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There are 4 ways to get from Nagasaki to Kitakyushu by train, bus or car

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Train  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the train from Nagasaki(Nagasaki) to Shin-Tosu Ltd Exp Kamome
  2. Take the train from Shin-Tosu to Kokura Shinkansen Sakura

$60 - $82

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Bus  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Ohato to Hakata Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Keibajo mae

$31 - $44

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Train via Hakata  •  3 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Nagasaki(Nagasaki) to Hakata Ltd Exp Kamome
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Spaceworld JR Kagoshima Local / ...

$45 - $56

Drive  •  2 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Nagasaki to Kitakyushu 123.1 miles

$20 - $30

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The cheapest way to get from Nagasaki to Kitakyushu is to drive which costs ¥2300 - ¥3400 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nagasaki to Kitakyushu is to drive which costs ¥2300 - ¥3400 and takes 2 h 24 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nagasaki to Kitakyushu. However, there are services departing from Ohato and arriving at Keibajo mae via Hakata Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 22 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nagasaki to Kitakyushu. However, there are services departing from Nagasaki(Nagasaki) and arriving at Kokura via Shin-Tosu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 45 min.

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The distance between Nagasaki and Kitakyushu is 152 km. The road distance is 197 km.

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The best way to get from Nagasaki to Kitakyushu without a car is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs ¥6500 - ¥9500.

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It takes approximately 2 h 45 min to get from Nagasaki to Kitakyushu, including transfers.

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Nagasaki to Kitakyushu bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, depart from Ohato station.

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Nagasaki to Kitakyushu train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Nagasaki(Nagasaki) station.

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The best way to get from Nagasaki to Kitakyushu is to train which takes 2 h 45 min and costs ¥6500 - ¥9500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥3500 - ¥5000 and takes 4 h 22 min.

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  • Distance: 95 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 45 min

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

You can take a train from Nagasaki to Kitakyushu via Shin-Tosu in around 2 h 45 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nagasaki to Kitakyushu via Hakata Bus Terminal in around 4 h 22 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagasaki(Nagasaki) to Shin-Tosu
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagasaki(Nagasaki) to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Tosu to Kokura
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$29 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $60
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 Hakata to Spaceworld
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $12
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Ohato to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Schedules at
nishitetsu.ne.jp.e.xk.hp.transer.com
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Keibajo mae
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp

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Nagasaki to Kitakyushu bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, arrive at Keibajo mae station.

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Nagasaki to Kitakyushu train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Kokura station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nagasaki to Kitakyushu is 197 km. It takes approximately 2 h 24 min to drive from Nagasaki to Kitakyushu.

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There are 75+ hotels available in Kitakyushu. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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