There are 7 ways to get from Osaka to Kitakyushu by train, night bus, car, plane or bus

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Train  •  2 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kokura Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$101 - $141

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Night bus  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the night bus from Umeda-eki to Kokura

$55 - $56

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Drive  •  6 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Osaka to Kitakyushu 339.3 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Osaka to Fukuoka, train  •  3 h 13 min

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

$107 - $384

Fly Osaka to Oita, train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Oita (OIT) ITM - OIT
  2. Take the train from Beppu to Kokura

$126 - $326

Fly Osaka to Kumamoto, train  •  5 h 4 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Kumamoto (KMJ) ITM - KMJ
  2. Take the train from Kumamoto to Kokura

$121 - $301

Bus to Tokushima, fly to Fukuoka, train  •  5 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Sannomiya Bus Terminal to Kousoku Naruto
  2. Fly from Tokushima (TKS) to Fukuoka (FUK) TKS - FUK
  3. Take the train from Hakata to Kokura

$190 - $438

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The cheapest way to get from Osaka to Kitakyushu is to night bus which costs ¥6200 - ¥6400 and takes 9 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from Osaka to Kitakyushu is to train which costs ¥11000 - ¥16000 and takes 2 h 31 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Osaka to Kitakyushu. However, there are services departing from Osaka and arriving at Kokura via Shin-Osaka. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 31 min.

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The distance between Osaka and Kitakyushu is 438 km. The road distance is 542.9 km.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Kitakyushu without a car is to train which takes 2 h 31 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

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It takes approximately 2 h 31 min to get from Osaka to Kitakyushu, including transfers.

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Osaka to Kitakyushu train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Shin-Osaka 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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Osaka to Kitakyushu train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Kokura station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Osaka to Kitakyushu is 543 km. It takes approximately 6 h 8 min to drive from Osaka to Kitakyushu.

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  • Distance: 273.5 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 31 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Osaka to Kitakyushu every 30 minutes. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 12 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 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 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 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
Flights from Tokushima to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $290
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Flights from Osaka to Oita
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $550
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 Shin-Osaka to Kokura
Ave. Duration
2 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $200
Train from Hakata to Kokura
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$24 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Train from Kumamoto to Kokura
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $60
Green seat
$60 - $85
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Umeda-eki to Kokura
Ave. Duration
8 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Honshi Bus
Phone
088-664-6030
Website
honshi-bus.co.jp
Bus from Sannomiya Bus Terminal to Kousoku Naruto
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
honshi-bus.co.jp

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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 74+ hotels available in Kitakyushu. Prices start at $39 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Osaka to Osaka Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs ¥210 - ¥240.

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