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Results from Osaka to Fukuoka on Thursday, 28 September 2023
How to get from Osaka to Fukuoka
There are two ways to travel from Osaka to Fukuoka: by plane and by train.
How far is Osaka from Fukuoka?
The travel distance between Osaka and Fukuoka is 479 km. There are two options to travel from Osaka to Fukuoka: taking a flight or taking a train.
How long does it take to get from Osaka to Fukuoka?
It takes 1-2 hours to get from Osaka to Fukuoka by plane and 2-5 hours by train.
The plane and the train usually depart and arrive on time.
What types of airlines operate the route Osaka to Fukuoka?
There are three domestic airlines flying the route Osaka to Fukuoka, two full-service carriers: Japan Airlines (JL) and All Nippon Airways (NH), a low-cost carrier: Peach (MM).
For more information about travelling by plane, please read our Flight Guide in Japan.
Where do flights from Osaka to Fukuoka depart?
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka depart from Kansai Airport (KIX) and Itami Airport (ITM).
Passengers are requested to arrive at the airport 2 hours before the scheduled departure time for check in. Check-in closes 50 minutes before departure time.
Where do flights from Osaka to Fukuoka arrive?
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka arrive at Fukuoka Airport (FUK).
What types of trains operate the route Osaka to Fukuoka?
There is one railway company operating trains on the route Osaka to Fukuoka.
JR: Japan Railways operates the Sanyo Shinkansen high-speed train between Osaka and Fukuoka.
There are three types of services on the 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 Osaka to Fukuoka depart?
Trains on the Sanyo Shinkansen Line depart from Shin-Osaka Station located in Yodogawa-ku, Osaka.
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 Osaka to Fukuoka arrive?
Trains on the Sanyo Shinkansen Line arrive at Hakata Station located in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka.