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There are 4 ways to get from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Station by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  1h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Kumamoto Kotsu Center to Chikushino-shi

$33 - $53

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Train via Omuta  •  2h 12m

  1. Take the train from Kamikumamoto to Omuta Jr Kagoshima / ...
  2. Take the train from Omuta to Nishitetsufutsukaichi Nishitetsu Tenjin-Omuta Ltd Exp

$16 - $21

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  1h 49m

  1. Take the train from Kumamoto to Shin-Tosu
  2. Take the train from Shin-Tosu to Futsukaichi
  3. Take the train from Nishitetsufutsukaichi to Dazaifu

$39 - $56

Drive  •  1h 4m

  1. Drive from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Station 59 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Station is to drive which costs ¥1100 - ¥1700 and takes 1h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Station is to drive which costs ¥1100 - ¥1700 and takes 1h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Station. However, there are services departing from Kumamoto and arriving at Dazaifu via Shin-Tosu and Nishitetsufutsukaichi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 49m.

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The distance between Kumamoto and Dazaifu Station is 81 km. The road distance is 94.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Station without a car is to bus which takes 1h 40m and costs ¥3700 - ¥6500.

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It takes approximately 1h 40m to get from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Station, including transfers.

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Kumamoto to Dazaifu Station train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Kumamoto station.

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The best way to get from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Station is to bus which takes 1h 40m and costs ¥3700 - ¥6500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥4300 - ¥6500 and takes 1h 49m.

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Kumamoto to Dazaifu Station train services, operated by Nishi-Nippon Railroad (Nishitetsu), arrive at Dazaifu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kumamoto to Dazaifu Station is 94 km. It takes approximately 1h 4m to drive from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Station.

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  • Distance: 50.4 miles
  • Duration: 1h 40m

What companies run services between Kumamoto, Japan and Dazaifu Station, Japan?

Nishitetsu operates a bus from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Station every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $40 and the journey takes 1h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Station via Shin-Tosu, Futsukaichi, and Nishitetsufutsukaichi in around 1h 49m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kumamoto to Shin-Tosu
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$27 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $55
Nishi-Nippon Railroad (Nishitetsu)
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Train from Nishitetsufutsukaichi to Dazaifu
Ave. Duration
5m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $2
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Omuta to Nishitetsufutsukaichi
Ave. Duration
45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 Kamikumamoto to Omuta
Ave. Duration
44m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kumamoto Kotsu Center to Chikushino-shi
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp

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