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  •  4 h 12 min

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

$103 - $372

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Train, fly to Kita Kyushu  •  6 h 49 min

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

$278 - $487

Train, fly to Saga  •  7 h 10 min

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

$334 - $1,681

Train  •  14 h 12 min

  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 - $577

Car ferry, drive  •  28 h 12 min

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

$149 - $285

Car ferry, bus, night bus  •  37 h 37 min

  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

$161 - $261

Bus, train, nightbus  •  31 h 4 min

  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 nightbus from Basuta Shinjuku to Hakata Bus Terminal

$271 - $432

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sapporo to Fukuoka is to car ferry and bus and night bus which costs ¥18000 - ¥30000 and takes 37 h 37 min.

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The quickest way to get from Sapporo to Fukuoka is to train and fly which costs ¥11000 - ¥42000 and takes 4 h 12 min.

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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 14 h 12 min.

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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 14 h 12 min and costs ¥47000 - ¥65000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 12 min 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 Sapporo Airport to Fukuoka Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 25 min.

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Map of how to get from Sapporo to Fukuoka.
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  • Distance: 886.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 12 min

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 14 h 12 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Sapporo to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Sapporo to Fukuoka via Osaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Sapporo to Fukuoka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Sapporo to Fukuoka via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $950
Flights from Sapporo to Fukuoka via Sendai
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $340
Flights from Sapporo to Kita Kyushu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $430
Flights from Sapporo to Saga via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Sapporo to Saga via Komatsu, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Sapporo to Saga via Osaka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
8 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,100
Flights from Sapporo to Saga via Hakodate, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Sapporo to Saga via Toyama, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $1,700
Flights from Sapporo to Saga via Wakkanai, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Flights from Sapporo to Saga via Akita, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,600
Flights from Sapporo to Saga via Nakashibetsu, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,900
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Sapporo to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $950
Flights from Sapporo to Fukuoka via Osaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $950
Flights from Sapporo to Fukuoka via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $950
Flights from Sapporo to Kita Kyushu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,900
Flights from Sapporo to Kita Kyushu via Osaka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,600
Flights from Sapporo to Kita Kyushu via Memambetsu, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $2,400
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Sapporo to Fukuoka via Matsumoto
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,500
Flights from Sapporo to Kita Kyushu via Yamagata, Nagoya
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$400 - $1,600
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Sapporo to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $430
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Sapporo to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $500
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Sapporo to Fukuoka via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $490
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Sapporo to Fukuoka via Sendai
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $340
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Sapporo to Kita Kyushu via Seoul
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $500
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
37 min
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
15 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 Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$160 - $220
Reserved seat
$180 - $220
Green seat
$230 - $310
Train from Tokyo to Hakata
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $280
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$200 - $280
Reserved seat
$220 - $280
Green seat
$290 - $390
Train from Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto to Sendai(Miyagi/Jr)
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$150 - $200
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Saga to Hakata
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Sapporo(Jr) to Shin-Hakodate-Hokuto
Ave. Duration
3 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Kyoto Kotsu
Phone
0773-75-5000
Website
kyotokotsu.jp
Bus from Higashimaizuru-eki to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
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
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Hokuto Kotsu
Website
hokto.co.jp
Bus from Sapporo Station to Shin Hakodate Hokuto
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $45
Schedules at
hokto.co.jp
JR Bus Tōhoku
Website
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Bus from Sendai Station to Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo
Ave. Duration
5 h 53 min
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
14 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Ferry operators
Shin Nihonkai Ferry
Website
snf.jp
Car ferry from Otaru to Maizuru
Ave. Duration
20 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $180
Schedules at
snf.jp
State Room
$160 - $230
Tourist
$80 - $180
Suite Room
$400 - $470
Deluxe Room
$250 - $330

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