There are 5 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  2 h 15 min

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

$95 - $140

4 alternative options

Bus, train  •  4 h 10 min

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

$100 - $160

Drive  •  5 h 47 min

  1. Drive from Kumamoto to Okayama 330.9 miles

$55 - $85

Fly Kumamoto to Osaka, train  •  4 h 12 min

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

$122 - $304

Train to Fukuoka, fly to Tokushima, train  •  6 h 8 min

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

$187 - $503

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

Japan Railways Shinkansen operates a train from Kumamoto to Okayama hourly. Tickets cost $95 - $140 and the journey takes 2 h 15 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
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 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$95 - $140
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Osaka to Okayama
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Kumamoto to Hakata
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Limited Express
Japan Railways (JR)
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
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Kumamoto Kotsu Center to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$20 - $45
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Kumamoto to Okayama?

The distance between Kumamoto and Okayama is 363 km. The road distance is 529 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Kumamoto to Okayama?

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

What is the fastest way to get from Kumamoto to Okayama?

The quickest way to get from Kumamoto to Okayama is to train which takes 2 h 15 min and costs ¥10000 - ¥15000.

Is there a direct train between Kumamoto and Okayama?

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 15 min.

How long does it take to get from Kumamoto to Okayama?

The train from Kumamoto to Okayama takes 2 h 15 min including transfers and departs hourly.