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Results from Tokyo to Fukuoka on Thursday, 28 September 2023
How to get from Tokyo to Fukuoka
There are two ways to travel from Tokyo to Fukuoka: by plane and by train.
How far is Tokyo from Fukuoka?
The travel distance between Tokyo and Fukuoka is 942 km. There are two options to travel from Tokyo to Fukuoka: taking a flight or taking a train.
How long does it take to get from Tokyo to Fukuoka?
It takes 2-3 hours to get from Tokyo to Fukuoka by plane and 4-5 hours by train.
The plane and the train usually depart and arrive on time.
What types of airlines operate the route Tokyo to Fukuoka?
There are four domestic airlines flying the route Tokyo to Fukuoka, two full-service carriers: Japan Airlines (JL) and All Nippon Airways (NH), and two low-cost carriers: Peach (MM) and Jetstar Japan (GK).
For more information about travelling by plane, please read our Flight Guide in Japan.
Where do flights from Tokyo to Fukuoka depart?
Flights from Tokyo to Fukuoka depart from Narita Airport (NRT) and Haneda Airport (HND).
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 Tokyo to Fukuoka arrive?
Flights from Tokyo to Fukuoka arrive at Fukuoka Airport (FUK).
What types of trains operate the route Tokyo to Fukuoka?
There is one railway company operating trains on the route Tokyo to Fukuoka.
JR: Japan Railways operates the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen high-speed train between Tokyo and Fukuoka.
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 Tokyo to Fukuoka depart?
Trains on the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen Line depart from Tokyo Station located in Chiyoda, Tokyo and Shinagawa Station located in Minato, Tokyo.
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 Tokyo to Fukuoka arrive?
Trains on the Tokaido-Sanyo Shinkansen Line arrive at Hakata Station located in Hakata-ku, Fukuoka.