There are 5 ways to get from Kagoshima to Sasebo by train, 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 42 min

  1. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Shin-Tosu Shinkansen Sakura
  2. Take the train from Shin-Tosu to Sasebo Ltd Exp Midori

$79 - $106

Cheapest option

Fly, train  •  6 h

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

$70 - $323

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Kumamoto
  2. Take the bus from Nishigoshi to Kiyama AP
  3. Take the bus from Kiyama AP to Sasebo

$80 - $109

Bus  •  9 h 51 min

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

$124

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Kagoshima to Sasebo 201.8 miles

$30 - $50

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kagoshima to Sasebo is to drive which costs ¥3800 - ¥6000 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kagoshima to Sasebo is to train which costs ¥8500 - ¥12000 and takes 3 h 42 min.

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The distance between Kagoshima and Sasebo is 194 km. The road distance is 322.9 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 42 min to get from Kagoshima to Sasebo, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kagoshima to Sasebo station. However, there are services departing from Tenmonkan and arriving at Sasebo Station via Kobayashi IC, Nagasaki(Nagasaki) and Nagasaki Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 51 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kagoshima to Sasebo. However, there are services departing from Kagoshima-Chuo and arriving at Sasebo via Shin-Tosu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 42 min.

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

You can take a train from Kagoshima to Sasebo via Shin-Tosu in around 3 h 42 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kagoshima to Sasebo via Kobayashi IC, Nagasaki, Nagasaki(Nagasaki), and Nagasaki Airport in around 9 h 51 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 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $80
Green seat
$80 - $110
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
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Tosu to Sasebo
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Sasebo
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Nishigoshi to Kiyama AP
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kiyama AP to Sasebo
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
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
$41
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Kobayashi IC to Nagasaki
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp

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