There are 4 ways to get from Kagoshima to Aso-san 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.

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Train  •  3 h 26 min

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

$94 - $131

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Train, bus  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Kumamoto Shinkansen Tsubame / ...
  2. Take the bus from Kumamoto to Aso Station

Drive  •  2 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Kagoshima to Aso-san 134.2 miles

$22 - $35

Train, fly  •  4 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Shin-Minamata
  2. Fly from Amakusa (AXJ) to Kumamoto (KMJ) AXJ - KMJ

$160 - $407

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The cheapest way to get from Kagoshima to Aso-san is to drive which costs ¥2500 - ¥3700 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kagoshima to Aso-san is to drive which costs ¥2500 - ¥3700 and takes 2 h 49 min.

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The distance between Kagoshima and Aso-san is 155 km. The road distance is 214.8 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 26 min to get from Kagoshima to Aso-san, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Kagoshima, Japan and Aso-san, Japan?

You can take a train from Kagoshima to Aso-san via Kumamoto and Aso in around 3 h 26 min.

Airlines
Amakusa Airlines
Website
amx.co.jp
Flights from Amakusa to Kumamoto
Ave. Duration
20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $220
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
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
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Shin-Minamata
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$29 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$45 - $60
JR Kyushu Railway Company
Website
jrkyushu.co.jp
Train from Kumamoto to Aso
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $10
Schedules at
jrkyushu.co.jp
Bus operators
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Kumamoto to Aso Station
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Schedules at
kyusanko.co.jp

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