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There are 4 ways to get from Nagasaki to Beppu by bus, train or car

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Bus  •  3h 52m

  1. Take the bus from 長崎駅前ターミナル to 別府北浜下り 別府・大分【高速】

¥4500 - ¥6500

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Train  •  4h 24m

  1. Take the train from Nagasaki(Nagasaki) to Shin-Tosu
  2. Take the train from Shin-Tosu to Kokura
  3. Take the train from Kokura to Beppu

¥8400 - ¥14970

Bus via Fukuoka  •  5h 27m

  1. Take the bus from Nagasaki to Hakata Bus Terminal Nagasaki
  2. Take the bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Beppu Kitahama Fukuoka / ...

¥4960 - ¥6819

Drive  •  2h 54m

  1. Drive from Nagasaki to Beppu 238.3 km

¥2600 - ¥3900

Nagasaki to Beppu by bus

The bus journey time between Nagasaki and Beppu is around 3h 52m and covers a distance of around 255 km. The fastest bus normally takes 3h 52m. Operated by Nagasaki Ken-ei Bus, the Nagasaki to Beppu bus service departs from 長崎駅前ターミナル and arrives in 別府北浜下り. Typically 28 buses run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Nagasaki to Beppu bus schedules

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The cheapest way to get from Nagasaki to Beppu is to drive which costs ¥2600 - ¥3900 and takes 2h 54m.

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The quickest way to get from Nagasaki to Beppu is to drive which costs ¥2600 - ¥3900 and takes 2h 54m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from 長崎駅前ターミナル and arriving at 別府北浜下り. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 52m.

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No, there is no direct train from Nagasaki to Beppu. However, there are services departing from Nagasaki(Nagasaki) and arriving at Beppu via Shin-Tosu and Kokura. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 24m.

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The distance between Nagasaki and Beppu is 162 km. The road distance is 238.3 km.

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The best way to get from Nagasaki to Beppu without a car is to bus which takes 3h 52m and costs ¥4500 - ¥6500.

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The bus from 長崎駅前ターミナル to 別府北浜下り takes 3h 52m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Nagasaki to Beppu bus services, operated by Nagasaki Ken-ei Bus, depart from 長崎駅前ターミナル station.

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Nagasaki to Beppu train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, depart from Nagasaki(Nagasaki) station.

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The best way to get from Nagasaki to Beppu is to bus which takes 3h 52m and costs ¥4500 - ¥6500. Alternatively, you can train, which costs ¥8000 - ¥15000 and takes 4h 24m.

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  • Distance: 161.6 km
  • Duration: 3h 52m

What companies run services between Nagasaki, Japan and Beppu, Japan?

Nagasaki Ken-ei Bus operates a bus from 長崎駅前ターミナル to 別府北浜下り 4 times a day. Tickets cost ¥4500 - ¥6500 and the journey takes 3h 52m. Alternatively, you can take a train from Nagasaki to Beppu via Shin-Tosu and Kokura in around 4h 24m.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagasaki(Nagasaki) to Shin-Tosu
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥4800
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3200 - ¥4600
Reserved Seat
¥3400 - ¥4800
Green Seat
¥4700 - ¥6500
Train from Kokura to Beppu
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3200 - ¥4700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved Seat
¥3200 - ¥4500
Reserved Seat
¥3300 - ¥4700
Green Seat
¥4600 - ¥6500
Japan Railways (JR)

Japan Railways operates a large proportion of Japan's main intercity routes, including the high-speed Shinkansen (bullet train) service and commuter rail service. Covering 1665 stations across 7458km, Japan Railways carries an average of 17 million passengers per day. Trains are clean, comfortable and punctual. There are several rail passes on offer for customers, such as the extremely popular national JR Pass and regional Hokkaido Pass, JR Kyushu Pass and JR West Pass, among others.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Nagasaki(Nagasaki) to Shin-Tosu
Ave. Duration
2h 54m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
¥1900 - ¥2700
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Japan Railways Shinkansen

Japan’s famous bullet trains, operated by Japan Rail, are known for their comfort, punctuality and efficiency. They run at speeds of up to 320km/h and connect most of the country’s major cities. Most shinkansen trains offer two classes – Ordinary and Green Car – although some also offer Gran Class (comparable to first class). Seat reservations can be made on all trains for a small fee, although it’s not mandatory apart from on a handful of routes.

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Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Tosu to Kokura
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥3300 - ¥5500
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
¥3300 - ¥4500
Reserved seat
¥4200 - ¥5500
Green seat
¥5000 - ¥7000
Bus operators
Nagasaki Ken-ei Bus
Phone
095-822-5141
Website
keneibus.jp
Bus from 長崎駅前ターミナル to 別府北浜下り
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
¥4500 - ¥6500
Schedules at
keneibus.jp
Nishitetsu
Phone
0570-00-1010
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Nagasaki to Hakata Bus Terminal
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
¥2300 - ¥3300
Schedules at
nishitetsu.ne.jp.e.xk.hp.transer.com
Bus from Hakata Bus Terminal to Beppu Kitahama
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
¥2600 - ¥3600
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Book at
nishitetsu.jp

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Nagasaki to Beppu bus services, operated by Nagasaki Ken-ei Bus, arrive at 別府北浜下り station.

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Nagasaki to Beppu train services, operated by Japan Railways Limited Express, arrive at Beppu station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Nagasaki to Beppu is 238 km. It takes approximately 2h 54m to drive from Nagasaki to Beppu.

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