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There are 6 ways to get from Shanghai to Fukuoka by plane, train, ferry, car, bus, car ferry 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Fukuoka  •  4h 15m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Fukuoka (FUK) PVG - FUK

$169 - $561

Cheapest option

Fly to Kita Kyushu, train  •  8h 2m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Kita Kyushu (KKJ) PVG - KKJ
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata

$159 - $336

4 alternative options

Train, ferry, drive  •  32h 27m

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Station to Jinan West
  2. Take the train from Jinan West to Yantai
  3. Take the ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
  4. Drive from Pyeongtaek Port to Busan
  5. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka

$390 - $524

Bus, ferry, drive  •  37h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Yancheng
  2. Take the bus from Yancheng Bus Station to Qingdao Bus Station
  3. Take the bus from Qingdao to Weihai
  4. Take the ferry from Weihai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
  5. Drive from Pyeongtaek Port to Busan
  6. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka

$323 - $400

Car ferry, train  •  2 days 2h

  1. Take the car ferry from Shanghai to Kobe Port Terminal
  2. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Hakata Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$285 - $381

Car ferry, night bus  •  2 days 13h

  1. Take the car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka
  2. Take the night bus from Umeda-eki to Hakata Station

$230 - $297

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Fukuoka is to fly and train which costs ¥1100 - ¥2400 and takes 8h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Fukuoka is to fly which costs ¥1100 - ¥3900 and takes 4h 15m.

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The distance between Shanghai and Fukuoka is 881 km.

The best way to get from Shanghai to Fukuoka without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 2 days 2h and costs ¥1900 - ¥2700.

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It takes approximately 4h 15m to get from Shanghai to Fukuoka, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Fukuoka Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Fukuoka is 1h ahead of Shanghai. It is currently 4:15 PM in Shanghai and 5:15 PM in Fukuoka.

Air China and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Shanghai Pudong Airport to Fukuoka Airport.

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There are 559+ hotels available in Fukuoka. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Fukuoka.
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  • Distance: 550.7 miles
  • Duration: 4h 15m

What companies run services between Shanghai, China and Fukuoka, Japan?

Air China and China Eastern Airlines fly from Shanghai to Fukuoka 4 times a day.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $900
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu via Cheju, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Korea Express Air
Website
keair.co.kr
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Star Flyer
Website
starflyer.jp
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu via Taiwan Taoyuan
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $450
Train operators
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 Shin-Kobe to Hakata
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $210
China Railways G-Class
Train from Shanghai Station to Jinan West
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $70
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$60 - $70
1st Class Seat
$100 - $120
Business Class Seat
$180 - $220
Train from Jinan West to Yantai
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$35 - $45
1st Class Seat
$60 - $70
Business Class Seat
$110 - $140
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai Zongzhan to Yancheng
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Yancheng Bus Station to Qingdao Bus Station
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Qingdao to Weihai
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$15
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Umeda-eki to Hakata Station
Ave. Duration
9h 53m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Ferry operators
Yantai Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 8827
Website
yantaiferry.com
Ferry from Yantai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
Ave. Duration
14h 50m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
$213
Royal
$151
Deluxe
$133
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
Jiadong Ferry
Phone
+82 31 684 5999
Website
pjferry.co.kr
Ferry from Weihai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
pjferry.co.kr
ROY
$146
DLX
$129
FST
$111
SND
$102
Xin Jian Zhen
Website
shinganjin.com
Car ferry from Shanghai to Kobe Port Terminal
Ave. Duration
47h 30m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $230
Schedules at
shinganjin.com
2nd Class B
$178
1st Class
$222
Special Class
$355
VIP
$887
Shanghai Ferry Company
Website
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka
Ave. Duration
2 days 2h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $230
Schedules at
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
2nd Class B
$178
1st Class
$222
Special Class
$355
VIP
$887

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