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

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

Train  •  3 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Nagasaki(Nagasaki) to Shin-Tosu Ltd Exp Kamome
  2. Take the train from Shin-Tosu to Kagoshima-Chuo Shinkansen Sakura

$86 - $117

Cheapest option

Drive, car ferry  •  4 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Nagasaki to Shimabara Ferry Terminal
  2. Take the car ferry from Shimabara Ferry Terminal to Kumamoto Port
  3. Drive from Kumamoto Port to Kagoshima

$34 - $46

2 alternative options

Bus Miyazaki Kotsu  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Take the bus from Nagasaki to Kobayashi IC
  2. Take the bus from Kobayashi IC to Tenmonkan

$100

Bus via Kiyama AP  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Nagasaki to Kiyama AP
  2. Take the bus from Kiyama AP to Kumamoto Kotsu Center
  3. Take the bus from Kumamoto Kotu Center to Kagoshimachuo

$65 - $74

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Nagasaki to Kagoshima is to drive and car ferry which costs ¥3800 - ¥5500 and takes 4 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Nagasaki to Kagoshima is to train which costs ¥9500 - ¥14000 and takes 3 h 25 min.

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The distance between Nagasaki and Kagoshima is 146 km.

It takes approximately 3 h 25 min to get from Nagasaki to Kagoshima, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Nagasaki to Kagoshima. However, there are services departing from Nagasaki and arriving at Tenmonkan via Kobayashi IC. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 56 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Nagasaki to Kagoshima. However, there are services departing from Nagasaki(Nagasaki) and arriving at Kagoshima-Chuo via Shin-Tosu. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 25 min.

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

You can take a train from Nagasaki to Kagoshima via Shin-Tosu in around 3 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Nagasaki to Kagoshima via Kobayashi IC in around 6 h 56 min.

Train operators
Japan Railways Limited Express
Japan Railways Shinkansen
Website
hyperdia.com
Train from Shin-Tosu to Kagoshima-Chuo
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
hyperdia.com
Unreserved seat
$55 - $75
Reserved seat
$60 - $80
Green seat
$80 - $110
Bus operators
Miyazaki Kotsu
Website
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Nagasaki to Kobayashi IC
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$60
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Bus from Kobayashi IC to Tenmonkan
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$41
Schedules at
miyakoh.co.jp
Nishitetsu
Website
nishitetsu.jp
Bus from Nagasaki to Kiyama AP
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
nishitetsu.ne.jp.e.xk.hp.transer.com
Bus from Kiyama AP to Kumamoto Kotsu Center
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Schedules at
nishitetsu.jp
Kyushu Sanko Group
Website
kyusanko.co.jp
Bus from Kumamoto Kotu Center to Kagoshimachuo
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$33
Schedules at
highwaybus.com
Ferry operators
Kumamoto Ferry Co.
Website
kumamotoferry.co.jp
Car ferry from Shimabara Ferry Terminal to Kumamoto Port
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$9
Schedules at
kumamotoferry.co.jp

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