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

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Train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  1 h 49 min

  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 - $55

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Train Nishi-Nippon Railroad (Nishitetsu)  •  2 h 12 min

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

$16 - $20

2 alternative options

Bus  •  2 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Kumamoto Kotsu Center to Hakata Bus Terminal

$29 - $40

Drive  •  1 h 4 min

  1. Drive from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Eki 59 miles

$9 - $15

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The cheapest way to get from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Eki is to drive which costs ¥1100 - ¥1600 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Eki is to drive which costs ¥1100 - ¥1600 and takes 1 h 4 min.

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

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It takes approximately 1 h 49 min to get from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Eki, including transfers.

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

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There are 382+ hotels available in Dazaifu Eki. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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Kumamoto to Dazaifu Eki train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Hakata station.

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Map of how to get from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Eki.
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  • Distance: 50.4 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 49 min

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

You can take a train from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Eki via Shin-Tosu, Futsukaichi, and Nishitetsufutsukaichi in around 1 h 49 min. Alternatively, Nishitetsu operates a bus from Kumamoto to Dazaifu Eki every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $19 - $27 and the journey takes 1 h 55 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kumamoto to Shin-Tosu
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$28 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$28 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $60
Japan Railways Limited Express
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nishitetsufutsukaichi to Dazaifu
Ave. Duration
5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$1
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kamikumamoto to Omuta
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Nishi-Nippon Railroad (Nishitetsu)
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Train from Omuta to Nishitetsufutsukaichi
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kumamoto Kotsu Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp

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