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Results from Fukuoka to Kyoto on Wednesday, 14 June 2023
How to get from Fukuoka to Kyoto
The easiest way to travel from Fukuoka to Kyoto is by train.
How far is Fukuoka from Kyoto?
The travel distance between Fukuoka and Kyoto is 650 km. There is no direct flight from Fukuoka to Kyoto, the only option to travel is by train.
How long does it take to get from Fukuoka to Kyoto?
It takes 2 hours 45 minutes to get from Fukuoka to Kyoto by train.
What types of trains operate the route Fukuoka to Kyoto?
There is one railway company operating trains on the route Fukuoka to Kyoto.
JR: Japan Railways operates the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen high-speed train between Fukuoka and Tokyo stopping in Kyoto.
There are three types of services on the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen: Nozomi and Mizuho are the fast services stopping only at key stations, Hikari and Sakura are the semi-fast services stopping at the major stations and Kodama is the local service stopping at all stations.
Shinkansen trains carry Green Cars with business class seats and Ordinary Cars with standard class seats distributed in Reserved and Non-reserved. In total, the Shinkansen trains offer three passengers classes: Reserved Seat (Green Car), Reserved Seat (Ordinary Car) and Non-reserved Seat.
Travellers with Reserved Seat tickets are required to take their numbered seat in the Green Cars or the Ordinary Cars. Travellers with Non-reserved Seat tickets are allowed to take any seat available only in the Ordinary Cars designated as Non-reserved.
For more information about travelling by train, please read our Train Guide in Japan.
Where does the train from Fukuoka to Kyoto depart?
Trains on the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen line depart from Hakata Station located in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka.
Passengers are requested to arrive at the station 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time to complete the boarding procedures or risk missing the train.
Where does the train from Fukuoka to Kyoto arrive?
Trains on the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen line arrive at Kyoto Station located in Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto.
Where to travel next from Kyoto?
From Kyoto, you can go by train to Tokyo, Nagoya and Osaka on the Tokaido Shinkansen, or go to Kobe, Himeji, Hiroshima and Fukuoka on the Sanyo Shinkansen.