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

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Train  •  2 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Kumamoto to Shin-Tosu Shinkansen Tsubame / ...
  2. Take the train from Shin-Tosu to Nagasaki(Nagasaki) Ltd Exp Kamome

$58 - $81

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Car ferry, drive  •  2 h 1 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Kumamoto Port to Shimabara Ferry Terminal
  2. Drive from Shimabara Ferry Terminal to Nagasaki

$17 - $21

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Bus  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Kumamoto Kotsu Center to Kiyama AP
  2. Take the bus from Kiyama AP to Nagasaki

$36 - $54

Fly, carferry, drive  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from Kumamoto (KMJ) to Amakusa (AXJ) KMJ - AXJ
  2. Take the carferry from Oniike to Kuchinotsu
  3. Drive from Kuchinotsu to Nagasaki

$40 - $235

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The cheapest way to get from Kumamoto to Nagasaki is to car ferry and drive which costs ¥1900 - ¥2400 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kumamoto to Nagasaki is to car ferry and drive which costs ¥1900 - ¥2400 and takes 2 h 1 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kumamoto to Nagasaki. However, there are services departing from Kumamoto Kotsu Center and arriving at Nagasaki via Kiyama AP. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 57 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kumamoto to Nagasaki. However, there are services departing from Kumamoto and arriving at Nagasaki(Nagasaki) via Shin-Tosu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 39 min.

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The distance between Kumamoto and Nagasaki is 76 km.

The best way to get from Kumamoto to Nagasaki without a car is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs ¥6500 - ¥9500.

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It takes approximately 2 h 39 min to get from Kumamoto to Nagasaki, including transfers.

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Kumamoto to Nagasaki bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, depart from Kumamoto Kotsu Center station.

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Kumamoto to Nagasaki train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, depart from Kumamoto station.

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The best way to get from Kumamoto to Nagasaki is to train which takes 2 h 39 min and costs ¥6500 - ¥9500. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs ¥4000 - ¥6500 and takes 3 h 57 min.

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Map of how to get from Kumamoto to Nagasaki.
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  • Distance: 47.4 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 39 min

What companies run services between Kumamoto, Japan and Nagasaki, Japan?

You can take a train from Kumamoto to Nagasaki via Shin-Tosu in around 2 h 39 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kumamoto to Nagasaki via Kiyama AP in around 3 h 57 min.

Airlines
Amakusa Airlines
Website
amx.co.jp
Flights from Kumamoto to Amakusa
Ave. Duration
25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$20 - $210
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kumamoto to Shin-Tosu
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$27 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $45
Green seat
$40 - $55
Japan Railways Limited Express
Bus operators
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 - $22
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
$9
Schedules at
kumamotoferry.co.jp
Shimatetsu Group
Phone
0957(62)2232
Website
shimatetsu.co.jp
Car ferry from Oniike to Kuchinotsu
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4
Schedules at
shimatetsu.co.jp

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The quickest flight from Kumamoto Airport to Amakusa Airport is the direct flight which takes 25 min.

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Kumamoto to Nagasaki bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, arrive at Nagasaki station.

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Kumamoto to Nagasaki train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Nagasaki(Nagasaki) station.

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Amakusa Airlines offers flights from Kumamoto Airport to Amakusa Airport.

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There are 86+ hotels available in Nagasaki. Prices start at $42 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Kumamoto to Kumamoto Airport is to bus which takes 31 min and costs ¥859.

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