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There are 7 ways to get from Kobe to Okinawa by plane, bus, train, car ferry, night train 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

Fly from Kobe, line 77 bus  •  4 h 48 min

  1. Fly from Kobe (UKB) to Okinawa (OKA) UKB - OKA
  2. Take the line 77 bus from Naha bus terminal to Goya

Cheapest option

Train to Chūbu Centrair, fly  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Chūbu Centrair (NGO) to Okinawa (OKA) NGO - OKA

$103 - $422

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Fly from Osaka Itami, line 77 bus  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Osaka Itami (ITM) to Okinawa (OKA) ITM - OKA
  2. Take the line 77 bus from Naha bus terminal to Goya

Train to Okayama, fly, line 77 bus  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Okayama
  2. Fly from Okayama (OKJ) to Okinawa (OKA) OKJ - OKA
  3. Take the line 77 bus from Naha bus terminal to Goya

Train, car ferry, bus  •  30 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Kagoshima-Chuo
  2. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
  3. Take the bus from Motobu ko to Ikento

$294 - $352

Night train, bus, car ferry  •  34 h 23 min

  1. Take the night train from Shin-Kobe to Hakata
  2. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Honkou
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
  4. Take the bus from Motobu ko to Ikento

$282 - $345

Drive, car ferry  •  33 h 39 min

  1. Drive from Kobe to Kagoshima
  2. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu

$226 - $272

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The cheapest way to get from Kobe to Okinawa is to train and fly which costs ¥11000 - ¥48000 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kobe to Okinawa is to train and fly which costs ¥11000 - ¥48000 and takes 6 h 34 min.

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The distance between Kobe and Okinawa is 1167 km.

The best way to get from Kobe to Okinawa without a car is to train and car ferry and bus which takes 30 h 47 min and costs ¥33000 - ¥40000.

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It takes approximately 4 h 48 min to get from Kobe to Okinawa, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Kobe Airport to Okinawa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 10 min.

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Skymark Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Kobe Airport to Okinawa Airport.

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There are 699+ hotels available in Okinawa. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kobe to Kobe Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs ¥330 - ¥360.

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Map of how to get from Kobe to Okinawa.
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  • Distance: 729.2 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 48 min

What companies run services between Kobe, Japan and Okinawa, Japan?

There is no direct connection from Kobe to Okinawa. However, you can take the train to Kobe Airport, take the walk to Kobe airport, fly to Okinawa, take the walk to Naha Airport Station, take the Monorail to Asahibashi, take the walk to Naha bus terminal, then take the line 77 bus to Okinawa. Alternatively, you can take the bus to Osaka Itami Airport, take the walk to Osaka Itami airport, fly to Okinawa, take the walk to Naha Airport Station, take the Monorail to Asahibashi, take the walk to Naha bus terminal, then take the line 77 bus to Okinawa.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Kobe to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from Kobe to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from Osaka Itami to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka Itami to Okinawa via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka Itami to Okinawa via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka Itami to Okinawa via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka Itami to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Okayama to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,200
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Okinawa via Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka Itami to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka Itami to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Okayama to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Kobe to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Kobe to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Japan Transocean Air
Website
jal.co.jp
Flights from Okayama to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Chūbu Centrair to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Kobe to Okayama
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $50
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Shin-Kobe to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $70
Reserved seat
$55 - $75
Green seat
$75 - $100
Train from Shin-Kobe to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$150 - $210
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$150 - $210
Reserved seat
$170 - $210
Green seat
$220 - $290
Night train from Shin-Kobe to Hakata
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $150
Green seat
$150 - $210
Bus operators
Okinawa Bus
Phone
098-862-6737
Website
okinawabus.com
Bus from Naha bus terminal to Goya
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
okinawabus.com
Yanbaru Express
Phone
0980-56-5760
Website
yanbaru-expressbus.com
Bus from Motobu ko to Ikento
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$8 - $13
Schedules at
yanbaru-expressbus.com
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Kagoshima Honkou
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
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Ferry operators
Marix Line
Website
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$132
Schedules at
marixline.com
A Line
Website
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$133
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com

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