There are 9 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  •  10 h 56 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

$345 - $431

Cheapest option

Drive, ferry  •  9 h 39 min

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

$113 - $131

7 alternative options

Train, ferry via Ibusuki  •  11 h 16 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 Ibusuki
  4. Take the ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima

Train, ferry via Kumamoto  •  13 h 18 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

$307 - $393

Bus, ferry  •  14 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Beppu Kitahama to Kousoku Kiyama
  2. Take the bus from Kiyama AP to Kumamoto Prefecture
  3. Take the bus from Kumamoto Kencho-mae to Sakurajima Airport
  4. Take the bus from Kagoshima Airport to Ibusuki Eki Mae
  5. Take the ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima

$320 - $383

Bus, train, car ferry  •  15 h 18 min

  1. Take the bus from Beppu station Honmachi to Kumamoto
  2. Take the train from Kumamoto to Kagoshima-Chuo
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$273 - $348

Train, train to Fukuoka, fly  •  7 h 6 min

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

$240 - $548

Train, train to Kagoshima, fly  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Take the train from Beppu to Kokura
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Kagoshima-Chuo
  3. Fly from Kagoshima (KOJ) to Yakushima (KUM) KOJ - KUM

$292 - $618

Fly from Oita  •  8 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Oita (OIT) to Yakushima (KUM) OIT - KUM

$229 - $594

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Beppu to Yakushima is to drive and ferry which costs ¥12000 - ¥15000 and takes 9 h 39 min.

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The quickest way to get from Beppu to Yakushima is to train and fly which costs ¥27000 - ¥65000 and takes 7 h 6 min.

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The distance between Beppu and Yakushima is 339 km.

It takes approximately 10 h 56 min to get from Beppu to Yakushima, including transfers.

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

Ibex Airlines, Japan Air Commuter and four other airlines fly from Beppu to Yakushima every 2 hours.

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 Kagoshima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Oita to Yakushima via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Flights from Oita to Yakushima via Tokyo Haneda, Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $2,100
Flights from Oita to Yakushima via Tokyo Haneda, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
7 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,700
Flights from Oita to Yakushima via Osaka, Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $1,100
Train operators
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
Train from Kokura to Hakata
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$24 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$24 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
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
$20 - $29
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kiyama AP to Kumamoto Prefecture
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Kumamoto Kencho-mae to Sakurajima Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
Bus from Beppu station Honmachi to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
kyusanko.co.jp
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
Ferry operators
Toppy & Rocket
Website
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 from Kagoshima to Ibusuki
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$57
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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