There are 5 ways to get from Kagoshima to Ōita by train, 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 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 / ...

$97 - $132

Cheapest option

Train  •  5 h 22 min

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

$60 - $90

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Kurume Shinkansen Sakura
  2. Take the bus from Kousoku Kiyama to Oita Staition

$82 - $115

Bus  •  8 h 47 min

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

$76

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Kagoshima to Ōita 198.1 miles

$30 - $50

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 Temmonkandori, Tenmonkan, and Miyazaki in around 8 h 47 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Kokura
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Kurume
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
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 - $35
Schedules at
jrkyushu.co.jp
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kousoku Kiyama to Oita Staition
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$21 - $30
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
$43
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Miyazaki to Kanamecho
Ave. Duration
3 h 31 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$32
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kagoshima to Ōita?

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Kagoshima to Ōita?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Kagoshima to Ōita?

The quickest way to get from Kagoshima to Ōita is to train which takes 3 h 22 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000.

Is there a direct train between Kagoshima and Ōita?

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.

How long does it take to get from Kagoshima to Ōita?

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