There are 6 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.

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Train  •  3 h 33 min

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

$150 - $210

Cheapest option

Fly Kagoshima to Osaka Kobe  •  3 h 46 min

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

$53 - $305

4 alternative options

Bus, night bus  •  15 h 44 min

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

$139

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 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

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kagoshima to Kobe is to fly which costs ¥6000 - ¥35000 and takes 3 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kagoshima to Kobe is to train which costs ¥17000 - ¥23000 and takes 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 train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Shin-Kobe takes 3 h 33 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kagoshima to Kobe. However, there are services departing from Tenmonkan and arriving at Kobe Sannomiya via Miyazaki City. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 15 h 44 min.

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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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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, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines fly from Kagoshima to Kobe hourly.

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 Kumamoto to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 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 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
Amakusa Airlines
Website
amx.co.jp
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
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
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
$41
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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