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There are 9 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.

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Train to Fukuoka, fly  •  5 h 59 min

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

$245 - $553

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Drive, ferry  •  11 h 50 min

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

$139 - $169

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Train to Kagoshima, fly  •  7 h 41 min

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

$297 - $623

Train to Osaka Itami, fly  •  7 h 39 min

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

$273 - $640

Train, train to Matsuyama, fly  •  12 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Hiroshima to Okayama
  2. Take the train from Okayama to Matsuyama(Ehime)
  3. Fly from Matsuyama (MYJ) to Yakushima (KUM) MYJ - KUM

$276 - $583

Train, ferry  •  9 h 42 min

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

$352 - $438

Train, ferry via Ibusuki  •  9 h 56 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

$338 - $428

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

$311 - $397

Bus, ferry  •  16 h 53 min

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

$316 - $391

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Hiroshima to Yakushima is to drive and ferry which costs ¥15000 - ¥19000 and takes 11 h 50 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 5 h 59 min.

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The distance between Hiroshima and Yakushima is 486 km.

The best way to get from Hiroshima to Yakushima without a car is to train and ferry which takes 9 h 42 min and costs ¥39000 - ¥50000.

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It takes approximately 5 h 59 min to get from Hiroshima to Yakushima, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Fukuoka Airport to Yakushima Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Japan Air Commuter offers flights from Fukuoka Airport to Yakushima Airport.

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There are 53+ hotels available in Yakushima. Prices start at $35 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Hiroshima to Yakushima.
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  • Distance: 304 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 59 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 walk to 博多1番ホーム, take the subway to 福岡空港1番ホーム, 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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Flights from Kagoshima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $290
Flights from Osaka Itami to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $360
Flights from Matsuyama to Yakushima via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Flights from Matsuyama to Yakushima via Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
4 h 28 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Matsuyama to Yakushima via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
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
$55 - $85
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $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 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $200
Train from Hiroshima to Shin-Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$65 - $90
Reserved seat
$75 - $95
Green seat
$100 - $130
Train from Hiroshima to Okayama
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $60
Green seat
$60 - $80
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Ibusuki
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$6 - $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
$37
Schedules at
hiroko-group.co.jp
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Airport
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
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Iwasaki Corporation
Phone
099-259-2888
Website
iwasaki-corp.com
Bus from Kagoshima Airport (KOJ) to Ibusuki Eki Mae
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22
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
$75
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry from Ibusuki to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$57
Schedules at
tykousoku.jp
Ferry Yakushima
Website
ferryyakusima2.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Yakushima
Ave. Duration
4 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$36
Schedules at
ferryyakusima2.com

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