There are 4 ways to get from Kumamoto to Saga by train, bus, taxi or car

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Train  •  1 h 4 min

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

$39 - $55

Cheapest option

Bus  •  2 h 36 min

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

$30 - $47

2 alternative options

Taxi  •  57 min

  1. Take a taxi from Kumamoto to Saga 46.6 miles

$190 - $230

Drive  •  57 min

  1. Drive from Kumamoto to Saga 46.6 miles

$7 - $12

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The cheapest way to get from Kumamoto to Saga is to drive which costs ¥850 - ¥1300 and takes 57 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kumamoto to Saga is to taxi which costs ¥21000 - ¥26000 and takes 57 min.

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The distance between Kumamoto and Saga is 60 km. The road distance is 74.5 km.

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It takes approximately 1 h 4 min to get from Kumamoto to Saga, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Kumamoto to Saga. However, there are services departing from Kumamoto Kotsu Center and arriving at Saga via Kiyama PA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 36 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kumamoto to Saga. However, there are services departing from Kumamoto and arriving at Saga via Shin-Tosu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1 h 4 min.

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The nearest airport to Saga is Saga (HSG) Airport which is 8.9 km away. Other nearby airports include Fukuoka (FUK) (42.6 km), Nagasaki (NGS) (49.9 km), Kumamoto (KMJ) (68.3 km) and Kita Kyushu (KKJ) (95.6 km).

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

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Map of how to get from Kumamoto to Saga.
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  • Distance: 37.5 miles
  • Duration: 1 h 4 min

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

You can take a train from Kumamoto to Saga via Shin-Tosu in around 1 h 4 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kumamoto to Saga via Kiyama AP and Kiyama PA in around 2 h 36 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kumamoto to Shin-Tosu
Ave. Duration
35 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 PA to Saga
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $14
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Other operators
Taxi from Kumamoto to Saga
Ave. Duration
57 min
Estimated price
$190 - $230
Kumamoto Kotsu
Phone
+81 120-369-686
Website
kumamoto-kotsu.co.jp

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