There are 6 ways to get from Busan to Okinawa by plane, train, ferry, car or car ferry

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

Fly from Busan  •  4 h 18 min

  1. Fly from Busan (PUS) to Okinawa (OKA) PUS - OKA

$161 - $461

5 alternative options

Train to Daegu, fly  •  5 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
  2. Fly from Daegu (TAE) to Okinawa (OKA) TAE - OKA

$219 - $503

Ferry, drive, car ferry Marix Line  •  30 h 53 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Drive from Fukuoka to Kagoshima
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu

$282 - $442

Ferry, drive, car ferry via Yoronjima  •  34 h 29 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Drive from Fukuoka to Kagoshima
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
  4. Take the car ferry from Yoronjima to Naha, Okinawa

Ferry, train, car ferry via Miyazaki  •  39 h 16 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Take the train from Yoshizuka to Miyazaki
  3. Take the train from Miyazaki to Kagoshima
  4. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Naha, Okinawa

$417 - $606

Ferry, train, car ferry  •  41 h 58 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Shimonoseki
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Kagoshima-Chuo
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Naha, Okinawa

$320 - $532

What companies run services between Busan, South Korea and Okinawa, Japan?

Asiana Airlines, Jin Air and three other airlines fly from Busan to Okinawa 5 times a day.

Airlines
Asiana Airlines
Website
us.flyasiana.com
Flights from Busan to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Busan to Okinawa via Seoul
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$380 - $900
Flights from Busan to Okinawa via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,600
Korean Air
Website
koreanair.com
Flights from Busan to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
Flights from Busan to Okinawa via Seoul
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $800
Jin Air
Website
jinair.com
Flights from Busan to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $340
T'way Air
Website
twayair.com
Flights from Daegu to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$150 - $420
Train operators
Korail
Suseo High Speed Railway
Website
srail.co.kr
Train from Busan Station to Dongdaegu Station
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $15
Schedules at
srail.co.kr
Standard Class
$13 - $15
First Class
$20 - $22
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Yoshizuka to Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
5 h 32 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $110
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Miyazaki to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$117
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
Marix Line
Website
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
22 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$270
Schedules at
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Naha, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
25 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$270
Schedules at
marixline.com
A Line
Website
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$135
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$128
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Yoronjima to Naha, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Naha, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$135
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Miraejet Kobee
Website
kobee.co.kr
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$111
Schedules at
kobee.co.kr
Kampu Ferry
Phone
083-224-3000
Website
kampuferry.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Shimonoseki
Ave. Duration
12 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
kampuferry.co.jp
Second Class
$81
Ferst Class
$113
Deluxe
$162
Suite
$252

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Busan and Okinawa is 983 km.

The cheapest way to get from Busan to Okinawa is to fly which costs ₩170,000 - ₩500,000 and takes 4 h 18 min.

The quickest way to get from Busan to Okinawa is to fly which takes 4 h 18 min and costs ₩170,000 - ₩500,000.

It takes approximately 4 h 18 min to get from Busan to Okinawa, including transfers.