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There are 7 ways to get from Sapporo to Fukuoka by train, plane, car ferry, car, bus or night bus

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train, fly to Fukuoka  •  4h 22m

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to New Chitose Airport
  2. Fly from New Chitose (CTS) to Fukuoka (FUK) CTS - FUK

$103 - $371

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Train, fly to Kita Kyushu  •  6h 54m

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to New Chitose Airport
  2. Fly from New Chitose (CTS) to Kita Kyushu (KKJ) CTS - KKJ
  3. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata

$278 - $486

Train, fly to Kumamoto  •  8h 6m

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to New Chitose Airport
  2. Fly from New Chitose (CTS) to Kumamoto (KMJ) CTS - KMJ
  3. Take the train from Kumamoto to Hakata

$186 - $818

Train  •  14h 12m

  1. Take the train from Sapporo(Jr) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
  2. Take the train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Tokyo
  3. Take the train from Tokyo to Hakata

$425 - $567

Car ferry, drive  •  28h 12m

  1. Take the car ferry from Otaru to Maizuru
  2. Drive from Maizuru to Fukuoka

$154 - $190

Car ferry, bus, night bus  •  37h 37m

  1. Take the car ferry from Otaru to Maizuru
  2. Take the bus from Higashimaizuru-eki to Kyōto
  3. Take the night bus from Kyōto to Hakata Station

$162 - $187

Bus, train, night bus  •  31h 4m

  1. Take the bus from Sapporo Station to Shin Hakodate Hokuto
  2. Take the train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
  3. Take the bus from Sendai Station to Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo
  4. Take the night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Hakata Bus Terminal

$304 - $438

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sapporo to Fukuoka is to car ferry and bus and night bus which costs ¥18000 - ¥22000 and takes 37h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Sapporo to Fukuoka is to train and fly which costs ¥11000 - ¥42000 and takes 4h 22m.

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No, there is no direct train from Sapporo to Fukuoka. However, there are services departing from Sapporo(Jr) and arriving at Hakata via Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto and Tokyo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 12m.

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The distance between Sapporo and Fukuoka is 1418 km.

The best way to get from Sapporo to Fukuoka without a car is to train which takes 14h 12m and costs ¥47000 - ¥65000.

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It takes approximately 4h 22m to get from Sapporo to Fukuoka, including transfers.

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Sapporo to Fukuoka train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Sapporo(Jr) station.

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The quickest flight from New Chitose Airport to Fukuoka Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 35m.

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Sapporo to Fukuoka train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Hakata station.

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Peach Aviation Limited, Japan Airlines, Skymark Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from New Chitose Airport to Fukuoka Airport.

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Map of how to get from Sapporo to Fukuoka.
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  • Distance: 886.2 miles
  • Duration: 4h 22m

What companies run services between Sapporo, Japan and Fukuoka, Japan?

You can take a train from Sapporo to Fukuoka via Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto and Tokyo in around 14h 12m.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from New Chitose to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from New Chitose to Fukuoka via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from New Chitose to Fukuoka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from New Chitose to Kita Kyushu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $430
Flights from New Chitose to Kumamoto via Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,500
Flights from New Chitose to Kumamoto via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $1,300
Flights from New Chitose to Kumamoto via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
6h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Flights from New Chitose to Kumamoto via Hakodate, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $1,600
Flights from New Chitose to Kumamoto via Aomori, Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,500
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from New Chitose to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $950
Flights from New Chitose to Fukuoka via Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from New Chitose to Kita Kyushu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 53m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,900
Flights from New Chitose to Kita Kyushu via Aomori, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,900
Flights from New Chitose to Kita Kyushu via Osaka Itami, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,600
Flights from New Chitose to Kumamoto via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4h 58m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,200
Flights from New Chitose to Kumamoto via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from New Chitose to Kumamoto via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,000
Flights from New Chitose to Kumamoto via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Flights from New Chitose to Kumamoto via Aomori, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $2,200
Flights from New Chitose to Kumamoto via Morioka, Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,100
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from New Chitose to Fukuoka via Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Flights from New Chitose to Kumamoto via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from New Chitose to Kumamoto via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from New Chitose to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from New Chitose to Fukuoka via Matsumoto
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from New Chitose to Kita Kyushu via Yamagata, Nagoya Airfield
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from New Chitose to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
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.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sapporo(Jr) to New Chitose Airport
Ave. Duration
37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
15m
Frequency
Every 10 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 Hakata
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$35 - $50
Green seat
$45 - $65
Train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$160 - $220
Reserved seat
$170 - $220
Green seat
$230 - $310
Train from Tokyo to Hakata
Ave. Duration
5h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $270
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$200 - $270
Reserved seat
$220 - $270
Green seat
$290 - $390
Train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$150 - $200
Bus operators
Kyoto Kotsu
Phone
0773-75-5000
Website
kyotokotsu.jp
Bus from Higashimaizuru-eki to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
2h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
kyotokotsu.jp
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Kyōto to Hakata Station
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Hokuto Kotsu
Website
hokto.co.jp
Bus from Sapporo Station to Shin Hakodate Hokuto
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hokto.co.jp
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Sendai Station to Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo
Ave. Duration
5h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Ferry operators
Shin Nihonkai Ferry
Website
snf.jp
Car ferry from Otaru to Maizuru
Ave. Duration
20h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85
Schedules at
snf.jp

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