There are 3 ways to get from Shimonoseki to Hakata Station by ferry, train or 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

Ferry, train Japan Railways Shinkansen  •  59 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ganryujima to Mojiko
  2. Take the train from Mojiko to Kokura
  3. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata

$32 - $50

Cheapest option

Ferry, train  •  2 h 45 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ganryujima to Mojiko
  2. Take the train from Mojiko to Hakata JR Kagoshima Section Rapid / ...

$18 - $23

1 alternative option

Ferry, bus  •  2 h 52 min

  1. Take the ferry from Ganryujima to Mojiko
  2. Take the bus from Kokura to Hakata Bus Terminal

$18 - $24

Questions & Answers

The distance between Shimonoseki and Hakata Station is 63 km.

The best way to get from Shimonoseki to Hakata Station without a car is to ferry and train which takes 59 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 59 min to get from Shimonoseki to Hakata Station, including transfers.

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There are 430+ hotels available in Hakata Station. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Shimonoseki to Hakata Station.
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  • Distance: 39.5 miles
  • Duration: 59 min

What companies run services between Shimonoseki, Japan and Hakata Station, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Shimonoseki to Hakata Station. However, you can take the ferry to Mojiko, take the train to Kokura, then take the train to Hakata. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Shimonoseki to Hakata Station via Mojiko in around 2 h 45 min.

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 Mojiko to Kokura
Ave. Duration
13 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$1 - $3
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Mojiko to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $16
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kokura to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Ferry operators
Kanmon Line
Website
kanmon-kisen.co.jp
Ferry from Ganryujima to Mojiko
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$8
Schedules at
kanmon-kisen.co.jp

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