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travel from osaka airport to kitakyushu?

Travel from Osaka Airport to Kitakyushu?

Hello all,
I need to travel from the Kansai International Arport (KIX) , Terminal 1, Osaka to the Kitakyushu (Kyushu island, Fukuoka prefecture) railway station. I'll be in Japan for the fist time so I need any information possible to not get lost there :-)

I have the JR pass.

So, I have few questions.

How to get from the Kansai airport to the railway station?
What are the names Shinkansen trains I can get from the Osaka railway station to the Kitakyushu train station with JR pass validity?
What a approximate timetable for these trains, e.g. every half an hour, every hour...?
What will be the approximate price for additional fee if I decide to use the green car?

Thank you in advance for any answer to all or any of my questions.

Have a nice day,

Jirka

jamsoft
jamsoft

Hi Jirka,

I assume that you mean Kokura station? As there's no Kitakyushu station. However you can get anywhere quickly from Kokura.

Here is an example route with all information you may find relevant. Trains depart roughly every 30 minutes.

I would not recommend buying a Green Class upgrade as you would have to pay the entire special express fee (¥ 11,930) which is about the same price as upgrading your normal JR Pass to GreenClass.

Enjoy the ride!
Daniel

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Daniel-san
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Hello Daniel, the example route is very useful - thank you!

I have further questions... :-)

Is there any other way to get from the KANSAI AIRPORT to the SHIN-OSAKA railway station the JR Pass is valid for?
Is the JR Pass valid for the SAKURA Shinkansen?
Is the JR Pass valid for the LTD. EXP HARUKA?

Thank you once more for your answers,

Jirka

jamsoft
jamsoft

Hi Jirka,

The route I linked in my previous post is completely covered by the JR Pass, including the Haruka and Sakura trains.

Its a nice route to travel btw!
-Daniel

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