There are 5 ways to get from Iwakuni to Sasebo by train, 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, bus  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Tokuyama to Hakata Shinkansen Kodama / ...
  2. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Sasebo

$109 - $142

Cheapest option

Train via Tokuyama  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Take the train from Iwakuni to Tokuyama
  2. Take the train from Tokuyama to Hakata
  3. Take the train from Hakata to Sasebo

$80 - $108

3 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Iwakuni to Hiroshima
  2. Take the train from Hiroshima to Shin-Tosu
  3. Take the train from Shin-Tosu to Sasebo

$84 - $122

Drive  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Drive from Iwakuni to Sasebo 210.5 miles

$35 - $55

Train, fly  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Iwakuni to Hiroshima
  2. Take the train from Hiroshima to Hakata
  3. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Nagasaki (NGS) FUK - NGS

$101 - $359

What companies run services between Iwakuni, Japan and Sasebo, Japan?

You can take a train from Iwakuni to Sasebo via Hiroshima and Shin-Tosu in around 5 h 26 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagasaki via Fukue
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagasaki via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $800
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagasaki via Tsushima
Ave. Duration
3 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $280
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagasaki via Osaka
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $1,000
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagasaki via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $1,800
Oriental Air Bridge
Website
orc-air.co.jp
Flights from Fukuoka to Nagasaki via Fukue
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$30 - $260
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Japan Railways (JR)
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Iwakuni to Hiroshima
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$6 - $9
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Iwakuni to Tokuyama
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Tosu to Sasebo
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Sasebo
Ave. Duration
1 h 53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Sasebo
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $27
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Iwakuni and Sasebo is 256 km. The road distance is 337 km.

The cheapest way to get from Iwakuni to Sasebo is to drive which costs ¥3900 - ¥6000 and takes 4 h 10 min.

The quickest way to get from Iwakuni to Sasebo is to drive which takes 4 h 10 min and costs ¥3900 - ¥6000.

No, there is no direct train from Iwakuni to Sasebo. However, there are services departing from Iwakuni and arriving at Sasebo via Hiroshima and Shin-Tosu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 26 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Iwakuni to Sasebo, including transfers.