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How long does it take to clear customs?

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Howdy,

Taking the Beetle from Busan to Hakata. How long does it take to clear customs as an American? Just trying to plan the subsequent shinkansen ride and don't want to miss my train.

Thanks!

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The customs clearance at Hakata Port International Terminal is really quick, perhaps less than 30 minutes if you are the last off the Beetle. Once you are through customs, take the number 88 bus which will get you to Hakata Station in approximately 20 minutes.

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The number of immigration queue passengers are equal to your ferry passengers in Hakata port. There’re usually two desks open. It won’t be long before you exit to the arrival hall. Take a taxi in front of the terminal building. The ride is 15 mins or so to JR Hakata station.

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Thanks to both of your very informative answers. That's exactly what I wanted to know :D

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