Fukuoka, located on the northern shore of Japan’s Kyushu Island, is the birthplace of tonkatsu and Hakata ramen. Known for its glorious food scene, beautiful ancient temples, stunning beaches and modern shopping malls, it is the perfect holiday destination.
When travelling to the fascinating city, you will be landing at Fukuoka International Airport (FUK), a short 9km southwest of the centre, and you have 3 transport options to get there; you can take a taxi, a metro or a bus. Taking a taxi or private transfer from Fukuoka airport to Fukuoka city is a great way to get around a new city. Fukuoka taxis are available 24/7 and provide fast and reliable door-to-door services, taking you downtown in just 15 minutes. For a cost-savvy alternative, you can take the metro directly from the airport to Tenjin station, taking 11 minutes. Alternatively, you can take bus No. 11, which takes 20 minutes.Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Fukuoka at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.