There are 9 ways to get from Tokyo to Fukuoka by train, 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

$190 - $280

Cheapest option

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Fukuoka  •  4 h 3 min

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

$74 - $248

7 alternative options

Bus, train  •  15 h 54 min

  1. Take the bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Sakaide Interchange Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Sakaide IC to Hiroshima Shinkansenguchi
  3. Take the train from Hiroshima to Hakata

$194 - $219

Drive  •  12 h

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Fukuoka 680.3 miles

$110 - $170

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Fukuoka  •  3 h 35 min

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

$87 - $282

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Kita Kyushu, train  •  4 h 19 min

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

$154 - $597

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Saga, train  •  4 h 40 min

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

$204 - $542

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto, train  •  5 h 30 min

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

$143 - $409

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Ube, train  •  5 h 9 min

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

$140 - $419

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Tokyo to Fukuoka hourly. Tickets cost $190 - $280 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 Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 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 Saga
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $440
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Ube
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $500
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 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 47 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
Flights from Tokyo Narita to Fukuoka via Osaka Kansai
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Solaseed Air
Website
solaseedair.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 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
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Tokyo to Hakata
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$190 - $280
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kumamoto to Hakata
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Yamaguchi to Hakata
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
JR East Group
Website
jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Bus from Tokyo Station Yaesu Exit to Sakaide Interchange Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
10 h 57 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$101
Schedules at
time.jrbuskanto.co.jp.e.wn.hp.transer.com
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Bus from Sakaide IC to Hiroshima Shinkansenguchi
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Tokyo and Fukuoka is 886 km. The road distance is 1089 km.

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Fukuoka is to train and fly which costs ¥8000 - ¥28000 and takes 4 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Fukuoka is to fly which takes 3 h 35 min and costs ¥9500 - ¥31000.

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.

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