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Getting Around  (Qjmp: 18011)

Transport network 
Fukuoka has a modern, extensive transportation network connecting it to all parts of Japan and the major cities of Asia.

Hakata is the major transport centre of the city, with a smaller centre at Tenjin. Click the image on the left for a printable local transportation map.

Fukuoka has:
  • an international airport close to the city
  • the southern terminus for the shinkansen (the "bullet train")
  • a clean, efficient municipal subway (guide)
  • an urban expressway (guide)
  • an extensive local bus network (guide)
  • an extensive local train network (guide)
  • several highway bus terminals connecting it to cities minor and major (guide)
  • an efficient taxi service (guide)
  • an international ferry terminal
  • a local ferry terminal at Bayside Place

Cycling is a common means of getting around, bicycles sharing the pavement with pedestrians.

Fukuoka is a compact city, most places can be reached after a short train, subway or bus ride.

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