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

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Train  •  7h 13m

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

$263 - $359

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Night bus  •  22h 6m

  1. Take the night bus from Sendai-eki to Kyōto
  2. Take the night bus from Kyōto to Kokura

$144 - $170

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Bus, night bus  •  19h 52m

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

$159 - $249

Drive  •  15h 10m

  1. Drive from Sendai to Kitakyushu 820.1 miles

$130 - $200

Fly Sendai to Fukuoka, train  •  5h 38m

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

$166 - $373

Fly Sendai to Hiroshima, train  •  4h 55m

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

$263 - $379

Fly Sendai to Oita, train  •  7h 56m

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

$360 - $451

Bus to Yamagata, fly to Kita Kyushu  •  7h 27m

  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 - $826

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Sendai to Kitakyushu is to night bus which costs ¥16000 - ¥20000 and takes 22h 6m.

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The quickest way to get from Sendai to Kitakyushu is to fly and train which costs ¥29000 - ¥43000 and takes 4h 55m.

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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 19h 52m.

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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 7h 13m.

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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 7h 13m and costs ¥29000 - ¥41000.

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It takes approximately 7h 13m 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 2h 15m.

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

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

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

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Sendai to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $600
Flights from Sendai to Fukuoka via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Sendai to Fukuoka via Tokyo Narita
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Sendai to Fukuoka via Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $490
Flights from Sendai to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $430
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,100
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $390
Flights from Sendai to Oita via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $2,100
Flights from Sendai to Oita via New Chitose, Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$330 - $1,900
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Osaka Itami, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $1,800
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Sendai to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Sendai to Fukuoka via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $1,400
Flights from Sendai to Oita via New Chitose, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $2,900
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Osaka Itami, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $2,400
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Fukuoka, Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $2,600
Flights from Yamagata to Kita Kyushu via Osaka Itami, Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,600
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Sendai to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Sendai to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $290
Flights from Sendai to Oita via Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$310 - $390
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Sendai to Fukuoka via New Chitose
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Yamagata to Kita Kyushu via Nagoya Airfield
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $800
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Sendai(Miyagi/Jr) to Tokyo
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
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
4h 44m
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
45m
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
1h 40m
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
5h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$49
Schedules at
jrbustohoku.co.jp
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Kokura
Ave. Duration
12h 59m
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-eki to Kyōto
Ave. Duration
11h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$98
Schedules at
kintetsu-bus.co.jp
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Kyōto to Kokura
Ave. Duration
9h 34m
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
54m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Schedules at
yamakobus.co.jp

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

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

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There are 80+ hotels available in Kitakyushu. Prices start at $37 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Sendai to Sendai Airport is to train which takes 24m and costs ¥650 - ¥850.

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