There are 8 ways to get from Kyoto to Kitakyushu by train, bus, night bus, car 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 27 min

  1. Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$100 - $150

7 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  13 h 21 min

$105

Drive  •  6 h 36 min

  1. 358 miles

$60 - $90

Train to Osaka, fly to Fukuoka, train  •  4 h 1 min

  1. ITM - FUK

$108 - $381

Train to Nagoya, fly to Kita Kyushu  •  3 h 57 min

  1. NKM - KKJ

$182 - $550

Train to Nagoya, fly to Fukuoka, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. NGO - FUK

$118 - $208

Train to Osaka, fly to Oita, train  •  6 h 2 min

  1. ITM - OIT

$130 - $333

Train to Osaka, fly to Kumamoto, train  •  5 h 51 min

  1. ITM - KMJ

$120 - $303

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kyoto to Kitakyushu hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $150 and the journey takes 2 h 27 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 - $270
Flights from Nagoya to Fukuoka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $260
Flights from Osaka to Oita
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
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 Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
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 Oita
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from Osaka to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
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
Flights from Osaka to Oita
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $440
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 Kokura
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Kokura
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kumamoto to Kokura
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
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 Kokura
Ave. Duration
7 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
ryobi-holdings.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kyoto and Kitakyushu is 468 km. The road distance is 573 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Kitakyushu is to drive which costs ¥6500 - ¥10000 and takes 6 h 36 min.

The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Kitakyushu is to train which takes 2 h 27 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kyoto and arriving at Kokura. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 27 min.

The train from Kyoto to Kokura takes 2 h 27 min including transfers and departs hourly.