There are 4 ways to get from Kagoshima to Nagasaki by train, bus, car or car ferry

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 33 min

  1. Shinkansen Sakura
  2. Ltd Exp Kamome

$82 - $112

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 2 min

$35 - $47

2 alternative options

Bus Miyazaki Kotsu  •  6 h 56 min

$103

Bus via Kiyama AP  •  7 h 49 min

$70 - $92

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 33 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kagoshima to Nagasaki via Kobayashi IC in around 6 h 56 min.

Train operators
Bus operators
Miyazaki Kotsu
Website
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Tenmonkan to Kobayashi IC
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$43
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Kobayashi IC to Nagasaki
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$61
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Kagoshimachuo to Kumamoto Kotu Center
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$34
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kumamoto Kotsu Center to Kiyama AP
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kiyama AP to Nagasaki
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $23
Schedules at
nishitetsu.ne.jp.e.xk.hp.transer.com
Ferry operators
Kumamoto Ferry Co.
Website
kumamotoferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Kumamoto Port to Shimabara Ferry Terminal
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
kumamotoferry.co.jp

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Kagoshima and Nagasaki is 146 km.

The cheapest way to get from Kagoshima to Nagasaki is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥3800 - ¥5500 and takes 4 h 2 min.

The quickest way to get from Kagoshima to Nagasaki is to train which takes 3 h 33 min and costs ¥9000 - ¥13000.

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 33 min.

No, there is no direct bus from Kagoshima to Nagasaki. However, there are services departing from Tenmonkan and arriving at Nagasaki via Kobayashi IC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 56 min.

It takes approximately 3 h 33 min to get from Kagoshima to Nagasaki, including transfers.