There are 7 ways to get from Kagoshima to Ōita 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 via Kokura  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Kokura Shinkansen Mizuho / ...
  2. Take the train from Kokura to Oita Ltd Exp Sonic

$102 - $138

Cheapest option

Bus Kyushu Sanko Group  •  8 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Kagoshimachuo to Kumamoto Kotu Center
  2. Take the bus from Kumamoto Kotsu Center to Kenchouseimonmae

$63

5 alternative options

Train  •  5 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Kumamoto Shinkansen Tsubame / ...
  2. Take the train from Kumamoto to Oita Hōhi Main

$64 - $97

Bus Nishi-Nippon Railroad (Nishitetsu)  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Kagoshima-chūō-eki-mae to Kosoku Kiyama
  2. Take the bus from Kousoku Kiyama to Oita Station

$77 - $84

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Kagoshima to Ōita 198.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Kagoshima, train  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Kagoshima (KOJ) to Fukuoka (FUK) KOJ - FUK
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Kokura
  3. Take the train from Kokura to Oita

$96 - $363

Train to Amakusa, fly, train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Shin-Minamata
  2. Fly from Amakusa (AXJ) to Fukuoka (FUK) AXJ - FUK
  3. Take the train from Hakata to Kokura
  4. Take the train from Kokura to Oita

$119 - $329

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kagoshima to Ōita is to drive which costs ¥3600 - ¥5500 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kagoshima to Ōita is to train which costs ¥11000 - ¥16000 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The distance between Kagoshima and Ōita is 210 km. The road distance is 317 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 22 min to get from Kagoshima to Ōita, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kagoshima to Ōita station. However, there are services departing from Kagoshima-chūō-eki-mae and arriving at Oita Station via Kousoku Kiyama. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kagoshima to Ōita. However, there are services departing from Kagoshima-Chuo and arriving at Oita via Kokura. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 22 min.

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The nearest airport to Ōita is Oita (OIT) Airport which is 29.8 km away. Other nearby airports include Kumamoto (KMJ) (82.2 km), Fukuoka (FUK) (114.2 km), Matsuyama (MYJ) (121.9 km) and Miyazaki (KMI) (152 km).

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Map of how to get from Kagoshima to Ōita.
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  • Distance: 131.2 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 22 min

What companies run services between Kagoshima, Japan and Ōita, Japan?

You can take a train from Kagoshima to Ōita via Kokura in around 3 h 22 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kagoshima to Ōita via Kosoku Kiyama and Kousoku Kiyama in around 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
Amakusa Airlines
Website
amx.co.jp
Flights from Amakusa to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $180
Japan Air Commuter
Website
jac.co.jp
Flights from Kagoshima to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $270
Flights from Kagoshima to Fukuoka via Yakushima
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$70 - $100
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$70 - $95
Reserved seat
$80 - $100
Green seat
$100 - $140
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $85
Train from Hakata to Kokura
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$25 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$35 - $50
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Shin-Minamata
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$45 - $60
JR Kyushu Railway Company
Website
jrkyushu.co.jp
Train from Kumamoto to Oita
Ave. Duration
3 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Schedules at
jrkyushu.co.jp
Bus operators
Nishi-Nippon Railroad (Nishitetsu)
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kagoshima-chūō-eki-mae to Kosoku Kiyama
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55
Schedules at
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Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kousoku Kiyama to Oita Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$23 - $30
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Kagoshimachuo to Kumamoto Kotu Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
Bus from Kumamoto Kotsu Center to Kenchouseimonmae
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30
Schedules at
kyusanko.co.jp

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