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There are 5 ways to get from Himeji to Satsumasendai by train, car or plane

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Train

  1. Take the train from Himeji to Sendai(Kagoshima)

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Train to Kobe, fly to Kagoshima, train

  1. Take the train from Himeji to Sannomiya(Jr)
  2. Fly from Kobe (UKB) to Kagoshima (KOJ)
  3. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Sendai(Kagoshima)

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Drive

  1. Drive from Himeji to Satsumasendai

Train to Osaka Itami, fly to Kagoshima, train

  1. Take the train from Himeji to Sannomiya(Jr)
  2. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Kagoshima (KOJ)
  3. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Sendai(Kagoshima)

Train to Osaka Itami, fly to Kumamoto, train

  1. Take the train from Himeji to Sannomiya(Jr)
  2. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Kumamoto (KMJ)
  3. Take the train from Kumamoto to Sendai(Kagoshima)
Himeji → Satsumasendai
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  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Satsumasendai is 0120-565653.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Satsumasendai is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Satsumasendai is 2 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0120-565653.

Last updated: 22 Sep 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Himeji to Satsumasendai is to drive which costs ¥11000 - ¥18000 and takes 8h 44m.

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The quickest way to get from Himeji to Satsumasendai is to train which costs ¥15000 - ¥22000 and takes 3h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Himeji and arriving at Sendai(Kagoshima). Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 22m.

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The distance between Himeji and Satsumasendai is 528 km. The road distance is 756.3 km.

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The best way to get from Himeji to Satsumasendai without a car is to train which takes 3h 22m and costs ¥15000 - ¥22000.

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The train from Himeji to Sendai(Kagoshima) takes 3h 22m including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Himeji to Satsumasendai train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Himeji station.

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The quickest flight from Kobe Airport to Kagoshima Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Himeji to Satsumasendai train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Sendai(Kagoshima) station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Himeji to Satsumasendai is 756 km. It takes approximately 8h 44m to drive from Himeji to Satsumasendai.

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Map of how to get from Himeji to Satsumasendai.
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  • Distance: 527.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 22m

What companies run services between Himeji, Japan and Satsumasendai, Japan?

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Himeji to Sendai(Kagoshima) every 2 hours. Tickets cost ¥15000 - ¥22000 and the journey takes 3h 22m.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥24000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kagoshima via Yakushima
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥11000 - ¥24000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥14000 - ¥60000
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥26000
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥14000 - ¥60000
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Kobe to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥10000 - ¥27000
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥13000 - ¥26000
Amakusa Airlines
Website
amx.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Itami to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
¥4100 - ¥55000
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Himeji to Sendai(Kagoshima)
Ave. Duration
3h 22m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
¥15000 - ¥22000
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥15000 - ¥21000
Reserved seat
¥17000 - ¥22000
Green seat
¥22000 - ¥30000
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Sendai(Kagoshima)
Ave. Duration
11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2400 - ¥3900
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥2400 - ¥3200
Reserved seat
¥3100 - ¥3900
Green seat
¥3700 - ¥4900
Train from Kumamoto to Sendai(Kagoshima)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥4200 - ¥6500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥4200 - ¥6000
Reserved seat
¥5000 - ¥6500
Green seat
¥6000 - ¥8500
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Himeji to Sannomiya(Jr)
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
¥900 - ¥1400
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Sendai(Kagoshima)
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥550 - ¥850
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Himeji to Sannomiya(Jr)
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
¥1800 - ¥2800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥1800 - ¥2600
Reserved Seat
¥1900 - ¥2800
Green Seat
¥2500 - ¥3500

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Skymark Airlines offers flights from Kobe Airport to Kagoshima Airport.

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