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There are 7 ways to get from Kagoshima to Ōita by train, bus, car or plane

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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

$101 - $136

Cheapest option

Bus 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

$50 - $82

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

$63 - $91

Bus Miyazaki Kotsu  •  8 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Tenmonkan to Miyazaki
  2. Take the bus from Miyazaki to Oita

$73

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Kagoshima to Ōita 198.1 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Kagoshima, train  •  5 h 15 min

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

$86 - $338

Train to Miyazaki, fly, train  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Minamimiyazaki
  2. Fly from Miyazaki (KMI) to Fukuoka (FUK) KMI - FUK
  3. Take the train from Hakata to Oita

$105 - $346

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The cheapest way to get from Kagoshima to Ōita is to drive which costs ¥3700 - ¥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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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 distance between Kagoshima and Ōita is 210 km. The road distance is 317 km.

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The best way to get from Kagoshima to Ōita without a car is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

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

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Kagoshima to Ōita bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, depart from Kagoshima-chūō-eki-mae station.

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Kagoshima to Ōita train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Kagoshima-Chuo station.

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The best way to get from Kagoshima to Ōita is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥5500 - ¥9500 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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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
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Miyazaki to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Miyazaki to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $210
Oriental Air Bridge
Website
orc-air.co.jp
Flights from Miyazaki to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$27 - $250
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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
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
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$60 - $85
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kokura to Oita
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Oita
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Minamimiyazaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
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 - $30
Schedules at
jrkyushu.co.jp
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kagoshima-chūō-eki-mae to Kosoku Kiyama
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
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Bus from Kousoku Kiyama to Oita Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Miyazaki Kotsu
Website
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Tenmonkan to Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Miyazaki to Oita
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$31
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp

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The quickest flight from Kagoshima Airport to Fukuoka Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Kagoshima to Ōita bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, arrive at Oita Station.

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Kagoshima to Ōita train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Oita station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kagoshima to Ōita is 317 km. It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to drive from Kagoshima to Ōita.

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

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There are 203+ hotels available in Ōita. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kagoshima to Kagoshima Airport is to bus which takes 38 min and costs ¥1250.

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