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

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

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Fly from Busan  •  4 h 4 min

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

$161 - $461

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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

$218 - $503

Ferry, drive, car ferry Marix Line  •  31 h 23 min

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

$290 - $313

Ferry, bus, car ferry  •  34 h 11 min

  1. Take the ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
  2. Take the bus from Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Honkou
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu

$400 - $453

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  •  42 h 37 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

$325 - $400

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Busan to Okinawa is to fly which costs ₩180,000 - ₩550,000 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The quickest way to get from Busan to Okinawa is to fly which costs ₩180,000 - ₩550,000 and takes 4 h 4 min.

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The distance between Busan and Okinawa is 983 km.

The best way to get from Busan to Okinawa without a car is to ferry and bus and car ferry which takes 34 h 11 min and costs ₩440,000 - ₩550,000.

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

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The quickest flight from Busan Airport to Okinawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 40 min.

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Jeju Air, Asiana Airlines, Jin Air and two other airlines offer flights from Busan Airport to Okinawa Airport.

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There are 619+ hotels available in Okinawa. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Busan to Busan Airport is to subway which takes 2 min and costs ₩1,300 - ₩1,500.

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Map of how to get from Busan to Okinawa.
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  • Distance: 614.6 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 4 min

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

Jeju Air, Asiana Airlines and three other airlines fly from Busan to Okinawa 3 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 Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$490 - $1,600
Jeju Air
Website
jejuair.net
Flights from Busan to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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
$19 - $21
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
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Nishitetsu Tenjin Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Honkou
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
webcache.googleusercontent.com
Ferry operators
JRbeetle
Website
jrbeetle.co.jp
Ferry from Busan to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$125
Schedules at
jrbeetle.co.jp
Marix Line
Website
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$132
Schedules at
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Naha, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
25 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$132
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
$134
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$126
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
$134
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
$108
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
$80
Ferst Class
$112
Deluxe
$160
Suite
$249

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