There are 5 ways to get from Kagoshima to Kobe by train, bus, night 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  •  3 h 32 min

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

$150 - $210

Cheapest option

Fly to Osaka Kobe  •  3 h 6 min

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

$55 - $306

3 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

$148

Drive  •  9 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Kagoshima to Kobe 532.1 miles

$85 - $130

Fly to Osaka  •  3 h 43 min

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

$116 - $334

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 32 min. Alternatively, Skymark Airlines flies from Kagoshima to Kobe twice daily.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Kagoshima to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
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
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
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
$44
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Night bus from Miyazaki City to Kobe Sannomiya
Ave. Duration
11 h 59 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$103
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kagoshima to Kobe?

The distance between Kagoshima and Kobe is 554 km. The road distance is 851 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Kagoshima to Kobe is to fly which costs ¥5500 - ¥33000 and takes 3 h 6 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Kagoshima to Kobe is to fly which takes 3 h 6 min and costs ¥5500 - ¥33000.

Is there a direct train between Kagoshima and Kobe?

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 32 min.

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

The train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Shin-Kobe takes 3 h 32 min including transfers and departs hourly.