Shimabara - Fukuoka Line (Express)
Shimabara - Fukuoka (Shimabara Express)
|Reservations||All seats reserved (Reservation required)|
|Number of buses||3 round-trips per day|
|Time required||3 hours, 30 minutes, Shimabara-kou - Fukuoka (Tenjin)|
|Operating interval||1 departure in AM, 2 departures in PM|
|Operating company||Shimabara Railway, Nishi-Nippon Railroad|
*All seats are reserved. Please make your reservation in advance.
*Tickets go on sales 1 month prior to the boarding date.
*If empty seats are available, you may be able to ride on the day-of without a reservation.
*The time required represents the fastest, or standard, time per section, and is subject to delays depending on factors including traffic. Be sure to allow plenty of time.
Shimabara（Shimabara-kou・Shimabara-eki） → Fukuoka（Tenjin・Hakata）
|Shimabara-kou||Shimabara-eki-mae||Isahaya-eki-mae||Tenjin BT||Hakata BT|
Fukuoka（Tenjin・Hakata） → Shimabara（Shimabara-kou・Shimabara-eki）
|Hakata BT||Tenjin BT||Hon-isahaya-eki-mae||Shimabara-eki-mae||Shimabara-kou|
Information on bus stops
*1F is the Fukuoka Mitsukoshi entrance (Lion Square), and 2F is Nishitetsu-Fukuoka (Tenjin) Station.
The bus is equipped with facilities to ensure you have a comfortable ride despite the long time.
*Smoking is prohibited on the bus.
*Outlets or USB power ports are available.
(Certain buses only)
Enjoy traveling with relaxing reclining!
Inquiries or Reservations by Phone
Reception time 6:45AM to 18:10PM
Round-trip Tickets / Coupon Tickets
|Shimabara (Shimabara-kou / Shimabara-eki-mae) <=> Fukuoka (Tenjin / Hakata)||￥4,820|
|Isahaya-eki-mae <=> Fukuoka (Tenjin / Hakata)||￥4,190|
|Shimabara (Shimabara-kou / Shimabara-eki-mae) <=> Fukuoka (Tenjin / Hakata)||￥9,640 (4 tickets)|
|Isahaya-eki-mae <=> Fukuoka (Tenjin / Hakata)||￥8,360 (4 tickets)|
Information for Transfers Between Unzen - Fukuoka
You may not be able to transfer to your intended departure due to delays or the like.
In that case, please use the next departure. Please be aware that refunds are not available if you use part of the transfer ticket.
Transfer ticket fares
|Unzen - Isahaya||￥1,100|
|Obama - Isahaya||￥810|
|Chijiwa - Isahaya||￥630|
|Isahaya - Fukuoka||￥2,100|
*Please purchase a one-way ticket for between Isahaya and Fukuoka. For between Unzen / Obama / Chijiwa and Isahaya, please pay in cash or buy a ticket.
*The discount for persons with mental disabilities cannot be applied for the express bus between Isahaya and Fukuoka.
*See here for details on the discount system for persons with disabilities.