There are 10 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  5 h

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Hakata Shinkansen Nozomi

$210 - $280

Cheapest option

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Fukuoka  •  4 h 2 min

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

$73 - $248

8 alternative options

Night bus  •  15 h 50 min

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

$201

Night bus, bus  •  17 h 58 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo to Hiroshima BC
  2. Take the bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hakata Bus Terminal

$116

Drive  •  12 h

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Fukuoka 680.3 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Fukuoka  •  3 h 29 min

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

$87 - $282

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Kita Kyushu, train  •  4 h 15 min

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

$158 - $607

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Saga, train  •  4 h 35 min

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

$203 - $542

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto, train  •  5 h 28 min

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

$145 - $419

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Ube, train  •  5 h 14 min

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

$144 - $426

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Fukuoka is to night bus and bus which costs ¥12816 and takes 17 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Fukuoka is to fly which costs ¥9500 - ¥32000 and takes 3 h 29 min.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Tokyo to Fukuoka. However, there are services departing from Tokyo and arriving at Hakata Bus Terminal via Hiroshima Bus Center. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 58 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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There are 370+ hotels available in Fukuoka. Prices start at $43 USD per night.

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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 $210 - $280 and the journey takes 5 h. Alternatively, Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways 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 Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka via Nagoya
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Saga
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ube
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ube
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Star Flyer
Website
starflyer.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $390
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ube
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $330
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $360
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Solaseed Air
Website
solaseedair.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $410
Peach Aviation Limited
Website
flypeach.com
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$65 - $360
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Hakata
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$210 - $280
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$210 - $280
Reserved seat
$230 - $280
Green seat
$290 - $390
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$25 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Train from Kumamoto to Hakata
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$40 - $50
Green seat
$45 - $65
Train from Shin-Yamaguchi to Hakata
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$40 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
Nishi-Nippon Railroad (Nishitetsu)
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Night bus from Basuta Shinjuku to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
14 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$199
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Night bus from Tokyo to Hiroshima BC
Ave. Duration
12 h 56 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$78
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Hiroko Kanko
Phone
082-238-3355
Website
hiroko-group.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
hiroko-group.co.jp

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