Recommended Fastest
07:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
09:40
Kyoto
Recommended Fastest
16:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
18:40
Kyoto
Nihon Highway Bus WL07
Instant Recommended
22:00
Fukuoka City
10h 25m bus ride in Express
08:25
+1
Kyoto

From Hakata Fukuoka to Kyoto by Trains

Recommended Fastest
07:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
09:40
Kyoto
Fastest
08:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
10:40
Kyoto
Fastest
09:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
11:40
Kyoto
Fastest
10:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
12:40
Kyoto
Fastest
11:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
13:40
Kyoto
Fastest
12:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
14:40
Kyoto
Fastest
13:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
15:40
Kyoto
Fastest
14:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
16:40
Kyoto
Fastest
15:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
17:40
Kyoto
Recommended Fastest
16:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
18:40
Kyoto
Fastest
17:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
19:40
Kyoto
Fastest
18:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
20:40
Kyoto
Fastest
19:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
21:40
Kyoto
Fastest
20:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
22:40
Kyoto
Fastest
21:00
Hakata Fukuoka
2h 40m ride in train, Standard Seat
23:40
Kyoto

From Fukuoka City to Kyoto by Buses

Nihon Highway Bus WL07
Instant Recommended
22:00
Fukuoka City
10h 25m bus ride in Express
08:25
+1
Kyoto
Nihon Highway Bus WL07
Instant
22:00
Fukuoka City
10h 25m bus ride in Express
08:25
+1
Kyoto
Nihon Highway Bus WL07
Instant
22:00
Fukuoka City
10h 25m bus ride in Express
08:25
+1
Kyoto
Yutaka Kotsu UR3
Instant
22:45
Fukuoka City
9h 55m bus ride in AC Seater
08:40
+1
Kyoto
Yutaka Kotsu UR3
Instant
23:00
Fukuoka City
9h 50m bus ride in Express
08:50
+1
Kyoto
Yutaka Kotsu UR3
Instant
23:00
Fukuoka City
10h bus ride in AC Seater
09:00
+1
Kyoto

From Kokura Kitakyushu to Kyoto by Buses

Nihon Highway Bus WL07
Instant
22:00
Kokura Kitakyushu, Fukuoka
10h 25m bus ride in Express
08:25
+1
Kyoto
Nihon Highway Bus WL07
Instant
22:00
Kokura Kitakyushu, Fukuoka
10h 25m bus ride in Express
08:25
+1
Kyoto
Nihon Highway Bus WL07
Instant
22:00
Kokura Kitakyushu, Fukuoka
10h 25m bus ride in Express
08:25
+1
Kyoto

Fukuoka to Kyoto Schedule

Fukuoka to Kyoto Schedule
Transport NameRoute TimePrice
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 07:00 - 09:40¥ 18,542
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 08:00 - 10:40¥ 18,542
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 10:00 - 12:40¥ 18,542
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 12:00 - 14:40¥ 18,542
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 14:00 - 16:40¥ 18,542
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 16:00 - 18:40¥ 18,542
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 18:00 - 20:40¥ 18,542
Shinkansen Train Standard Seat 20:00 - 22:40¥ 18,542
Nihon Highway Bus WL07 Express 22:00 - 08:25¥ 7,182
Yutaka Kotsu UR3 AC Seater 22:45 - 08:40¥ 8,484

Popular Routes in Japan

How to get from Fukuoka to Kyoto

When you want to get from Fukuoka to Kyoto, you have a few options to consider. Traveling between these destinations is possible by different means of transport:

  • Bus
  • Train

If you’re looking for a quick trip, it’s recommended that you use Train. However, if you’d rather take your time with a slower, more affordable travel option, you can book a Bus ticket.

The cost of travel will depend on the means of transport you choose for your trip. A train ticket is the most expensive option - it will cost you about JPY 18,542. If you want to save on transportation, it’s better to take a bus as a bus ticket costs as low as JPY 4,296.

How far is Fukuoka from Kyoto?

If you’re traveling by land, it’s important to know the distance from Fukuoka to Kyoto. Your trip will be a total of 324 miles (521 km). The flying distance is 365 miles (587 km).

How long does it take to get from Fukuoka to Kyoto?

The travel time from Fukuoka to Kyoto can vary depending on the mode of transportation you choose. All things considered, the whole journey should take from 3 to 11 hours.

How much does it cost to get from Fukuoka to Kyoto?

The cost of the trip from Fukuoka to Kyoto varies according to what means of transport you choose for your journey. The most affordable operator is Yutaka Kotsu UR3: travelling by bus expect to pay as low as JPY 4,296 for your ticket.

However, if you’re after more upscale travel . The most expensive variant is to opt for a train - a one-way train ticket can cost as much as JPY 18,542.

Here is a chart of the average ticket prices and transportation options available from Fukuoka to Kyoto:

  • Bus tickets - JPY 4,296 to JPY 8,484;
  • Train tickets - JPY 18,542 to JPY 18,542;

How many trips per day are there between Fukuoka and Kyoto?

Depending on your choice of transportation, the number of daily trips varies.

  • Trains always run on a set schedule - there are 15 trains per day.
  • Buses start plying the route from 22:00 - you can also take a bus as late as 23:00. There are 5 available bus trips every day.

Which means of transport is the best for the route?

Buses

Taking a bus from Fukuoka to Kyoto is cheaper than flying. Quite often, a long-distance bus is the cheapest transportation option. Buses normally make bathroom and/or lunch stops along the way.

Things to remember before opting for a bus ride:

  • If possible, make sure to choose higher-class buses for a more comfortable travel experience. Such buses often have an air conditioning system, soft reclining seats, Wi-Fi, bathrooms, etc.
  • As with plane tickets, buses are better booked in advance so that you can secure a good seat.
  • While booking a bus, keep in mind that delays are possible. Yet it still pays to get to the bus station at least 15 minutes prior to the scheduled departure.

Trains

Things to remember while choosing a train ticket:
Consider everything carefully while choosing the class of your train travel. In most cases, the second class is comfortable enough – it features 2 or 4 berths in each compartment and is often air-conditioned.

If you’re in for a premium experience, consider getting a first class ticket. The price of first class tickets may include Wifi, and a choice of snacks and drinks.

The most popular transport from Fukuoka to Kyoto

How to choose the most convenient way of travel from Fukuoka to Kyoto? In order to make your choice of transportation easier, we asked 1000 users to range their preferences for this route. Here are the results of the poll:

  • 1000 decided to go for a bus.
  • users enjoyed a train ride.