To rent a car in Fukuoka (FUK) you will require a current international driving license and a passport. There are a range of reputable companies offering car rental, from a wide range of locations around the city usually close to train stations. Budget, Avis and Nissan are a few car rental companies that are near Fukuoka Airport.Top tips when driving in Fukuoka
Must see highlights in Fukuoka
- Casual street parking is not advised, during the day your car will almost certainly be towed within 30 minutes.
- Japanese Drive on Left, major roads are signposted in English, but finding your way around can be tricky.
- Tourists visiting Fukuoka should not miss the beautiful Ohori Park located 2 stops west of Tenjin on the subway. The park has a 2 km jogging track that is popular with locals throughout the year.
- If you are visiting in November, be sure to check out the sumo matches held in Fukuoka. You are bound to see some of the sumo wrestlers out on the streets doing a bit of tourism as well.