Conveniently located at the centre of northern Kyushu

Apart from being an attractive tourist destination, Asakura’s location also gives it an advantage as a hub to explore around the northern Kyushu area. It’s only 35 minutes away from Fukuoka International Airport and takes less than 2 hours to reach the main cities nearby. Check out various travel options below and start planning your trip!

By Car

Car rental is the best way to explore Asakura and greater Kyushu. With the well developed highway network, Fukuoka Airport is just 35 minutes away, and main cities in Kyushu can be reached within 2 hours.

There are 3 highway exits in Asakura: Amagi (甘木), Asakura (朝倉) and Haki (杷木).

  • Fukuoka Airport: 35 mins

  • Fukuoka (Hakata Station): 40 mins

  • Nagasaki: 1 hr 30 mins

  • Kumamoto: 1 hr 30 mins

  • Beppu: 1 hr 40 mins

By Bus

If you prefer to take public transportation, taking a bus to or from Asakura is also a handy option. There are 2 main routes providing cross-cities highway bus service below, it’d be the best to check the schedule in advance.

Fukuoka – Hita

Bus stops in Asakura: Kosoku-Amagi(高速甘木), Asakura IC(朝倉IC), Haki(杷木)

Nagasaki – Oita

Bus stops in Asakura: Kosoku-Amagi(高速甘木)

  • Fukuoka Airport: 45 mins

  • Fukuoka (Hakata Station): 55 mins

  • Nagasaki: 2 hrs

  • Beppu: 1 hr 40 mins

By Train

Japan is famous for its train network and Asakura is no exception. Although it’s not directly connected to the JR network, 2 lines are connecting Asakura with it. Among them, the Amagi Railway itself is already a famous independent railway company with cute single carriage trains running on the track. The only train station in Asakura is Amagi(甘木).

  • Fukuoka Airport: 1 hr 30 mins

  • Fukuoka (Hakata Station): 1 hr 15 mins

  • Nagasaki: 2 hrs 40 mins

  • Kumamoto: 1 hr 30 mins

  • Beppu: 3 hrs