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There are 6 ways to get from Shanghai to Kitakyushu by plane, train, subway, 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 Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka, train  •  6h

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Fukuoka (FUK) PVG - FUK
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Kokura

$178 - $575

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Fly Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu  •  7h 56m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Kita Kyushu (KKJ) PVG - KKJ

$135 - $296

4 alternative options

Fly Shanghai Hongqiao to Kita Kyushu  •  8h 51m

  1. Fly from Shanghai Hongqiao (SHA) to Kita Kyushu (KKJ) SHA - KKJ

$197 - $758

Line 2 subway to Shanghai Pudong, fly to Hiroshima, train  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the line 2 subway from West Nanjing Road to Longyang Road
  2. Fly from Shanghai Pudong (PVG) to Hiroshima (HIJ) PVG - HIJ
  3. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kokura

$225 - $741

Car ferry, train  •  2 days 1h

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

$327 - $432

Car ferry, night bus  •  2 days 12h

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

$222 - $295

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Shanghai to Kitakyushu is to fly which costs ¥900 - ¥2100 and takes 7h 56m.

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The quickest way to get from Shanghai to Kitakyushu is to fly and train which costs ¥1200 - ¥4000 and takes 6h.

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The distance between Shanghai and Kitakyushu is 927 km.

The best way to get from Shanghai to Kitakyushu without a car is to car ferry and train which takes 2 days 1h and costs ¥2200 - ¥3000.

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It takes approximately 6h to get from Shanghai to Kitakyushu, 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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Kitakyushu is 1h ahead of Shanghai. It is currently 12:03 PM in Shanghai and 1:03 PM in Kitakyushu.

Air China and China Eastern Airlines offer flights from Shanghai Pudong 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 Shanghai to Shanghai Hongqiao Airport is to line 10 subway which takes 18m and costs ¥3 - ¥4.

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Map of how to get from Shanghai to Kitakyushu.
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  • Distance: 579.6 miles
  • Duration: 6h

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

All Nippon Airways, China Eastern Airlines and 10 other airlines fly from Shanghai to Kitakyushu hourly.

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
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kita Kyushu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,400
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kita Kyushu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$320 - $1,100
China Eastern Airlines
Website
en.ceair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $600
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Shanghai Pudong to Kita Kyushu via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kita Kyushu via Seoul Gimpo, Gimhae
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $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
Flights from Shanghai Hongqiao to Kita Kyushu via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $900
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
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 Hakata to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
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
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$95 - $130
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$140 - $190
Bus operators
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Umeda-eki to Kokura
Ave. Duration
8h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
willerexpress.com
Ferry operators
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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