The fastest way to get around the city as well as to visit many of the tourist attractions is by the modern and clean subway.The subway system has two lines covering a total of 14.5km(9 miles).The Kuko Line links Fukuoka Airport with Meinohama via Hakata Station.The recent extension of this line to the airport made Fukuoka Airport the only airport in Japan served by a subway line,and allows passengers to travel from the airport to downtown in less than fifteen from the airport to downtown in less than fifteen minutes. The second and shorter Hakozaki Line links Nakasu Kawabata with Kaizuka. Trains operate from approximately 6:00A.M. to midnight and come at intervals ranging from five to eight minutes.English station and exit signs and an English announcement on the subway make it simple to use by the foreign visitor.
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