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

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Train  •  1 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Saga to Karatsu JR Karatsu

$6 - $10

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  40 min

  1. Take a taxi from Saga to Karatsu 29.7 miles

$120 - $150

Drive  •  40 min

  1. Drive from Saga to Karatsu 29.7 miles

$5 - $8

Questions & Answers

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Saga and arriving at Karatsu. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1 h 13 min.

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The distance between Saga and Karatsu is 39 km. The road distance is 47.5 km.

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The best way to get from Saga to Karatsu without a car is to train which takes 1 h 13 min and costs .

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The train from Saga to Karatsu takes 1 h 13 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Saga to Karatsu train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), depart from Saga station.

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Saga to Karatsu train services, operated by Japan Railways (JR), arrive at Karatsu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Saga to Karatsu is 48 km. It takes approximately 40 min to drive from Saga to Karatsu.

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There are 33+ hotels available in Karatsu. Prices start at $45 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Saga to Karatsu.
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  • Distance: 24.1 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 13 min

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

Japan Railways (JR) operates a train from Saga to Karatsu every 2 hours. Tickets cost $6 - $10 and the journey takes 1 h 13 min.

Train operators
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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Train from Saga to Karatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
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Other operators
Taxi from Saga to Karatsu
Ave. Duration
40 min
Estimated price
$120 - $150

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