Kyushu Shinkansen : Fukuoka - Kagoshima

  • Journey name: Kyushu Shinkansen : Fukuoka - Kagoshima  
  • Duration: Scenic Day Trips


The Kyushu Shinkansen is a shinkansen line that connects Fukuoka (Hakata Station) in the north with Kagoshima (Kagoshima-Chuo Station) in the south of Kyushu. The southern half was opened in 2004 and the northern half in 2011. A branch line to Nagasaki is planned.
Most trains along the Kyushu Shinkansen provide through service with the Sanyo Shinkansen to/fromOsaka or provide a quick and easy transfer to/from a Nozomi train at Hakata Station. Trains along the Kyushu Shinkansen are operated by the Kyushu Railway Company, commonly known as JR Kyushu. 

Train Departure Schedule:

2015 : January - March , April - June , July - September , October - December

Journey Dates:

  • Daily

Places Covered:

Fukuoka, Hakata, Kagoshima

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Rail fare only. 

Route Map

  • A unique experience of travelling in one of the worlds’ fastest trains.
  • Cost Effective way of travelling in Japan
  • Can be used as part of the Japan Rail Pass
  • Fast, Punctual, Comfortable, Spacious and Efficient
  • Similar to flying within Japan, but with the advantage that you start and end right in the middle of the city.