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There are 2 ways to get from Kokura Ekimae to Kumamoto by train or car

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The cheapest way to get from Kokura Ekimae to Kumamoto is to drive which costs ¥2300 - ¥3500 and takes 1h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Kokura Ekimae to Kumamoto is to train which costs ¥4800 - ¥7500 and takes 58 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kokura and arriving at Kumamoto. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 58 min.

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It is 121 km from Kokura Ekimae to Kumamoto. It is approximately 166.6 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Kokura Ekimae to Kumamoto without a car is to train which takes 58 min and costs ¥4800 - ¥7500.

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The train from Kokura to Kumamoto takes 58 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Kokura Ekimae to Kumamoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Kokura station.

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Kokura Ekimae to Kumamoto train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Kumamoto station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kokura Ekimae to Kumamoto is 167 km. It takes approximately 1h 52m to drive from Kokura Ekimae to Kumamoto.

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  • Distance: 121.4 km
  • Duration: 58 min

What companies run services between Kokura Ekimae, Japan and Kumamoto, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kokura to Kumamoto hourly. Tickets cost ¥4800 - ¥7500 and the journey takes 58 min.

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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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hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4800 - ¥7500
Schedules at
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Unreserved seat
¥4800 - ¥6500
Reserved seat
¥5500 - ¥7500
Green seat
¥7000 - ¥9500

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