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There are 5 ways to get from Kagoshima to Nagasaki by train, bus, car, car ferry 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 36 min

  1. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Shin-Tosu Shinkansen Tsubame / ...
  2. Take the train from Shin-Tosu to Nagasaki(Nagasaki) Ltd Exp Kamome

$86 - $117

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Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 38 min

  1. Drive from Kagoshima to Oniike
  2. Take the car ferry from Oniike to Kuchinotsu
  3. Drive from Kuchinotsu to Nagasaki

$37 - $52

3 alternative options

Bus Nishitetsu  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the bus from Kagoshima-chūō-eki-mae to Kosoku Kiyama
  2. Take the bus from Kiyama AP to Nagasaki

$50 - $81

Bus Miyazaki Kotsu  •  8 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from Kagoshima to Kobayashi IC
  2. Take the bus from Kobayashi IC to Nagasaki

$102

Fly, train  •  5 h 13 min

  1. Fly from Kagoshima (KOJ) to Fukuoka (FUK) KOJ - FUK
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Nagasaki(Nagasaki)

$76 - $328

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The cheapest way to get from Kagoshima to Nagasaki is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥4100 - ¥6000 and takes 4 h 38 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kagoshima to Nagasaki is to train which costs ¥9500 - ¥14000 and takes 3 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kagoshima to Nagasaki. However, there are services departing from Kagoshima-chūō-eki-mae and arriving at Nagasaki via Kiyama AP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 43 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kagoshima to Nagasaki. However, there are services departing from Kagoshima-Chuo and arriving at Nagasaki(Nagasaki) via Shin-Tosu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 36 min.

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The distance between Kagoshima and Nagasaki is 146 km.

The best way to get from Kagoshima to Nagasaki without a car is to train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs ¥9500 - ¥14000.

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It takes approximately 3 h 36 min to get from Kagoshima to Nagasaki, including transfers.

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Kagoshima to Nagasaki bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, depart from Kagoshima-chūō-eki-mae station.

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

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The best way to get from Kagoshima to Nagasaki is to train which takes 3 h 36 min and costs ¥9500 - ¥14000. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥5500 - ¥9500 and takes 6 h 43 min.

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Map of how to get from Kagoshima to Nagasaki.
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  • Distance: 91.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 36 min

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

You can take a train from Kagoshima to Nagasaki via Shin-Tosu in around 3 h 36 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kagoshima to Nagasaki via Kosoku Kiyama and Kiyama AP in around 6 h 43 min.

Airlines
Japan Air Commuter
Website
jac.co.jp
Flights from Kagoshima to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$29 - $270
Flights from Kagoshima to Fukuoka via Yakushima
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $330
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Shin-Tosu
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $75
Reserved seat
$65 - $80
Green seat
$80 - $110
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Tosu to Nagasaki(Nagasaki)
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Nagasaki(Nagasaki)
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kagoshima-chūō-eki-mae to Kosoku Kiyama
Ave. Duration
4 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Schedules at
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Bus from Kiyama AP to Nagasaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Schedules at
nishitetsu.ne.jp.e.xk.hp.transer.com
Miyazaki Kotsu
Website
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Kagoshima to Kobayashi IC
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Kobayashi IC to Nagasaki
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Ferry operators
Shimatetsu Group
Phone
0957(62)2232
Website
shimatetsu.co.jp
Car ferry from Oniike to Kuchinotsu
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
shimatetsu.co.jp

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The quickest flight from Kagoshima Airport to Fukuoka Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Kagoshima to Nagasaki bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, arrive at Nagasaki station.

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Kagoshima to Nagasaki train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Nagasaki(Nagasaki) station.

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Japan Air Commuter offers flights from Kagoshima Airport to Fukuoka Airport.

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There are 94+ hotels available in Nagasaki. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kagoshima to Kagoshima Airport is to bus which takes 38 min and costs ¥1250.

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