There are 3 ways to get from Saga to Karatsu by train, taxi or car

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Recommended option

Train  •  1 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Saga to Karatsu JR Karatsu

$7 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Saga to Karatsu 29.7 miles

$130 - $160

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Saga to Karatsu 29.7 miles

$5 - $8

What companies run services between Saga, Japan and Karatsu, Japan?

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Saga to Karatsu hourly. Tickets cost $7 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 10 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Saga to Karatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Other operators
Taxi from Saga to Karatsu
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$130 - $160

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Saga to Karatsu?

The distance between Saga and Karatsu is 39 km. The road distance is 48 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Saga to Karatsu?

The cheapest way to get from Saga to Karatsu is to drive which costs ¥500 - ¥800 and takes 40 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Saga to Karatsu?

The quickest way to get from Saga to Karatsu is to taxi which takes 40 min and costs ¥14000 - ¥17000.

Is there a direct train between Saga and Karatsu?

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Saga and arriving at Karatsu. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 10 min.

How long does it take to get from Saga to Karatsu?

The train from Saga to Karatsu takes 1 h 10 min including transfers and departs hourly.