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  •  10 h 50 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

$361 - $447

Cheapest option

Drive, ferry  •  9 h 39 min

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

$122 - $140

5 alternative options

Train, ferry via Ibusuki Eki Mae  •  11 h 24 min

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

$349 - $437

Train, ferry via Kumamoto  •  13 h 16 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

$327 - $412

Bus, ferry  •  14 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Beppu Kitahama to Miyazaki City
  2. Take the bus from Miyazaki City to Kagoshima Airport
  3. Take the bus from Kagoshima Airport (KOJ) to Ibusuki Eki Mae
  4. Take the ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima

$344 - $394

Bus, car ferry  •  17 h 36 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

$289 - $339

Train, fly  •  8 h 35 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

$289 - $625

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 walk to Kagoshimachuo, take the bus to Jet Foil Terminal, take the walk to Kagoshima, 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, Satsumaimaizumi, Imaizumi, Ibusuki Eki Mae, Ibusuki, and Yakushima in around 11 h 24 min.

Airlines
Japan Air Commuter
Website
jac.co.jp
Flights from Kagoshima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kumamoto to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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
$21 - $35
Schedules at
jrkyushu.co.jp
Bus operators
Miyazaki Kotsu
Website
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Beppu Kitahama to Miyazaki City
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Miyazaki City to Kagoshima Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Kagoshima Kotsu
Bus from Kagoshima Airport (KOJ) to Ibusuki Eki Mae
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23
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
$29
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
$35
Schedules at
highwaybus.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
$84
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$66
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry Yakushima
Website
ferryyakusima2.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$46
Schedules at
ferryyakusima2.com

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Beppu to Yakushima?

The distance between Beppu and Yakushima is 339 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Beppu to Yakushima?

The cheapest way to get from Beppu to Yakushima is to drive and ferry which costs ¥13000 - ¥16000 and takes 9 h 39 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Beppu to Yakushima?

The quickest way to get from Beppu to Yakushima is to train and fly which takes 8 h 35 min and costs ¥31000 - ¥70000.

How long does it take to get from Beppu to Yakushima?

It takes approximately 10 h 50 min to get from Beppu to Yakushima, including transfers.