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

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  •  2 h 15 min

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

$110 - $150

Cheapest option

Fly Osaka to Fukuoka  •  3 h 1 min

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

$90 - $353

4 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  13 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Sannomiya BT to Kurashima
  2. Take the night bus from Kurashima to Hakata BT

$94

Drive  •  6 h 30 min

  1. Drive from Kobe to Fukuoka 363.4 miles

$60 - $90

Bus to Tokushima, fly to Fukuoka  •  4 h 20 min

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

$164 - $396

Fly Osaka to Kumamoto, train  •  5 h

  1. Fly from Osaka (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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The distance between Kobe and Fukuoka is 455 km. The road distance is 581.4 km.

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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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No, there is no direct bus from Kobe to Fukuoka. However, there are services departing from Sannomiya BT and arriving at Hakata BT via Kurashima. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 10 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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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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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 $110 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h 15 min. Alternatively, Ibex Airlines, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines fly from Kobe to Fukuoka hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Osaka to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Tokushima to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Flights from Osaka to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Amakusa Airlines
Website
amx.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
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
$110 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$110 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $210
Train from Kumamoto to Hakata
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$40 - $50
Green seat
$45 - $65
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Sannomiya BT to Kurashima
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Night bus from Kurashima to Hakata BT
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.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
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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