There are 5 ways to get from Kagoshima to Sasebo by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3 h 52 min

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

$79 - $107

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Bus  •  5 h 58 min

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

$43 - $74

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Drive  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Kagoshima to Sasebo 201.8 miles

$30 - $50

Fly from Kagoshima, train  •  5 h 34 min

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

$70 - $323

Train to Amakusa, fly, train  •  7 h 9 min

  1. Take the train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Shin-Minamata
  2. Fly from Amakusa (AXJ) to Fukuoka (FUK) AXJ - FUK
  3. Take the train from Hakata to Sasebo

$93 - $289

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No, there is no direct bus from Kagoshima to Sasebo. However, there are services departing from Kagoshima-chūō-eki-mae and arriving at Sasebo via Kiyama AP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 58 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 52 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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The best way to get from Kagoshima to Sasebo without a car is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 52 min to get from Kagoshima to Sasebo, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kagoshima to Sasebo is to train which takes 3 h 52 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 5 h 58 min.

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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 Sasebo bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, arrive at Sasebo station.

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Map of how to get from Kagoshima to Sasebo.
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  • Distance: 121.4 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 52 min

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 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kagoshima to Sasebo via Kosoku Kiyama and Kiyama AP in around 5 h 58 min.

Airlines
Amakusa Airlines
Website
amx.co.jp
Flights from Amakusa to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$18 - $180
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
Train from Kagoshima-Chuo to Shin-Minamata
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$29 - $40
Reserved seat
$35 - $45
Green seat
$45 - $60
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 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 Sasebo
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $21
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp

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Kagoshima to Sasebo train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Sasebo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kagoshima to Sasebo is 323 km. It takes approximately 4 h 2 min to drive from Kagoshima to Sasebo.

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

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There are 42+ hotels available in Sasebo. Prices start at $48 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 .

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