There are 9 ways to get from Tokyo to Karatsu 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  •  7 h 13 min

  1. Take the train from Tokyo to Hakata Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the train from Meinohama to Karatsu JR Chikuhi

$207 - $288

Cheapest option

Train to Tokyo Narita, fly to Fukuoka, train  •  6 h 9 min

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

$83 - $262

7 alternative options

Night bus, train, bus  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Take the night bus from Tokyo to Hiroshima Shinkansenguchi
  2. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kokura
  3. Take the bus from Kokura to Fukuoka Airport Domestic Terminal
  4. Take the bus from Fukuoka Airport Terminal 1,2 to Houtousanbashi

$146 - $174

Drive  •  12 h 41 min

  1. Drive from Tokyo to Karatsu 712.1 miles

$120 - $180

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Fukuoka, train  •  5 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Fukuoka (FUK) HND - FUK
  2. Take the train from Meinohama to Karatsu

$96 - $296

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

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

$202 - $539

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Kita Kyushu, train  •  6 h 33 min

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

$163 - $611

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Nagasaki, train  •  7 h 59 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Nagasaki (NGS) HND - NGS
  2. Take the train from Isahaya to Saga
  3. Take the train from Saga to Karatsu

$147 - $454

Fly Tokyo Haneda to Kumamoto, train  •  7 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Tokyo Haneda (HND) to Kumamoto (KMJ) HND - KMJ
  2. Take the train from Kumamoto to Shin-Tosu
  3. Take the train from Saga to Karatsu

$157 - $428

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Tokyo to Karatsu is to train and fly which costs ¥9000 - ¥29000 and takes 6 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from Tokyo to Karatsu is to fly and train which takes 5 h 27 min and costs ¥22000 - ¥60000.

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The distance between Tokyo and Karatsu is 931 km. The road distance is 1139 km.

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It takes approximately 7 h 13 min to get from Tokyo to Karatsu, including transfers.

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

You can take a train from Tokyo to Karatsu via Hakata and Meinohama in around 7 h 13 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Saga
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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 Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagasaki
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagasaki via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
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
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 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, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Kita Kyushu
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $750
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagasaki
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagasaki via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
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
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
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
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagasaki via Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$181
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, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Solaseed Air
Website
solaseedair.jp
Flights from Tokyo Haneda to Nagasaki
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
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 Kokura
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$45 - $65
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 Shin-Tosu
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Meinohama to Karatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kubota(Saga) to Karatsu
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Saga to Karatsu
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Chugoku JR Bus Company
Website
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Night bus from Tokyo to Hiroshima Shinkansenguchi
Ave. Duration
12 h 41 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$79
Schedules at
chugoku-jrbus.co.jp
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kokura to Fukuoka Airport Domestic Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Showa Bus
Website
showa-bus.jp
Bus from Fukuoka Airport Terminal 1,2 to Houtousanbashi
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12
Schedules at
showa-bus.sakura.ne.jp

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