There are 7 ways to get from Kyoto to Fukuoka by train, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Hakata Shinkansen Nozomi

$120 - $170

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Night bus  •  11 h 57 min

  1. Take the night bus from Kyōto to Hakata Station

$56

5 alternative options

Drive  •  7 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Fukuoka 397.8 miles

$65 - $100

Train to Osaka, fly to Fukuoka  •  3 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Karasuma to Juso
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Fukuoka (FUK) ITM - FUK

$86 - $349

Train to Nagoya, fly to Fukuoka  •  3 h 32 min

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

$178 - $309

Train to Nagoya, fly to Fukuoka #2  •  4 h 11 min

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

$99 - $192

Train to Osaka, fly to Kumamoto, train  •  5 h 28 min

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

$114 - $296

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Fukuoka is to night bus which costs ¥6279 and takes 11 h 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Fukuoka is to train which costs ¥13000 - ¥18000 and takes 2 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto to Fukuoka station. However, there are services departing from Horikawa Marutamachi and arriving at Hakata Station via Kyōto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 57 min.

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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.

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The distance between Kyoto and Fukuoka is 515 km. The road distance is 636.5 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Fukuoka without a car is to train which takes 2 h 43 min and costs ¥13000 - ¥18000.

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

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Kyoto to Fukuoka bus services, operated by Willer Travel, depart from Kyōto station.

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Kyoto to Fukuoka train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Kyoto station.

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The quickest flight from Osaka Airport to Fukuoka Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Fukuoka.
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  • Distance: 321.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 43 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kyoto to Fukuoka hourly. Tickets cost $120 - $170 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 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 Nagoya to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $310
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
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
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
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
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 Kyoto to Hakata
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $170
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$120 - $160
Reserved seat
$130 - $170
Green seat
$170 - $230
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$55 - $80
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
$35 - $50
Green seat
$45 - $65
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Karasuma to Juso
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $5
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Kyōto to Hakata Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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Kyoto to Fukuoka bus services, operated by Willer Travel, arrive at Hakata Station.

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Kyoto to Fukuoka train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Hakata station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Fukuoka is 636 km. It takes approximately 7 h 15 min to drive from Kyoto to Fukuoka.

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Ibex Airlines, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines offer flights from Osaka Airport to Fukuoka Airport.

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There are 403+ hotels available in Fukuoka. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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