There are 4 ways to get from Kumamoto to Yufuin Station by train, bus or car

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Train  •  3 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Kumamoto to Kurume Shinkansen Tsubame / ...
  2. Take the train from Kurume to Yufuin Ltd Exp Yufuin No Mori / ...

$53 - $74

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Bus Kyushu Sanko Group  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Kumamoto Bus Terminal to Yufuin BC

$28

2 alternative options

Bus Nishitetsu  •  3 h 56 min

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

$42 - $67

Drive  •  1 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Kumamoto to Yufuin Station 67.7 miles

$11 - $17

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Kumamoto Bus Terminal and arriving at Yufuin BC. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 4 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Kumamoto to Yufuin Station. However, there are services departing from Kumamoto and arriving at Yufuin via Kurume. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 8 min.

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The distance between Kumamoto and Yufuin Station is 80 km. The road distance is 108.3 km.

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The best way to get from Kumamoto to Yufuin Station without a car is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 8 min to get from Kumamoto to Yufuin Station, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Kumamoto to Yufuin Station is to train which takes 3 h 8 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 3 h 56 min.

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Kumamoto to Yufuin Station bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, arrive at Yufuin Station.

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Kumamoto to Yufuin Station train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Yufuin station.

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Map of how to get from Kumamoto to Yufuin Station.
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  • Distance: 50 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 8 min

What companies run services between Kumamoto, Japan and Yufuin Station, Japan?

You can take a train from Kumamoto to Yufuin Station via Kurume in around 3 h 8 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Kumamoto to Yufuin Station via Kiyama AP in around 3 h 56 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kumamoto to Kurume
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$26 - $35
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
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 Yufuin Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Kumamoto Bus Terminal to Yufuin BC
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$28
Schedules at
kyusanko.co.jp

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Yes, the driving distance between Kumamoto to Yufuin Station is 108 km. It takes approximately 1 h 40 min to drive from Kumamoto to Yufuin Station.

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There are 215+ hotels available in Yufuin Station. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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