There are 8 ways to get from Sendai to Kitakyushu by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Tokyo Shinkansen Yamabiko / ...
  2. Take the train from Tokyo to Kokura Shinkansen Nozomi

$264 - $360

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Night bus, nightbus  •  22 h 7 min

  1. Take the night bus from Sendai Station to Kyōto
  2. Take the nightbus from Kyōto (Station) to Kokura (Station)

$159 - $185

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Bus, night bus  •  19 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Sendai Station to Basuta Shinjuku, Tokyo
  2. Take the night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kokura

$159 - $249

Drive  •  15 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Sendai to Kitakyushu 820.1 miles

$130 - $200

Fly Sendai to Fukuoka, train  •  5 h 28 min

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

$166 - $374

Fly Sendai to Hiroshima, train  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from Sendai (SDJ) to Hiroshima (HIJ) SDJ - HIJ
  2. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kokura

$263 - $380

Fly Sendai to Oita, train  •  8 h 2 min

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

$360 - $452

Bus to Yamagata, fly to Kita Kyushu  •  7 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Hirose dori Ichiban-cho to Yamagata Kencho-mae
  2. Fly from Yamagata (GAJ) to Kita Kyushu (KKJ) GAJ - KKJ

$224 - $827

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Sendai station to Kitakyushu. However, there are services departing from Sendai Station and arriving at Kokura via Basuta Shinjuku. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Sendai to Kitakyushu. However, there are services departing from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) and arriving at Kokura via Tokyo. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 13 min.

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The distance between Sendai and Kitakyushu is 1025 km. The road distance is 1312.2 km.

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The best way to get from Sendai to Kitakyushu without a car is to train which takes 7 h 13 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Sendai to Kitakyushu, including transfers.

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Sendai to Kitakyushu bus services, operated by JR Bus Tōhoku, arrive at Sendai Station.

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Sendai to Kitakyushu train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) station.

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The quickest flight from Sendai Airport to Fukuoka Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Sendai to Kitakyushu bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, arrive at Kokura station.

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Sendai to Kitakyushu train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Kokura station.

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Map of how to get from Sendai to Kitakyushu.
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  • Distance: 640.4 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 13 min

What companies run services between Sendai, Miyagi, Japan and Kitakyushu, Japan?

You can take a train from Sendai to Kitakyushu via Tokyo in around 7 h 13 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Sendai to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Sendai to Fukuoka via Komatsu
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Sendai to Fukuoka via Osaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Sendai to Fukuoka via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Sendai to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Osaka
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $390
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Sapporo, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,100
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Osaka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Sapporo, Osaka
Ave. Duration
7 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,900
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Sendai to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Sendai to Fukuoka via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Osaka
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Osaka, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $2,400
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Sapporo, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,900
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Fukuoka, Osaka
Ave. Duration
7 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $2,600
Flights from Yamagata to Kita Kyushu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $1,000
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Sendai to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Sendai to Fukuoka via Komatsu
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Sendai to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $390
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Yamagata to Kita Kyushu via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $100
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Tokyo to Kokura
Ave. Duration
4 h 44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$190 - $260
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$190 - $260
Reserved seat
$210 - $260
Green seat
$280 - $370
Train from Hiroshima to Kokura
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$45 - $65
Reserved seat
$55 - $70
Green seat
$70 - $95
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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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
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
$50
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kokura
Ave. Duration
12 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$110 - $200
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Kintetsu Bus
Phone
06-6618-5301
Website
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Night bus from Sendai Station to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
11 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$112
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Kyōto (Station) to Kokura (Station)
Ave. Duration
9 h 34 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Yamako Bus
Website
yamakobus.co.jp
Bus from Hirose dori Ichiban-cho to Yamagata Kencho-mae
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Sendai to Kitakyushu is 1312 km. It takes approximately 15 h 10 min to drive from Sendai to Kitakyushu.

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All Nippon Airways, Ibex Airlines and Japan Airlines offer flights from Sendai Airport to Fukuoka Airport.

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There are 74+ hotels available in Kitakyushu. Prices start at $38 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sendai to Sendai Airport is to train which takes 24 min and costs .

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