15m.

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The distance between Kobe and Fukuoka is 455 km. The road distance is 579.1 km.

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

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The train from Shin-Kobe to Hakata takes 2h 15m 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 2h 15m and costs ¥12000 - ¥17000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥8500 - ¥20000 and takes 3h 12m.

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

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Map of how to get from Kobe to Fukuoka.
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  • Distance: 455.1 km
  • Duration: 2h 15m

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Shin-Kobe to Hakata every 30 minutes. Tickets cost ¥12000 - ¥17000 and the journey takes 2h 15m. Alternatively, Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and Ibex Airlines fly from Kobe to Fukuoka hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥29000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8000 - ¥30000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥14000 - ¥75000
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥28000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥8500 - ¥28000
Flights from Tokushima to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9500 - ¥35000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥37000
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥9000 - ¥26000
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Kobe to Hakata
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥12000 - ¥17000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥12000 - ¥16000
Reserved seat
¥13000 - ¥17000
Green seat
¥17000 - ¥23000
Train from Kumamoto to Hakata
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥3600 - ¥5500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥3600 - ¥4800
Reserved seat
¥4400 - ¥5500
Green seat
¥5500 - ¥7500
Bus operators
JR Shikoku Bus
Website
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Bus from Kousoku Maiko to Kosoku Naruto
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2949
Schedules at
jr-shikoku.co.jp
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Kousoku Maiko to Kousoku Naruto
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3299
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kobe to Fukuoka is 579 km. It takes approximately 6h 31m to drive from Kobe to Fukuoka.

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

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There are 1226+ hotels available in Fukuoka. Prices start at ¥10000 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 ¥1000 - ¥1200.

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