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  •  4 h 13 min

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

$170 - $561

Cheapest option

Fly to Kita Kyushu, train  •  7 h 29 min

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

$160 - $336

4 alternative options

Train, ferry, drive  •  34 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Shanghai Station to Gaomi
  2. Take the train from Gaomi 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

$379 - $513

Bus, ferry, drive  •  42 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Shanghai General to Wuxi
  2. Take the bus from Wuxi to Suzhou South
  3. Take the bus from Suzhou South to Qingdao
  4. Take the bus from Qingdao to Weihai
  5. Take the ferry from Weihai Port to Pyeongtaek Port
  6. Drive from Pyeongtaek Port to Busan
  7. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka

$332 - $407

Car ferry, train  •  2 days 2 h

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

$280 - $375

Car ferry, night bus  •  2 days 13 h

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

$235 - $281

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Fukuoka is to fly and train which costs ¥1000 - ¥2300 and takes 7 h 29 min.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Fukuoka is to fly which costs ¥1100 - ¥3900 and takes 4 h 13 min.

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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 2 h and costs ¥1900 - ¥2600.

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It takes approximately 4 h 13 min 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 1 h 30 min.

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Fukuoka is 1 h ahead of Shanghai. It is currently 8:37 PM in Shanghai and 9:37 PM in Fukuoka.

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

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There are 403+ 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: 4 h 13 min

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

Air China, China Eastern Airlines and two other airlines fly from Shanghai to Fukuoka 5 times a day.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $750
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$440 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $420
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu via Busan
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu via Seoul
Ave. Duration
4 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $800
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu via Cheju, Busan
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $280
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu via Seoul
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$290 - $850
Korea Express Air
Website
keair.co.kr
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu via Busan
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Air China
Website
airchina.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $800
Tianjin Airlines
Website
tianjin-air.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu via Dalian
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $900
Star Flyer
Website
starflyer.jp
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu via Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $420
Train operators
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-Kobe to Hakata
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 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 Gaomi
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$75 - $90
Schedules at
trip.com
2nd Class Seat
$75 - $90
1st Class Seat
$120 - $150
Business Class Seat
$240 - $280
China Railways K-Class
Website
chinahighlights.com
Train from Gaomi to Yantai
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $14
Schedules at
trip.com
Book at
trip.com
Hard Seat
$8 - $14
Hard Sleeper
$17 - $25
Soft Sleeper
$26 - $40
Bus operators
China Bus Guide
Website
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Shanghai General to Wuxi
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Wuxi to Suzhou South
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Suzhou South to Qingdao
Ave. Duration
11 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40
Schedules at
chinabusguide.com
Bus from Qingdao to Weihai
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
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
9 h 53 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$54
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
14 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $220
Schedules at
yantaiferry.com
VIP
$216
Royal
$153
Deluxe
$135
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
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
14 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
pjferry.co.kr
ROY
$148
DLX
$131
FST
$113
SND
$104
Xin Jian Zhen
Website
shinganjin.com
Car ferry from Shanghai to Kobe Port Terminal
Ave. Duration
47 h 30 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $230
Schedules at
shinganjin.com
2nd Class B
$178
1st Class
$223
Special Class
$356
VIP
$889
Shanghai Ferry Company
Website
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Shanghai to Osaka
Ave. Duration
2 days 2 h
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$170 - $230
Schedules at
shanghai-ferry.co.jp
2nd Class B
$178
1st Class
$223
Special Class
$356
VIP
$889

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