From Nagasaki(Nagasaki) train to Shin-Tosu then train to Kagoshima-Chuo. 3 h 19 min ¥10587. From Nagasaki bus to Kobayashi IC then bus to Tenmonkan. 6 h 56 min ¥11426. From Nagasaki drive to Shimabara Ferry Terminal, car ferry to Kumamoto Port, then drive to Kagoshima. 4 h 2 min ¥4566.
Bus or train from Nagasaki to Kagoshima?
Japan Railways Limited Express operates a train from Nagasaki to Kagoshima hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $40 and the journey takes 1 h 27 min. Japan Railways Shinkansen also services this route hourly. Alternatively, Miyazaki Kotsu operates a bus from Nagasaki to Kagoshima once a week. Tickets cost $60 and the journey takes 4 h 20 min. Miyazaki Kotsu also services this route 4 times a day.