There are 7 ways to get from Kyoto to Okinawa by plane, train, car ferry, car, night bus or bus

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

Fly from Osaka  •  4 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Okinawa (OKA) ITM - OKA

$167 - $653

Cheapest option

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly  •  5 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
  2. Fly from Osaka Kobe (UKB) to Okinawa (OKA) UKB - OKA

$124 - $422

5 alternative options

Train to Nagoya, fly  •  5 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Okinawa (OKA) NGO - OKA

$138 - $465

Train to Okayama, fly  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Okayama
  2. Fly from Okayama (OKJ) to Okinawa (OKA) OKJ - OKA

$329 - $1,239

Train, car ferry  •  31 h 1 min

  1. Take the train from Shin-Osaka to Kagoshima-Chuo Shinkansen Sakura / ...
  2. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu

$425 - $532

Drive, car ferry  •  34 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Kagoshima
  2. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu

$232 - $281

Night bus, bus, car ferry  •  47 h

  1. Take the night bus from Kyoto to Miyazaki City
  2. Take the bus from Miyazaki City to Kagoshima
  3. Take the car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
  4. Take the car ferry from Yoronjima to Naha, Okinawa

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Kyoto to Okinawa is to train and fly which costs ¥13000 - ¥48000 and takes 5 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Kyoto to Okinawa is to fly which costs ¥18000 - ¥75000 and takes 4 h 30 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Okinawa is 1228 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 30 min to get from Kyoto to Okinawa, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Kyoto, Japan and Okinawa, Japan?

Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways and two other airlines fly from Kyoto to Okinawa hourly.

Airlines
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa via Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa via Ishigaki
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $750
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,200
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $1,500
Flights from Okayama to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$430 - $2,200
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Osaka to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,100
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Okayama to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $3,200
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $300
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $700
Japan Transocean Air
Website
jal.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Okayama to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $1,400
Solaseed Air
Website
solaseedair.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $370
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
JetStar Japan
Website
jetstar.com
Flights from Nagoya to Okinawa
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$27 - $40
Reserved seat
$30 - $40
Green seat
$40 - $55
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Train from Kyoto to Okayama
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$50 - $70
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$50 - $70
Reserved seat
$55 - $70
Green seat
$70 - $100
Train from Shin-Osaka to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
4 h 1 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$160 - $220
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$160 - $210
Reserved seat
$170 - $220
Green seat
$230 - $300
Bus operators
Miyazaki Kotsu
Website
miyakoh.co.jp
Night bus from Kyoto to Miyazaki City
Ave. Duration
14 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$98
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Miyazaki City to Kagoshima
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$42
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Ferry operators
Marix Line
Website
marixline.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$132
Schedules at
marixline.com
A Line
Website
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Motobu
Ave. Duration
23 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$134
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Kagoshima to Yoronjima
Ave. Duration
20 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$127
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com
Car ferry from Yoronjima to Naha, Okinawa
Ave. Duration
5 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
aline-ferry.com

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