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There are 9 ways to get from Tokyo to Fukuoka by train, night bus, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Hakata Shinkansen Nozomi

$200 - $270

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Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Fukuoka  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Narita Airport Terminal 2
  2. Fly from Tokyo Narita (NRT) to Fukuoka (FUK) NRT - FUK

$73 - $247

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Night bus  •  15 h 47 min

  1. Take the night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Hakata Bus Terminal

$122 - $202

Nightbus, bus  •  17 h 47 min

  1. Take the nightbus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Houfu Station
  2. Take the bus from Hōfu-eki to Gofukumachi

$132

Drive  •  12 h

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Fukuoka 680.3 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Kita Kyushu, train  •  3 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kita Kyushu (KKJ) HND - KKJ
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Hakata

$156 - $605

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Fukuoka  •  3 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Fukuoka (FUK) HND - FUK

$86 - $280

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto, train  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kumamoto (KMJ) HND - KMJ
  2. Take the train from Kumamoto to Hakata

$144 - $417

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Ube, train  •  5 h 1 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Ube (UBJ) HND - UBJ
  2. Take the train from Shin-Yamaguchi to Hakata

$142 - $424

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Fukuoka is to train and fly which costs ¥8000 - ¥28000 and takes 4 h 11 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Fukuoka is to fly and train which costs ¥17000 - ¥70000 and takes 3 h 16 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Tokyo station to Fukuoka. However, there are services departing from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit and arriving at Gofukumachi via Hōfu-eki. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 47 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Tokyo and arriving at Hakata. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 5 h.

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The distance between Tokyo and Fukuoka is 886 km. The road distance is 1088.5 km.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Fukuoka without a car is to train which takes 5 h and costs ¥23000 - ¥31000.

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The train from Tokyo to Hakata takes 5 h including transfers and departs hourly.

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Tokyo to Fukuoka bus services, operated by Bocho Kotsu, arrive at Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit.

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Tokyo to Fukuoka train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Tokyo station.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Fukuoka is to train which takes 5 h and costs ¥23000 - ¥31000. Alternatively, you can fly, which costs ¥9500 - ¥32000 and takes 3 h 28 min.

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Map of how to get from Tokyo to Fukuoka.
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  • Distance: 553.6 miles
  • Duration: 5 h

What companies run services between Tokyo, Japan and Fukuoka, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Tokyo to Fukuoka hourly. Tickets cost $200 - $270 and the journey takes 5 h. Alternatively, Japan Airlines, Star Flyer and two other airlines fly from Tokyo to Fukuoka every 30 minutes.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka via Chūbu Centrair
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ube
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ube
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Star Flyer
Website
starflyer.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ube
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Air Busan
Website
en.airbusan.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka via Gimhae
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $900
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Hakata
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$200 - $270
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$200 - $270
Reserved seat
$220 - $270
Green seat
$290 - $390
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
15 min
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 Kumamoto to Hakata
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$35 - $50
Green seat
$45 - $65
Train from Shin-Yamaguchi to Hakata
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$40 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $200
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Bocho Kotsu
Phone
0834-22-7801
Website
bochobus.co.jp
Night bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Houfu Station
Ave. Duration
13 h 47 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$101
Schedules at
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Bus from Hōfu-eki to Gofukumachi
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
bochobus.co.jp

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The quickest flight from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Kita Kyushu Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Tokyo to Fukuoka bus services, operated by Bocho Kotsu, arrive at Gofukumachi station.

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Tokyo to Fukuoka train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Hakata station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Tokyo to Fukuoka is 1089 km. It takes approximately 12 h to drive from Tokyo to Fukuoka.

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All Nippon Airways, Japan Airlines and Star Flyer offer flights from Tokyo Haneda Airport to Kita Kyushu Airport.

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There are 509+ hotels available in Fukuoka. Prices start at $44 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Tokyo to Tokyo Haneda Airport is to Monorail which takes 23 min and costs ¥550 - ¥900.

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