There are 7 ways to get from Beppu to Yakushima by train, ferry, bus, car ferry, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train, ferry via Ibusuki  •  10 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Kokura
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Kagoshima-Chuo
  3. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Ibusuki
  4. Take the ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima

$343 - $423

Cheapest option

Drive, ferry  •  9 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Beppu to Kagoshima
  2. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$113 - $131

5 alternative options

Train, ferry  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Kokura
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Kagoshima-Chuo
  3. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$357 - $433

Train, ferry via Kumamoto  •  13 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Oita to Kumamoto
  2. Take the train from Kumamoto to Kagoshima-Chuo
  3. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$317 - $393

Bus, ferry  •  13 h 33 min

  1. Take the bus from Beppu Kitahama to Kousoku Kiyama
  2. Take the bus from Kosoku Kiyama to Kagoshima Airport
  3. Take the bus from Kagoshima Airport to Ibusuki Eki Mae
  4. Take the ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima

$303 - $382

Bus, car ferry  •  17 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Beppu station Honmachi to Mashiki IC
  2. Take the bus from Mashiki-Inter-Guchi to Kagoshimahonminato
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$276 - $316

Train, fly  •  6 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Hakata
  2. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Yakushima (KUM) FUK - KUM

$229 - $524

Questions & Answers

The distance between Beppu and Yakushima is 339 km.

The best way to get from Beppu to Yakushima without a car is to train and ferry which takes 10 h 35 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 10 h 35 min to get from Beppu to Yakushima, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fukuoka Airport to Yakushima Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Japan Air Commuter offers flights from Fukuoka Airport to Yakushima Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Yakushima. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Beppu to Yakushima.
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  • Distance: 212.1 miles
  • Duration: 10 h 35 min

What companies run services between Beppu, Japan and Yakushima, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Beppu to Yakushima. However, you can take the train to Kokura, take the train to Kagoshima-Chuo, take the train to Ibusuki, take the ferry to Yakushima, then take the taxi to Yakushima. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Beppu to Yakushima via Kokura, Kagoshima-Chuo, Kagoshimachuoekimae, Asahidori, Kagoshima, and Yakushima in around 10 h 36 min.

Airlines
Japan Air Commuter
Website
jac.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Fukuoka to Yakushima via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Beppu to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Beppu to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $95
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Kumamoto to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$60 - $85
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Ibusuki
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
JR Kyushu Railway Company
Website
jrkyushu.co.jp
Train from Oita to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $30
Schedules at
jrkyushu.co.jp
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Beppu Kitahama to Kousoku Kiyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kosoku Kiyama to Kagoshima Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $55
Schedules at
webcache.googleusercontent.com
Kagoshima Kotsu
Bus from Kagoshima Airport to Ibusuki Eki Mae
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
Schedules at
iwasaki-corp.com
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Beppu station Honmachi to Mashiki IC
Ave. Duration
4 h 52 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Mashiki-Inter-Guchi to Kagoshimahonminato
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
Ferry operators
Toppy & Rocket
Website
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$57
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$75
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry Yakushima
Website
ferryyakusima2.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ferryyakusima2.com

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