There are 4 ways to get from Kumamoto to Okayama 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.

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Train  •  2 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from Kumamoto to Okayama Shinkansen Mizuho / ...

$100 - $140

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  3 h 51 min

  1. Take the bus from Kumamoto Kotsu Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Okayama Shinkansen Nozomi / ...

$105 - $147

2 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Kumamoto to Okayama 330.9 miles

$55 - $85

Fly, train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Kumamoto (KMJ) to Osaka (ITM) KMJ - ITM
  2. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama

$122 - $309

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kumamoto to Okayama is to drive which costs ¥6000 - ¥9000 and takes 5 h 47 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kumamoto to Okayama is to train which costs ¥11000 - ¥16000 and takes 2 h 16 min.

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The distance between Kumamoto and Okayama is 363 km. The road distance is 529.4 km.

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The train from Kumamoto to Okayama takes 2 h 16 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Kumamoto and arriving at Okayama. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2 h 16 min.

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The best way to get from Kumamoto to Okayama without a car is to train which takes 2 h 16 min and costs ¥11000 - ¥16000.

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Kumamoto to Okayama train services, operated by Japan Railways Shinkansen, arrive at Shin-Osaka station.

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Map of how to get from Kumamoto to Okayama.
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  • Distance: 227 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 16 min

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kumamoto to Okayama hourly. Tickets cost $100 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 16 min.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Amakusa Airlines
Website
amx.co.jp
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $280
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kumamoto to Okayama
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$100 - $140
Reserved seat
$110 - $140
Green seat
$150 - $200
Train from Hakata to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$85 - $120
Reserved seat
$95 - $120
Green seat
$120 - $170
Train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$40 - $60
Reserved seat
$50 - $65
Green seat
$65 - $85
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kumamoto Kotsu Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp

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