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

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Train  •  3 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Shin-Kobe Shinkansen Mizuho / ...

$150 - $210

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Fly Kagoshima to Osaka Kobe  •  3 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Kagoshima (KOJ) to Osaka Kobe (UKB) KOJ - UKB

$53 - $305

5 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  16 h 59 min

  1. Take the bus from Tenmonkan to Miyazaki City
  2. Take the night bus from Miyazaki City to Kobe Sannomiya

$141

Drive  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Kagoshima to Kobe 532.1 miles

$85 - $130

Fly Kagoshima to Osaka  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Kagoshima (KOJ) to Osaka (ITM) KOJ - ITM

$114 - $333

Train to Miyazaki, fly to Osaka  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Minamimiyazaki
  2. Fly from Miyazaki (KMI) to Osaka (ITM) KMI - ITM

$110 - $501

Train to Kumamoto, fly to Osaka  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Kumamoto
  2. Fly from Kumamoto (KMJ) to Osaka (ITM) KMJ - ITM

$130 - $312

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kagoshima-Chuo and arriving at Shin-Kobe. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 33 min.

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The distance between Kagoshima and Kobe is 554 km. The road distance is 851.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kagoshima to Kobe without a car is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs .

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The train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Shin-Kobe takes 3 h 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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

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The best way to get from Kagoshima to Kobe is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs . Alternatively, you can fly, which costs and takes 3 h 6 min.

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The quickest flight from Kagoshima Airport to Osaka Kobe Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Kagoshima to Kobe train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Shin-Kobe station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kagoshima to Kobe is 851 km. It takes approximately 9 h 36 min to drive from Kagoshima to Kobe.

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Skymark Airlines offers flights from Kagoshima Airport to Osaka Kobe Airport.

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Map of how to get from Kagoshima to Kobe.
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  • Distance: 346.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 33 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kagoshima to Kobe hourly. Tickets cost $150 - $210 and the journey takes 3 h 33 min. Alternatively, Skymark Airlines flies from Kagoshima to Kobe twice daily.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Kagoshima to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $330
Flights from Miyazaki to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $900
Flights from Miyazaki to Osaka via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $310
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Kagoshima to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Miyazaki to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Miyazaki to Osaka via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $900
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Kagoshima to Osaka Kobe
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $290
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$150 - $210
Reserved seat
$170 - $210
Green seat
$220 - $290
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
Bus operators
Miyazaki Kotsu
Website
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Tenmonkan to Miyazaki City
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Night bus from Miyazaki City to Kobe Sannomiya
Ave. Duration
11 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$98
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp

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

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