Japan Drive Route Guide

Area
Kyushu
Travel Period
11D10N
Route
740
Overview
Start
Fukuoka
Goal
Fukuoka
Way
return_trip
Travel Pace
busy
Distance
1,680 km
Rank
Highway fee
¥ 13,700
About this route
Driving Route to go around whole Kyushu within 11 days.It includes 4 nights famous Onsen town stay at Yufuin/Beppu, Kirishima, Ibusuki and Takeo/Ureshino. However, it doesn't include continuous stay and is very tough travel. It covers all the wonderful nature scenery in Kyushu such as Kanmon Strait, Hiraodai Karst plateau, Daikanbo and Kusasenri in Aso, Takachiho Gorge one of TOP beautiful gorge in Japan, Aoshima island and Sakurajima volcano, Sogi falls which called ”Oriental Niagara”, Unzen Jigoku, Ishidake Observatory in Sasebo and Kagamiyama Observatory in Karatsu. In addition, you can visit the towns still keep atmosphere and culture of old Japan, such as Mojiko Port, Yufuin Yunotsubo street, Udojingu Shrine, Chiran Samurai Residence Garden and Senganen Garden in Kagoshima, Kumamoto where is famous for castle and Japanese garden Shimabara Samurai town, and Arita and Imari Okawauchiyama, world-famous pottery town. In spring, you can enjoy cherry blossoms at Oita river, Mochio park in Miyazaki and Tadamoto Park in Kumamoto. Amazing sun flower field will be wait for you at Miyazaki in summer. In autumn,Yabakei Gorge and Kokonoe Suspension Bridge are the best places to see coloured leaves.Sand & Flower Festa at Fukiagehama in May is recommended too. Yufuin/Beppu, Kirishima and Takeo/Ureshino are the most popular Onsen towns in all over Japan and Ibusuki is also nationally famous for their sand-bath. Highly recommended to stay Japanese style Ryokan. You can enjoyall the local food in Kyushu along this route! The must-eat fod are puffer fish in Shimonoseki, Seki horse mackerel fish, Aso Red beef, Miyazaki beef and local chicken, Bonito and green tea sweet in Chiran, black pork and shaved ice desert in Kagoshima, amberjack fish in Sakurajima, Kumamoto Ramen, Nagasaki Champon, Sasebo Burger, Saga beef and fresh squid in Yobuko. Our daily driving map will guide you recommended local restaurants for these dish. This is the driving route which you can visit all the highlights in Kyushu in one travel but will be very tough travel due to no consecutive stay. It is highly recommended to choose longer route if you have time.

Fukuoka

rental_car
13 320 278*38
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Kitakyushu/Shimonoseki

sightseeing
16 716 181*31
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Miyajidake Shrine

sightseeing
375 088 700
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Kanmon Strait(MekariDaini Observatory)

sightseeing
16 746 490*44
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Karato Market

sightseeing
16 743 351*23
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Karato Market

sightseeing
16 743 351*23
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Kanmonkyo Bridge

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Kamonwharf

restaurant
16 743 348*45
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Shunpanro

restaurant
16 744 602*64
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Kanmon Strait(MekariDaini Observatory)

sightseeing
16 746 490*44
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Mojiko Port Retro Area & Observatory

sightseeing
16 715 449*63
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Kaikyo Plaza

sightseeing
16 716 181*31
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Kanmonkaikyo Museum

sightseeing
16 685 875
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SankiroSaryo

restaurant
16 685 748*57
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Kokura Castle

sightseeing
16 464 629*33
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Miyajidake Shrine

sightseeing
375 088 700
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MARINE WORLD uminonakamichi

sightseeing
13 583 176
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Nanzoin Big Buddha

sightseeing
55 699 781*35
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Sasagurikyudainomori

sightseeing
55 750 865
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Fukuoka Airport

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Nippon Rent a Car(Fukuoka Airport International Terminal)

rental_car
13 293 280*25
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Nippon Rent a Car(Fukuoka Airport 1 (Domestic Terminal))

rental_car
13 354 214*12
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Hakata Station

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Nippon Rent a Car(Hakata Station Hakata Exit)

rental_car
13 320 278*38
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Sumiyoshi Shrine

sightseeing
No car park
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Rakusuien

sightseeing
No car park
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Yanagibashi Market

sightseeing
13 289 515*63
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Canal City Hakata

sightseeing
513 319 351*73
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Daimaru Hakata

sightseeing
13 318 639*23
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Fukuoka Mitsukoshi

sightseeing
13 318 639*23
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Iwataya

sightseeing
13 318 639*23
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Ohori Park

sightseeing
13 315 285*13
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Yamanaka

restaurant
No car park
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Ginza Tenichi(Hakata)

restaurant
No car park
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Hanamidori Hakata station branch

restaurant
No car park
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Motsunabe Echigoya

restaurant
No car park
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Udon Taira

restaurant
No car park
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Motsunabe Oyama

restaurant
No car park
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Hakata Miyachiku

restaurant
No car park
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Ichiran

restaurant
No car park
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Hanamidori Nakasu Main Branch

restaurant
No car park
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Hakata Kira

restaurant
No car park
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Karen

restaurant
No car park
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Yoshizuka Unagi

restaurant
No car park
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Sushi sen

restaurant
No car park
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Tetsunabe Gyoza

restaurant
No car park
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Tetsunabe Gyoza

restaurant
No car park
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Kawataro Nakasu

restaurant
No car park
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Old Moji Mitsui Club

sightseeing
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Tanka Ichiba Market

sightseeing
16 465 326*14
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Ashiyagama no Sato

sightseeing
68 860 031*17
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Roadside Station Munakata

public_facility
68 630 353*27
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Mt.Sarakurayama Observatory

sightseeing
16 365 413*61
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Munakata Taisha Shrine

sightseeing
68 571 474
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Land Ship Cafe

restaurant
375 116 051*05
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Hiraodai

sightseeing
16 048 025*06
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Senbutsu Limestone Cave

sightseeing
16 018 268
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Uminonakamichi Seaside Park

sightseeing
13 522 832
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Kawachi Whisteria Garden

sightseeing
16 275 252*88
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Kawachi Whisteria Garden

seasonal_spot
16 275 319*52
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Uminonakamichi Seaside Park

seasonal_spot
13 522 832*34
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Kitakyushu/Shimonoseki

sightseeing
16 716 181*31
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Yufuin/Beppu

sightseeing
269 359 660*80
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Hon Yabakei Gorge & Aonodomon

sightseeing
145 275 236
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Usa Jingu Shrine

sightseeing
459 360 876
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Kumano Magaibutsu Buddha

sightseeing
265 212 118
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Karato Market

sightseeing
16 743 351*23
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Kanmonkyo Bridge

sightseeing
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Kamonwharf

restaurant
16 743 348*45
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Shunpanro

restaurant
16 744 602*64
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Kanmon Strait(MekariDaini Observatory)

sightseeing
16 746 490*44
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Mojiko Port Retro Area & Observatory

sightseeing
16 715 449*63
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Kaikyo Plaza

sightseeing
16 716 181*31
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Kanmonkaikyo Museum

sightseeing
16 685 875
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SankiroSaryo

restaurant
16 685 748*57
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Kokura Castle

sightseeing
16 464 629*33
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Oita Airport(OIT)

public_facility
265 208 724*76
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Kitsuki Castle Town

sightseeing
46 899 438*01
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Futagoji Temple

sightseeing
265 552 351
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Fukiji Temple

sightseeing
265 423 084*43
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Tashibunosho View Spot

sightseeing
265 300 788*53
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Kumano Magaibutsu Buddha

sightseeing
265 212 118
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Ryuto Bridge

sightseeing
265 060 447*41
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Harmony Land

sightseeing
46 830 498
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Showa no Machi town and Showa Romankan Museum

sightseeing
459 488 482*54
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Usa Jingu Shrine

sightseeing
459 360 876
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African Safari

sightseeing
46 634 539
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Chicken House

restaurant
145 607 022*53
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Hon Yabakei Gorge & Aonodomon

sightseeing
145 275 236
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Rakanji Temple

sightseeing
145 217 218*56
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Keisekien

sightseeing
383 119 448*45
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Shin Yabakei Gorge(HitomeHakkei)

sightseeing
269 725 092*46
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Beppu Jigoku Hells

sightseeing
46 521 411*30
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Kamado Jigoku

sightseeing
46 522 420*37
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Shiraike Jigoku

sightseeing
46 522 396*00
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Chinoike Jigoku

sightseeing
46 552 832
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Beppu Hot Sand Bath

sightseeing
46 525 013*04
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Beppu Ropeway

sightseeing
46 368 869
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Yufuin Yunotsubo street(Yunotsubo Yokocho Car park)

sightseeing
269 359 660*80
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Murata Fushoan

restaurant
269 389 556
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Kikusuke

restaurant
269 389 582
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Sagiridai Observatory

sightseeing
46 301 726
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Lake Kinrin

sightseeing
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Yufuin Floral Village

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