There are 7 ways to get from Kyoto to Fukuoka by train, bus, night bus, car, subway 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 43 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Hakata Shinkansen Nozomi

$110 - $160

Cheapest option

Train to Nagoya, fly to Fukuoka #2  •  4 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Fukuoka (FUK) NGO - FUK

$99 - $182

5 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  14 h 34 min

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

$106

Drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Fukuoka 397.8 miles

$65 - $100

Subway, train to Osaka, fly to Fukuoka  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the subway from Marutamachi to Kyoto
  2. Take the train from Kyoto to Shin-Osaka
  3. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Fukuoka (FUK) ITM - FUK

$105 - $376

Train to Nagoya, fly to Fukuoka  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NKM) to Fukuoka (FUK) NKM - FUK

$178 - $299

Train to Osaka, fly to Kumamoto, train  •  5 h 26 min

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

$131 - $313

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Fukuoka is to drive which costs ¥7000 - ¥11000 and takes 7 h 15 min.

More details

The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Fukuoka is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs ¥12000 - ¥18000.

More details

The distance between Kyoto and Fukuoka is 515 km. The road distance is 636 km.

Get driving directions

The train from Kyoto to Hakata takes 2 h 43 min including transfers and departs hourly.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kyoto and arriving at Hakata. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 43 min.

More details

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kyoto to Fukuoka hourly. Tickets cost $110 - $160 and the journey takes 2 h 43 min.

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 Nagoya to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $280
Flights from Nagoya to Fukuoka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Osaka to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 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 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Nagoya to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $340
Flights from Nagoya to Fukuoka via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Osaka to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Nagoya to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $240
Star Flyer
Website
starflyer.jp
Flights from Nagoya to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $310
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Nagoya to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Nagoya to Fukuoka via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Hakata
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kumamoto to Hakata
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Kyoto Subway
Website
city.kyoto.jp
Subway from Marutamachi to Kyoto
Ave. Duration
7 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Ryobi Express
Website
ryobi-holdings.jp
Bus from Kyoto Station to Kurashima
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp
Night bus from Kurashima to Hakata BT
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$68
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp

Want to know more about travelling around the world?

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Read our range of informative guides on popular transport routes and companies - including Want to know more about Flixbus?, South Korea: Travelling from Seoul to Busan and How to get from Florence to Rome - to help you get the most out of your next trip.