There are 9 ways to get from Kyoto to Sasebo by train, bus, night 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.

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Train, bus  •  5 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Hakata Shinkansen Nozomi
  2. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Sasebo

$138 - $185

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Nightbus, bus  •  14 h 35 min

  1. Take the nightbus from Kyōto (Station) to Hakata Station
  2. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Sasebo

$69 - $102

7 alternative options

Train  •  6 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Shin-Kobe
  2. Take the train from Shin-Kobe to Shin-Tosu
  3. Take the train from Shin-Tosu to Sasebo

$162 - $231

Drive  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Drive from Kyoto to Sasebo 459 miles

$75 - $120

Train to Osaka, fly to Nagasaki  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Take the train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
  2. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Nagasaki (NGS) ITM - NGS

$110 - $373

Train to Osaka Kobe, fly to Nagasaki  •  5 h 19 min

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

$88 - $386

Fly Osaka to Fukuoka, train  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Osaka (ITM) to Fukuoka (FUK) ITM - FUK
  2. Take the train from Hakata to Sasebo

$116 - $391

Train to Nagoya, fly to Nagasaki  •  5 h 27 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NGO) to Nagasaki (NGS) NGO - NGS

$157 - $469

Train to Nagoya, fly to Fukuoka, train  •  6 h 21 min

  1. Take the train from Kyoto to Nagoya
  2. Fly from Nagoya (NKM) to Fukuoka (FUK) NKM - FUK
  3. Take the train from Hakata to Sasebo

$207 - $339

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Kyoto to Sasebo. However, there are services departing from Horikawa Marutamachi and arriving at Sasebo via Kyōto (Station) and Hakata Bus Terminal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 35 min.

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The distance between Kyoto and Sasebo is 592 km. The road distance is 734.4 km.

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The best way to get from Kyoto to Sasebo without a car is to train and bus which takes 5 h 21 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 21 min to get from Kyoto to Sasebo, including transfers.

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Kyoto to Sasebo bus services, operated by Willer Travel, arrive at Kyōto (Station).

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The quickest flight from Osaka Airport to Nagasaki Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Kyoto to Sasebo bus services, operated by Nishitetsu, arrive at Sasebo station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Kyoto to Sasebo is 734 km. It takes approximately 8 h 37 min to drive from Kyoto to Sasebo.

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

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There are 42+ hotels available in Sasebo. Prices start at $48 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Kyoto to Sasebo.
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  • Distance: 370 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 21 min

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

You can take a train from Kyoto to Sasebo via Kyoto, Shin-Kobe, and Shin-Tosu in around 6 h 35 min.

Airlines
Japan Airlines
Website
jal.com
Flights from Osaka to Nagasaki
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka via Matsuyama
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka via Miyazaki
Ave. Duration
3 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
All Nippon Airways
Website
ana.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Nagasaki
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $700
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $460
Flights from Nagoya to Nagasaki
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from Nagoya to Nagasaki via Tokyo Haneda
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $390
Fuji Dream
Website
fujidream.co.jp
Flights from Nagoya to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Skymark Airlines
Website
skymark.co.jp
Flights from Osaka Kobe to Nagasaki
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $310
Ibex Airlines
Website
ibexair.co.jp
Flights from Osaka to Fukuoka
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $250
Train operators
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Kyoto to Hakata
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$120 - $160
Reserved seat
$130 - $160
Green seat
$170 - $230
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 Shin-Kobe to Shin-Tosu
Ave. Duration
2 h 34 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$110 - $150
Reserved seat
$120 - $160
Green seat
$160 - $220
Train from Kyoto to Nagoya
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$35 - $55
Reserved seat
$45 - $55
Green seat
$55 - $75
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Tosu to Sasebo
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $29
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Train from Hakata to Sasebo
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Hankyu Railways
Website
hankyu.co.jp
Train from Omiya(Kyoto) to Minamiibaraki(Hankyu)
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $4
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Bus operators
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Sasebo
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Willer Travel
Website
willerexpress.com
Night bus from Kyōto (Station) to Hakata Station
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Schedules at
willerexpress.com

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