There are 6 ways to get from Hiroshima to Yakushima by train, ferry, car ferry, bus, 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  •  9 h 50 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kagoshima-Chuo Shinkansen Sakura / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$365 - $455

Cheapest option

Drive, ferry  •  11 h 52 min

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

$148 - $178

4 alternative options

Train, ferry via Ibusuki Eki Mae  •  10 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kagoshima-Chuo Shinkansen Sakura / ...
  2. Take the ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima

$353 - $445

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Kagoshima-Chuo Shinkansen Sakura / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima

$327 - $417

Train, bus, ferry  •  14 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Hakata
  2. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Mashiki IC
  3. Take the bus from Mashiki-Inter-Guchi to Sakurajima Airport
  4. Take the bus from Kagoshima Airport (KOJ) to Ibusuki Eki Mae
  5. Take the ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima

$380 - $457

Train, fly  •  7 h 35 min

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

$293 - $633

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

There is no direct connection from Hiroshima to Yakushima. However, you can 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 Hiroshima to Yakushima via Kagoshima-Chuo, Satsumaimaizumi, Imaizumi, Ibusuki Eki Mae, Ibusuki, and Yakushima in around 10 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 Hiroshima to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
2 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Mashiki IC
Ave. Duration
2 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $26
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Mashiki-Inter-Guchi to Sakurajima Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
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
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 Hiroshima to Yakushima?

The distance between Hiroshima and Yakushima is 486 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Yakushima is to drive and ferry which costs ¥16000 - ¥20000 and takes 11 h 52 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Yakushima is to train and fly which takes 7 h 35 min and costs ¥31000 - ¥70000.

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

It takes approximately 9 h 50 min to get from Hiroshima to Yakushima, including transfers.