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

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Train  •  2 h 16 min

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

$100 - $140

3 alternative options

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Kumamoto to Okayama 330.9 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Kumamoto to Osaka Itami, train  •  4 h 11 min

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

$122 - $309

Train to Fukuoka, fly to Tokushima, bus, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Kumamoto to Hakata
  2. Fly from Fukuoka (FUK) to Tokushima (TKS) FUK - TKS
  3. Take the bus from Matsushige to Takamatsu Station
  4. Take the train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Okayama

$176 - $490

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The cheapest way to get from Kumamoto to Okayama is to drive which costs ¥6000 - ¥9500 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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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 distance between Kumamoto and Okayama is 363 km. The road distance is 529.4 km.

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

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

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The quickest flight from Kumamoto Airport to Osaka Itami Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Kumamoto to Okayama is 529 km. It takes approximately 5 h 47 min to drive 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 Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $500
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Kumamoto to Osaka Itami
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $490
Flights from Fukuoka to Tokushima
Ave. Duration
1 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
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
$140 - $200
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
$60 - $85
Train from Kumamoto to Hakata
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$30 - $45
Reserved seat
$35 - $50
Green seat
$45 - $65
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of the main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. There are several rail passes on offer for customers such as the Hokkaido Pass, the JR West Rail Pass, JR East Pass, Shikoku Pass, Kyushu Pass and Flex Japan Tourist Pass.

Contact Details
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Takamatsu(Kagawa) to Okayama
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Tokushima Bus Co
Website
tokubus.co.jp
Bus from Matsushige to Takamatsu Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17
Schedules at
tokubus.co.jp

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Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways offer flights from Kumamoto Airport to Osaka Itami Airport.

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There are 101+ hotels available in Okayama. Prices start at $39 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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