Port of Fukuoka Japan

Guide to Cruise Ports and Terminals

Fukuoka Cruise Port

Fukuoka is the sixth-largest city in Japan with a population of 2.5 million people.  It is situated on Hakata Bay on the Japanese island of Kyushu.  Fukuoka, which is sometimes called Hakata, is approximately 1,100 km from Tokyo.

The cruise port is located at the Bayside Place Hakata Pier.  The two cruise ship terminals at the port are the Fukuoka Chuo Wharf and the Hakata Port International Terminal.

Most cruise ships dock at the Fukuoka Chuo Wharf which is approximately 4 km from the city centre.

Public Transportation

Port Shuttle


Public Transit

A subway system connects many of city's major landmarks and tourist attractions.

City Tours

The hop-on hop-off bus in Fukuoka is called the Fukuoka Open Top Bus. The double-decker bus operates on two different routes that have bus stops near most of the main city attractions.

Fukuoka Japan
Fukuoka Japan

Visitor Information

Fukuoka  Japan

Fukuoka is known for its many historic temples, museums and festivals.  It features a modern skyline and views of the coast.

Most the the city's major attractions are located just north of the Naka River.  Top city landmarks include the following:

  • Asian Art Museum
  • Canal City (Shopping Mall)
  • Fukuoka City Museum
  • Fukuoka Tower
  • Kushida Shrine
  • Ohori Park
  • Shofuku-ji Temple
  • Sumiyoshi Shrine.

Map of the Fukuoka Cruise Port

View map of the Fukuoka Cruise Terminal.

Japanese Currency

The currency used throughout Japan is the Yen.

Weather in Fukuoka Japan

The average temperatures by month in Fukuoka Japan are as follows:

Month Minimum Maximum Precipitation
Jan 3 10 73
Feb 3 11 63
Mar 6 14 100
April 11 19 96
May 16 24 118
June 20 27 213
July 24 31 253
Aug 25 32 207
Sept 21 28 143
Oct 15 23 77
Nov 9 18 78
Dec 5 12 58

Free Wi-Fi Service

Free Wi-Fi service is available at the cruise terminal and throughout Fukuoka Japan.  It is called the Fukuoka City Wifi.

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