There are 3 ways to get from Kagoshima to Sasebo by train, bus or car

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 45 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 / ...

$77 - $104

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Kurume Shinkansen Sakura
  2. Take the bus from Kiyama AP to Sasebo

$73 - $101

1 alternative option

Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Kagoshima to Sasebo 201.8 miles

$30 - $50

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 45 min.

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
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Kurume
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kiyama AP to Sasebo
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $15
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kagoshima to Sasebo?

The distance between Kagoshima and Sasebo is 194 km. The road distance is 323 km.

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

The cheapest way to get from Kagoshima to Sasebo is to drive which costs ¥3600 - ¥5500 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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

The quickest way to get from Kagoshima to Sasebo is to train which takes 3 h 45 min and costs ¥8000 - ¥12000.

Is there a direct train between Kagoshima and Sasebo?

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 45 min.

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

It takes approximately 3 h 45 min to get from Kagoshima to Sasebo, including transfers.