Sanyo Shinkansen: Osaka - Fukuoka (Hakata Station) on the island of Kyushu

  • Train : Shinkansen
  • Duration : Scenic Day Trips
Sanyo Shinkansen: Osaka - Fukuoka (Hakata Station) on the island of Kyushu
Journey Highlights
  • 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
  • Overview
The Sanyo Shinkansen  line connects Shin-Osaka in Osaka with Hakata Station in Fukuoka, the two largest cities in western Japan. Operated by the West Japan Railway Company (JR West), it is a westward continuation of the Tokaido Shinkansen and also serves other major cities in between on Honshu and Kyushu islands such as Kobe, Himeji, Okayama, Hiroshima, and Kitakyushu. The Sanyo Shinkansen connects Hakata with Osaka in two-and-a-half hours, with trains operating at maximum operating speed of 300 km/h. Some Nozomi trains operate continuously on Sanyo and Tokaido Shinkansen lines, connecting Tokyo and Hakata in five hours.

Train Departure Schedule

  • 2020 : July - September , April - June
  • 2021 : January - March , April - June , July - September , October - December

Places Covered

Shin-Osaka, Fukuoka ( Hakata)


Rail Fare only.