How to get to Fukui Prefecture

By airplane:

There’s no international airport in Fukui Prefecture. The nearest international hub is Komatsu Airport in Ishikawa Prefecture. The English website of Komatsu Airport is at You can get to Komatsu Airport from Seoul, Shanghai, Taipei, and Hong Kong.

Flight times examples:

Seoul(Korea)-Komatsu          about 2 hours

Shanghai(China)-Komatsu     about 3 hours

Taipei-Komatsu                  about 4 hours

Hong Kong-Komatsu            about 5 hours

There are direct buses from Komatsu Airport to JR Fukui Station, and it takes about an hour.

If you come to Fukui from anywhere else, fly into Kansai International Airport in Osaka. The English website of Kansai International Airport is at This is the third-biggest airport in Japan, and it has flights to and from around 30 countries and 80 cities.

Flight times examples:

Los Angeles (America)–Osaka         about 10 hours

London (England)–Osaka                 about 12 hours

Sydney (Australia)–Osaka                about 9 hours

Changi (Singapore)–Osaka              about 6 hours and 30 minutes

Beijing (China)–Osaka                     about 3 hours and 30 minutes

Manila (Philippines)–Osaka            about 4 hours

Delhi (India)–Osaka                         about 10 hours and 30 minutes

Dubai (UAE)–Osaka                         about 10 hours

It takes about three hours and 30 minutes on a train from Kansai International Airport to Fukui city.

Kyoto is between Osaka and Fukui, and the train from the airport to Kyoto only takes about 90 minutes. You can have a look around Kyoto before coming to Fukui.

By train(bullet train or limited express):

(※)There is a railway pass called “Japan Rail Pass,” designed for those who visit Japan for travel purposes. It offers unlimited rides on JR trains for a specified period (7 days, 14 days, 21 days), making it a cost-effective pass.

For more details, please visit the official website at

The train from Tokyo to Fukui City takes about two hours and 50 minutes.

The train from Kyoto to Fukui City takes about one and a half hours.

The train from Nagoya to Fukui City takes about an hour and 40 minutes.

Please visit Japan Railway Company’s website to get more information.