There are 8 ways to get from Hiroshima to Yakushima by train, plane, ferry, car ferry, bus or car

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 to Fukuoka, fly  •  6 h 7 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Hakata
  2. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Yakushima (KUM) FUK - KUM

$246 - $565

Cheapest option

Drive, ferry  •  11 h 52 min

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

$140 - $170

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Train to Kagoshima, fly  •  7 h 38 min

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

$300 - $636

Train to Osaka, fly  •  7 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Shin-Osaka
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Yakushima (KUM) ITM - KUM

$274 - $652

Train, ferry via Ibusuki  •  9 h 44 min

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

$354 - $433

Train, ferry  •  9 h 44 min

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

$366 - $442

Train, car ferry  •  11 h 12 min

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

$325 - $401

Bus, ferry  •  16 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
  2. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Airport (KOJ)
  3. Take the bus from Kagoshima Airport to Ibusuki Eki Mae
  4. Take the ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima

$355 - $395

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Yakushima is to drive and ferry which costs ¥15000 - ¥19000 and takes 11 h 52 min.

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The quickest way to get from Hiroshima to Yakushima is to train and fly which costs ¥27000 - ¥65000 and takes 6 h 7 min.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Yakushima is 486 km.

It takes approximately 6 h 7 min to get from Hiroshima to Yakushima, including transfers.

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The nearest airport to Yakushima is Yakushima (KUM) Airport which is 15.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Kagoshima (KOJ) (162.9 km), Miyazaki (KMI) (191.9 km), Kumamoto (KMJ) (278.7 km) and Nagasaki (NGS) (290.7 km).

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Yakushima.
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  • Distance: 304 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 7 min

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 Hakata, take the subway to Fukuoka Airport, take the walk to Fukuoka airport, fly to Yakushima, then take the taxi to Yakushima. Alternatively, you can take the train to Kagoshima-Chuo, take the walk to Kagoshimachuo, take the bus to Kagoshima Airport, take the walk to Kagoshima airport, fly to Yakushima, then take the taxi to Yakushima.

Airlines
Japan Air Commuter
Website
jac.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Fukuoka to Yakushima via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Flights from Kagoshima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Osaka to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Hiroshima to Hakata
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$60 - $80
Reserved seat
$65 - $85
Green seat
$85 - $120
Train from Hiroshima to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $210
Train from Hiroshima to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $95
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Ibusuki
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Hiroko Kanko
Phone
082-238-3355
Website
hiroko-group.co.jp
Bus from Hiroshima Bus Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
4 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$38
Schedules at
hiroko-group.co.jp
Nishi-Nippon Railroad (Nishitetsu)
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Airport (KOJ)
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
webcache.googleusercontent.com
Kagoshima Kotsu
Bus from Kagoshima Airport 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 Ibusuki to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$59
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$76
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry Yakushima
Website
ferryyakusima2.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$37
Schedules at
ferryyakusima2.com

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